Today is National Burger Day so, to celebrate, here are some of the best places in East Lancashire for burger-hungry fans to satisfy their taste buds.

1. Frankie's - Pitcher's Bar, Salford, Blackburn 

Lancashire Telegraph:

First on the list is American diner-style Frankie’s Burgers in Blackburn.

There are five types of Angus beef burger, and five types of chicken burger to try here, all with house fries and a soft drink.

Try one of the signature burgers, the big daddy with beef, chicken fillet, cheese, chicken rashers, red onion, gherkin and lettuce.

Or tuck into the filling Big Mama burger with crispy fried chicken, cheese, buffalo sauce, hash brown, tortillas, jalapeños, lettuce and mayo.

Diners can also enjoy cheesy crinkly fries and one of Frankie’s Signature Shakes.

For the full menu, visit

2. The Higher Buck in The Square, Waddington, Clitheroe

Lancashire Telegraph:

For somewhere fancy, the Higher Buck hotel and restaurant in the Ribble Valley is rated highly as a place to eat, and their homemade steak & smoked bacon burger should not disappoint.

With crispy chicken, Lancashire cheese, fries, onion rings and sriracha mayo, the burger is also available as a skinny burger.

For more information, visit

3. Ellis's in 18 Standish Street, Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

Eccentric burger and shakes restaurant Ellis’s in Burnley really does provide diners with mouth-watering appealing burgers.

Last Christmas, the eatery brought out a rainbow-coloured burger too pretty to even want to eat.

For now, they have an impressive list of ‘pimped up burgers’, such as the Straight Outta Burnley burger – a double cheeseburger, maple coated smoky bacon, fresh red onion, lettuce, pickle, ketchup and American mustard.

There’s also the Gin and Juice burger for vegetarians and vegans, with double stacked deep-fried halloumi, lettuce, fresh red onion, and Ellis’s sweet chilli mayo.

To top it off, diners can also order pizza sauce fries with melted mozzarella and pepperoni and, of course, a variety of milkshakes are also on the menu.

For prices and to see what else is on the menu, visit

4. The Morris Dancers in Byron Road, Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

Head up to Colne to try one of The Morris Dancers’ house burgers.

There is the scrumptious Tandoori Chicken Burger with tandoori marinated chicken fillet topped with onion bhajis and minted sour cream.

For National Burger Day, the restaurant will be offering free soft drinks per burger meal on selected drinks.

Or try the BBQ Chicken with grilled chicken, under grilled back bacon, Monterey jack cheese, bbq sauce and onion rings.

Vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

For a full list of burgers, take a look at the menu here

5. Papa's American Diner in Duckworth Street, Darwen

Lancashire Telegraph:

Offering a buy-one-get-one-free for National Burger Day on their popular Darrener burger, is Papa’s American Diner in Darwen.

The Darrener is a beef burger with battered onion rings, BBQ sauce, smoked bacon, cheddar slice and salad.

Diners can also choose from a list of other premium burgers not in the offer, with The Spaniard – a chicken fillet burger with chorizo, garlic mayo and American cheese.

Or be daring and choose the new Pizza Burger, with pepperoni, cheese, Napoli sauce and beef.

Choose the Bangkok Style wings or fillets with Thai sweet chilli, fresh garlic, and crushed peanuts to go alongside the meal.

To see the full delicious menu, go here