The best Sunday roast in East London

What could be better than a Sunday spent exploring Stratford followed by one of the best Sunday roasts in East London? The epitome of British cuisine, nothing beats a tender slice of beef, a crispy Yorkshire pudding and a fluffy roast potato. Is your mouth watering at the thought? We’ve rounded up some of the best Sunday roasts in East London below.

Carving a joint of beef.
The Red Lion Leytonstone

Just a few minutes’ walk from Leytonstone underground, this traditional English pub has a beer garden and cosy pub kitchen. Serving craft ale, cocktails and all your favourite tipples it’s a great spot to catch up with friends over a drink or two.

On Sunday they serve a traditional Sunday three course roast, including options for those with dietary requirements. View their example menu here to get an idea of what you can expect.

640 High Road Leytonstone, E11 3AA


The Cow, Westfield

Just around the corner from IQL and Stratford Station is The Cow, Westfield. A great spot for breakfast, lunch, dinner and parties their Sunday roast is also something to shout about.

They offer premium cuts of meat (think Suffolk chicken, Roast Angus Sirloin and Red Durroc Pork) accompanied by Yorkshire puddings, goose fat potatoes and summer vegetables.

If you don’t fancy the classic roast, you can tuck into something equally as delicious from their pub classics menu

4 Chesnut Plaza, Montifichet Road, E20 1GL


Royal Inn on the Park

Situated on the edge of Victoria Park, Royal Inn on the Park is the perfect place for one of the best Sunday roasts in East London after a chilly winter walk.

It’s a popular spot, so we recommend booking a table in advance for their famous Sunday roast.

Not only do they offer their classic roasts, but they also offer vegan and vegetarian options and a children’s portion too. 

Visiting with friends? If a roast doesn’t tickle your fancy, why not try one of their sharing boards – choose from grilled vegetables, charcuterie or a Kentish cheeseboard. Perfect with a pint of local ale!

111 Lauriston Road, E9 7HJ


The Dark Horse restaurant

If you’re looking for a more stylish restaurant vibe rather then a classic pub lunch, look no further than The Dark Horse restaurant.

This classy modern European restaurant is a popular spot for enjoying fresh, seasonal ingredients.

The majority of their cooking is done in a charcoal oven using sustainable wood, making the flavours in their food like nothing you’ve ever tasted.

Their weekend roast offer includes a glass of house wine and includes all the traditional trimmings you’d hope for.

The rest of the weekend menu includes tasty dishes such as a 750g roast ribeye to share, roast black pig chop served with fennel mayonnaise and 12-hour smoked pork hash. 

16 Victory Parade, East Village, E20 1FS


Morgan Arms Bow

If you can’t decide between classic pub or upmarket restaurant, The Morgan Arms is a great compromise.

Offering great quality food in an upmarket gastro style pub, this is one of the best places for a Sunday roast in East London.

They offer a choice of four roasts (including a veggie option) all served with roast potatoes, cavolo nero, parsnip puree, honey and ginger carrots, gravy and Yorkshire puddings. Bringing the little ones? They have a kid-friendly option too as well as all the pub classics 

43 Morgan Street, Bow, E3 5AA