6 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DH
  • Telephone 0131 556 5646
  • Seasonal times Mon–Sun noon–1am
  • Food served Mon–Sun noon–10pm.
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Birra Moretti

BRGR'S fourth restaurant, typically filled with students enjoying a cheap juicy burger and thick luxurious milkshake.

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The fourth branch of BRGR is a bustling diner on Nicholson Street. There’s often a queue outside, but that’s nothing the quick turnaround can't handle (a student crowd marches in for £4 selected burgers Monday-Friday and £5 selected burgers on the weekends). Talk about hangover heaven: the burgers arrive in brioche buns with thin patties of halal beef or panko- breadcrumbed chicken, lettuce, a non-descript BRGR sauce and a pickle, all wrapped up in foil. Meanwhile sides of gooey mac 'n' cheese, crispy piri-piri seasoned fries and defrosted onion rings come in paper cups, wedged with upright plastic forks. The subtle flavoured Kinder shake is pleasing and as for the Terry's chocolate and Cointreau combo - what a time to be alive! These go some way to make up for a far-from-complex drinks list (white, red or rosé wine plus two mundane lagers). The concept is basic: filling, locally sourced fast food in a minimalist wooden shack diner, with zero washing up for the staff. It's a win-win.

  • High point: A quick, cheap bite to eat in a chilled environment
  • Low point: Feeling like the oldest person in the room
  • Notable dish: Mac n cheese
  • Average price: £6 (lunch); £6 (dinner)
  • Delivery:
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Halal options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Capacity: 57
  • Open since: 2016
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 3
  • House wine: £10 per bottle