Where to find the best burgers in Camberwell Junction
Article posted: December 12, 2023
Two freshly toasted buns and an assortment of tantalising fillings equals infinite mouth-watering possibilities.
The ever-popular burger has been a staple of our lunch and dinner meals for decades. What gained traction as simple American fare has spread like wildfire around the globe, finding a home in the vibrant foodie locale of Camberwell Junction.
In recent years, we’ve seen a new wave of burgers rise to the top: artisanal burgers, farm-to-table burgers, gourmet burgers, vegan burgers, and healthy burgers.
As the demand for higher quality ingredients has increased, Camberwell Junction’s cafes and restaurants have adapted perfectly.
Feeling peckish? Here’s where you can find the best burgers in town, all within the Camberwell Junction shopping precinct.
The family-run Chargrill Charlie’s has been dishing up award-winning recipes for more than 30 years. Famous for their delicious hormone-free and chemical-free Portuguese style chicken, this joint undoubtedly serves up one of the best burgers in Camberwell.
Try the unbeatable Portuguese chicken burger, the double decker beef burger, or the New York burger complete with beef, pastrami, cheese and pickles. Feeling indecisive? Opt for one of the blackboard specials which are updated frequently. Don’t forget to sample the piri piri sauce!
East of Everything
An undisputed hidden gem of Camberwell Junction, East of Everything serves up some of the best burgers citywide, and the best North American cuisine in general.
When it comes to burgers, choose from their cheeseburger, fried chicken burger with slaw, or their 18-hour slow cooked beef brisket burger. And for the vegetarians and vegans , there’s the Love Buds Burger – a plant-based burger with pickles, lettuce and a secret burger sauce.
For the cherry on top, complement your meal with a frosty craft beer and soak in the beautiful view from the rooftop terrace.
Georges Restaurant Bar Cafe
With a vibrant restaurant atmosphere and enticing fine foods on offer, Georges Restaurant Bar Cafe on Burke Rd is the ideal lunch or dinner spot for a catch-up with friends or family.
Treat yourself to the deluxe burger-style steak sandwich, complete with eye fillet steak and caramalised onion. Or try the grilled chicken burger with aioli, or the chicken schnitzel burger with fresh fillings. All burgers are served in a brioche bun with chips.
Grill’d, also located on Burke Rd, always promises a great tasting meal, and their 100 per cent natural burgers deliver in spades.
As a frontrunner in the healthy burger revolution, Grill’d provides a range of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free burgers, each made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Of course, their traditional menu is vast and delicious too.
The Bird and Brie burger is supremely underrated, while the classic Crispy Bacon and Cheese is a regular Camberwell Junction crowd favourite.
Sam’s Bar & Grill
Sam’s Bar & Grill is renowned for its dishes “from the char grill”, including a delicious range of burgers.
Choose from their selection of burgers including the classic wagyu cheese burger with pickles, the wagyu bacon burger with American cheddar, and the southern fried chicken burger with a homemade tomato relish. For the bold and brave, there’s the signature ‘Sam special’ – a burger with both wagyu beef and buttermilk fried chicken.
Soul Sisters Cafe
If you’re after the best vegan burger in Camberwell Junction, it’s impossible to ignore Soul Sisters Cafe.
Located opposite Camberwell train station, this superfood bar serves up a diverse menu of all-natural and high-quality meals. Try the ‘shiitake burger’ featuring a mushroom pattie, beetroot, pineapple and a matcha bun. Or go for the ‘heart felt burger’ with a chk’n pattie, vegan cheese and a beetroot bun.
Pair your meal with one of their renowned Soul Smoothies for an instant dose of invigoration and energy.
Discover delicious burgers in Camberwell Junction precinct
When it comes to burgers, Camberwell Junction really knows how to serve up a winner.
No matter which Camberwell Junction restaurant you choose, by ordering one of the precinct’s best burgers, you’ll be licking your lips and planning your next visit in no time.
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on December 3, 2020 but has since been updated to include new information.
10 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell, 3124
(03) 9882 8661
72 Auburn Parade, East Hawthorn, 3123
(03) 9882 4216
819 Burke Road, Camberwell, 3124
0432 399 663
879 Burke Road, Camberwell, 3124
(03) 9882 6211
736 Burke Road, Camberwell, 3124
(03) 9988 3499
891 Burke Road, Camberwell, 3124
0420 736 705