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. 

Meat-free? We've also got a guide for London's best veggie and vegan roast dinners.

Last updated on 13th January 2020

Hand Of Glory

50 user reviews 4

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.

The Mall Tavern

613 user reviews 5

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.

The Duke's Head Putney

512 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 Three Compasses

76 user reviews 5

4 shots for £10! (tequila, sambuca, jager) and 1 other offer

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.

The Black Dog

380 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.

The Narrow Boat

534 user reviews 4

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.

People's Park Tavern

253 user reviews 4

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. 

Tanner and Co

83 user reviews 4

Bottomless drinks and 1 other offer

London Bridge may be a hot destination for commuting, but it's also a hot destination for roast dinners in London. 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.

@ The Honor Oak on Every Sunday

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.

No 29 Power Station West

699 user reviews 4

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.

Tuesday Quiz Night and 5 other offers

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. 

The Humble Grape is a welcoming retreat with various locations across the city, 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.

B&K Beer Masterclass from £20 and 4 other offers

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.

Percy & Founders

2 user reviews 5

For a luxurious roast in city-centre London, look no further than Fitzrovia based Percy & Founders. Choose from slow-roasted Waveney Valley pork belly, grass-fed Galloway beef, East Anglian herb-marinated lamb shoulder or Windsor spit-roast chicken, all served with huge Yorkshire puddings, seasonal veg and fluffy roasties, with the option to add bottomless fizz or bloody marys for only £18.

The Bull & Gate

450 user reviews 4

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.

The Botanist

23 user reviews 4

Christmas in January

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. 

The Faber Fox

82 user reviews 5

Lively-Hour | 5-8pm Mon - Fri | 2 for £10 cocktails | £15 Bottle of Bubbles | £20 Bottle of Wine *Offer available on selected cocktails, bubbles and wine only. Not valid in conjunction with any other offers.

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.

The Little Blue Door

425 user reviews 5

£10 for Half a Dozen Oysters and £10 Steaks on Wednesdays only and 1 other offer

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.

London House

1 user review 4

Head over to Battersea this Sunday for the chance to dig into one of the best roast dinners in South London. Fronting rare breed beef, pork belly, corn-fed chicken, vegan roasts and, of course, all the trimmings, this sleek pub and restaurant is all about giving you those home comforts with a little extra luxury.


20 user reviews 4

Bottomless Bubbly Brunch and 3 other offers

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, as well as a designated Kids Table where the little ones can do some supervised arts and crafts while you chow down in peace.

The White Bear

375 user reviews 4

Free Guinness when you book for 4 or more for food

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.

The Jugged Hare

35 user reviews 4

Christmas in January

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.