10 Places to Get a Really Great Burger in Worcester!

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Love them or hate them, everyone has an opinion about burgers! I get asked every day for recommendations of where to get the best burger in and around Worcester, so thought I’d share a few of my favourites in the city and beyond.

First up (listed in alphabetical order) here’s 10 places to get a really great burger in and around Worcester city centre…

Anchor Pub & Kitchen

THE BURGER: Beef pattie, smoked brisket, chilli Jack cheese, toasted brioche bun, gherkin & baby gem. Served with Cajun fries.

THE VENUE: The Anchor Pub & Kitchen, 54 Diglis Road, Worcester

THE PRICE: £14.95


THE BURGER: BBQ Bourbon burger Topped with pulled BBQ beef brisket, cheddar, house pickles & a glug of Kentucky Bourbon with rosemary salted fries. A classic burger is also available Beef patty, tomato, lettuce, house pickles, secret sauce, red onion & rosemary salted fries

THE VENUE: Bill’s, Chapel Walk, Crowngate Shopping Centre, Worcester

THE PRICE: £15.95 (BBQ Bourbon burger), £12.75) Bill’s classic burger

Burger Shop

THE BURGER: Burger Shop Classic, grass fed beef patty, Mature Cheddar, Dill Pickles, Smoked
Mustard Mayo, Ketchup, Baby Gem, Organic Bun

THE VENUE: Burger Shop, Arch 46, Cherry Tree Walk, Worcester

THE PRICE: £9.50. Add bacon for £1.50, double cheese for £1.50

Five Guys

Photo credit: Cathedral Square

THE BURGER: Hamburger; two fresh high-quality beef patties hot off the grill, on a soft, toasted bun. Add on as many free toppings as you like.

THE VENUE: Five Guys, 1, Cathedral Square, Worcester

THE PRICE: £7.25 (fries extra)

Friar Street Kitchen

THE BURGER: Signature Knightwick beef burger, with American cheese, bacon jam, burger sauce, salad & pickles

THE VENUE: Friar Street Kitchen, 12 Friar Street, Worcester

THE PRICE: £12.95 (fries extra)


THE BURGER: 4oz Aberdeen Angus burger, bone marrow butter, smoked Cheddar, home cured bacon, burger sauce, crispy shallots, pickles, bun & frites

THE VENUE: HASH, 5 Chapel Walk, Crowngate Shopping Centre

THE PRICE: £14.50

Hickory’s Smokehouse

Photo shows ‘Go big or go home’ burger

THE BURGER Famous Hickory’s burger; two classic beef patties served with crisp lettuce, onions, pickles, house burger sauce & American style cheese. Served with skin-on fries and house slaw.

THE VENUE: Hickory’s Smokehouse, Cripplegate Park, Tybridge Street, Worcester

THE PRICE: £15.50

Ounce Bar & Kitchen

THE BURGER: A selection of burgers are available on the lunch menu. Ounce burgers are hand pressed by their chosen butcher chefs, using Ounce’s very own meat. They mince a first-class blend of 3 different cuts (fillet, ribeye & rump), served on a Worcestershire’ own ‘Ma Baker’ brioche.

THE VENUE: Ounce Bar & Kitchen, 40, The Tything, Worcester

THE PRICE: £5 (fries extra)

Smokin’ Brads at The Firefly

THE BURGER: Dry aged chuck and brisket freshly ground in-house and smashed on a hot griddle for a wicked sear. All served with lettuce, onion and pickles as standard. Classic burger comes with burger sauce and Jack cheese.

THE VENUE: Smokin Brads at The Firefly, 54 Lowesmoor, Worcester

THE PRICE £8 (fries extra)

Wayland’s Yard

THE BURGER:  Wayland’s brunch burger; sage and fennel sausage patty, avocado, bacon, Swiss cheese, brioche bun.

THE VENUE: Wayland’s Yard, 6 Foregate Street, Worcester

THE PRICE: £9, extra sausage patty (£2.50), add fried egg (£1)

For more ideas of quality places to eat and drink across the Three Counties, explore the Food & Drink Directory.

{Article last updated March 2023}