Easily one of the most musical Sunday roasts in London, Boisdale of Canary Wharf presents its Swinging Jazz Lunch, an afternoon of slow-cooked beef rib and some of the finest jazz classics to tap your toes along to.
Best For A Sunday Roast In London
Roast potatoes swimming in luxurious gravy; fluffy Yorkshire puddings so big they deserve their own postcode; perfectly put together veggies that scream of seasonal crops; that's right, London knows a thing or two about the Sunday roast, 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 roast spots in London are the best of 'em.
Not only does this East End watering hole offer up a top-notch food menu, but there's even a whole host of burger pop-ups, cracking local craft beers and some of the best veggie and vegan offerings around. Don't miss the Stack, which pairs Yorkshire puds with roast beef, roast potatoes, carrots, cabbage and gravy for only £12.
If you're looking for one of the finest roasts in Streatham, head on down to Chalkpit of a Sunday for a stunner of a meal. With all their meats sourced from the Ginger Pig butchers, you can choose between llamb leg, chicken, beef rump cap or one of their moreish lentil and hazelnut loaves.
The Botanist is a stylish restaurant and bar in the heart of Chelsea. Their classic British menu means they serve an extremely popular Sunday roast. The comfortable, lounge atmosphere makes for the perfect spot for a long, lazy lunch especially on the weekends. A great range of beers, wines and unique cocktails are the perfect addition to a hearty roast and the bar has all of your favourites.
Traditional British pub decor is given a swish update at this Tooting boozer. Tuck into their Sunday offering, which includes a bumper three-meat option, or for fussy eaters, there's still a full menu of lunch classics. Stick around once you've mopped up the last of the gravy for a fun quiz night.
The Roebuck in Hampstead is a friendly gastro pub that perfectly blends the peculiar with tradition. Decorated with colourful wall hangings and lounge furniture, the revolving food menu features a range of traditional gastro pub treats.
Forget that work is beckoning you tomorrow by heading to The Drift to relax with a paper in the quirky hidden alcoves as you look out over views of Europe's largest aquarium. Their Sunday Roasts are served right in the centre of the table so you can get all the feel of a home-cooked roast without having to slave away over the stove yourself. Indulge in a glass of wine with your feast or a hot toddy served in a retro thermos flask.
This Maida Vale boozer is steeped in history; from the west London location to the beautiful Victorian interiors. It's also in strolling distance of the canals, meaning you can work off that honey-glazed beef and all the trimmings without feeling guilty.
You're in the more than capable hands of We Serve Humans when it comes to Sunday Roasts at The Heathcote and Star in Leyton (order the cauliflower cheese and thank us later). Add in ping pong tables, craft beer and Insta worthy decor, and that's your weekend in East London sorted.
There's few things better than a Sunday Roast with your flat mates, so make sure the quality's up to scratch with Little Blue Door, your flat-away-from-flat, where you can feast on a traditional Sunday roast, enjoy great drinks, all while appreciating those flat vibes.
With award-winning design, No 29 Power Station West is one hell of a sexy spot. Located in Battersea Power Station, the slick restaurant is an interior designer's dream, with plush blue velvet booths, neon signs and views over South London. If you're not already in love, then the roast chicken with truffled cabbage will win you over.
This Victoria Park pub is a real gem in the heart of East London; perfect for a full Sunday 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.
London Bridge may be a hot destination for commuting, but it's also a hot destination for roast dinners. Not only can you indulge in some of the finest cuts of beef sirloin and goose fat potatoes, Tanner & Co offer a bottomless option for those looking to pair with drinks.
Along with their sister venue in Shoreditch, Jones Family Project is a top-notch spot for high quality and delicious meat - that extends to their legendary Sunday roast. With an outside terrace when the weather's sunny, try this Victoria restaurant for a smart West London option.
What do you need after a Sunday stroll on Clapham Common? A roast to restore your energy of course. This homely spot sticks to tradition, with a truffled twist on mash and plenty of vegan and vegetarian options.
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.
Bringing out one of the best roast dinners in Clapham, Mommi is home to a speciality Peruvian roast that features roast antichucho spatchcock chicken, yuzu glazed carrots and quinoa yorkies. And if you're looking to take the nippers along with you, there's a special kids menu, as well as a designated Kids Table where the little ones can do some supervised arts and crafts while you chow down in peace.
Ever enjoyed a 'Proper Northern Roast' amidst an eclectic interior of giant maypoles and wicker masks? You've obviously not popped round to this Hackney Downs favourite, then, where indulgent roasts in a colourful folk setting are the staple. Team your roast with a fine countryside cider or something from the Seven Deadly Gins cocktail menu.
Moments from London Fields and Broadway Market, Martello Hall is an all-day, all-night sort of venue that serves homely Italian plates and refreshing drinks. On Sundays they take things up a notch, with Sunday roasts, bottomless bar and jazz in the evenings.
Offering Sunday lunch all day every week, The Grange in Bermondsey brings you one of the best roast dinners in London. From a classic chicken dinner, to Kerala fish curries and venison haunch, it's the perfect spot to hunker down and eat your way through that hangover.
