There is no better way to finish the week than enjoying a proper Sunday lunch in Liverpool a great British institution.
The comfort you get from crispy roast potatoes, perfectly cooked meat and lashings of gravy is hard to beat, especially with a hangover. But what if you want to avoid the hours of slaving over the stove, the unimaginable mess and mounds of washing up?
You head into town on the hunt for the next best thing.
Now, nothing may compare to your mother’s roast but these Liverpool eateries do try to compete and they’re not half bad.
The best places to eat Sunday lunch in Liverpool
With a reputation for serving the best Sunday Roast in the UK, The Monro is certainly a good place to start.
Enjoy roast beef, leg of lamb, loin of pork or veggie nut roast accompanied by real Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and roast gravy, there is certainly something for everyone.
With an offering of traditional starters and delicious puddings, you get a proper pub feel from The Monro which makes Sunday lunch in Liverpool even more enjoyable.
The Buyers Club is a hidden gem located down a quiet backstreet off Hardman Street.
Their regular menu includes a bar and brunch menu but their Sunday Roast special is something to behold. Served from 1-7pm, tuck into a classic Sunday Lunch complete with a choice of tender cooked meats, fluffy roasties, perfect Yorkshire puddings and seasonal veg. If the weather is good, why not take a seat outside in the courtyard and accompany your roast with a cooling pint or gin & tonic.
Slims Pork Chop Express
Slims Pork Chop Express is a must for those who love their Sunday Roast.
Choose from classic beef or beer can chicken accompanied by all the trimmings for a Sunday lunch in Liverpool you’ll come back for time and time again.
Served from 12-6 every Sunday Slims Pork Chop Express is ideally located on Seel Street making it perfect for a mid-day shopping break and Bloody Mary.
Bastion Bar and Restaurant
The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is a unique city centre restaurant that boasts an incredible Sunday Lunch.
Whether you’re out for a special occasion, nursing a hangover or just on the hunt for a decent roast, then The Bastion is the place to be.
The classic Sunday Roast at The Bastion consists of roasted striploin of beef with tenderstem broccoli, chantenay carrots mange tout and rich beef gravy served with a plump Yorkshire pudding.
Take the time to marvel at the Shankly memorabilia which is dotted around the restaurant for a Sunday lunch with a difference.
Hanover Street Social
They know how to sort out a hangover at Hanover St Social.
Choose from three traditional roast combinations; roast sirloin of beef, marmalade & honey roasted gammon or pan roasted chicken supreme all of which come with classics trimmings such as Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich homemade gravy.
Sink into the comfy booth style seats and opt for a pint of the finest ale for a Sunday lunch in Liverpool which will sort you right out.
Camp and Furnace
Camp & Furnace are home to some of the most exciting food & drink experiences and their Sunday roasts are no exception.
Having previously been voted 2nd in The Times’ ‘Coolest restaurants in Britain’, Sunday’s at Camp & Furnace are a must.
Sunday’s are all about friends and family which is why Camp & Furnace offer a Sunday roast like no other. Come together with those who matter to you most and enjoy an incredible classic Sunday lunch served communally until the early evening. Help yourself as endless roast potatoes, Yorkshire puds and seasonal veg fills the table and you carve your own meat allowing you to have the perfect Sunday Lunch.
Set on the top floor of the stunning 30 James Street Hotel, the Carpathia Restaurant and Bar offer one of the most well presented Sunday Roasts in the city.
Choose from succulent roast beef cooked to your preferred taste and served with crispy roast potatoes, delicious seasonal vegetables, a large freshly made Yorkshire pudding and of course lashings of rich gravy. Or, why not try something a little different and go for the pan-fried fish dish accompanied with punchy capers and crunchy mange tout.
Really make the most of your Sunday by ending your lunch with one of Carpathia’s decadent cheese boards or indulge in the sticky toffee pudding served with creamy ice cream and decorated with caramel.
Rookwood Bar & Cue
Rookwood is a city centre bar & restaurant famed for its BBQ delights.
It was even named in Britain’s top 10 BBQ restaurants by the Telegraph so to hear they cook up a crackin’ roast is a little surprising. Rookwood has two options, ‘The Roast Dinner’ which is 30 Day Himalayan Salt Aged Beef with rosemary roasties, honey glazed vegetables, braised red cabbage, Yorkshire puddings & the chef’s own gravy. Or if you fancy chicken, why not go for the ‘Winner Winner’ and enjoy a Chargrilled Chicken Supreme with rosemary roasties, honey glazed vegetables, braised red cabbage with a Yorkshire pudding & the chef’s own gravy.
