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 8th September 2022

The Bull & Gate

752 user reviews 4

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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 Cyclist

435 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.

Royal Oak

205 user reviews 5

Searching for a satisfying Sunday roast? You'll be tucking into a classic British one at Royal Oak. Choose from juicy bites of Herefordshire beef with horseradish, Devon lamb shoulder, half-roasted Suffolk chicken and much more, alongside Yorkshire pudding, roasted potatoes and the like.

The Old Ship Inn

413 user reviews 4

Right in the heart of Hackney, The Old Ship delivers one of the best Sunday roasts with its delicious chicken, truckload of chips and all the fixings for a cosy lunch. If you're thirsty, pair your fab meal with craft ales or refreshing cocktails.

Bank House might be a neighbourhood wine bar at heart, but it's also the place for a Sunday roast. Choose from beef sirloin, chicken or Wiltshire pork and you'll get plenty of trimmings, including cauliflower gratin and duck fat roasties.

The Market Porter

193 user reviews 5

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.

The Duke's Head Putney

974 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 Lock Inn

2 user reviews 5

If you're on the hunt for a crackin' Sunday roast in London, The Lock Inn is a great bet. This friendly neighbourhood pub in Hackney Wick boasts a stunning beer garden overlooking the canal, pub quizzes, darts, live music and sports screenings to boot.

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.

The White Lion

135 user reviews 5

Bringing warm and cosy vibes by the bucketload, The White Lion is one of the best places for a roast in North London. Whether you fancy a delicious mushroom, lentil and kale wellington or an indulgent trio of meats with all the trimmings, you'll be waddling home after this one.

The Bedford

229 user reviews 4

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.

The Adam & Eve

64 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.

The Sun Inn

11 user reviews 5

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.

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 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.

Pride of Paddington

7 user reviews 5

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.

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.

Dear Grace

16 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 Depot

292 user reviews 4

A cool pub in the heart of Kidbrooke Village, The Depot knocks up one heck of a Sunday Roast. Think succulent meats, fresh veg, Young's beer on tap and fluffy Yorkshire puds as you sink into the cosy leather booth and wash it all down with one of their finest ales. 

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 Faber Fox

552 user reviews 4

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 White Bear

671 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.