London’s best Sunday roast dinners you have to try in 2024

Sunday roast season is truly upon us and nothing quite beats a plateful of golden roast potatoes, sizzling meat and succulent garden veggies all drenched in rich, flavourful gravy.

Heading to London on a cold Sunday this winter? We’ve got you sorted.

Whether you’re taking a break from seeing the sights, enjoying some retail therapy or simply exploring the capital, check out our guide to the best Sunday roasts in London.

1. 24 The Oval


Sunday roast dinner24 The Oval’s humble exterior is renowned for exceeding expectations with its self-proclaimed old fashioned yet modern British cooking. Located just a short walk from The Oval Cricket Ground, this cosy restaurant delivers a Sunday lunch you’ll want to devour again and again.

Served with all the essentials, 24 The Oval’s Sunday roasts range from slow-cooked pork belly to veggie mushroom Wellington, prepared with locally produced Ogleshield cheese. Big roast potato fan? 24 The Oval’s rosemary and thyme roasted potatoes are sure to hit the spot!

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2. Minnow


Sunday roast at MinnowA Sunday roast dinner with all the trimmings? Yes, please! At Minnow, in Clapham, you’ll be wined and dined with a splendid Sunday roast menu. No matter what your favourite part of a roast dinner is, cauliflower cheese, crispy roast potatoes or a cheeky portion of pigs in blankets, Minnow has perfected it.

With a gorgeous dining room, an outdoor terrace for summer evenings and a garden room for private dining, a Sunday lunch at Minnow is truly the pièce de résistance.

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3. Hawksmoor

Various locations

Sharing roast dinner at HawksmoorCrowned the Best Sunday Lunch in the UK not once but twice, you may have spotted Hawksmoor’s iconic sharing roast dinner across Instagram or TikTok. With eight magnificent locations across the capital, Hawksmoor is best known for its Sunday Feasting. With heavenly cuts of beef and delightful Yorkshire puddings all soaked in bone marrow gravy, Hawksmoor breathes life into the classic British roast dinner.

Hawksmoor is also focused on sustainability – from sourcing high-quality, ethical beef to working towards becoming net zero by 2030.

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4. The Anglesea Arms


Sunday lunchAnd excellent wine menu, lively pub atmosphere and a Sunday roast dinner you won’t forget any time soon. The Anglesea Arms in Hammersmith is a cosy pub with loads of personality. Serving perfectly cooked roast beef rump, confit duck and pork belly, many have described a roast dinner at The Anglesea Arms as one of the best Sunday roasts in London.

Got room for a sweet treat? Check out The Anglesea Arms’ mouthwatering dessert options, from tantalising tiramisu to a classic English apple crumble with vanilla custard.

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5. LD’s Kitchen


Settle in at The Black Heart, Camden, where the legendary LD’s Kitchen vegan roast has become the talk of the town. Originating in Bristol, LD’s Kitchen brings you a mouthwatering vegan feast featuring options like roast mockin’ breast, roast ‘pork tofu belly’, and ‘beef-style steak jazzed up with sage and garlic butter.

Described as the best vegan roast in London, all this goodness starts at £16. We highly recommend splurging on some extra garlic and rosemary roast potatoes. Trust us, it’s delish!

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6. The Gun


Sunday roast at The GunLocated in Spitalfields, this vibrant London tavern is renowned for its incredible Sunday lunch alongside craft beers and bouncing tunes. The Gun’s dynamic atmosphere and tasty eats have made this unique pub a community favourite – and their Sunday roast dinners are a staple.

The Gun’s Sunday lunch showstoppers include the 28-day-aged beef sirloin and the mushroom and black bean roast. But don’t miss out on a serving of scrumptious duck fast roast potatoes.

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7. The Old Queen’s Head


Sunday roast at The Old Queen's HeadAt almost 200 years old, The Old Queen’s Head is one of London’s prettiest pubs. With jaw-dropping interiors and authentic 20th-century features, the Sunday roast at The Old Queen’s Head is just as outstanding as its venue.

Serving both meat and veggie options, the Yorkshire puddings are spectacular in size and taste at The Old Queen’s Head. And for the grand finale, why not indulge your sweet tooth with the irresistible crème brûlée or sticky toffee pudding?

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8. Crown & Anchor


Sunday roast dinnerStep into South London’s favourite hidden gem, where Sunday roasts have been elevated to an art form. Nestled in the heart of Brixton, the Crown & Anchor pub takes pride in crafting the perfect Sunday roast experience.

With a warm, welcoming pub atmosphere, Crown & Anchor is perfect for catching up with friends and family over a tasty Sunday lunch. Choose from a tantalising sweet potato nut roast, mouth-watering cauliflower cheese or a delicious turkey crown served with pigs in blankets!

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9. Lore of the Land


Sunday roast at The Lore of the LandCelebrity-owned restaurants aren’t uncommon in the capital. But it’s safe to say that British film director Guy Ritchie has excelled in creating a cosy London local in Fitzrovia.

Lore of the Land is a vintage-style London pub serving seasonal plates, sharing boards, craft beers and last but definitely not least, an outstanding Sunday roast. Using locally sourced produce (including meat from Ritchie’s Ashcombe farm estate), Lore of the Land offers Sunday roast in Central London, alongside its very own brew known as ‘Gritchie’.

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10. Rose & Crown

Stoke Newington

Sunday lunchBuilt in the early 1930s, the Rose & Crown’s Grade II listed pub sits in a special place in Stoke Newington’s heart. With an Old-world oaky interior and intimate atmosphere, Rose & Crown is well known throughout this buzzy neighbourhood for its traditional Sunday roast dinner.

Served with all the trimmings, indulge in the Rose & Crown’s splendid Sunday lunch spread with handpicked wine, real ale or cider next to a sizzling log fire. Then finish it off with the homemade Stokey Tart to share – yum!

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