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The best Sunday roast dinners in Nottingham


If you're on the hunt for the perfect Sunday roast in Nottingham city centre, we've got you covered. Check out our list of top spots in the city, ranging from cosy pubs to fancy restaurants. It's the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon with a cheeky pint and some delicious food.

Posted: Oct 2023


Cock & Hoop

You can find this cosy traditional ale house nestled in the heart of the Lace Market where every Sunday, you can enjoy perfectly cooked meats, freshly prepared seasonal vegetables, scrumptious roast potatoes, and of course, the all-important giant Yorkshire Pudding! Served alongside a selection of dishes from the main menu, including veggie and vegan options.

From £13

25 High Pavement NG1 1HF. Dog friendly 🐾

Cross Keys

At the Cross Keys, the Sunday roast menu changes weekly, but you’ll always be guaranteed one of the finest Sunday roasts in town where Yorkshire puddings and proper gravy is served as standard.

For those seeking a more intimate setting, don't miss the exquisitely colorful and cozy upstairs dining room open Friday through Sunday.

From £13.50 – £17.95

5 Byard Lane NG1 2GJ. Dog friendly 🐾

The Malt Cross

While it might usually be your go-to boozer for a pint, The Malt Cross always knows a thing or two about a cracking roast. Boasting live music events, art classes and tours, the venue also serves up a classic Sunday roast made with fresh and locally sourced ingredients.

From £16

16 St. James's Street NG1 6FG. Dog friendly 🐾


Indulge in a charming bistro that boasts a rich history and picturesque location just across from Nottingham Castle. The restaurant pays homage to the legendary architect Watson Fothergill. On Sundays, treat yourself to a delectable selection of dishes featuring British roast beef, garlic and thyme chicken, pork belly with crackling, lamb shank, and a mouthwatering apricot and lentil nut roast.

Price range: £15-25

5-7 Castle Road NG1 6AA. Dog friendly 🐾


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: Set menu is available at £28 for 2 courses or £36 for 3 courses.

Standard Hill Park Row NG1 6FN

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: £12-17

27 Friar Lane NG1 6DA. Dog friendly 🐾

Via Fossa

A Greene King-owned pub located by the canal and not far from the train station. 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: £11-15

44 Canal Street NG1 7EH. Dog friendly 🐾


The Canalhouse is an iconic Nottingham pub, housed in a Grade II listed former canal museum. It’s famous for having a canal that extends inside the building, complete with resident narrow boats and a footbridge. Sit outside in its bustling beer garden and tuck into a Sunday roast fit for a king while choosing from a range of beer, wine and cider.

48-52 Canal Street NG1 7EH. Dog friendly 🐾

World Service

Looking to treat yourself? Well, look no further than this elegant dining room with marble flooring in a 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: £27 for 2 courses, £35 for 3 courses.

Newdigate House, Castle Gate NG1 6AF

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: £12-14

1 Brewhouse Yard NG1 6AD. Dog friendly 🐾

Now that we’ve shared our list, what are you waiting for?

From 3 to 9 June 2024, you can discover some of Nottingham's best cuisines and flavours while enjoying exclusive deals that range from £10 to £25 with

Nottingham Restaurant Week.

Whether you're in the mood for a hearty breakfast or brunch, a pizza for lunch, or a romantic dinner, Nottingham's diverse restaurant scene has got you covered. Selected city centre restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, and hotels will offer these deals for seven days only so don't miss this opportunity to explore the city's culinary delights. Explore it all through the free It’s in Nottingham app!

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