Where to Find the Best Burgers in Christchurch


If you find yourself hungry in or around Christchurch and are in mood for some delicious burgers, you’ve come to the right place!

We are recommending Christchurch’s best burger places in town. (You can trust us, since we’ve based our reviews on the following criteria):

Best Burgers in Christchurch

  • Honest reviews and ratings from real customers
  • Size and sides
  • Dietary options
  • Customer service and ambience.

Here we go!

5 Places to Find the Best Burgers in Christchurch

Bacon Bros Burgers

181 High St, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch, New Zealand

Bacon Bros is a family-owned burger bar on St. Asaph Street that first started selling bacon at the Christchurch Farmer’s Market. They also have another joint ‘SHAKA Bros’ on 96 Oxford Terrace. In their menu you’ll find quirky offerings like David Brent Burger, Luke The Little Brother, and Flat Earth society (which is a pancake, by the way). So you will certainly be entertained while you browse their offerings.

They also cater for special occasions like weddings and birthdays! No wonder, Bacon Bros Burgers has received thousands of positive reviews from happy customers.

Sizes and sides

Excellent portion sizes with meat on top of meat on top of meat! Hand-cut fries with plenty of other sides options. You also get great home-style sauces and condiments. Their deep-friend cauliflower is a must-try.

Dietary options

Bacon Bros have vegan, vegetarian, and kiddie options. And if you are on Keto or Paleo diet, then you can go in for their special keto/paleo breads and salads. Gluten-free? Not a problem for Bacon Bros Burgers!

Customer service and ambience

BBB is a part of a group of eateries inside a food court, so it is a bit difficult to find. There is no sign outside. 

The staff is friendly and the wait times aren’t too much, at least on most days. Note that they have limited seating.

Slick Burger

254 Ferry Rd, Phillipstown, Christchurch, New Zealand

Don’t let Slick Burger’s simple store front fool you. This joint has some delicious burgers that will keep you coming back for more!

Sizes and sides

Slick Burgers promise consistently great taste in their massive burgers. Try their Kumara wedges and pulled pork nachos – you won’t be disappointed. Don’t forget to download their app to see even more choices in their menu offerings.

Dietary options

Slick Burgers offers vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Customer service and ambience

They have a cool outdoor seating area with music that makes you want to boogie! They also deliver all around Christchurch city. Oh, and their staff is super friendly.

Burger Burger Christchurch

10 Welles St, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch, New Zealand

Got the muchies? Want to fill that hole in your stomach? Have to study all night? In any case, Burger Burger Christchurch will satisfy those hunger pangs! Burger Burger also has joints in Takapuna and Ponsonby and they have managed to maintain the same high standards across all these joints.

Sizes and sides

You can expect generous portion sizes and affordable prices at Burger Burger CCH. Delicious burgers with well-cooked meat and excellent shoe string and curly fries will definitely keep you coming back for more.

Dietary options

One could get vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options at this joint.

Customer service and ambience

Great seating area- Burger Burger also houses a tiny toy kitchen space for the young ones. Their staff is friendly and welcoming.

  1. Velvet Burgers

111 Riccarton Rd, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand

There’s a reason why they use the word ‘velvet’ in their name. The burger patties at Velvet Burgers are velvety soft and their buns are fresh and crusty. This burger bar offers great weekday discounts (Two for One Tuesdays) if you want to save some moolah. Or, you could simply email them for a discount code and fill it in when you order online for some great money-saving discounts. 

Sizes and sides

Velvet Burgers offers size choices in their burgers. You can also have the patties with or without beetroot.  Sides are excellent and you can’t go wrong with anything.

Dietary options

Friendly waitresses at VB can make your burger vegan or vegetarian as needed.

Customer service and ambience

Wait times are not too long. You can also pre-order to save time. Velvet Burger has a super- friendly and polite staff.

Burgers & Beers Inc.

355 Colombo St, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand

Craving burgers with a cold one? Then look no further than Burgers & Beers Inc.! And while you’re there, try their chips, onion rings, and free coffee (yes, free!). All their chips are made in beef tallow – which makes them crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. You get delicious gravy with chips. And they have a wide variety in beers too.

Size and sides

The joint offers generously large burger buns with patties to match. You also get a lot of fries/chips for the price you pay.

Dietary options

Burgers & Buns has gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan options too.

Customer service and ambience

If you like clean, minimalist, and unpretentious places to sit down with friends and family for chow, then you will love Burgers and Beers Inc. The staff is polite, friendly, and helpful. Wait times could be long on busy days.


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