10 of Gloucestershire's tastiest burgers

Get ready to sink your teeth into our round up of 10 of Gloucestershire's tastiest burgers, with everything from classic cheeseburgers and veggie options, to the more unusual peanut butter and jelly burger.

Whether you like classic beef, chargrilled chicken, spicy pulled pork or veggie, there’s nothing like tucking into a burger and chips for the ultimate comfort food.

Sure to have you hankering for a hearty treat, SoGlos has rounded up 10 of the tastiest burgers in Gloucestershire sponsored by Bill’s Cheltenham, with something to tempt every palate to indulge.

For more information, see Bill's Cheltenham, call (01242) 220775, or visit bills-website.co.uk directly.

1. Bill's Cheltenham

Whether you’re looking to get your burger fix at lunch or dinner, laidback all-day dining venue, Bill’s Cheltenham, has a choice of burgers on its varied menu. Meat lovers can tuck into the classic Bill’s hamburger, which can be topped with cheddar cheese, smoked streaky bacon and guacamole, while you can also have it carb-free with salad and tzatziki instead of fries and a bun.

For an alternative, choose the lamb burger which is topped with whipped lemon feta, sweet chilli sauce, roasted red pepper, rocket, cucumber, red onion and tzatziki, while there’s also a buttermilk chicken burger, and a veggie halloumi burger to tempt diners.

2. Holee Cow

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Whether you want to try the signature Holee Cow burger served up with pickle relish and Holee Cow sauce, or you fancy a bit of the Smokey bacon and cheese burger, a Holee Cow burger is sure to be a treat for the taste buds.

If you can handle the heat, go for the Spicy Clucker burger, created with buttermilk chicken, dredged chicken breast, hot buffalo sauce and blue cheese.

3. Jolly Nice

Housed in a former petrol station between Stroud and Cirencester, Jolly Nice is known across Gloucestershire for its tasty burgers that are made from rare breed shorthorn beef reared on the family farm in Westonbirt.

Diners can expect to tuck into burgers sandwiched in a brioche bun and topped with tangy Somerset cheddar, free range applewood smoked bacon, rapeseed mayo, spiced ketchup, caramelised onions and salad. And if you have room, don’t miss sampling Harriet’s Jolly Nice ice-cream for dessert!

4. The Halfway House

Escape to the country for a tasty burger fix at The Halfway House, a laidback pub set in a secluded location in Kineton near Guiting Power, with the menu specialising in serving dishes made from local, seasonal ingredients.

With a selection of burgers to choose from there’s something for everyone, including a beef option with smoked baconnaise; a chicken fillet with battered harissa mushrooms and a halloumi burger with chilli-glazed onions.

5. The Tavern

A trendy bar and restaurant in the heart of Cheltenham, diners can expect homemade, artisan burgers at The Tavern, made from only the best-quality beef and cooked to tender perfect, with sweet potato fries the perfect accompaniment.

Whether you’re hankering for a classic Tavern burger; the Buttermilk fried chicken burger, or the American cheese burger with smoked streaky bacon and fries, there’s plenty of delicious choice.

6. The Ox Cheltenham

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Purveyors of top notch steaks, The Ox Cheltenham also offers a mean take on a burger, with its focus on serving quality meat for its patties, which are made in-house from trimmings of fillet and bavette cuts of meat and seasoning.

The burgers are cooked to perfection and topped with Ogleshield, a creamy Somerset cheese, homemade burger ranch dressing, gem lettuce, a slice of tomato, and gherkin, with buns from award-winning Cheltenham bakery, The Sandwich Box.

7. The Bottle of Sauce

A buzzing hub for eating, drinking and socialising, The Bottle of Sauce cooks up an enticing range of burgers, with the beef patties ground in house from dry-aged prime cuts, and served in a sesame seed bun.

Choices of the tempting menu include The Dodo made of a beef patty, cheese, pickled red onion and burger mayo; the Dirty Bird created with crispy buttermilk chicken, slaw and pickled cucumber, and The Holy Guacamole made with chickpeas and black beans.

8. Theoc House

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Serving up stellar burgers in Tewkesbury, Theoc House uses homemade burger rolls from Hobbs House Bakery, with tasty fries and a signature slaw to complete each dish.

There’s a host of tasty options including the Classic Cheese made with a beef patty, emmental cheese, lettuce, pickle and burger sauce; the Risk it for brisket made with slow-pulled beef brisket, a beef patty, American mustard and cheese; and the Venison served with grilled goats cheese, caramelised onions, lettuce and tomato.

9. Brewhouse & Kitchen

While small independent pub group, Brewhouse & Kitchen, specialises in brewing and serving craft ale, the menu also includes an array of burgers that are the perfect pairing to a pint or two.

With restaurants at Gloucester Quays and The Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham, diners can expect everything from spicy jerk chicken to classic burgers, while The Ridiculous Burger, which includes two beef patties, barbecue pulled pork, smoked bacon, onion rings, Monterey Jack cheese, and relish, is for serious meat lovers.

10. The Farmers Boy Inn

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While it’s famed for hosting its monthly Big Ugly Challenge, serving a gut-busting 12” prime beef burger topped with cheddar, onion relish and served with chips and onion rings, to see who can complete the man v food contest first, The Farmers Boys Inn in Longhope also offers more digestible takes on the classic.

Diners can choose from The Original Farmers Boy Wow burger served with grilled bacon and mature cheddar; the hickory pulled pork and beef option accompanied by crunchy slaw; and the roasted vegetable stack complete with grilled halloumi and garlic mayo.

© SoGlos
Tuesday 24 July 2018

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