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Libertine Burger kicks off 5th birthday celebrations at Leamington Food and Drink Festival

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Popular burger business Libertine Burger is going back to its roots to mark its 5th birthday – dishing up burgers from its van at the Leamington Food and Drink Festival.

The award-winning burger brand, which started serving burgers from a street food van in 2017, now has restaurants in Leamington and Rugby, delivers burger kits nationwide and appears at some of the biggest festivals in the UK. 

To celebrate hitting its five-year milestone, Libertine will be returning to the Leamington Food Festival – a popular local event in its home town – where it will dish up celebratory burgers on Saturday, September 10th and 11th.

The popular company’s all-American retro-fitted Ford F59 food truck, which replaced its original Renault Master vehicle last summer, will be unmissable at the festival, with 2,000 helium balloons sporting its logo ready to be handed out with every burger at the popular local event in the town where its journey started. 

Libertine Burger

It will be serving up some of its classic creations along with fries, including:

  • Libertine #001 – Libertine’s signature Aubrey Allen aged beef patty with American cheese
  • Libertine #004 – Libertine’s signature Aubrey Allen aged beef patty with American cheese and smoky bacon
  • Libertine #025 –  Libertine’s signature Aubrey Allen aged beef patty with American cheese, Stilton, smoky bacon and onion jam

Libertine, which has previously been declared the UK’s best burger, launched in 2017 and went on to become a staple on the street food scene, serving up burgers at Digbeth Dining Club and other events across the country.

Their perfect patties led to them reaching the National Burger Awards finals three times, being crowned UK winners in 2019. Libertine also made it to the finals of both the British Street Food Awards and the Street Food Championships in 2021.  

The brand now has two bricks and mortar restaurants in Leamington and Rugby, with plans for a third after it moved its flagship premises in Leamington to a new, larger home. It also has a popular range of DIY Burger Kits available for nationwide delivery which allow people across the country to recreate their own Libertine Burgers. 

Libertine Burger

Libertine Burger founder Charles Harris said: “As we celebrate our fifth birthday, where better than the place we started – as a street food van in our home town of Leamington Spa. 

“From that pimped-up Renault Master to a bigger, better van, two restaurants and a thriving online business, we’re overjoyed that we’ve got this far on our journey despite such a difficult time. I always had the dream of creating a national burger chain for the 21st Century and while it won’t happen overnight, we’re delighted to have created a brand that people love and come back to for more. 

“We can’t wait to celebrate our 5th birthday in Leamington with so many of our loyal customers in what kicks off a bit of an extended celebration for us as we hit this milestone.”

Libertine offers a range of signature beef, chicken and vegan-friendly burgers. It puts provenance first, sourcing its beef from award-winning butchers Aubrey Allen, with kits starting from just £25 for four burgers, plus the chance to add sides.

You can find more information on Libertine Burger and all their meal kits here: