The Star of Bethnal Green not only hosts regular takeovers from BBQ legends Smokey Tails, but also plays host to a wonderful roast dinner. Chow down on oak-smoked stuffed baby pumpkin, orzo, mixed, mushrooms, spinach, cranberries and walnuts with roasted pumpkin seeds and gremolata, yum.
Best Vegan Roasts in London
We all love a Sunday roast, and it seems as veganism continues to grow, so too does the number of tasty meat-free alternatives to tuck into. From gloriously juicy seitan joints to earthy nut roasts and tantalising mushroom wellingtons, we have a surprising amount to choose from in pubs and restaurants across the capital. Check out our recommendations for the best vegan roasts London has to offer.
Boasting a delicious vegan-led menu, The Apple Tree is all about the plant-based comforts when it comes to its roasts, so head down of a Sunday and prepare for the ultimate cruelty-free chow down.
The Old Queen's Head happen to serve up a pretty mean mushroom wellington with veggie gravy, potatoes, carrots, parsnips and seasonal greens, making it a great place to grab a roast lunch in Islington.
This gorgeous pub in Kentish Town offers a rather delicious potato, leeks, chestnut and spinach wellington with purple sprouting broccoli as part of their Sunday roast menu. Why not wash it down with one of their expertly-sourced red wines or glass of fizz for a touch of elegance?
Another gem that's south of the river is the Belle Vue. Sundays here mean tasty roasted chard, squash, hazelnut, white bean and seitan roast with jus, agave-glazed carrots, sprouting broccoli and roast potatoes, now that all sounds pretty good.
MIC stars Lucy and Tiff Watson have curated a menu of enticing vegan treats for their Sunday roasts, with three superb-sounding options. Choose between a lentil loaf, seitan roast or stuffed portobello mushroom to tuck into with a selection of veggies, roasties and Yorkshire puds.
The thinking-man's vegan cuisine, this stunning plant-based treat in the heart of the city serves up non-stop meat-free action, from aubergine chermoula and veggie bao burgers to one seriously good Sunday roast.
These guys seem to have also nailed the perfect Sunday roast, with chestnut mushroom nut roasts and seitan joints alongside potatoes, carrots, cabbage and gravy, there's also a pretty tempting roast potato poutine with seitan and vegan cheese on the menu too.
This gorgeous modern pub is not just a lovely place to hang out with its contemporary decor and roaring fire, but it also serves up a pretty great mushroom and chestnut vegan Wellington once Sunday rolls around.
Who'd have thought this NYC vegan hotspot would serve a cracking Sunday roast? Covent Garden's by CHLOE offer a mouthwatering sea salt roasted celery root, glazed carrots, green beans, thyme potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and rosemary gravy to create a wonderfully light feast.
Fitzrovia favourite Wulf and Lamb are purveyors of delicious plant-based delicacies with their seasonal roasted veg being a particular highlight. In addition to this, they've got a pretty darn great jackfruit and lentil Wulf pie.