Burgers have forever been a common favorite among foodies and fast food junkies. The fact that a patty between two buns with sauce can be loved so dearly the world over is truly amazing. Delhi being a gourmand delight is bound to have not only burger joints but joints that have taken the art of burger-ing to a whole new level. On a spectrum of iconic to downright delicious, gourmet to no-frills, these restaurants excel in every aspect. In a diverse landscape of patty melts, double doubles, fancy chef creations and more, there’s a burger out there for every diner, whether you grew up eating at a bistro or at Nirulas. We’ve listed down the 7 ultimate places in Delhi to visit when burger cravings get the best of you.
Where: Ambience Mall, Gurgaon
This 50s’ diner-themed restaurant is everything retro. A hot favorite of the capital, not only does it have an energizing ambience but also a menu overflowing with delectable preparations. Think jalapeños, pepper jack cheese, iceberg lettuce, fresh tomatoes and their signature spicy sauce on a patty of your choice. They’ve also got a roster of burgers that should be able to satiate your appetite, including a Spicy Texan Burger and a more Tex-Mex Nacho Maxx Burger
Where: Hauz Khas Village
This Mediterranean restaurant situated in Hauz Khas Village has made quite a mark in town, not only for its ethereal ambience but also for its great food. We can vouch for the fact that it serves the best burgers in town. Try the Grill Burger Lamb made of flavorsome ground minced meat and you’ll be hooked on for life.
Where: Connaught Place
The thriving, well renowned gastro pub from Bangalore has a presence in Delhi and we couldn’t be happier. Besides their intoxicating cocktails you must try their Mobar Burgers – a Monkey Bar specialty burger made from a 300 gram beef or Lamb patty, bacon strips, mayo and veggies with some additional seasoning inside a soft juicy bun that is prepared in-house. It certainly walks off as one of the best burgers in town!
Where: Hauz Khas Village
Another joint known for its burgers, Fork You is a darkly lit restaurant with a fun-filled ambience. The place is highly talked about for their delicious, customized burgers where you can build your own burger. You get to choose the bun, patty (soya, vegetable, tandoori chicken, lamb, pork, tenderloin or fish), accompaniments, sauces, toppings and cheese. The Hurricane Burger is highly recommended.
Hard Rock Café
Where: DLF Place, Saket
Hard Rock Café is the go-to place for die-hard burger fans. The place is known for their legendary burgers seeping with cheese and filled with the choicest of toppings. Their Legendary 10 oz Burger is a must have. Other items on the menu here include the Caribbean Black Bean Burger, the Big Cheese Burger, S.O.B Burger, and the enchanting Hickory BBQ Bacon Cheese Burger.
Smokey’s BBQ & Grill
Inspired by the omnipresent BBQ joints located in the Mid-West, Smokey’s reflects the spirit of a typical barbecue restaurant spread over 2 floors, both being a fusion of lounging and fine dining owing to the growing trend around NCR. The Six Chillies Burger is an 8 oz. grilled chicken patty flavored with oregano & thyme, served with a combination of six chillies; jalapeños, green & red chili and three types of bell peppers seared atop the patty with a flat juicy bun. It scores high on both presentation and flavor.
This award-winning fine dining restaurant never fails to impress with its live show kitchen and an exhaustive menu from around the world. Their Classic 100% Angus Burger, which is one of the juiciest burgers in the history of burgers is worth taking a bullet for.