A beautiful and historic pub in the heart of Kentish Town, Sunday would be a great day to visit the Bull & Gate for the first time. You'll find mouth-watering chicken, pork and sirloin on the menu, with double-egg Yorkshire puds stealing the show and plenty of proper gravy and all the trimmings to round off your plate. Cancel all plans for the afternoon and get stuck in at lunchtime.
Best Sunday Roasts In London
Roasties in luxurious gravy; Yorkshire puddings so big they deserve their own postcode; veggies that scream of seasonal crops; that's right, London knows a thing or two about the roast dinner, and so do we. From casual boozers where you can put your feet up with potatoes and a pint, to high-end restaurants with some of the finest cuts in chicken and lamb, these Sunday roasts in London are the best of 'em.
Meat-free? We've also got a guide for London's best vegetarian and vegan roast dinners.
Heritage Soho boasts totally trendy interiors, with plush leather booths and bare brick walls. And the Sunday roasts? For £23.75, you can wolf down the juiciest pork belly you've ever had, mouthwatering beef sirloin or elevated portobello mushroom, accompanied by all the trimmings.
Something of a hidden gem on Brixton's Acre Lane, join an in-the-know crowd for one of the Beast's banging Sunday lunches. Homely is stamped all over this boozer, from wooden floorboards to a roast potato that's nearly as good as your mum's.
Searching for a satisfying Sunday roast? You'll be tucking into a classic British one at Royal Oak. Choose from juicy bites of Herefordshire beef with horseradish, Devon lamb shoulder, half-roasted Suffolk chicken and much more, alongside Yorkshire pudding, roasted potatoes and the like.
Dreaming of a drool-worthy Sunday roast? We know. So be sure to head to The Duchess on Duke Street for its mouthwatering grub. Sink your teeth into roast pork belly or chicken, accompanied by duck fat roasties, honey roast carrots, long-stem broccoli and a Yorkshire pudding.
Looking for an exceptional Sunday roast in South London? Look no further than The Market Porter, which places classic British and modern European fare at the centre of things. For total enjoyment, pair with one of their impressive ale selection and nestle into the rustic interiors.
The Imperial Arms is serving one of West London's best Sunday Roasts from its home in Fulham. That's not all though, as this neighbourhood spot serves thirst-quenching cocktails and offers regular live music sessions, with a seriously gorgeous garden out back.
Located inside a stunning, Grade II listed building with nearly 150 years of history, there aren't many more idyllic places to enjoy Sunday lunch than at this riverside pub. The Duke's Head prides itself on the use of fresh produce from home-grown suppliers, cooking up a choice of Aberdeen Angus striploin beef, Dingly Dell pork belly and Creedy Carver chicken with a generous helping of veggies and Yorkshire pudding. Yum.
The Mall Tavern is known, among other things, for being good at both beer and their delicious British dishes. Sample some of their 28 taps on tap, serving both local brewers and those from around the world, and tuck into a Sunday roast made from the freshest ingredients for the ultimate satisfaction.
Sundays just aren't complete without a hearty roast. To warm up your weekend, head over to Kensal Rise where you'll find cosy pub The Whippet Inn. Their offerings feature lamb shoulder, pork belly, rump of beef, corn-fed chicken and a pumpkin wellington.
Every Sunday from 12 pm, The Lock Tavern is bringing you Get Roasted!, where specially selected cocktails, live music and piled-high plates are the name of the game. Whether as a hangover cure or just a relaxing pastime, tucking into beef sirloin, half a roasted chicken or vegan Wellington here is sure to satisfy.
Home to one of London's best roast dinners, Paradise By Way of Kensal Green is all about the weekend treats with a stunning line up of roasts to choose from, including mushroom wellington and crispy pork belly, and a great selection of craft beers and wines to sip on.
Looking for the best Sunday roasts in Camden? The Lock Tavern may be the place for you. The Chalk Farm pub is hotspot on the weekends thanks to its huge spreads of roast chicken, beef sirloin and vegan Wellington with all the trimmings.
For Sunday roasts in North London, you'll be after a traditional boozer like The Wrestlers. This old school boozer has stood just off Highgate High Street since 1547 and now whips up a range of meat-stacked plates and veggies alternatives, both with all the trimmings.
Famed for their sumptuous Sunday roasts, The Rose Pub and Kitchen is an idyllic spot to while away the weekend hours. Tuck into plates piled high with succulent meats accompanied by all the trimmings, and wash it down with wine, beer cocktails or whatever your heart fancies,
Among CoqBull's many other delicious meaty treats, you'll find a top notch Sunday roast. Their free-range chicken is tea-brined, steamed for juiciness, rubbed with seasoning, then roasted to perfection and served with gravy and stuffing.
Bringing warm and cosy vibes by the bucketload, The White Lion is one of the best places for a roast in North London. Whether you fancy a delicious mushroom, lentil and kale wellington or an indulgent trio of meats with all the trimmings, you'll be waddling home after this one.
Situated in Paddington, The Prince Alfred is one of the oldest boozers around, but make no mistake, they serve up only the best British classic dishes - including a killer Sunday roast. Pair your meals with a lager while cosying up in its fireplace.
For a delicious Sunday roast in Balham with all the trimmings, it's got to be The Bedford. This local boozer always blows it out of the water with its sumptuous offerings, such as succulent roast beef and pork with crackling and apple sauce, all of which are served alongside crispy spuds, veggies and gravy.
