Byron Hamburgers open in thecentre:mk this Spring!

Published: Monday, 17 February, 2014


Byron Hamburgers are the latest new arrival to thecentre:mk, bringing “proper hamburgers” to Milton Keynes when they open this March.

The hamburger specialists, founded in London in 2007 by Tom Byng, will serve a short and simple menu centred around hamburgers the way they should be – good beef from Scottish farms, ground fresh every day, cooked pink and juicy, and served in a squishy bun with the minimum of fuss and fanfare.

There are just four choices of hamburger on offer  - Classic, Cheese, Chilli and the signature Byron - plus a regularly-changing special. Sides include fries, onion rings, macaroni cheese and courgette fries, while classic desserts such as brownie, cheesecake and ice cream are also on the menu.  To drink, Byron will serve a selection of craft beers from small brewers all over the world.

Byron will be located on Silbury Arcade opposite Carluccio’s and represents yet another strong restaurant to the already great line up of Yo Sushi, Cafe Rouge, Giraffe and Jamie’s Italian to name but a few. The restaurant’s design is inspired by the bold, modernist vision at the origins of Milton Keynes, with clean geometric lines and accents in bright primary colours.

Tom Byng, Byron’s founder, says, “We’re excited to be opening in Milton Keynes in a great central location, and I hope the proper hamburger lovers of Milton Keynes feel the same.”

James Waugh, Centre Director commented: “We are delighted that Byron is coming to thecentre:mk as we believe the values of the brand and its focus on quality and sustainability fit perfectly with the demands of our guests.”

Byron is the latest in a number of high profile flagship openings including Dr Martens, Blott,
Cafe Nero, Pret a Manger, Metro Bank and Tempur.

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Byron thecentre:mk – opening 7th March 2014
55-57 Silbury Arcade
Milton Keynes
Monday to Saturday      11am – 11pm
Sunday                  11am – 10.30pm

For more information on Byron, email
For further information about thecentre:mk or to interview our spokespeople, please contact Helen Powell on 07768613291.

Notes to Editors

About Byron
Specialising in proper hamburgers, Byron was founded by Tom Byng, with the first Byron opening on Kensington High Street in 2007.

During a four-year stint in America, Tom ate enough hamburgers to sink the Titanic. His favourite diner was the Silver Top in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The hamburgers there were simple, tasty things, made with good quality meat and served with only the classic adornments – some lettuce, tomato, red onion and maybe a slice of cheese or rasher of bacon. Back in London, Tom realised that there wasn’t anywhere he could get hamburgers like those he’d eaten at the Silver Top. And so the idea for Byron was born: to do a simple thing well, and do it properly.

Byron have a few restaurants now, but the idea is still the same: to keep serving proper hamburgers the way they should be.

About thecentre:mk
thecentre:mk is a regional shopping centre situated in the heart of Milton Keynes. With over 190 stores and over 1,000 brands, cafes and restaurants all under one roof, it is anchored by John Lewis, House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer, Boots and Next.

As the premier shopping destination in the region between London and Birmingham, Cambridge and Oxford, thecentre:mk enjoys around 27 million visits every year and is unrivalled in its customer service.

Byron Hamburgers open in thecentre:mk this Spring!