Review: Honest Burger

The best thing about Honest Burger is that all burgers are served with fries. That may seem silly but it’s actually pretty unusual – most burger joints, from Shake Shack to Five Guys, all sell fries at a separate cost. The other awesome thing about Honest Burger is the simplicity of their menu. You can choose between free range chicken, Ginger Pig dry aged beef or market vegetable fritter patty. The beef burger is available either with red onion relish and lettuce, add cheese or add bacon and pickled cucumber. Prices vary between £6.50 to £9.50.

DSC_0587I was given a £20 gift voucher for Honest Burger for my birthday so when my brother recently took a trip down to London to visit I thought it was the perfect opportunity to visit my local Honest Burger in Brixton Village.

Don’t be alarmed if Unit 12, the home of Brixton’s Honest, is full when you arrive. The efficient front of house staff are ready to key your mobile number into the iPad and give you the estimated time your table will be ready. We had to wait for about an hour for a table for two and that was at about 3pm on a Sunday – so you can imagine how small it is / how busy it gets!

DSC_0584To drink we both ordered a homemade lemonade which was served in a vintage jam jar with a stripy straw. It was refreshing with a sweet and sour kick.

DSC_0589My brother went for the “Honest” burger – beef patty with red onion relish, smoked bacon, mature cheddar, pickled cucumber and lettuce. Unfortunately he drowned it in ketchup so went I took a bite it was a bit tommy K overload for me. But he enjoyed it and it looked GOOD.

DSC_0592I ordered the Special burger which on this occasion was the beef patty, smoked bacon, deep fried Camembert, cranberry sauce and rocket. It. was. A. MAZING!

DSC_0594The beef is cooked medium/pink unless otherwise requested – but this is perfect for us and we’re pink meat people anyway. Served on a toasted glazed bun with rosemary salt fries the burger was delicious. The deep fried Camembert was coated in poppy seeds and breadcrumbs, it melted in your mouth. Just look at this…

2013-12-22 15.57.07-2My brother and I both really enjoyed our meal at Honest and I will definitely be back.


ADDRESS: Brixton, Soho, Camden, Kings Cross and Portobello.



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