The Sunday roast is like a national staple: the perfect representation of British cuisine done well. And with the colder weather drawing in, we're finding ourselves out in search of the best Sunday roast London has to offer! We can't get enough of a comforting Sunday roast at one of London's top pubs, here are a few of our recommendations.
Here are some of the best places to try a Sunday roast in London:
Hawksmoor Seven Dials
Conveniently located in the hustle and bustle of the West End, the Hawksmoor Seven Dials has long been renowned for its traditional Sunday roast, with succulent roast beef, Yorkshire pudding, marrow bone gravy and other fantastic specialities that you can pick and choose. Reserve your table well in advance, as this place can get fully booked quickly.
As the name would suggest, this restaurant is another top pick for a delicious Sunday roast, right next to the vibrant Borough Market near London Bridge and Old Billingsgate. This place also prides itself on its Yorkshire puddings, and offers plenty of alternatives too.
The Pig and Butcher, Islington
Head to Islington and enjoy a traditional Sunday roast with delicious scotch eggs. This venue is also famed for its slow-cooked pork and tender beef and lamb, and has earned an enviable reputation in this neighbourhood.
The Wilmington, Clerkenwell
You're guaranteed another wholesome, heart-warming Sunday roast at this elegant gastropub, which is within a mile of Farringdon rail and tube station and is easily accessible from the City and the West End.
The Black Prince Pub, Kennington
This informal neighbourhood pub offers quintessential English Sunday roasts and is known for its more lively atmosphere. Expect tasty, reasonably priced food and a lively atmosphere, with TVs broadcasting live sport.
The Londesborough, Stoke Newington
Enjoy a roast with all the trimmings at this trendy pub in Stoke Newington, where you'll be pampered with succulent beef, pork belly or other generous portions of tender meat.
The Priory Tavern, Kilburn
Look forward to huge portions with plenty of succulent meat and fresh vegetables at this friendly pub just minutes from Kilburn High Road overground station and Kilburn Park tube station.
Tulse Hill Hotel, Tulse Hill
Enjoy a superb Sunday roast at this stylish, recently renovated pub and hotel, just minutes from Tulse Hill railway station and bus stops to Herne Hill and Brixton.
Palmers, Bethnal Green
Close to Victoria Park, and within walking distance of Bethnal Green tube station, Palmers is another top pick for a big Sunday roast in a relaxed atmosphere. Listen to the reggae music in the background and try the paprika wedges and giant Yorkshire puddings.
The Abbeville, Clapham South
On charming Abbeville Road in Clapham South, The Abbeville offers a decent selection of roasted meats and is revered for its Yorkshire pudding. If you've still enough appetite left, try the delicious Banoffee pie afterwards!