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 Sunday 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Head over to Stoke Newington where The Three Crowns is dishing up one of the best Sunday roasts in London. Not only is it whipping up all the favourites - pork belly, chicken, lamb and beef - but if you get there after 8pm, you can enjoy it for just £10.
Beer can chicken? Mouthwatering vegan parcels? Slow-roasted pork belly? Head to Highbury where the Brewhouse & Kitchen is cooking up a delicious roast menu each and every Sunday. Paired with cocktails, ciders, ales, IPAs and more, you can't go wrong with this one.
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.
Giving it some serious welly in the Sunday roast department would be The Schoolhouse in Battersea. Served up with parsnips, roasties and carrots galore, try everyone from a vegan wellington to 4 cuts of meat and 2 yorkies for just £19.90. Booking for 4 or more? You'll get a free bottle of wine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Sundays were made for roasting, and what better place to tuck in than in a cosy pub? Waterloo's The Duke of Sussex is renowned for its top grub, so head on over for succulent pork belly, rump of beef and a veggie delight with all the trimmings.
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 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.
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.
Some make roast dinners, while others? The roast dinner makes them. Putting together premium cuts with vegetables like you wouldn't believe, the temper name is seriously strong when it comes to a top Sunday roast in Soho.
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.