The Best Sunday Roasts in London

someone pouring gravy on a sunday roast dinner

There’s nothing more classic than a brilliant British Sunday roast dinner! Finish off your week on a complete high before hitting the sofa for a quick nap after that hearty meal. Whether you love crispy roasties the most or the delicious crunch of Yorkshire puds drizzled in gravy. More of a meat person? Sunday roasts come with all sorts of meats! Wherever you have your roast, make sure it’s a good one! If you’re visiting London on a Sunday (or any day) check out the best Sunday roast London locations!

Best Sunday Roasts in London

Over the many many years, there have always been debates about what the best part of a classic roast dinner is.

Is it the roast chicken? Meaty pigs in blankets? The cheesy cauliflower cheese or roasted carrots? Maybe you’re more into stuffing with lashings of gravy or love your crispy potatoes?

Whichever it is, whether you stick to your traditional roasts or branch a little bit. You can never go wrong, and every element of a Sunday roast is simply *chefs kiss*. Who needs to fight?

Right, let’s get into it…

Sunday Roasts in North London

3 plates of sunday roasts with carrot puree

The Duke of Cambridge, Islington

If you’re into your organic food and conscious of what food you put in your body and where it’s from – then you’ll be happy to see this restaurant on the list. It only serves organic food! And their seasonal menu is just sublime.

You can even score a roast fish of the day – has that ever been a thing? It certainly is here! Choose from the roast dry aged beef rump, Rhug Estate chicken, squash, hazelnut and breadcrumb or your roasted fish! Of course, they all come with seasonal greens, crisp roast potatoes, red cabbage and carrot puree! Not forgetting the gravy and Yorkshire puddings.

If you’re really loving the roasties, you can order some more on the side…go on, you know you want too.

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The Duke of Cambridge,
30 St Peters Street,
N1 8JT

Opening Times

Monday - Wednesday 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 21:00
Thursday - Friday 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 21:30
Saturday 12:00 - 21:20
Sunday 12:00 - 16.30

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full sunday roast with beef, vegetables, roast potatoes and yorkshire pudding

The Princess of Shoreditch, Shoreditch

Tucked away you’ll find a quintessential Britsh pub with a classic demeanour to it, you’ll find your favourite British dishes and more. From a formal dining room to a cast iron spiral staircase! The food doesn’t shy away from posh either and it’s 100% worth every bite.

You’ll find a choice of 5 Sunday roasts for any type of food fancy. From Yorkshire Dales sirloin of beef, stuffed Norfolk black chicken and plantation pork loin to market fish and pecan and apricot nut roast! Served with a giant Yorkshire pudding and we hear…unlimited roast potatoes and seasonal veggies! Don’t forget to add the rich gravy or cauliflower cheese to your roast! Whether you choose the cuts of meat for your roast or the veggie option!

You may need to wear your stretchy pants for this one…

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76–78 Paul Street,

Opening Times

Monday and Tuesday Closed for food
Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00
Thursday to Saturday 12:00 - 15:00 and 18:00 - 21:00
Sunday 12:00 - 19:00

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Sunday Roasts in East London

beef sunday roast with yorkshire pudding and a veg

The Culperer, East End

Welcome to an East end bistro with a restaurant, a hotel and a rooftop garden! With locally sourced ingredients cooked with classic techniques, you know you’ll have a fab Sunday lunch here.

There’s 4 options to choose from, satisfying most palettes! From the Bavette roast to a vegetarian roast with a wellington. You’ll feast your eyes on the delectable main component and scoff down on a huge Yorkshire pudding. As well as the best roasties around, honey-glazed carrots, parsnips and your seasonal greens. As well as lashings of gravy.

If you’ve got more room in your stomach for dessert…let’s face it we have a separate stomach for sweet treats. Choose to satisfy your sweet tooth with a sticky toffee pudding! Then head out to the rooftop garden for a tipple or to enjoy the fresh air.

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40 Commercial Street,
E1 6LP

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 12:00 - 00:00
Friday and Saturday 12:00 - 01:00
Sunday 12:00 - 21:00

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a sunday roast with all the trimmings at pergola

Pergola On The Wharf, Canary Wharf

For those looking for a naturally good time, the perfect eatery is here. Enjoy wharfside views in the lush green bar or enjoy the fresh air on the stunning terrace and botanical paradise. All this before indulging in the delectable Sunday roast.

