THE humble burger is one of the most-loved fast food items of all time – so much so that there’s a special day dedicated to celebrate it.
Here’s everything you need to know about National Burger Day, including the best ways to get stuck in and bag a bargain…
When is National Burger Day?
Brits are celebrating National Burger Day TODAY, on Thursday, 24 August.
It follows International Beer Day, which took place earlier this month.
The next food-themed festivity is set to take place on September 29, as coffee lovers will gather together to celebrate the popular hot drink.
How are people celebrating National Burger Day?
London Burger lovers are attending a special foodie event at Hawker House, Canada Water.
At the venue, which is holding a Street Feast National Burger Day Party, visitors can peruse the selection at 14 different burger sands.
For £15 entry, they will also get two beers and a pickleback shot included in the price.
You can purchase tickets online, but they’re selling out fast.
Mr Hyde has also launched several competitions for participants of National Burger Day.
On their official website, they’re giving hopefuls the opportunity to win holidays abroad, free food and a Weber Master-Touch Barbecue.
And in the lead up to the big day, a number of restaurant chains have announced that they will be offering customers discounts this Thursday.
What offers are available on National Burger Day?
In the spirit of National Burger Day, Mr Hyde has compiled an online map that helps you find discounts nearby.
By inputting your location, you can browse restaurants that are offering up discounts tomorrow.
Popular chains getting involved in the deals include Giraffe, Ping Pong, Patty & Bun and Byron.
To celebrate National Burger Day, Gourmet Burger Kitchen are launching a brand new limited edition menu item.
Diners can dig into Mr Lava Lava, a spicy Caribbean-inspired jerk-rubbed patty that’s topped with smoked Applewood cheese, jalapeno relish, mango slaw and chipotle mayo.
You can also bag some bargain food if you own a Tastecard.
By using this discount item, you can get 2 for 1 or 50 per cent off on thousands of chain restaurants.
These include All Star Lanes, Frankie & Benny’s and Strada.