Best Burgers in Cardiff
Eat clean, stay fit, and have a burger to stay sane

Here are nine of the most mouth watering places serving burgers that you need to go and try to fit your mouth around. Succulent beef, gorgeous veggie options, and mountains of crispy chips, not to mention the accompanying milkshakes or happy hours, make these places an absolute must-visit.

The Grazing Shed

37 St Mary Street, Cardiff CF10 1AD

Choose between one on St Mary Street or alongside St Davids 2 where you can enter a state of burger bliss.

Cost: £10-£15

Perfect for: Straight up burger fans, people who love a good portion, hangover food, or a casual meal out.

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the cosy club

St David’s Dewi Sant, 1 Hills Street, Cardiff, CF102LE

Vast menu, great for allergies and dietary requirements, in a central location.

Cost: £8-£13

Perfect for: Post shopping munch, a birthday meal before a night out or somewhere to take your parents. They also serve gorgeous cocktails.

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11 Windsor Place, Cardiff CF10 3BY

Just around the corner from Topshop on Queen Street, Buffalo serves up a range of delicious build your own burgers.

Cost: £8-£11

Perfect for: Somewhere to stop and fill up on your way back to Cathays from town. There’s various drink offers throughout the week, so enjoy a well-deserved bev (or two!) with your burger.

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The Lansdowne

Lansdowne Road, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1PU

Loved by locals, this place serves massive burgers with onion rings and salad, plus other goodies on the menu, all for a fab price. 

Cost: £6 - £8

Perfect for: A can’t-go-wrong spot when you’re hungry. You’ll struggle to fit your mouth around the burgers. Heaven, ey?

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The Burger and Bagel Kitchen

98 Salisbury Road, Cardiff CF24 4AE

Inventive and straight up mouth watering spot in Cathays that’s also open late on the weekends to satisfy those drunken cravings.

Cost: £5-£8

Perfect for: The hungry student seeking a quick, affordable, delicious feed. Look out for their lunch time offers throughout the week and be sure to try one of their shakes.

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Got Beef

83 Whitchurch Road, CF14 3JP

Constantly rated as one of the best burger joints in Cardiff, you’ll find all kinds of insanely tasty toppings; from secret recipe sauces to peanut butter.

Cost: £7-£15

Perfect for: Got Beef is suitable for anything. Personally, we head there for a mid week hangover feed if we’ve risen at midday. 

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Time and Beef

169 Cowbridge Road East, CF11 9AH

Personalise your burgers, watch the sport, enjoy cocktails and a veggie delight every Monday when this amazing joint goes completely meatless.

Cost: £10-£15

Perfect for: Fans of big portions, great quality, and a great environment. It is in Canton so either burn some grub off with a 25 minute walk through Bute Park (when it’s light!) or get a 10 minute cab.

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New York Diner

157 City Road, Cardiff CF24 3BQ

Perfectly located for Cathays residents, the burgers here look unbelievable and, with sides, come in at under £10. 

Cost: Under £10

Perfect for: Those who love burgers and milkshakes (their range is mouth watering), and for a relaxed vibe throughout the week when you CBA to cook but don’t want to venture into town.

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The Flora

136 Cathays Terrace, Cardiff CF24 4HY

A relatively new student haven in the centre of Cathays which offers generous portions in a quirky yet pretty setting.

Cost: £7

Perfect for: A night when you all want to get out of the house. Not only is the food great; you’ll find comfy seats, a pool table, and cheap drinks. 

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p.s all of these places cater for vegetarians (very well, in fact) but we do suggest giving them a call to discuss any allergies or specific requirements.

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