With 4 roasts to choose from, the only problem you’ll have is which one to choose! Whether it’s the cornfed Norfolk chicken, bronze English turkey, dry-aged rump beef or a yummy nut roast. All the roasts are served with crispy rosemary roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings, braised red cabbage and glazed veggies. Not forgetting the gravy!

If you need a little more, choose one of their sides! It could be more potatoes, baked cauliflower cheese or pigs in blankets.

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Crossrail Pl,
E14 5AR

Opening Times

Sunday to Wednesday 12:00 - 23:30
Thursday and Friday 12:00 - 01:00
Saturday 11:00 - 01:00

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Sunday Roasts in South London

a south african sunday roast with bbq meat and veg

Kuda Grill, Peckham

So, have you ever tried a South African twist on a classic British roast? No? Me neither…but I’m curious and tempted!

There’s only one option on the Sunday roast menu – a rump of beef cooked over a fire giving it that smokey BBQ taste. Meaty goodness and juices that you can just lap up and it’s served up with the very best! From sweetcorn bread, fingerling potatoes and veggies like grilled carrots and broccoli, to fondant shallots and smoked thyme jus. Is your mouth salivating? I thought so.

Head down to the Kuda Grill for a Sunday roast like no other!

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57 Nunhead Lane,
SE15 3TR

Opening Times

Monday and Tuesday Closed
Wednesday and Thursday 18:00 - 22:00
Friday and Saturday 12:00 - 14:30 and 18:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 15:00 and 18:00 - 22:00

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multiple people reaching for dishes at a sunday roast

The Laundry, Brixton

If you’re looking for the ultimate Sunday roast that embodies all the classic trimmings (and you don’t mind spending a little bit more than normal) then The Laundry is calling your name.

Indulge in premium cuts of tender meat, like a rolled roast pork with apple sauce or a 28-day aged Roast Hereford Sirloin with creamed horseradish. Vegetarians and vegans aren’t left behind here! They have the lush leek and mushroom pie to munch on. And of course, all these delicious roasts are served with roast potatoes, seasonal squash, minted peas, glazed carrots and heavenly gravy. What more could you ask for?

Did you want cauliflower cheese or charred broccoli? You can get that on the side! Roast beef, roast chicken or a vegetarian option…when it’s accompanied by roasted potatoes, it’s a winner.

We wish it was Sunday already!

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374 Coldharbour Ln,

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 23:00
Friday 08:00 - 23:30
Saturday 10:00 - 23:30
Sunday 10:00 - 20:00

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Sunday Roasts in West London

sunday roast with a huge yorkshire pudding and yummy greens

Harewood Arms, Fulham

A gastro pub that is apparently always gets booked up for weeks… That’s a good sign in my eyes, can you imagine how good the Sunday roast must be?!

Here you’ll dine on 45-day aged Hereford beef….accompanied by delicious and crispy roast potatoes, Yorkshire puds, tasty greens and roasted veggies. Of course, you can’t have a roast dinner without gravy, and you’re in luck with their bone-marrow gravy.

Maybe you fancy the Tamworth pork or one of their famous game specials. Don’t forget the cauliflower cheese croquettes!

I think you’ll need an empty stomach to be able to devour this meal. It’s 100% worth it.

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Walham Grove,

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 17:30 - 21:15
Friday and Saturday 12:00 - 14:15 and 17:30 - 21:15
Sunday 17:30 - 21:15

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sliced tender steak with big yorkshire puddings at cora pearl

Cora Pearl, Covent Garden

If you’re looking for elevated English cuisine but with all the comfort, then this is the place to be. You’ll be surrounded by exceptional decor that is quirky and kitsch and the food matches up perfectly! With deviled eggs, guinea fowl and their famous crispy fried multi-layered mandoline potatoes!

Their Sunday roasts don’t shy away from indulgence. With 3 options to choose from: the roast celeriac and black garlic (perfect for veggies) roast guinea fowl and dill or the roast beef sirloin and horseradish! All roasts are served with scrumptious roast potatoes, carrots, hispi cabbage, cauliflower cheese and Yorkshire puddings!

That’s a roast that you can simply enjoy on your day out to Covent Garden. And when you’re finished and in need of something sweet, you can indulge in apple and blackberry crumble!

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30 Henrietta St,

Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday to Saturday 12:00 - 14:30 and 17:30 - 21:30
Sunday 12:00 - 15:30

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We hope you’ve found one of the ‘best Sunday roasts London‘ to dine in. Whether it’s a British classic roast with all the trimmings or a South African twist. Don’t forget most places come with a veggie option too! You’ll find the best in London and you’ll never go hungry.

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