There’s nothing better on a cold winter afternoon than tucking into the cosiest of British traditions – a hearty Sunday lunch. Whether you swear by a traditional roast dinner full of Yorkshire pudding, roast vegetables, crispy golden potatoes and lashings of gravy, or are in the mood for something a little different, you’ll find some wonderfully warm and inviting spots in some of London’s great pubs.
When you’re staying in Montcalm hotels London, make sure you check out some of these lovely spots to enjoy a tempting and relaxing Sunday lunch.
The Holly Bush
If you’re taking advantage of the great London hotel packages available this winter, head to this wonderfully inviting 18th-century pub, for a truly cosy Sunday lunch.
The Holly Bush is in Hampstead and the charming pub is popular with locals and visitors alike. It’s not to hard to see why once you get there – with a roaring fire to keep you warm and snug, plenty of comfortable seating and intimate corners to huddle in, and a fabulous menu of food, including the all-important Sunday roast, you’ll leave feeling well and truly content.
Their Sunday menu has plenty to offer, from a rich variety of roast meats, vegetarian dishes and other classic comfort foods such as macaroni cheese and fish and chips, as well as a generous selection of desserts, if you still have room for them.
The Jugged Hare
Located near Liverpool Street, the Jugged Hare is a great pick if you’re looking for a delicious Sunday lunch to enjoy near Montcalm hotels London. As a popular gastropub, the place prides itself on bringing a taste of the countryside into the city, and it does so spectacularly.
The restaurant attached to the pub serves up an excellent selection of game, with rich, sumptuous flavours. Their Sunday roast is pretty delicious, but if you fancy something a little different, you might also like to sample the 18th-century dish that gives the pub its name. They also serve up some mouth-watering spit-roasted meats and fish, leaving plenty to choose from.
The Oval Tavern
If you find yourself down in Croydon and need a good spot for Sunday lunch that can cater to a mixed group of carnivores and vegetarians, then this relaxed pub might be just the place to head to. A classic local pub featuring live music and a warm atmosphere, they also have plenty of great food on the menu to choose from, and if you’re visiting with a particularly picky group of friends, there’s a good selection of dishes to keep everyone happy.
With homemade dishes and all-natural ingredients, the food is simple and satisfying. There is a good selection of roast dinners featuring chicken, lamb or beef, as well as a delicious Mediterranean aubergine loaf, as well as some comforting cauliflower cheese to add on the side.
The Princess of Shoreditch
Conveniently close to Hotels near Old Street station, this fantastic City-based pub is a great place to head to on a weekend if you don’t want to venture too far out. Right in the buzzing heart of Shoreditch, it gets busy, so you might want to make a reservation beforehand, but the extra effort will be well worth it.
The pub is stylish and charming, and the menu is suitably impressive. Alongside the classic Sunday roast, look forward to mouth-watering side dishes that show off a little extra culinary flair, and leave some space to try their delicious desserts, including the outstanding orange and blackcurrant trifle, which is the perfect way to end the weekend.
With great value London hotel packages on offer, you might not be able to resist treating yourself to a weekend dinner at one of the best chophouses in the city. Blacklock has scooped up numerous awards and is reputed to have the finest gravy in the capital, as well as some of the most mouth-watering roasts.
Their Sunday roasts feature a tempting choice of aged beef rump, lamb leg or pork loin, all roasted over open coals and served with duck fat-roasted potatoes. If you’re feeling particularly avaricious, you can opt for the “all-in”, where you can enjoy a mixed roast of all three types of meat, as well as all the trimmings. Despite being renowned for meat, they also have a great selection of veggie dishes, making sure that all diners are well catered for.
If you happen to be heading to the Columbia Road Flower Market early on a Sunday morning, make sure to end the day in this cosy and inviting pub just around the corner, afterwards. You can find The Marksman on Hackney Road, and this fantastic pub has been scooping up rave reviews for its outstanding food for a while.
When it comes to their Sunday lunch fare, you won’t be disappointed. Perfectly done roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings adorn tender roast meats, while fish and vegetarian options add a little extra variety too. Their true gem though is their custard tart – be sure to indulge in a slice of this warm, creamy delight.
The Harwood Arms
If you’re after a truly exceptional Sunday lunch, then the only Michelin-starred pub in London is well worth a pilgrimage. The Harwood Arms is found in Fulham in South London, and despite the extensive accolades, it manages to serve up delicious food in a relaxed and casual atmosphere, making it a perfect place to relax on a Sunday afternoon.
Expect excellent British ingredients that are expertly cooked and beautifully presented. Their Sunday menu offers up all kinds of surprising and enticing treats, from roast Chinese water deer and whipped chicken liver to delicate fish dishes and rich soups. Finish off with their serene marmalade ice cream sandwich or their classic sticky toffee pudding, to leave you rubbing your belly in satisfied glee. The beautiful pub also has an excellent selection of wines, as well as great draft beers and ales to accompany your lunch.