Head to Forest Hill as The Honor Oak pub add a little something extra to their mouth-wateringly good Sunday roast. With piles of roasted potatoes, tonnes of veg, and lashings of gravy, their carvery is epic - make things bigger with a 3-person sharing chicken. Add in live jazz and a jam session in the evening and you've got a perfect Sunday.
The perfect place for a post-Southbank stroll roast, The Green Room is a wonderland of low-hanging botanicals and floor-to-ceiling windows. Feast on topside of Highland beef, grilled pork neck or pumpkin pie, washed down with a spicy bloody mary.
Looking for one of the best roasts in Camden? Head over to The Enterprise where every Sunday they roll out huge plates of meat and veggie dinners to hungry punters - think pork belly and apple sauce, lamb and mint sauce and a mouthwatering vegan Wellington.
Looking for one of the best Sunday roasts in South West London? Head down to Barnes where The Sun Inn is coming in hot every weekend with a moreish offering that even your mother would be envious of - think pork loin and crackling, dry aged beef and parsnip and Stilton nut roasts.
Not far from the Barbican, The Jugged Hare is a traditional pub and tavern, that's keeping things a little different with their Sunday roast in London. Sure, you could stick the traditional roast - or you could try the eponymous jugged hare dish, a goat curry, or even beef kidneys.
A beauty of a pub tucked away from the bustle of Islington on the banks of the Regent's Canal, the Narrow Boat's pride and joy is the Sunday roast menu. The pub offers cosy and intimate vibes perfect for a relaxed roast with your nearest and dearest.
Notting Hill is in for a treat as When Abby Met Claud is offering a crackin' Sunday roast. Head on over to this much-loved eatery just a stone's throw from the famous Portobello Market for some mouthwatering options for meat-eaters and vegans alike... with all the trimmings.
What do you need after a Sunday stroll on Clapham Common? A top London roast to restore your energy of course. This homely spot (often with fully booked tables) sticks to tradition, with a truffled twist on mash and plenty of vegan and vegetarian options.
Served until 8pm every Sunday, The Earlsfield's weekend roasts aren't to be missed. Choose from sirloin of beef, pork belly, chicken or a veggie pie, all accompanied by crispy tatties, creamed leeks, savoy cabbage, honey-roasted root veg and lashings of gravy. Swoon.
Crown & Anchor is a classic boozer with a trendy edge to it. Pop along to this friendly hangout to indulge in mouthwatering craft beers, as well as a Sunday roast that would put many others to shame. Think beef ribeye, half chicken, lamb shoulder, pork loin, nut roast or veggie Wellington.
The Humble Grape is a welcoming retreat with various locations across the city (think Liverpool Street and Battersea), with contemporary furnishings and the perfect relaxed feel for a Sunday roast. Settle in and enjoy braised lamb shoulder, duck breast, or go all out with cote de boeuf to share.
If you're after the best Sunday roast in Finsbury Park, then only a proper traditional pub will do. The Brownswood has you covered with its open fireplaces, gorgeous beer garden and menu of classics, including a choice of lamb shoulder or spinach and goats cheese Wellington.
After a stroll around Streatham Common, get your fill over at The Manor Arms. With an extensive selection of Sunday roasts on offer, from the leg of lamb to the beetroot, lentil and spinach Wellington, this is one spot that's sure to warm your cockles.
If you're heading out for a Sunday roast in the city, then be sure to check out Dear Grace. Not only do they serve a crackin' lunch with Norfolk chicken, Cumbrian pork belly or a nut roast, with all the Yorkshire puddings and veggies your heart desires, but they also have a stunning space.
For those of you looking to finally sign off eating a roast dinner on a boat this year, make headway for Barge East. A Hackney favourite floating on the water, they're offering lamb rump, celery leaf parfait, and dishes that can be vegan and vegetarian-friendly.
If you thought Sunday roasts couldn't get any better, then you haven't been to Rotunda. This King's Cross spot not only is serving a mouthwatering dinner, with all the trimmings, but they also offer an option of bottomless bubbles. Need we say more?
Cosy nooks? Crispy taters? Lashings of gravy? Sounds like one of the best Sunday roasts in London to us. If you agree, then head on down to The Steeles Pub in Camden with your nearest and dearest for a real feast, all washed down with great pints and cocktails.
Located in Brixton, Effra Social is a delightful watering hole to head to. Enjoy beef sirloin, mushroom wellingtons, and slow-cooked pork belly for your Sunday roast mains, alongside roasted thyme potatoes, parsnips, creamed sprouts and much more.
Not a million miles from Crystal Park, The Faber Fox has is bringing neighbourhood vibes to South London. The pub is on the more affordable scale of roasts, with two courses coming in at £20, or three for £25. And if you're a sports fan, there's screens dotted about for you to catch the action.
Who does the humble roast dinner better than the British pub? Tuck into just that on a jolly down to Battersea as The Lighthouse churns out a stunning selection of gastro inspired plates on a Sunday afternoon. If you're not into roasts, there's also a long menu of lunch dishes, including the likes of tofu bowls and crab linguine.
Having been created in 1780, just as the British lost their grip on the American colonies, the White Bear on Kennington Park Road is full of vintage antiques, and the walls are covered in grainy photographs and satirical newspaper cartoons. Come Sunday, roast dinners are all the talk about town. With beef, chicken and rolled pork belly all available, each is served with mouth-watering sides, light Yorkshire puddings and delicious roast vegetables.