READ MORE, Details: 254 Hackney Road, E2 7SJ | 12-8pm | £24-£29 | Make a booking here For pudding, the Maida Mess, a take on the classic Eton mess with fresh strawberries, vanilla ice cream and mini meringue kisses, is a winner. Sunday Roast in London – it’s a British staple on the menu enjoyed by people all over. For pudding, stick to the theme and order another Yorkshire pudding; this time round, it comes stuffed with tart warm cherry compote and tonka-bean ice cream. Our beef came with a wow-factor enormous Yorkshire pudding half-concealing sweet roasted carrots, and a cheesy leek gratin side that was almost a whole dish of its own. Details: 91 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 8EP | £17-£20 | Make a booking here. READ MORE, Details: 11a Station Way, Peckham Rye Station, SE15 4RX | 12-5pm | From £14 | Make a booking here Details: 77-79 Choumert Rd, Peckham, London SE15 4AR | £14-£17.50 | Make a booking here. And like any respectable boat, Sundays are dedicated to formidable roasts, board games, and Sex With The Captain*. Starters of grilled peaches and Devon crab on sourdough give way to Welsh leg of lamb, slow roast pork belly and Herefordshire rib eye (and an actual choice of dishes for non meat-eaters), with all the trimmings in tow. –, Just perfection. Book a table (ideally at the back of the ground floor, though upstairs is nice and light in the summer months) and when you’re kicked off after your meal, carry on at the wood-panelled bar. The space is filled with plush cobalt blue booths, brass fixtures and an eclectic range of artwork. Inventive twists on classic European dishes are served up by 20-something head chef and co-owner Ben Marks, who held coveted positions at Noma, Stockholm’s Operakällaren and Claridge’s before launching Perilla Dining as a pop-up with his business partner Matthew Emmerson. –, A Tudor-esque former public toilet hides Tottenham’s smallest gastropub within: a cosy, independently run spot with a killer roast. The roast menu is simple, 16oz of USDA Prime Black Angus Beef. Kerridge manages to pull off unpretentious fine food as well as anyone; this is a Sunday lunch worthy only of a big celebration. The service is impressively speedy, never rushed, and the roasts fly off the plate; it takes stamina to even consider ordering the cheesecake or bread-and-butter pud. First-timers may want to go for the generous trilogy of roasts – 55-day aged beef rump, lamb leg and pork loin – brought to the table surrounded by tanned duck-fat spuds and carrots, a chargrilled bloom of cabbage and splendid golden nuggets of crackling, with the sauce for each in little pots, a larger one for cauliflower cheese and a gravy boat followed by a second, ‘just in case’. The best spots to eat round about the roundabout... Not a member and want to find out more then click here. For the adventurous. If you’re going all out, the glazed omelette lobster thermidor to start is a rich, oozy triumph. This cosy pub has been going since 1790, supplying pints to thirsty workers and locals, but more recently has become something of a foodie magnet as well, thanks to ex-Racine chef-restaurateur Henry Harris, who added his own, much-praised French-bistro touch. Details: 36 The Cut, SE1 8LP | 12-3.15pm | £18+ | Make a booking on 020 7928 9898 There’s a warmness to its minimalism, with glass light fixtures, mid-century-modern chairs and chunky wooden tables that invite long lazy lunches. These look so amazing! The beef is served as thick and medium, so if you like a hybrid between a good Sunday Roast and a good steak this roast is for you. –, If you’re looking for a great Sunday Lunch in Peckham, The Coal Rooms is just the ticket. Plus, dark chocolate hotpot and milk ice cream to finish. Unusually for a Sunday, the starters are top notch too – think celeriac soup with hazelnuts and truffle honey or baked garlic camembert. Details: 153 Old Brompton Road, SW5 0LJ | 12-4pm | Make a booking here Go for the half-spiced roast chicken served with crispy roast potatoes. Roast is serious about aiming for the best Sunday roast in London. On Sundays they offer four varieties of a traditional Sunday lunch: 40 day-aged Hereford sirloin and smoked skin; smoked Cabrito goat shoulder; Gloucester Old Spot pork coppa & smoked shoulder; or, if there’s two of you, a whole spit-roasted Yorkshire chicken with lingonberry jam, and sourdough bread sauce. Quaglino’s Sunday lunch offers two and three courses starting from £25 per head. Your email address will not be published. READ MORE, Details: ‭350 High Road, N17 9HT | 1.30-6.30pm | £13+ | Make a booking on 020 8292 8115‬ For a cosy, unassuming Sunday lunch head to 10 Greek Street’s open-kitchen. It’s a handsome gastropub and hotel on Peckham’s Bellenden Road where – alongside roast chicken, pork belly, and beef – they do one of the best nut roasts south side of the river. READ MORE, Details: 60 Broadway Market, E8 4QJ | 6-10pm | £20 | Make a booking here You can opt out at any time or find out more by reading our cookie policy. It might be a challenge but save room for the dessert of the day; the bread-and-butter pudding we tried was well worth the food coma it rapidly induced. This is comfort-food territory, and you can easily put together a belt-loosening, nap-inducing sequence of rich dishes (not a bad thing). The LDN Diaries is a lifestyle blog covering fashion & beauty to food, home and travel. ... There’s a reason Jones and Sons has made an appearance on numerous Best Roasts in London lists. The menu changes regularly but always has several roasts: there might be sirloin of beef, côte de boeuf, pork belly, plus a number of dishes for two to three people such as braised lamb shoulder, all served with decadent duck-fat roasted potatoes. Get here soon. READ MORE, Details: 16 Great Guildford Street, SE1 0HS | 12-4pm | £18-20.50, +£25pp for bottomless wine or mimosas | Make a booking here (Featured image: @hubbardandbell) 1. This site uses cookies to improve your experience and deliver personalised advertising. Soho basements used to be places to stumble down into or get propelled up out of, but those times have a-changed – just take a look up the road at the now-shuttered Windmill club, or the new Boulevard Theatre from Paul Raymond's granddaughter. You can’t really go wrong with their short, but very sweet, menu: fresh seasonal changing starters/small plates such as brown crab and kohlrabi and mussels with cider and cream kick things off nicely before a few choice mains. Umbrellas. But between now and then, they’re serving one of the best Sunday roasts in south London, with huge Yorkshires, 35 day aged Galloway beef (served pink), near-perfect veg, and potatoes that are like crispy little clouds. Soho basements used to be about jazz and all sorts of shenanigans; at Neil Rankin’s joint its smoky mezcal and BBQ cooking and a plate piled high with hillocks of beef-fat spuds and carrots, a Yorkshire pud big enough to hide in, and tender folds of farm-sourced lamb, pork and beef, cauliflower cheese on the side.