The time for Sunday roasts is here.
While there’s nothing quite like a homemade dinner, with our ever busy on-the-go lifestyles often heading out seems like the best option. But with so many places to go in London, the question is where to find those crispy potatoes, jumbo sized Yorkshires, crackling that actually crackles and silky gravy that drowns everything.
We’ve put our heads together and come up with our top spots around London.
Steeped in history, this beautiful pub has serving customers since the early 1700s. With large airy rooms and a great outdoor area, it’s the perfect Sunday get together for friends, family and even the kids. With gigantic Yorkshire pubs and inventive vegetable combinations, The Canonbury offers a classic roast with a modern twist.
Just a short walk from Hampstead Heath and deep in the leafy suburbs of Highgate lies this lively North London pub. The ideal location for a long Sunday walk and indulgent dinner. With a strong focus on locally sourced food and seasonal produce, The Red Lion and Sun’s meat is all supplied by their local Highgate Butcher
Offering an impressive range of meat options from the rotisserie to the grill and everything in-between, The Jugged Hare knows exactly what a good roast looks like. With an array of sides, sauces and game chips with gravy on the menu, one visit may not be enough.
A Hackney favourite across London, this traditional pub serves up a delicious roast selection, with other main-course options also available. Just off the Columbia flower market track, their bustling atmosphere attracts an interesting and eclectic crowd. This is a Sunday roast spot that should be firmly on your map.
With an incredible wine list fit for the most complicated of pallets and a 40 gin strong cocktail menu, this Sunday lunch will probably involve some alcohol. Retaining all the beauty and splendour of its Victorian setting, their dreamy herb garden out the back and the bustling atmosphere inside adds real charm to the Sunday experience.
This charming pub has been going since 1712 but thanks to a (relatively) recent makeover, there’s nothing dingy about this place. Known for its live music nights and a great selection of beers and ales, The Great Northwood is passionate about good quality, seasonal food. Their carefully thought-out menu has all your favourite classics with a modern twist.
Set in the picturesque backdrop of Parsons Green, The Duke on the Green has that feel-good atmosphere that every pub should have. Well-versed in cooking exceptional roasts, they believe in freshly prepared, high-quality food. Their twice cooked crispy Dingley Dell pork belly with super crunchy cracking is the perfect addition to any Sunday.