The South African’s port city of Cape Town continues to be a popular destination for tourists year on year. With the sheer number of new bars, cafés and restaurants, it’s never difficult to find good burger joints in this renowned city. Trendy burger spots serving authentic American burgers, classic comfort food while providing diners with fusion of local flavours and global cuisine. From Woodies Burgers to Royale Eatery, here’s a tasty list of the best burger restaurants in Cape Town, where you can grab magical tasty burgers.
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Located right at Cape Town City Centre, this classic burger joint is the perfect place to end your day. Serving more than 50 gourmet burgers, pizza and a diverse vegetarian menu, one of the city’s colourful restaurant. Royale Eatery serves a variety of dishes, including burgers with both classic fillings, free-range chicken, ostrich and fish. Burgers that make your soul tingle and your dreams come true. Try the famous for double-thick shakes, served in over 20 flavours.
RocoMamas is worth the trip to any of its six branches in Cape Town for its wide selection of delicious offerings. A proper burger joint offering proper burgers and delicious wings. You can customize any way you like, well priced and excellent service. Make sure you try the triple smash burger for a real treat.
The Dog’s Bollocks
Great, funky hip burger spot in Cape Town. Music is superb with friendly staff that keeps the vibe going. The burgers are a must, always great and HUGE. Chocolate milkshakes is a win. They are creative with the menu, just tell any of the waitresses what you want, and you won’t be disappointed.
Hudsons The Burger Joint
Sticking by their beliefs that hand-made is best, each burger here has a story. Hudsons is an American inspired diner, this burger joints crafts food the gourmet style with amazing flavours, they are worth the hype. Simple classic recipe, a beef patty made with the finest cuts topped with the freshest ingredients of the season.
Burger & Lobster
Located in the heart of Bree Street, Cape Town’s foodie central, Burger & Lobster cooks up one of the most wow burgers in the city. An upmarket burger restaurant where diners can select from three hero dishes on the menu: the burger, the lobster roll or the fresh whole lobster. And their signature-style cocktails are crafted to suit the hero dishes. Absolutely delectable!
Jerry’s Burger Bar
Jerry’s Burger Bar is a cosy contemporary burger joint with over 4 branches in Cape Town. Using the freshest, best locally-sourced ingredients to craft delicious meals on a daily basis. Offering awesome burgers on its menu, and milkshakes are incredible. A place to meet, enjoy great food, craft beers and whiskey. At Jerry’s, the food is always fantastic and service are great.
Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs
This beloved café cool and trendy burger joint is right at the popular V&A Waterfront. A favourite among locals and especially city vistors, Gibson’s are specialisits in gourmet burgers and ribs and varieties of shakes. A spacious ubercool spot with amazing views of the harbour, easily one of the best gourmet burger joints in Cape Town, South Africa. The team are very friendly and will make you feel right at home, you will get value for your money!
Clarke’s Bar & Dining Room
A New York diner in Cape Town Central. Clarke’s is a little diner in Cape Town. Great food, liquor, and music. All-day breakfasts, huge sandwiches, an incredible cheeseburger, and the best cocktails. The place gets busy but nothing that the cheerful staff can’t handle. It also attracts a very interesting cross-section of people, who come to eat, drink coffee, and use the Wi-Fi, the first hour is free.
The Butcher Man
Located in the trendy hub of Green Point, Cape Town, The Butcher Man is your one-stop meat emporium, serving classic burgers and fries at affordable price. With its relaxed atmosphere and simple but hearty food, offering a wide selection of prime cuts to go or eat-in, alongside a selection of culinary braai essentials and award-winning wines. This is one of the best places to grab a tasty burger in this vibrant city.
If you do feel like burgers tonight, tomorrow or anytime, then Woodies is the place to go. BIG portions at an affordable price, juicy patties are accompanied by finger licking chips. Authentic, wholesome and delicious burgers at excellent prices. Highly recommend to anyone looking for quality comfort food. Grab a beer from the nearby bar and you’ve got a match made in heaven!