Grill'd Has Turned One Store Into the Upside Down — and Added Demogorgon Burgs to Its National Menu
'Stranger Things' is back — and this burger chain has just the outpost, and the monster burg, to celebrate.
May 27, 2022
When it takes three years for one of the world's favourite shows to make a comeback — on one of the planet's most-popular streaming platforms, too — everyone can be forgiven for getting a little excited. Netflix itself has about the return of Stranger Things for season four, setting up a huge Upside Down rift on Bondi Beach, albeit only for a few hours. But, if a burger is on your menu in the near future, that's not the only way to show your love.
Grill'd is getting into the Stranger Things spirit in two ways — one that you'll need to be in Sydney to enjoy IRL, and one that's available all around the country. First, for Sydneysiders, making the trip to Grill'd at The Galeries means eating your burg in an otherworldly dimension.
The CBD burger joint has been decked out like somewhere that'd creep out Eleven, Mike, Will, Dustin, Lucas and Max. Think: a cavernous rift-style entryway, because they're popping up everywhere (see above), floating spores, creeping vines and other touches from the show. It all looks suitably on-theme, and it's likely the most dramatic place you'll ever eat a burg.
That interactive experience is only taking over Grill'd at The Galeries for a limited time, so getting in quickly is recommended — as it is when it comes to binging Stranger Things' new season. Also only available temporarily, until June 16 at all Grill'd locations except Melbourne Airport: a demogorgon burger.
No, it isn't made using eggos. Yes, it's monster-sized (well, huge enough). It comes filled with a grass-fed Australian beef patty, roasted peppers, cos lettuce and dill pickles (because of course a demogorgon would like pickles). You'll also find burger sauce and sour cream inside, and you can dip it in buffalo dipping sauce as well — if you want make it look like something a giant creature has just thrown at you, or just like the taste, whatever fits.
Costing $15.90 a pop, that burg can be munched on in-store, or ordered for delivery via Grill'd Delivery and Uber Eats.
Find Grill'd's Upside Down-themed eatery at Grill'd Galeries, 500 George Street, Sydney — or grab a demogorgon burg from Grill'd stores nationwide (except Melbourne Airport) until June 16.