The Best Sunday Roasts In Sydney

Eat, Guide, Sydney / 1 July 2024
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The Best Sunday Roasts In Sydney

Eat, Guide, Sydney / 1 July 2024

Sundays are for lie-ins and a hearty, wholesome roast dinner with your nearest and dearest

What better way to cap off your weekend than with a hearty Sunday roast? Here are the best spots in Sydney for the classic roast, a much-loved meal of succulent meats, roast veggies, and all the trimmings to leave you feeling warm and fuzzy this winter.

The Waratah Sydney Darlinghurst Best Sunday Roast

The Waratah, Darlinghurst

The Waratah, Darlinghurst’s adored pub, got a refresh last year including a new Aussie-inspired menu and luxe fit-out. Now, they’re bringing us an unmissable Sunday Roast with high-quality produce, fine dining-esque, but still those hearty flavours we all know and love. For $35 enjoy a perfectly succulent, crispy-skinned slice of porchetta from Whole Beast Butchery. This is served alongside hassle back potatoes and vegetable sides that rotate to showcase the best seasonal produce. Offer available every Sunday from 12pm – but get in quick!

Promenade Bondi Beach Best Sunday Roast in Sydney

Promenade, Bondi Beach

A Roast by the Coast? Yes, please! Bondi’s much-loved Promenade is serving two different Sunday roast lunches this winter. Choose from Wagyu beef rump with onion gravy and roast baby barramundi with lemon butter. Both options come with a Yorkshire pudding and your pick of three sides including rosemary and garlic roasted potato, honey-glazed carrots, smoked pumpkin, creamed leeks, swede mash, and broccolini. Add a portion of pigs in blankets for $9 and another Yorkshire pudd for $2 (because one isn’t enough!). Plus, on Sundays, they’re serving Guinness, Bloody Marys, and hot butter bourbons for $15 a piece! Available every Sunday lunch in the restaurant from 11 am – 3 pm, until Saturday the 25th of August. Find out more here.

Bistro Moncur - Woollahra Hotel - Sydney Best Sunday Roast Lunch and Dinner

Bistro Moncur,  Woollahra Hotel

Craving a classic Sunday roast with some French flair? Look no further than Bistro Moncur in Woollahra! Every Sunday throughout winter, they’re serving a special Sunday Rosbif lunch. For $45, you’ll be presented with a tender roasted chateaubriand – the king cut of the tenderloin, accompanied by all the trimmings: fondant potato, braised red cabbage, Vichy carrots, and a zingy horseradish jus. To truly complete the experience, a classic Yorkshire pudding comes on the side, to soak up all the delicious juices. Available every Sunday from 12 pm – 3 pm. Find out more here.

Watson EQ, Moore Park

Moore Park’s local pub, Watson EQ is serving up a delicious roast as a part of their bar menu. The “Watson’s Roast” features slow-roasted, marinated lamb shoulder, roast vegetables, crispy potatoes, dutch carrots, chimichurri, lamb juice, tzatziki, and garlic toast. Find out more here.

Neighbourhood Bondi

Neighbourhood, Bondi

The English Northerners behind Bondi’s favourite Neighbourhood bar, have put their heads together and are plating a truly authentic Sunday Roast in Bondi. You won’t leave disappointed with Chef Kev’s Mum’s Yorkshire pudding recipe. Neighbourhood Bondi’s Sunday roast consists of roast beef, a belter Yorkshire pudding, gravy, roast potatoes, carrots, broccoli, and peas, and for an extra few bucks, pigs in blankets as well!  The roast is priced between $30 and $36 and is available every Sunday from 1 pm. Find out more here.

Dove and Olive Surry Hills - Best Sunday Roast in Sydney
Dove & Olive, Surry Hills

A full roast for $29.90 you say? Dove & Olive offers their patrons some serious bang for their buck with their Weekend Roast Dinner. Every weekend, from 11 am, take your pick from lamb, beef, or veggie roast. Team it with a beer from their 26 rotating taps and you’re in for the perfect close to the week. Find out more here.

Sunday roast Sydney - Best East Village Balmain Beef, pork, lamb, chicken

East Village, Balmain

Balmain’s favourite local East Village knows how to put on a stellar Sunday roast. Swing by for a nourishing roast with all the trimmings from $30, choose from beef sirliom, pork belly, leg of lamb, or half chicken. There’s also the occasional live music session in their beer garden to perfectly round off your weekend! Find out more here.

