McDonald’s shocked fans when it announced that it would be increasing the price of their sacred regular cheeseburger, for the first time in 14 years.
So, what’s the best burger alternative in Newcastle?
Here’s some of the top rated burger joints in the toon, including how much a McDonald’s cheeseburger will set you back now.
How much is a McDonald’s Cheeseburger now?
McDonald’s core item, the classic cheeseburger, is famous for being 99p. The item is one of the chain’s most popular items.
However, for the first time in fourteen years the mega-corporation has raised the price of their cheeseburger by 20 percent.
Cheeseburger lovers will now fork out £1.19 for the item, a 20 pence increase from its original price.
What are some of the best rated burger places in Newcastle?
Price range: £11.90 - £13.50
The Fat Hippo is ranked as the top place to get a burger in Newcastle according to trusted review site Trip Advisor.
The burger restaurant is a chain with multiple locations across the city, as well as the wider UK.
Their central location is located just off the historic Grey Street near the Theatre Royal as well as other fantastic bars, galleries and restaurants.
The establishment has a rating of 4 out of 5 based on 1,180 reviews on Tripadvisor.
Where: 2-6 Shakespeare St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6AQ Website: https://fathippo.co.uk/locations/newcastle/
Revolution Bar & Kitchen
Price range: £10 - £13
Revolution Newcastle Upon Tyne is one of the city’s best cocktail bars and restaurants, with an incredible selection of creative cocktails, and delicious food.
This bar and kitchen has an impressive 4.5 out of 5 rating based on 1,341 Trip Advisor reviews.
Where: Collingwood St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1JF Website: https://www.revolution-bars.co.uk/bar/newcastle-upon-tyne
Turtle Bay Newcastle
Price range: £8
This establishment has an impressive 4.5 out of 5 rating based on 1,815 reviews from Tripadvisor.
Many reviews call this the place for the ‘Best Burger in Town’ so you won’t want to miss out on their tasty selection of burgers.
Where: The Gate, 117 Newgate St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RZ Website: https://turtlebay.co.uk/restaurants/newcastle
Price range: £10.95 - £11.95
Lola Jeans serves an array of international dishes and a wide range of range as well as specialty cocktails.
They’ve won the battle of the burger for five years running, so safe to say that their rating of 4 out of 5 based on 615 Trip Advisor reviews can’t be too far wrong.
Where: 1-3 Market St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6JE Website: https://www.lolajeans.co.uk/
Price range: £7.50 - £9
This establishment may not have the most reviews but has the blessing of the locals.
It also has a 4.5 out of 5 rating based on 72 reviews on Tripadvisor.
Meat Stack is one of the newer locations to grace Newcastle, and is an independent business with two locations across the city centre.
The business first started in the Grainger Market and quickly became a fan favourite. Now you can grab one of their famous burgers on the Bigg Market.
Where: 41-43 Groat Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UG Website: https://www.meat-stack.com/