Want to know how to get your hands on free burgers this week? Read on…
If you didn’t know International Burger Day was a thing, now is the time to get acquainted with it. But as well as some weird and wonderful celebrations happening around the globe, a whole host of Dubai’s best-loved burger joints will be getting in on the action too.
From special offers to limited edition menus, here’s 11 places to get your burger fix on International Burger day in Dubai.
1. Clinton St. Baking Company
To celebrate International Burger Day in Dubai, Clinton St Baking Company is giving away free, yes FREE, burgers on Tuesday May 28. All you have to do is visit their restaurant between 11am and 5pm to claim your free burger. You’ll get to choose between their Clinton Street cheeseburger, green chilli burger, or the veggie burger, and they’ll be given out on a first come, first serve basis. So, head down early to claim yours.
Clinton St. Baking Company, City Walk, Dubai, free burgers from 11am to 5pm on Tuesday 28 May. Tel: (04) 3440705. clintonstreetbaking.ae
UBK is celebrating International Burger day by offering 25 per cent off their classic beef and chicken burgers, served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mayo and french fries, so you can satisfy your cravings for less. They’ve also just put up their new garden-themed summer tent, meaning you can still sit outside and enjoy their beer garden vibes, even when it gets seriously hot.
UBK, Movenpick Hotel, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai. Sun to Wed 2pm to 2am, Thurs & Fri 12pm to 3am, Sat 12pm to 2am. (04) 438 0000. movenpick.com
3. The Burger and Lobster
This awesome restaurant dedicated to, you guessed it, burgers and lobster meat galore, are giving you 241 on their range of sumptuous burger creations, valid on all except the Beast Burger. Try the Baby Beast Burger instead, topped with lobster meat, brie, truffle & tarragon mayo, fennel and Chinese cabbage with fries. Its rich, it’s naughty and we love it.
Burger & Lobster, Burj Daman, Al Sa’ada St, Dubai, Sat to Wed 12pm to 12am, Thurs & Fri 12pm to 2am. Tel: (04) 514 8838. burgerandlobster.com
4. The Burger Joint
The Burger Joint are offering a seafood version of the classic burger to celebrate International Burger Day. Their lobster patty will come with veal bacon, semi-dried tomato, lemon mayonnaise and a grain mustard dressing and served with a crunchy fennel and apple salad.It’s Dhs85.
The Burger Joint, Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, May 28 11am to 10pm, Dhs85 for a lobster burger, Dhs120 for a lobster burger, fries, soft drink. Tel: (04) 426 2626. atlantisthepalm.com
5. Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar
The Lamb Merguez Burger, is a special creation for International Burger Day at Bread Street Kitchen. Tt comes with a spicy sausage, crumbled feta, tagine chutney and marinated cucumber and rocket leaves, served in a mint brioche bun with fries.
Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, May 28 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm, Lamb Marquez burger Dhs110. Tel: (04) 426 2626. atlantisthepalm.com
Think you’ve got a big appetite? Well, you can put that to the test as popular one-stop entertainment venue, Wavehouse will be offering unlimited servings of their signature Rainbow Sliders for Dhs99 on Tuesday May 28. The funky little burgers are served in red, green and yellow buns with a choice of beef, chicken or fish filling.
Wavehouse, Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, 12pm to 1am, Tuesday May 28, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 426 2626. atlantisthepalm.com
Pickl is Dubai’s latest burger joint, recently opened in JLT. Their mantra is ‘simple not basic’, and their well-priced burgers start from Dhs35. If you like it hot, try their flaming Nashville Chicken Sando with pickles and a signature sauce. They also do ice cream burgers (yes, you read that right) in strawberry cheesecake, chocolate and caramel.
Pickl, Ground Floor, One JLT Tower, Dubai, daily 11am to 2am, Nashville Chicken Sando Dhs35. Tel: (04) 584 6859. eatpickl.com
8. Common Grounds
Whether you’re vegan or just want to take more of a plant-based approach to eating, head to Common Grounds and tuck into the vegan black bean burger. It comes with smashed avo, chili, pickled ginger root, kale, cucumber, sprouts and sweet potato fries. If you’re being super-healthy, you can order it with a lettuce wrap rather than the bun.
Common Grounds, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, Sun to Wed 8am to 11pm, Thurs to Sat 8am to 10pm, Dhs56. Tel: (050) 478 1094. commongroundsdubai.com
Aussie eatery Brunswick boasts an ultimate burger that isn’t for the fainthearted. It’s seriously stacked up, with two patties made of Austalian beef with melted cheese, crunchy lettuce, tomato, red onion and lashings of special burger sauce.
Brunswick, Second Level, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, Dhs82. Tel: (056) 404 0685. facebook.com/brunswick
10. Black Tap
Famed in Dubai for their mighty burgers and extravagant freakshakes, Black Tap are running a competition to celebrate International Burger Day on Instagram. All you have to do is follow their Instagram @blacktapdubai, and post your favourite burger pictures on your feed, tagging them. On Tuesday May 28, they will announce ten winners who will win burgers for two. Get tagging.
The Black Tap, Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel, Dubai, Sat to Wed 12pm to 12am, Thursday & Friday 12pm to 1am. blacktapme.com
With a reputation as one of Dubai’s finest steakhouses, Seafire are going all out with their upscale Surf and Turf Burger. For Dhs220, you’ll get Boston lobster and Wagyu beef with caviar mayonnaise, tarragon cheese sauce, smoky veal bacon, white truffle and truffle fries. They’re also celebrating all week from May 28 to June 4 – so you can get your fix for longer.
Seafire, Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, 5pm to 10.45pm, May 28 to June 4, Dhs220. Tel: (04) 426 2626. atlantisthepalm.com