Burger teams battle it out in Leicester for the UK Burger Battle
UK Burger Battle, the event where 2 top burger teams go head to head, is returning to Leicester on Friday 11 March at 2Funky Music Café on New Park Street with Judgemeat Day. Tickets for the showdown between Gone Burger and The Beefer are on sale now priced at £20.
The concept is simple; 1 ticket, 2 burgers, who wins? You decide. The Judgemeat Day battle of London v Leicester will see Gone Burger, who were past victors of the award winning UK Burger Battle Birmingham, take on Leicester new boys The Beefer. The event is part of an upcoming UK Burger Battle tour and is sponsored by Deliveroo and Sailor Jerry.
Included within the ticket price will be a battle burger from both teams, a special Sailor Jerry cocktail or non-alcoholic Mocktail (early bird tickets only), entertainment with live bands, DJs and retro gaming, plus entry to the late night after party.
What to expect from the burgers? Look no further as both teams have set their stalls out with their Battle Burgers.
The Beefer Bun: Dry Aged, Grass Fed Beef Brisket, Crunchy Straw Potatoes, Caramelised Onion Sauce, Soured Dill Mayo, Beefer FauxSlaw, Dill/Chilli Gherkins, Burnt Chilli Sauce, all in a toasted English Manchet bun, with parsnip crisps.
Gone Burgers KickFlip Burger: Welsh Grass Fed Beef Patty, Monterey Jack Cheese, Whiskey Home Smoked BBQ Sauce, Garlic Mayo, Crisp Lettuce, Onion, Gherkins, all served in a Sesame Seed 50% Brioche Bun
For The Beefer, who hit the street food scene in August 2015, this is home turf with all of their ingredients sourced locally from Leicestershire and made with real burger love. For Gone Burger they return to UK Burger Battle following their victory at the Birmingham event in 2015.
A spokesperson for UK Burger Battle said, “We are delighted that Leicester is the first stop on our UK Tour. We came here last August and had such great feedback from everyone who attended! People need to come out in force and support their local Leicester team – otherwise London will go away with the crown!”
The Battle will be followed by an afterparty with music provided by top DJ and Producer Dirty Secretz. CocktailXChange will be hosting the Sailor Jerry Cocktail Bar where you can enjoy special rum cocktails at discounted prices.
Early Bird tickets for the Battle are priced at £20 and if you buy 5 youll receive one free. Tickets can be purchased from Design My Night at the following link https://www.designmynight.com/leicester/whats-on/pop-up/uk-burger-battle-leicester-2016