World’s best burger joints: Mother Flipper in Brockley named in top ten

Where in London can you get your chops round a great burger? With so many in the capital, you’ll be starving by the time you’ve made your choice.
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British meat eaters consume around 52 burgers per year, according to research commissioned by Tesco, who worked with The Oxford Martin School’s Future of Food programme at Oxford University.

And a quarter of those surveyed say they couldn’t live without burgers.

Mother Flipper burger joint at Brockley Market in top ten burger charts.Mother Flipper burger joint at Brockley Market in top ten burger charts.
Mother Flipper burger joint at Brockley Market in top ten burger charts.

If you are in this category, here’s how to make a quick and easy decision on what to eat tonight. Big 7 travel have eaten their way through thousands of calories to bring you a list of the world’s best burgers for 2022. A ranking system was used, taking in critic reviews, customer feedback, location and accessibility, presentation, value for money and atmosphere.

In London, Mother Flipper in Brockley Market comes in at number seven in the world charts, according to Big 7 travel. Mother Flipper are renowned for their 35-day aged chuck steak which makes their burgers among the juiciest around.

Among the burgers to choose from are the Candy Bacon Flipper, the Chilli Flipper and a Veggie Flipper. A beast of a burger is the Filthy Frank which has crispy chicken breast dipped in Buffalo hot sauce, whipped blue cheese and pickled celery.

A breakfast menu is available at Brockley and Victoria Market from 10am – 12pm. Expect to see queues around the block.

Coming in at number 48 in the charts is Bleeker Burger in Old Spitalfields Market, Westfield, 205 Victoria Street and Bloomberg.

When Bleeker Burger opened their Victoria branch 2017 they gave away 1,000 cheeseburgers. As founder Zan Kaufman said: “I was working as a corporate lawyer in New York City and the burger was at Zaitzeff, an East Village burger joint. Soon, I started moonlighting there in my free time. I wanted to know everything about this burger: how it was made, where the ingredients came from and how it tasted so damn good.”

And it’s not just about burgers. Kaufman is committed to raising money and awareness for a number of charities. Since 2018 they have raised over £32,000 and trained 25 individuals in Mental Health First Aid.

So lift a ten-day fermented deep-fried burger with American cheese, onion, lettuce and house sauce to your lips in honour of a good cause.

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