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12 of the best burgers Sunderland offers this National Burger Day

Because National Burger Day should be celebrated by sinking your teeth into the best burger Sunderland can give you.

Written by Becky Hardy
Published 23.08.2023

Big Fat Indian Kitchen

STACK Seaburn, Whitburn Road-Morrisons, Seaburn, Sunderland SR6 8AA

Authentic, Indian street food-style burgers, Sunderland’s hottest social hub. Think big portions and fat flavours.

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The Social & Kitchen

Waverley Terrace, Sunderland SR4 6TA

You’ll find a hefty range of epic burgers from Posh Street Food served here, created by critically acclaimed BBC Masterchef, Matei Baran.

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BURGeR

24 Frederick Street, Sunderland SR1 1LT

A hip underground burger joint with dart boards and pool tables. Plus, kids eat free.

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No. 2 Church Lane

2 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT

Beers, burgers and cocktails. No. 2 Church Lane serve a CFC (Churchy Fried Chicken) that is arguably the best chicken burger Sunderland has to offer.

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Boojie Burger Seaburn

STACK Seaburn, Whitburn Road-Morrisons, Seaburn, Sunderland SR6 8AA

Covers all bases – whether you’re a lover of a classic cheeseburger with lettuce and gherkins or you’re feeling extra spicy with the Mexican fiesta.

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Bun & Beef Burger Co.

1-2 Burdon Road, Sunderland SR1 1QB

Ground beef specialists. Serving killer burgers from Proven People, or available for deliveries so you can get messy at home.

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RancheS

23 Caithness Road, Sunderland SR5 3RE

An urban burger Sunderland joint serving a taste straight from the States, along with funky fries, loaded nachos, and ridiculously extravagant desserts.

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Dr Q’s Food Factory

24 Holmeside, Sunderland SR1 3JE

Stacked chicken, halloumi and beef burgers from the grill, with all the good stuff to go with them.

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The Engine Room

Fire Station, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3HA

Quirky, vintage style pub in Sunderland’s cultural quarter, serving a small selection of quality burgers.

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Spice Hut Sunderland

20 Olive Street, Sunderland SR1 3PE

A cult hero of an East London chicken shop now making its home in Sunderland, creating burgers with a licence to spice.

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Karbon Grill Kitchen & Bar

Vaux Brewery Way, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland SR5 1SN

A stylish restaurant serving gourmet burgers and American afternoon tea specials, (with milkshakes, chicken wings and burger sliders in place of scones and macarons).

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Port of Call

1 Park Lane, Sunderland SR1 3NX

Eclectic flavour combos that’ll take you around the world on a burger – from The Italian Job to Korean Fried Chicken, Lamb Kofta and Chicken Swarma.

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