RestaurantsEast SussexBrightonBN1

Harden's says

One of capital's favourite patty purveyors, this small but growing group of burger bars has chosen Brighton as the location for its first non-London site. The restaurant will open in The Lanes later in February 2018. Patty & Bun joins MEATliquor which also boasts a Brighton branch and Honest Burgers are on the lookout for a site in London-on-Sea.

survey result

Summary

£29
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

There’s “clear blue water between Patty & Bun and other wannabe mass burger offerings” – the only drawback is “you have to queue all the time”. Having started out as a pop-up, the small chain has grown to eight branches and two spin-offs: Smash Patty and Jefferies, a chicken specialist. The core of the offer is “burgers dripping in all the good stuff, loud tunes, friendly vibes and lots of napkins”. Top Tip – the “legendary lamb burger always makes me smile”.

Summary

£29
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

There’s “clear blue water between Patty & Bun and other wannabe mass burger offerings” – the only drawback is “you have to queue all the time”. Having started out as a pop-up, the small chain has grown to eight branches and two spin-offs: Smash Patty and Jefferies, a chicken specialist. The core of the offer is “burgers dripping in all the good stuff, loud tunes, friendly vibes and lots of napkins”. Top Tip – the “legendary lamb burger always makes me smile”.

Summary

£28
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“People waiting outside in the rain for a table speaks volumes” for this expanding chain (the latest branches are in TV Centre and Borough High Street), which “really fulfils the craving for a juicy, tasty burger” (and is the equal-highest rated in town in that department). Other elements of the formula are, however, “nothing fancy”. Top Menu Tip: “the Lambshank Redemption is unparalleled in the hugely contested world of burgers”.

Summary

£27
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Be prepared to use loads of napkins, it gets too messy without a plate...” at these “quirky and cool cafés” whose “delicious-beyond-compare dirty burgers are just the right side of sloppy” and in contention for “London’s best”.

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