Judge Roy Beans in Newbridge wins ‘Best Pub Burger’ as National Burger Day celebrations take place today

Beefing up for National Burger Day 2019

 Kim O'Leary


Kim O'Leary



Judge Roy Beans in Newbridge wins ‘Best Pub Burger’ as National Burger Day celebrations take place today

Judge Roy Beans in Newbridge won 'Best Pub Burger'

Burger enthusiasts don’t have to stray too far from home to get their hands on a juicy award-winning burger, as Judge Roy Beans in Newbridge has won the award for ‘Best Pub Burger’.


Kepak, the sponsor of National Burger Day, has announced Leinster’s category winners.


Last year’s winners, The Hungry Moose, in Kilkenny were named overall runners up in the competition. The full list of winners includes: Romayo’s in Leinster won Best National Burger at an Independent Fast-food Chain, Thunder Road Café in Dublin Best Restaurant Burger, Judge Roy Beans in Newbridge won Best Pub Burger, The Butcher Restaurant in Kilkenny won Most Creative Burger Build, Tony’s Pizzeria in Dundalk won Best Burger at an Independent Takeaway, Mullen’s in Dundalk won Best Burger at an Independent Chain and The Hungry Moose won Best Gourmet Burger Specialist.

Along with its award winning burgers, Judge Roy Beans in Newbridge also serves ribs, nachos, chicken wings, and brownies for dessert.

Meanwhile, today (June 20) also marks National Burger Day, which will see hundreds of participating outlets across the country offer a special 2 for 1 deal on their signature burgers in celebration of National Burger Day.


To help celebrate the humble burger, Kepak will host National Burger Day across the country today. Burger lovers can treat themselves and a friend to a signature burger with an exclusive 2 for 1 offer at participating burger outlets nationwide for one day only.

The full list of participating outlets can be found at www.nationalburgerday.ie


The event, sponsored by Kepak, and supported by Heinz, Dubliner Cheese and Ben & Jerry’s, is a nationwide celebration for everything that we love about Irish burgers.


Bláthnaid Ní Fhátharta, Kepak Marketing Director said: ‘For a second year running, we received thousands of votes from the public, having their say on their favourite burger. There were hundreds of entries this year from across the island and it was tough competition.  We’d like to say a huge thank you to all the businesses that took part and to the public for casting their votes. This truly is a celebration of great quality burgers from across the country.’