Get your Sunday roast at The Orange for a wonderfully quaint time, hosted in a Grade II listed building that was once a brewery. The space has been gorgeously restored, with old posters on the walls and huge windows that flood the space with light.
Find Sunday perfection at this tiny Hampstead nook. Reward yourself after a romp on the Heath with Yorkshire puds the size of your head, butternut squash mash, and honey parsnips at this seriously cute North London pub.
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.
Enjoy two delicious courses and a bottle of wine at Karma Sanctum Soho's boozy Sunday lunch event. Offering up a roast with all the trimmings and some tasty red wine to wash it down with, you'll almost be able to forget its Monday tomorrow...
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.
In need of some decent Sunday scran in south London? We've got just the thing. Head to this Peckham boozer for sustainably-sourced British produce. Think veggie roasts and meaty dishes served with all the trimmings and ice cold pints.
One for you cool kids, Jones & Sons in Dalston is set in a former textiles factory and stuffed with Skandi-inspired pieces. When it comes to meat, they source from Well Street Butchers, meaning you can guarantee excellent quality with your roast chicken.
The Cat and Mutton are treating the good folk of London to a real people pleaser. With the view that Sundays are for two things - roasts and hangovers - they bring you the Sunday Recovery Session. Allowing you to plop on a sofa, mainline a bloody mary and indulge in an absolute feast of a roast, you won't be seen anywhere else come Sunday.
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 South London pub, from wooden floorboards to a roast potato that's nearly as good as your mum's.
Boasting one of the best slap up roast dins south of the river, The Roundhouse in Wandsworth dishes up Victorian charm and architectural heritage to bring you one classic boozer. Go beef, pork belly or half a roasted chicken for your roast ritual of choice and find solace in some homemade goodness.
Kitsch as hell, Catford Constitutional Club is a twee choice for your Sunday needs. Expect quintessential Britishness with bunting, chandeliers, and old prints on the wall - plus the most British of British: a massive Sunday roast.
The Old Queen's Head in Islington is anything but old. In fact, it is a bustling hub of contemporary entertainment - with live music or DJ sets every evening till the early hours - a plush interior and infectious party vibe. Nab one of their tables come the end of the week for a sociable dinner, with many of the meal choices coming in at under £15.
An East London gem, The Coach & Horses is a recently refurbished space that comes with a fine-ding chef. Expect homely pub touches with lots of polished wood and old features, alongside a smart menu that brings British dining to the forefront.
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 this Sunday.
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Islington, The humble Grape is a welcoming retreat 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.
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; expect to find all kinds of delicious roasted meats plated up alongside goose-fat roasties, majestic double-egg Yorkshire puds and as much gravy as you please.
This beautifully restored Victorian pub sits pretty on King's Road as a charming destination for any London pubbing ventures. Taking on the outfit of a chic, gastro pub The Imperial is both sophisticated and relaxed churning out lovely grub and plenty a pint o' beer. Sink back into rustic interiors and enjoy a dose of British nosh.
If there's one thing this place knows well, it's quality meat. Think a classic affair all round at The Guinea in Mayfair, right from their huge range of Young's cask ales through to their best of British-inspired Sunday roasts - served with a selection of hearty accompaniments.
A wine bar serving a slap-up Sunday lunch? That's right, this Southwark spot is all about the delicious food and wine, in charming surroundings. A labrynth of bars and dining rooms, you might just be enchanted by the stunning interiors and relaxing ambience.
Get down to Greenwich, where Davy's Wine Vaults is supplying the south with mouth-watering dishes and equally quaffable wines. Work your way through the wine cellar (there's over 100 bottles!) as you tuck into a traditional Sunday roast at this modern day boozer.
The Gipsy Queen is a real Sunday roast pub in London, as not only do they serve up everything from beef to pork belly and chicken (as well as vegetarian and vegan options), but they have a fireplace that you can cosy up to during those cold Sunday nights.
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.
For a Sunday lunch that would make your dad squeal with jealousy, head down to Battersea's Scotch Malt Whisky Society where they'll be laying on the roasted goods alongside some stellar drams.
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.
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 offerings. Sure, you could stick the traditional roast - or you could try the eponymous jugged hare dish, a goat curry, or even beef kidneys.
From the team behind The Draft House, The Tankard is a historic spot that adds cracking craft beer to their Sunday offering. Grab a spot on the roof terrace, which overlooks the Imperial War Museum Grounds, or snuggle up in the stripped-back interiors.
Forget its central London location, this charming little pub brings village charm to Pimlico. Nab a space in the ivy green dining room for a classic fare that comes with a plate-lickingly good gravy.
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.
With its roots firmly placed in the early 18th century and with a number of original features still defining the venue, the Lamb is something of an institution in Holborn. The pub's wonderful food menu is full of gastro pub treats and classic British recipes, including freshly made fish & chips and hearty steaks, and there's a strong choice of real ales to wash it down.