Best Burgers In Leeds

A dish that always hits the spot? It usually involves sauce-covered beef patties, fluffy buns and melted cheese. But the best burger restaurants in Leeds are showing us that there's way more you can do with this humble American favourite. From UK-famous steakhouses to Indian street food gems and the city's first all-vegan eatery, you'll know exactly where to go the next time you're craving a messy meal. 

Last updated on 17th November 2023

Box Leeds

Lively sports bar Box is the perfect setting to cheer on your favourite team while also tucking into some tasty grub. When you're not glued to one of their many HD screens, you may want to take a look at the food menu – featuring deluxe stacks from the classic beef burger to one containing tandoori chicken with tikka masala sauce and mint chutney.  

Nation Of Shopkeepers

Some of the best burgers in Leeds city centre can be found at live music and beer-focussed venue Nation of Shopkeepers. Get your fill of top tunes and pints while enjoying something from the American-style menu, which includes burgers packed with beef brisket, crispy fried chicken and patties soaked in gravy.

Fat Hippo Leeds

Get down and dirty with the almighty food offerings at Fat Hippo. Toasted demi-brioche buns house fillings like buttermilk chicken, braised pork rib, tater tots and onions rings, while dripping with truffle mayo, hot honey, bacon jam or even chunky peanut butter. If these aren't the best gourmet burgers in Leeds, we don't know what are. 


Combining British and Indian cuisine, Bundobust is one of the top spots serving halal burgers in Leeds. The street food-style stacks include a chutney-topped deep-fried mashed potato ball between two buns, and a bhaji butty in vegan brioche.