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The Haché Turkey Burger

Sprouts on the side at Haché

Various locations

This festive stack of turkey and sausage patties is topped with crispy bacon, fresh baby gem leaves and cranberry ketchup, all sandwiched between a toasted brioche bun and served with lightly fried Brussels sprouts. It's £12 at all Haché restaurants

When: Throughout Christmas

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london's best christmas burgers

Festive fries and more at Mac & Wild

The City, Fitzrovia

Running as part of their festive party menu, Mac & Wild's Christmas Burger is made with a venison patty, pork stuffing, topped with melted Morangie Brie, red cabbage and shredded spout tops and served up with festive fries.

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london's best christmas burgers

A seventies special at Chick n Sours

Haggerston, Covent Garden, Islington, Spitalfields

They're going retro at Chick n Sours for Christmas with a crisp boneless thigh fillet, shredded iceberg lettuce, Kewpie Mayonnaise and topped with a stretchy cheese fondue cut with cubes of smoked ham and a slice of fresh pineapple along with a couple of battered pickled onion rings and a sprinkling of red Krout - all held together with a glazed cherry skewer.

When: On from 2 December - it's £14.

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The Honest Burgers Christmas burger (and hangover)

The Honest Burgers Christmas burger (and hangover)

Various locations

Honest Burgers have two burgers on for the Christmas season. The "Christmas" (above left) is Honest beef with smoked bacon, deep-fried camembert, cranberry sauce and rocket. And if you need to recover after the main event (or indeed NYE), there's the Hangover burger available just after Christmas (above right). That's Honest beef with smoked bacon, double American cheese, potato rösti, fried egg, spinach, Bloody Mary ketchup and bacon gravy. That should cure any hangover. Both are served with Honest's signature homemade rosemary salted chips for £12.50.

When: Christmas - 26 November to 24 December, Hangover - 27 December to 1 January

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london's best christmas burgers

Festive burger and tater tots at Burger & Beyond

147 Shoreditch High St, Hackney, London E1 6JE

For Christmas, Burger & Beyond's special is the Gobbler - aged beef patty, sausage meat, raclette cheese, maple turkey bacon, turkey gravy, red cabbage and sprout slaw in a brioche bun. Pair that with their American style Tater Tots loaded with cheese curds, turkey bacon, sausage stuffing, turkey gravy, crispy sprouts, sage & cranberries. The burger's £12 of which £2 is donated to a local homeless charity. On from 1 December.

When: On from 1 December.

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london's best christmas burgers

The Turkey dipper at Hawksmoor

157A Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 6BJ

The return of Hawksmoor's epic Christmas burger gets us in the festive spirit every time. There are two burgers (one turkey and one pork patty) crispy bacon, sprout tops, spiced cranberry ketchup and a slice of Ogleshield, plus a pot of turkey gravy for dipping. It's available at the Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar.

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london's best christmas burgers

Happy Cheesemas at Byron

Various locations

Along with All Hail the Turkey burger the veggie offering is strong at Byron for Christmas. The Cheesemas is a beer-battered smoked cheese patty, with cranberry sauce and chestnut & sage stuffing plus bread sauce mayonnaise. You can get it as part of their Christmas package with two courses for £18.95 or throughout Christmas on its own for £13.95.

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london's best christmas burgers

Seasonal schnitzel at Duke of Richmond

316 Queensbridge Rd, Dalston, London E8 3NH

The Duke of Richmond's Xmas sandwich is a turkey schnitzel with both Swiss and American cheese, red cabbage slaw, crispy prosciutto, gravy mayo and spiced cranberry ketchup. Get the turkey sandwich and chips for £15. 

When: on from 28 November.

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london's best christmas burgers

Roast potato mayo at All Star Lanes

Brick Lane, Holborn, White City

The bowling alley folk's Christmas dinner burger features Southern fried turkey, a sage & onion sausage patty, roasted potato mayo and cranberry sauce, topped with a pig in blanket and side of American gravy. It comes as part of their two or three-course festive feast.

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london's best christmas burgers

Full Truffle at Shake Shack

Various locations

The festive menu at Shake Shack is back for a second year and it's all about the truffle.. There's a Black Truffle Chick’n topped with black truffle mayo, pickled shallots and rocket a Black Truffle Burger which is Swiss cheeseburger topped with black truffle mayo, crispy shallots and rocket, amazing fries topped with black truffle mayo, crispy shallots, and spring onion and - to go with - a Christmas Cookie Shake.

When: Now until 6 January 2020.

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london's best christmas burgers

The mother of all festive burgers at Mother Flipper

Brockley, Victoria Park, City, West India Quay

Mother Flipper are planning a festive twist to their classic burger. The Mother Christmas is a turkey patty with candy bacon, cranberry sauce, stuffing mayo, brie and rocket. It's served with parsnip fries and honey mustard mayo and is £10.

When: Find it at Kerb markets from 12 December.

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 The KFC Festive burger

The KFC Festive burger

Various locations

The KFC festive menu is also with us, and the main event is the Festive Burger. That's "Original Recipe fillet, a crispy hash brown, sage and onion stuffing mayo and topped with a tangy cranberry dressing and a layer of cheese".  And on the side, they have their Festive Fries, topped with a festive seasoning of pepper, toasted onions, garlic and herbs.

When: Now until 1 January

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