Rocker Bondi Best Sunday Roast Sydney

Rocker, Bondi

The Rocker team have re-launched their much-loved Sunday roast menu, leaning completely on their English roots. Chef, Stuart Toon, has developed a delicious produce-driven offering, featuring a range of starters and hearty mains. Start with Sonoma Mission sourdough with salted butter, local burrata with sweet pumpkin jam, white bean hummus with grilled za’atar flatbread, and more. The main event includes roast wagyu beef rump, free-range crispy pork belly, and maple-spiced pumpkin (for the veggies!). Each is accompanied by their famous roast potatoes, honey-roasted carrots, proper gravy, broccolini, mustard, and Yorkshire pudding. If you’re feeling hungry, try their BIG Roast, with wagyu beef, pork belly, pigs in blankets, and a jug of proper gravy. Find out more here.

Duke of Clarence Sunday Roast

The Duke of Clarence, CBD

With 19th-century England-inspired decor and a cosy fire to perch yourself next to, The Duke of Clarence is the perfect place to spend your Sunday. Their menu features a daily roast with rotating meats, but their Sunday roast lets you choose from British-bred roast beef sirloin, roast porchetta, roast lamb, or roast pumpkin.  Each roast comes with its iconic house-made gravy, roast potatoes, and all the classic accompaniments. Find out more here.

Surry Hills Sundy Roast Best in Sydney The Trinity

The Trinity, Surry Hills

Settle in on Sundays at The Trinity for their famous Sunday Roast, one of Sydney’s best, with all the trimmings for $29. Feast on your choice of succulent beef or crispy roast pork, best enjoyed with a pint of Surry Hill’s Finest Guinness. Available from 12 pm until sold out. Find out more here.

Sydney Best Sunday Roast Woollahra The Lord Dudley
The Lord Dudley, Woollahra

Marking one of Sydney’s oldest and most loved pubs is The Lord Dudley. Running every Sunday is their roast special with two options to choose from. Enjoy the roast chicken with roasted potatoes, pumpkin & steamed greens, Yorkshire pudding, and gravy, or go for the roast pork with all the same trimmings! Both roasts are $26 and are available all day until sold out. Find out more here.

Sydney Best Sunday Roast, The Old Fitzroy Hotel Woolloomooloo

The Old Fitz, Woolloomooloo

Sundays at The Old Fitz just got a whole lot cosier, with three delicious classic Sunday roasts available all day, until sold out. Choose from crackling pork belly, chicken Maryland, or slow-roasted Japanese squash, with all the delicious trimmings – crispy roast potatoes, carrots, seasonal greens, and fluffy Yorkshire pudding. Find out more here.

Forrester’s, Surry Hills

Forrester’s is serving up debatably Sydney’s best roast of all time and it’s available every Sunday, until sold out. The roast rotates weekly with all the usual classics including their iconic Yorkshire Pudding bowls! With its light and crunchy top, and soft and gooey inside, it’s one of the most comforting dishes you’ll ever consume. Find out more here.

Woolloomooloo Best Sunday Roast in Sydney The Tilbury
The Tilbury, Woolloomooloo

If you’re looking for one of Sydney’s best Sunday roasts with a touch of luxury, head straight to The Tilbury. The team is known for modernising classic pub dishes and their Sunday roast is no exception. The menu rotates each week with dishes including pork loin, beef sirloin, and lamb shoulder. Find out more here.

Empire Lounge, Rose Bay

If a touch of elegance is needed for your next Sunday roast, the Signature Rose Bay Roasts at Empire Lounge take it to the next level. Nestled on the waterfront, this venue offers stunning Sydney Harbour views that seem even more captivating over the shorter days. Think classic roasts – succulent lamb, juicy chicken, flavorful pork, and tender beef – all prepared with Empire Lounge’s signature flair. Expect perfectly roasted vegetables, fluffy Yorkshire puddings, and all the trimmings for a truly satisfying meal.

The Royal Hotel, Paddington

The Royal Hotel in Paddington is putting a delicious spin on the traditional Sunday Roast. Forget slaving away in the kitchen – their version features all the comforting staples, like juicy wagyu beef or succulent roast chicken, crispy roast potatoes, fluffy Yorkshire pudding (for the beef option!), and of course, lashings of gravy. They even have a tempting vegetarian option with a creamy cauliflower steak.

With a warm and inviting pub atmosphere, The Royal offers the perfect setting to unwind and indulge in a hearty, home-cooked-style meal. Plus, with rotating dessert specials alongside classics like sticky toffee pudding and chocolate brownie, there’s always something sweet to tempt you at the end.

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