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 24th May 2022




The Duke's Head Putney

925 user reviews 4

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 Gatehouse

874 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.

Mommi

22 user reviews 4

Bringing out one of the best roast dinners in Clapham, Mommi is home to a speciality Peruvian roast in London 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.

Dear Grace

4 user reviews 4

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 Engineer

87 user reviews 5

Craving a Sunday roast? This weekend, head to The Engineer for a fabulous dining experience in London. Settle in for plenty of options to choose from – we're talking pork belly, half-roasted chicken, and a vegan alternative.

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.

The Adam & Eve

52 user reviews 4

For a quality Sunday roast in Homerton, pop over to The Adam & Eve. Choose from red wine braised brisket, twice cooked Orchard Farm porchetta, cornfed chicken or a delicious veggie option, served with all the trimmings.

Royal Oak

189 user reviews 5

Searching for a satisfying Sunday roast? You'll be tucking into classic British fare, alongside craft beer and fab cocktails. And best of all? There's a tonne of entertainment from DJ sessions to live music and weekly quizzes, or you can keep it simple with a wholesome board game for two.

  Vegan Sunday Roast

2 user reviews 5

@ The Old Crown on Every 1st Sunday of the month

If you've woken up on a Sunday morning and your stomach is rumbling for a roast, then treat yo' self to this vegan offering from The Old Crown. Found in Holborn, this joint boasts a couple of tasty plant-based options accompanied by potatoes and veggies, as well as a bloody Mary.

The Wheatsheaf

130 user reviews 5

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 White Bear

629 user reviews 5

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.

Holly Bush

306 user reviews 4

Find Sunday roast 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, perfect for winter eats.

The Leyton Star

304 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.

People's Park Tavern

522 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 Lord Palmerston

482 user reviews 4

Oh, how The Lord Palmerston loves a roast. Head over to the Tufnell Park pub to tuck into striploin of beef with braised ox cheek, bone-in rib of pork, pan-roasted chicken supreme and a cauliflower cheese tart, each of which comes accompanied by all the trimmings.

The Earlsfield

311 user reviews 4

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.

The Snooty Fox

6 user reviews 4

The Snooty Fox in Canonbury? Oh, it's only home to one of the most delicious roast dinners around. Choose from beef, lamb, chicken, pork or seitan, and you'll get a plate piled high with the goods, as well as all the trimmings, including cauliflower cheese, Yorkshire puddings and buttered cabbage.