Beef Joints at Rookwood have been dry-aged for at least 28 days in a Himalayan Salt Chamber, so this is a Sunday lunch in Liverpool you’ll be craving for many more Sunday’s to come.
East Avenue Bakehouse
The only Bold Street venue to get your Sunday Roast fix.
East Avenue Bakehouse is a quaint eatery serving a selection of delicious homemade dishes including their spectacular roast which is served from noon until 8 pm.
As you can imagine the Sunday roast at EAB is a classic with tender slices of meat accompanied by all the trimmings and covered in lashings of gravy. As it is East Avenue Bakehouse, save some room for a freshly baked cake for dessert.
Alma De Cuba
If you’re looking for a Sunday Roast in a spectacular venue then you need to make your way to Alma De Cuba.
Traditional British roasts aren’t what you’d see on the streets of Cuba but we’ll let this slide as they’re utterly delicious as this uniquely themed bar & restaurant.
With two meet options including roast beef and garlic & herb roasted chicken breast and a vegetarian option of nut roast, all lunches are served with crisp roast potatoes, carrot & turnip, broccoli, cauliflower and a rich beef gravy for a delicious classic lunch in a grand setting.
Located on the waterside, nestled in the redbrick of Albert Dock Smugglers Cove is a treasure trove for the best Sunday lunch in Liverpool with the nicest view.
Choose from any type of meaty goodness, chicken, lamb, pork or beef or for the veggies a special mushroom, red lentil, stilton and chestnut roast. Your plate will then be piled high with braised, glazed and roasted extras and smothered in lashings of super smooth gravy.
Best of all, throughout the entire meal you’ll be serenaded by live music. It doesnt get much better than a Smugglers Cove Sunday lunch in Liverpool even if your mum brought her own homemade gravy.
Olive Restaurant and Bar
On Sundays, the Olive Bar and Restaurant take a break from creating their traditional Italian inspired delicacies to prepare a Sunday roast to rival even the best-homecooked wonders of your childhood past.
A massive choice of perfectly prepared pork, the best cuts of beef or half a whole chicken is yours complemented by a healthy helping of veg and the crispiest roast potatoes.
There’s even those a chance to get your lips around some real pork crackling and of course, every roast comes with its own plate sized Yorkshire Pud.
If you are looking for something that stands out for your Sunday lunch in Liverpool then head to HUS where they’ve given the traditional Sunday roast dinner a stylish twist.
Grab a fork and get stuck into to HUS’s Sunday roast fondue where you can simply drown your meat and veg by dunking them into a vat of specially made gravy.
Vegetarian Sunday lunch in Liverpool
As well as being able to grab the tastiest Sunday lunch in Liverpool for the carnivores among you, Baltic Social also tick the box for those of a vegan and vegetarian persuasion.
Their vegan-friendly roast is made up of three fabulous courses and includes a rare and wonderful ingredient in the main. A Jackfruit, mushroom, dijon, port and vegan smoked cheese pie plus all the roast dinner trimmings.
Delicious nutritious and something a little different from the usual nut-roast options.
It should come as no surprise that one of Liverpool’s best vegetarian eateries also does a splendid veggie Sunday roast dinner.
Nestled within an ancient Victorian warehouse, Egg Cafe welcomes crowds of vegetarians through the doors every Sunday all looking to get stuck into their legendary Sunday roast dinners.
Everything on the plate has been cooked to perfection including the spectacularly made nut roast.
As far as neighbourhood kitchens and bars go Frederiks is on top of the list as the cosiest most welcoming eatery in Liverpool.
Add to that the spectacular options meat options such as apricot stuffed chicken or the vegetarian mushroom and spinach nut roast and you’ve got the perfect place to enjoy a Sunday lunch in Liverpool at Frederiks.
There’s an amazingly eclectic menu when it comes to enjoying Sunday lunch in Liverpool these days. Whether you fancy a pub-style roast, a communal meal with the family or something more civilised, there are plenty of Sunday roasts in Liverpool to chose from. If you’re wondering where to head for a few drinks after your Sunday lunch, we’ve got the perfect guide for you, discover the best bars, clubs and late Sunday night spots in Liverpool.
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