In case you haven’t heard, rumour has it that popular US burger chain Shake Shack might open its first Singapore outpost next year. The eatery will launch its first Hong Kong outlet later this year, and opened its sixth South Korea branch in January, so it’s evident its sights are set on Asia. We’re keeping our fingers crossed as we wait for more updates — we’re truly looking forward to indulging in Shake Shack’s famed milkshakes and tasty burgers.

For those who can’t resist the allure of a fat, meaty burger laden with cheese and artery-clogging goodness, here’s some good news: New York restaurant Black Tap, which is known for its burgers and over-the-top milkshakes, will officially open at Marina Bay Sands during the third quarter of 2018. Expect diet-busting highlights like its signature Greg Norman Burger, where wagyu beef is bedecked with blue cheese, arugula and buttermilk-dill sauce, and presented in a soft potato bun.

To tide you over till then, we’ve compiled a guide to where you should go for the best burgers in Singapore. Filled with everything from dry-aged beef to salted egg yolk and yellowfin tuna, these buns are completely worth those extra trips to the gym.

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