Hudsons – The Burger Joint (Kloof Street)

Hudsons – The Burger Joint (Kloof Street)
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R120 avg main meal
Bar scene, Groups
Burgers, Food from the Americas
Amex, Mastercard, Visa
R40 (one bottle per four people)

Critic's review

Graham Howe

Seriously good hamburgers with all the trimmings have made this burger chain a benchmark over the last decade. Bite into a generous bun and taste a real old-fashioned burger made using free-range, grass-fed beef supplied by local artisanal butcher Frankie Fenner. Whet your appetite with delicious triple-cheese chilli poppers and guacamole with GMO-free tortilla chips. The salads are just as fresh, healthy and wholesome. The BBQ ribs and chicken wings are also very popular. But the burgers are the big crowd-pleaser, tempting with twenty different versions made from beef, brisket, free-range chicken, pork and ostrich. Imaginative burger toppings range from pulled pork and cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, feta or cream cheese) to mushrooms, spicy chilli relish, jalapenos and habaneros.

Vegetarians need not fear – options range from a vegan, falafel or chickpea-and-lentil burger to falafel tacos. Don’t forget to order sides of onion rings, sweet potato fries, skin-on fries and coleslaw. The retro shakes and waffles are straight out of your childhood, and come in classic Oreo, peanut butter, Bar One and salted caramel popcorn flavours.

The generous portions make for good value.

There’s a well-priced selection of craft beers, cocktails, shooters, tequilas and wines by the glass.

High energy with attentive bar service and a smile.

Vibey neighbourhood burger joint where tourists can meet the locals.

The indecisive can opt for a trio of smaller burger sliders.

(August 2017)

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User reviews

  • Great tasting burgers with a delicious chip side. Unfortunately let down by the poor service. Waited 45 min. for our food and when the designates driver asked for a Castle free "beer" the waitress adamently said that they do not have it. Only after it was pointed out that it is on the menu and that she should enquire, was it served. Burgers finally arrived, but not the cutlery... ai tog!
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  • A perfect venue for the occasion! The food was incredibly tasty and the service good. My only criticism is two on-tap pints I ordered weren’t possible due to faulty taps etc. Otherwise a superb place to share some great food and fun times!
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  • We love Hudson's for a great burger - the selection seems endless - but each one is delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed the berry press cocktail served in a cafetiere - genius idea. The sides are also tasty - the coleslaw and the sweet potato fries are a winner.
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  • Smallest Hudson's in Cape Town but they do deliver great burgers, beer and insane milkshakes and the staff is super friendly and helpful. Very relax vibe and if you want a good quality burger, give them a try.
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There’s no better way to celebrate a successful 2018 than around a table with your team and a selection of the finest burgers in town. Your local favourite, Hudsons - The Burger Joint, has the perfect food, drink and venue for your end of year function. Take over the whole restaurant for a seated or canapé/cocktail style event or one of the inside/outside dining areas.

With the introduction of Hudsons’ brand-new tailor-made set menus, they can cater to any size group with varying budgets. They've also added an exclusive slider menu for cocktail style events.

Hudsons Brooklyn Set Menu - R120pp

Hudsons Soho Set Menu - R140pp

Hudsons Manhattan Set Menu - R205pp

Hudsons Sliders Set Menu - R95pp

Hudsons Thursday Slider Special


  • Accepts credit cards
  • Alfresco
  • Functions
  • Licensed
  • Smoking
  • Takeaways
  • Vegetarian
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi

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