The Best Sunday Roast Dinners in Nottingham

Looking to go for a traditional British Sunday roast dinner in Nottingham? Here’s our recommendations of where to get a traditional Sunday roast lunch or dinner for meat-eaters, vegetarian and vegans in Nottingham city centre.

Image: Creative Commons

Image: Creative Commons

Angel Microbrewery

Roast dinners at The Angel are the stuff of legend among Hockley clientele. Dine in the surroundings of a venue that is by day a brewery and restaurant and at night a gig venue offering a right good knees up. Their menu caters well for the carnivorous, but are particularly well known for their vegetarian and vegan options. Visit their website for the latest menu information.

Price range*: £10-15


The Bell Inn

One of the cities oldest pubs, dating back to 1437 and boasting connections with famous historical figures such as Oliver Cromwell and Lord Byron etc. These days it’s run by Greene King and on their current Sunday lunch menu you can choose between a roasted half chicken, roast beef or a nut roast wellington.

Price range: £10-15



This all-day British chain brasserie and bar is located in Park Row, one of the more exclusive bits of town. On Sundays the menu features; roast sirloin of beef, garlic and lemon infused half roast chicken, salted slow-cooked pork belly or root vegetable wellington. Or if you’re happy to push the boat out then share a £65 Sunday Chateaubriand.

Price range: £15-20


Copper City

Copper is a laid-back coffee and brunch bar located on the corner of Market Street and Parliament street, opposite the Theatre Royal. Run by the Red Cat pub company, their Sunday menu includes roast sirloin of beef, roast chicken and nut roast. We are told their roasts often run out early, so be sure to get there early to guarantee yours.

Price range: £10-15



A historic and comfortable bistro located opposite Nottingham Castle and named after the city's iconic architect Watson Fothergill. On their Sunday menu you can choose from British roast beef, garlic and thyme chicken, pork belly and crackling, lamb shank and apricot and lentil nut roast.

Price range: £15-25



An award-winning boutique hotel and restaurant located on the old ramparts of Nottingham Castle. Their dining options are highly-acclaimed and often get rave reviews from local and national press. Their Sunday menu includes roast loin of venison, rump of beef with Yorkshire puddings, pan-fried halibut and wild mushroom pasta.

Price range: £20-30


Ned Ludd

Light-filled bar and gastropub, located on Friar Lane and just a couple of minutes walk from Nottingham’s iconic Market Square. Their name is derived from the man who gave his name to the Luddite movement. On Sundays you can choose from garlic and rosemary chicken, roast beef topside, lamb shank and veggie beet roast. They also offer roasts in three sizes; children (under-12s only), regular and large. 

Price range: £10-20


Pitcher and Piano

Bar and restaurant set in the grand surrounds of a former Unitarian church.  You’ll need to get in touch with the bar if you want to know the latest Sunday menu, but they bill their offering as ‘Sundays worth waiting for’ so we assume it will be.

Price range: £15-20


Via Fossa

Greene King owned pub located by the canal and not far from the train station. On Sundays you can choose from beef sirloin, roasted half chicken and nut roast wellington. Smaller kids plates of their meat-based meals are available for under a fiver too.

Price range: £10-15


World Service

Looking to treat yourself? Well, look no further than this elegant dining room with marble flooring in 17th-century house serving modern British cuisine. On Sundays they offer lamb loin, sirloin of roast beef, roast chicken, pork fillet, stone bass with caviar or olive and rosemary polenta. Plus half a dozen tasty starter and dessert options too.

Price range: £29 for 2 courses, £38 for 3 courses.


Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem

Finally, it’s the oldest pub in Nottingham and quite possibly the whole universe. If dining in the caves appeals then ‘The Trip’, as the locals affectionately call it, is an option with a Greene King menu of roasted half chicken, roast beer and nut roast wellington. Plus there’s plenty of curiosities like the old boat covered in cobwebs and the pregnancy chair to amuse you while you wait to be served.

Price range: £10-15

* Please note all price ranges quoted in this article are for one main adult meal only and do not include any drinks or sides (unless otherwise stated). Prices quotes are approximate, subject to change and accurate as of January 2023. 

Is your venue a Nottingham BID Member? Would you like to be included in this article? If so please contact us with your venue name and some details of your Sunday food menu. 

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