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Gordon Ramsay announces new burger restaurant in Harrods but some fans complain about the prices

Gordon Ramsay announces the first UK branch of his burger restaurant is opening in Harrods right after lockdown – but one patty will cost £80 (and it doesn’t come with chips)

  • Gordon Ramsay announced he is bringing a new burger restaurant to London
  • The celebrity chef announced the new Gordon Ramsay Burger on Instagram 
  • His new burger restaurant will be located at Harrods in Knightsbridge
  • Fans were excited by the news while some others complained about the prices 

Gordon Ramsay has left fans divided after launching a brand new restaurant in Knightsbridge which features a burger costing £80.

The celebrity chef is bringing his Gordon Ramsay Burger restaurant from America and opening one in the Harrods department store on December 4. 

Gordon took to Instagram on Monday to announce the arrival of his latest restaurant, with the video having since been viewed more than 800,000 times.

In the clip he says: ‘I’m really excited to announce I’m bringing the Gordon Ramsay Burger to Harrods in Knightsbridge for the first time ever. 

Gordon Ramsay, 54, (pictured) announced on Instagram that he is opening Gordon Ramsay Burger in the Harrods department store in Knightsbridge

‘Now, the good news is you’ll be able to taste my delicious Somerset-brushed burgers in London, and trust me, this is going to be a burger experience like no other. 

‘We’ve really elevated our patties using the most incredible mix of the UK’s best cuts of meat.’

The menu itself will include items such as the £80 wagyu burger which uses a prime beef patty, seared wagyu sirloin, Pecorino cheese, cep mayonnaise, and black truffle.

A lobster and shrimp option, which comes with pickled vegetables and herb aioli, is also available on the menu and costs £42. 

The celebrity chef's latest venture will see items such as a wagyu beef burger and a lobster and shrimp burger offered on the menu

The celebrity chef’s latest venture will see items such as a wagyu beef burger and a lobster and shrimp burger offered on the menu

Additional items on the menu are the Hell’s Kitchen Burger which has mozzarella cheese, roasted jalapeños, avocado, roasted tomatoes, jalapeño aïoli, costing £25.

A Forest Burger consisting of a beef patty, gruyere cheese, sauté mushrooms, fried Arlington white egg, rocket, cep mayonnaise, also costing £25.

While the Blue Cheeseburger made up of a beef patty, Cashel blue cheese, balsamic glazed onions, rocket, blue cheese dressing, crispy onion ring costs £24.

Reacting to the announcement on Instagram, some people were excited by the new restaurant.

Speaking in his Instagram video, Gordon said that his new restaurant will be a 'burger experience like no other'. Pictured: File image of a Gordon Ramsay Foie burger at the 11th annual Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Apetit Grand Tasting event

Speaking in his Instagram video, Gordon said that his new restaurant will be a ‘burger experience like no other’. Pictured: File image of a Gordon Ramsay Foie burger at the 11th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Apetit Grand Tasting event

One person said: ‘Yessssss!!! That’s a bit of me.’

While another commented that it was their dream to visit one of Gordon’s restaurants.

They said: ‘Can’t wait to officially visit your restaurant after this COVID mess is over with and feature your dishes on my page. That is one of my biggest bucket list of things to do.’

However, not everyone was as excited by the news, with some people questioning the price of some of the dishes.

The reaction to Gordon's announcement on social media was mixed, with some fans excited by the prospect of trying Gordon's burgers, while others complained that they would not be able to afford to eat there

The reaction to Gordon’s announcement on social media was mixed, with some fans excited by the prospect of trying Gordon’s burgers, while others complained that they would not be able to afford to eat there

One person said: ‘Would be nice if all these millionaire celebrity chefs could cater to the budgets of normal people and not fellow millionaires.’

While another person, who although was excited by the new restaurant, said: ‘My heart is melted, if my net worth was as same as your weekly salary, I would definitely come to London tomorrow to taste that piece of heaven.’

MailOnline has approached Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant group for comment. 

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