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12 of Australia's best burgers

12 of Australia's best burgers

Australian chefs are having a lot of fun with what they can put between two pieces of bread.

By Jessica Wilkinson & Paul Chai

Friends, we think it’s pretty safe to say that burgers are life. So it’s only fitting that we serve you up with a guide to the Aussie burger revolution that has taken place and has produced some of the FINEST patties ever to have graced our lips. Here are 12 of the best.


Huxtaburger, Collingwood, Victoria

What: Huxtaburger
Why: Brioche buns, Wagyu beef and house-pickled cucumbers, jalapenos and sriracha mayo
Where: Various Melbourne locations


Easey's, Collingwood, Victoria

What: Easey’s
Why: The Rowdy Double Cheeseburger – with an indulgent, buttery bun and loads of melting cheese – with a side of chilli cheese chips.
Where: 3/48 Easey Street, Collingwood



8Bit, Melbourne, Victoria

What: 8Bit
Why: The Altered Beast burger with beef, bacon, cheese, grilled onions and both BBQ and special 8Bit sauce.
Where: Footscray and Melbourne city centre



Mary's, Newtown, New South Wales

What: Mary's
Why: This place is like Mcdonald's on crack. Soft, delicious, cheesy burgers with a side of fried chicken if you please.
Where: Newtown and Sydney city centre


Burger Project

Burger Project, Australia wide

What: Burger Project
Why: Food from a celebrity chef at it’s finest. Go the Fried Chicken and Bacon Katsu, for a twist on a bird burger.
Where: Various locations in Australia


Burger Theory

Burger Theory, Adelaide and Melbourne

What: Burger Theory
Why: The Korean chicken burger, falafel burgers and the Pearl’s Cheeseburger with cheese, pickles, onion, ketchup and mustard.
Where: Various locations in Australia


Short Order Burger Co

Short Order Burger Co.,Fremantle, Western Australia

What: Short Order Burger Co.
Why: The BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger, which uses maple bacon and piles it high.
Where: The Mantle, 1 James Street, Fremantle


Ben's Burgers

Ben's Burgers, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

What: Ben's Burgers
Why: The Elvis burger with bacon, peanut butter, banana and maple syrup. Yup.
Where: 5 Winn Lane, Fortitude Valley


Getta Burger

Getta Burger, Brisbane, Queensland

What: Getta Burger
Why: the Getta Filthy burger, with beef patty, double cheese, fries, brisket, bacon, pulled pork, grilled onion, fresh white onion, pickles, ranch, mustard and BBQ sauce all squeezed between two pieces of bread.
Where: Various locations in Australia


The Burger Haus

Burger Haus, Hobart, Tasmania

What: Burger Haus
Why: Greek Goddess, a prime lamb patty with feta, tzatziki, hummus, tomato, lettuce, red onion and flat leaf parsley, and the ice cream burger (pictured).

Where: 364A Elizabeth Street, North Hobart



Brodburger, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory

What: Brodburger
Why: The original Brodburger, packed with a beef patty, lettuce, tomato, onion, homemade aioli, tomato relish and blue cheese.
Where: Canberra Glassworks, 11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston


Chur Burger

Chur Burger, Australia wide

What: Chur Burger
Why: Try the beef brisket tacos and fried chicken, but keep in mind the burgers are the stars. Go for the signature burger with crisp pork belly, chilli caramel, slaw and aioli.
Where: Various locations in Australia

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