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.

Last updated on 25th January 2023




The Cyclist

473 user reviews 4

Head down to The Cyclist for a Balham Sunday roast to remember. With a delicious array of meat and vegan roasts available, they're a top spot if you're looking to soothe your hungover soul with roast spuds, Yorkies and fresh veg.

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.

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.

Royal Albert

201 user reviews 5

Craving a delicious roast? Then Royal Albert is the venue for you. Known for its hearty British fare, this New Cross venue has a tasty Sunday menu up for grabs. Sink your teeth into squash and spinach Wellington or slow-roasted pork belly, accompanied by all of the trimmings. 

The White Bear

745 user reviews 5

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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.

People's Park Tavern

569 user reviews 4

This Victoria Park pub is a real gem in the heart of East London; perfect for a full Sunday R=roast with all the trimmings after last night's booze up, or even for a family orientated late afternoon relaxing session. They offer a menu of meaty delights, which you can enjoy in the warmth and cosiness of their quirky indoors seating, or if the weather holds up, in their massive beer garden. 

The Leyton Star

353 user reviews 5

If you're looking for piled-high plates, lashings of gravy and all the trimmings, then the Sunday lunch from The Leyton Star is perfect for you. You can settle down in their comfy interiors, before tucking into your tasty meal and favourite drink.

Dear Grace

22 user reviews 3

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.

The Black Lion

46 user reviews 5

Sirloin of beef? Mushroom, spinach and goat's cheese Wellington? The Black Lion on Kilburn High Road is serving up a delicious variety of dishes for its top-notch Sunday roasts. Whether you're a vegan or carnivore, this Grade II listed pub is bound to hit the spot.

Pride of Paddington

14 user reviews 4

There are some roasts that just make you go.... mmm. And Pride of Paddington's is one of them. You can chomp on sirloin of beef, half chicken, pork belly or a mushroom and cashew Wellington, accompanied by all the trimmings prepared to a tee.

The Spark House

3 user reviews 4

If you're on the hunt for a mouthwatering Sunday roast in Walthamstow, The Spark House is coming in hot. Grab yourself a spot on the rooftop terrace or inside the cool pub, then indulge in a range of meaty and veggie offerings, accompanied by all the trimmings.

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.

The Black Dog

562 user reviews 4

The Black Dog is a venue that's firmly rooted in Vauxhall's history. Based in the former residence of a glass factory, the venue is now a family-friendly pub that draws in revellers from all over with its stellar selections of craft beers, real ales and fine wines - keep an eye out for the gorgeous stained-glass window behind the bar.

If crackin' Sunday roasts are your aim, nothing will beat a traditional pub. Offering just that? Larkshall, which can be found just a short distance from Chingford overground station. To wash it down, expect pints and vino galore.

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 Gatehouse

1089 user reviews 5

Treat yourself to a day out in one of London's most bucolic locales. Head to Highgate where the gorgeous Gatehouse pub offers a stunning Sunday roast designed to hit all your spots. Pair with a pint of continental craft beer or a tipple from their wine list for the ultimate weekend indulgence.