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12 Tasty Bristol Sunday Roasts



12 of Bristol’s best roasts

I’ve been on a quest to find Bristol’s best roast dinner for a while now (I’m up to Part 3 of my guides to what I’ve tried so far, with Part 4 coming soon).

The places listed below are my personal recommendations, but more top roasts tips can be found at Bristol Sunday Roast Club.

1. The Bank Tavern, City Centre

the bank tavern

Price: £9.95 for main, £12 for 2 courses or £13.50 for 3 courses

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Crazy good value, great presentation and a warm welcome

2. The Green Man, Kingsdown

Price: £12

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Portion size, great value and an epic gin selection (96 at the last count!)

3. Yurt Lush, Temple Meads

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Price: £16, or £18 with dessert

Why is it a good Sunday roast? It’s a cosy & quirky venue whilst the food is top quality.

4. The Lansdown, Clifton

Price: £9-10

Why is it a good Sunday lunch? Traditional & cosy pub, good vegan options, great value

5. The Old Bookshop, Bedminster

Price: £12.50, 2 courses £16, 3 courses £20

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Top quality cooking, lush presentation

6. The Hillgrove, Kingsdown

Price: £9 or £8.50 for veggie

Why is it a good Sunday roast? One for late roasts fans (serve from 4pm), good ales, homely, loadsa gravy

7. The Farm, St Werburghs

Price: £9.95

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Good for families, nice setting, homely food & lush big garden

8. Nettle & Rye, Clifton

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Price: £11-15 (or £17 for 3 meats), 2 course £17, 3 courses £21

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Top presentation, extensive beer selection, sophisticated setting

9. The Gallimaufry, Bishopston

Price: £12-14

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Nice setting, chilled atmosphere, great presentation

10. Behind the Bookcase @ The Old Stillage, St George

behind the bookcase

Price: £10-11

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Portion size, value for money, nice atmosphere

11. The Grace, Bishopston

Price: £13-15

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Top quality, good portions and nice gravy

12. The Lock Up, Redfield

Price: £10

Why is it a good Sunday roast? Family-friendly, good value, nice atmosphere

Brucie Bonus:

And if you’re after something a bit more unusual, Souk Kitchen do their own North African take on Sunday lunch (as do Bambalan in the centre), while The King’s Head in Whitehall do a Caribbean style roast which is worthy of your attention.

Enjoy your roast quests, and let me know your favourites!



Often to be found propping up a bar and eyeing up its rum selection, Shonette is an avid Bristol explorer and food muncher - take a look at her blog A Life Less Organised for her guides to the city's best pub crawls, roasts and more.


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