Location: 48 Albion Street Surry Hills
Phone: 02 9212 7979
Really nice bun!!!!! Soft and fluffy.
Pulled pork burger, pork isn't that soft but it's tasty overall. The better of the two burgers that we ate.
From here it deteriorates.
Beef burger, all the components were tasty...except the beef which was fairly dry. We can confirm that the overheard comment at Burger Shed has now been verified.
Milo milkshake, again not big enough for $8. Really nice vanilla flavour but the only thing that told us it was milo was the "m" on the lid.
Sweet Potato Fries. WHY CAN'T ANYONE DO SWEET POTATO FRIES IN THIS CITY???? These were more like roast potato. We've been tipped about a place that has sweet potato fries so we will investigate.
Location: 2/3a Broughton St Kirribilli
Phone: 02 9929 8883
Overall good despite some basic errors.
In the order of the eating Batch came before Chur and we were excited to have found a brioche bun. Unfortunately their brioche wasn't as good as America, slightly too dense instead of being light and fluffy.
Probably should stick with normal buns if this is how it's going to be...
Beef patty was frozen (not necessarily a bad thing but depends how long it’s been frozen for and what’s in it), suspected to be more processed but tastier than Chur. Burger lacked decent quantities of toppings though. Compare with the Chur picture and you see they're miles apart.
Chicken burger as tasty and overall more satisfying.
Milkshake was good but there were ice bits in the ice cream. Basic fail. We don't understand why because they sold quite a number of milkshakes while we were there. (Update: we know why now, they add ice before blending)
There are a number of interesting looking things on the menu so we'll be back to test other aspects.
Batch needs to up its toppings and do something about the buns. It has a more extensive menu but it's a small kitchen and we wonder if they're stretching themselves too thin.
If Chur Burger learnt how to cook sweet potato fries properly, made better value milkshakes and developed a tastier meat patty then it'd have a shot at being the top burger. Unfortunately at this stage there are too many deductions.
The search for a decent American style burger continues (for general cheap burgers BenBry still tops our list).