Best Crab Burgers in London
Who said that seafood had to be fancy? As bread-lovers, we strongly believe in the power of the burger food format and what better way to spice up that dull old cheeseburger than to replace the beef with succulent fresh crab? We have compiled a list of the best crab burgers in London to help you banish those stomach rumbles and satisfy your seafood cravings. From late night restaurant bars to Covent Garden cafes, there are lots of venues to choose from, offering an endless choice of toppings including dill caper cream, or perhaps you'd prefer a fruity aioli and guava-lime relish?
Last updated on 7th March 2018
Fitzrovia's BOBO Social is the red carpet of burger joints, wrapping food in dainty jars and stamping bread with the famous BOBO 'B'. And the stylish touch doesn't end with the dishes. The venue is decorated with fairy lights, arched booths and quaint wooden tables and dangles trendy light bulbs from the ceiling. Offering an extra special lobster and crab burger with dill caper cream and wasabi fried onion, you won't be crabby after this meal.
Psychic Burger is a stripped back venue in the Old Queen's Head, with wooden beamed ceilings and tasty food projected onto the walls. With a small selection of burgers and meaty treats, the London soft shell crab burger is the meal to go for, topped with sweet chilli sauce and smoked aioli on a demi brioche bun. Add a beer to this delightful equation and you have yourself the perfect evening.
Fancy Crab is bringing all sorts of swish to Marylebone. The new restaurant is a laid-back and stylish affair with a converted dining area while the food menu focuses on all things Red King Crab, the most revered crustacean in the world.
Joe's Southern Table and Bar is conveniently situated in the vibrant centre of Covent Garden, offering a comfy American Diner feel and quality food with a difference. Order your very own soft shell crab burger, loaded with apple slaw and pickle mayo, all for under £9. And if you can't be bothered to leave the house? Well that's fine too, Joe's will deliver the tasty goodness straight to your front door.
Asian fusion restaurant Dokke offer a delicious crab burger amongst their smaller tapas plates. Enjoy a tempura soft shell crab with green papaya salad, hosted in a sriracha brioche and thai basil. Best yet: all their ingredients are seasonal and British.
This french take on an American diner combines fantastic wines and sleek interior decor with classic American food at its finest. Served with cucumber mint salad, fresh lime and harissa mayo in the softest of bread rolls, this is one sophisticated crab burger that you will not regret ordering. Sip some wine as you eat and wallow in the luxury of fine dining.
The Rum Kitchen is a Caribbean-inspired beach hut, a holiday haven in the centre of Soho. With multi-coloured brick-a-brack walls and spotlights in the ceiling, this bright venue will get you in the mood for good food. Order the soft shell crab burger and the spicy tamarind sauce and ginger, aioli and lime-guava relish will kick your taste buds into the holiday spirit. With an alternative venue in Notting Hill, this venue is a great choice for your seafood burger needs.
A Marylebone hotspot for A-list celebrities, this restaurant has a rather long waiting list. But with thick threadbare carpets and beautiful leather-coated sofa seats, as well as the highest standard of food cooked by Michelin star chef Nuno Mendes, it is worth the wait. For crab burgers with a difference, order the crab-stuffed donuts for the table, garnished with a coral dusting, and don't forget to look out for those fresh TV faces.