Burger: The Luxe Burger - Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle & Luxe sauce
Overall Rating 2/10
Location: Old Spitalfields Market, LondonWebsite: www.theluxe.co.uk
Located in one of the entrances to the market sits Luxe restaurant which has a seated take away area alongside the main restaurant itself.
I had not long finished my rib man lunch when I passed this little guy.
How could I walk by him, look at his little burger face.
A few mins wait on the bar and my meal was served up.
MEAT - I'm not sure what to say about this patty, but the picture does do it justice. Tough, dry, too small for the bun and tasteless.
BUN - The bun was too tough, couple this with the 'beef' it made it very chewy. Was the bun too big for the patty or patty too small for the bun, either or; poor.
TOPPINGS - The salty pickle really came through and was good however the lettuce was poorly chopped and was so thick in places it just fell out. The tomato was a bit drab and added a texture to the burger rather than any rural flavour, but it did have a good coverage in the burger. Sauce had quite a strong mustard flavour. I didn't taste the cheese until the last bite and this wasn't melted.
SIDES – Now I don't ever remember leaving any food on my plate but we left the chips. They were cooked very well, crisp on the outside and soft in the inside I've had more flavoursome cardboard in my life. It's probably quite a challenge to deliver this poor quality flavour with them still having a good texture.
I tweeted my anger about this burger instantly and am still so disappointed I'm really at a loss to see how anyone can deliver such a poor quality burger in such a highly saturated food market. It was poor in every department and just looked like bits thrown together. I want to take the cape off the little Luxe Superhero, the burger doesn't deserve him.
I didn't find another blogger review from here, hopefully if anyone else is tempted to the Luxe burger when passing my review will flag up and put them off.