Best Burgers in Melville

Melville is the restaurant Mecca of Johannesburg, and it’s only fair that we pin point the best burger spots in the old suburb. Here’s our favourite eateries serving sexy hamburgers.



Hell’s Kitchen

Is there anything this bar can’t pull off? So let’s get straight to business. The lamb burger. go for it. 200g lamb patty with fresh rocket, sliced tomato, melted mozzarella and chimichurri on a toasted brioche bun.

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IT Corner

For many years the IT Corner has been a hotspots for local foodies and freelancers. Number one on our list would be the IT chickpea burger served with sexy fries.

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The Countess

Are you craving a burger so action packed that it should have guest appearance on Game of Thrones? Look no further than the 200g beef burger braai’d in oxtail fat and served on a brioche bun with mature brie, explosive chilli, doubled edged aioli, elusive greens, fiery tomatoes and seductive pickles… we need to sit down after that. Wow. Steampunk meets gourmet food. Get yourself to The Countess as soon as possible.

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Liberation Cafe

Sliders are baby burgers that need our full attention – especially when we hang out at the Liberation Cafe on 7th Street. For R49 you can score mini ostrich burgers with marinated tomatoes, basil pesto and melted mozzarella cheese.

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Catz Pyjamas

Since 1994 The Catz Pyjamas on Beyers Naude have been serving the party class of Joburg good food and good drink. Their burgers are some of the best in the neighbourhood. 200g of pure beef with rocket, bacon, cheddar cheese, onion, roasted aubergine, coriander/chilli chutney and hummus. Done.

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By Shawn Greyling



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