That sweet smell of a freshly toasted bun, crispy cheese topping the juicy patty and the perfectly crafted sauce. Already drooling? Well, we are – and especially for grass-fed beef from small farms. El Perro Negro, located on Woodlands Road, gets the importance of knowing where your food comes from and has become a favourite in Glasgow’s burger scene.
Crafting the perfect burger is a task of limitless opportunity: top it with onion rings, blue cheese, barbecue sauce, pixie dust or a small child… It will still taste amazing, well, maybe not the small child part, but you get the idea that anything goes. El Perro Negro crafted its signature Top Dog burger and was crowned National Burger of the Year in 2021 and 2019 at National Burger Awards.
The famous Top Dog could firstly be described as a feast for the soul: with bone marrow and Roquefort butter, double bacon, caramelised onions and black truffle mayo. While it may sound peculiar at first glance, believe us when we say you have to give it a try! The alluring balance of the softness of the beef combined with the sweetness of caramelised onions, and the warmth of the buns and truffle mayo is just too hard to resist.
And for guests who are after something simpler or smaller, they can still celebrate with a Classic & Cheese burger with caramelised onions, pickles and burger sauce, or vegetarians can feast on the Panko bean burger that comes with katsu mayo, Asian slaw and shredded gem. And if you need a good sauce for your fries, the truffle mayo is a foolproof choice.
What is more, for one night only on November 19, Great British Menu winner and renowned Chef James Cochran is set to take over the burger restaurant. Chef will be serving up a one-off limited edition chicken burger – The Royale – with his newly launched sauce. The special burger will boast tender buttermilk fried chicken, chicken gravy mayonnaise, crispy chicken skin, chicken gravy, Sauce Shop x 12:51 Scotch Bonnet Jam, pickles and crispy onion rings. If this sounds like your vibe, you can book tickets here.