National Burger Day in the UK Date in the current year: August 25, 2016

National Burger Day in the UK The last Thursday in August is Mr. Hyde National Burger Day in the United Kingdom. It was launched by Mr. Hyde, a daily email service for men covering style, culture, film and places to eat meat.

A hamburger, also called a burger, is one of the most popular types of fast food. It is a sandwich that consists of one more cooked patties (sometimes also called burgers) placed inside a sliced bun. Burgers are often served with cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickles and condiments such as ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard. The exact origin of the hamburger is unknown, but the dish first became widely known in the United States.

Britain's National Burger Day was was created by Mr. Hyde to celebrate was one of the most popular meat dishes. It is celebrated annually on the last Thursday in August (originally on August 27). On this day, restaurants that participate in the event sell burgers with a 20 per cent discount. Each year, numerous independent restaurants and chains across England, Scotland and Wales join the event. The complete list of restaurants can be found at The celebration also includes street food events.

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