Sydney’s Best Sunday Roasts

Eat, Food Guide, Guide, Winter Guide / June 17, 2020

Sundays are for sleep-ins and a good ol’ wholesome Sunday roast.

Sundays are for rest and recovery, and so what better way to cap off your weekend than with a comforting roast. To keep your insides’ warm and your outlook rosy this winter, here are the best spots for the classic meal of succulent meats, roast veggies and all the trimmings.

Bondi Beach Public Bar, Bondi

Set in the heart of Bondi, there’s no better spot to score a Sunday Roast than from Bondi Beach Public Bar. Warm-up and settle in for their Club House Sunday Roast served with Yorkies, roast potato, greens and gravy (all for just $15). Get in quick, this roast in only available on Sundays from 12pm. Find out more here.

The Botantist, Kirribilli 

Swing by Kirribilli local gem, The Botanist, for all your Sunday afternoon staples, including a warming roasts and live music. For $29 per person, indulge in a delicious Sunday roast cooked by The Botanist’s Head Chef, Scott Mills. This weekly affair is the perfect antidote to Sydney’s chilly Winter! To find out more and book your spot, click here.

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Dove and Olive, Surry Hills

A full Sunday roast for $20.90 you say? It goes without saying that Dove and Olive offer their patrons some serious bang for their buck. On Sundays from 11:30am, take your pick from a honey glazed smoked ham roast or sage and onion stuffed turkey, both served with all the trimmings. Team it with a beer from their 26 rotating taps and you’re in for the perfect close to the week. Plus, they also have a veggie and vegan option too. Find out more here.

East Village, Balmain

Balmain’s favourite local East Village knows how to put on a stellar Sunday roast. Swing by for a nourishing Sunday roast with all the trimmings for $28, served alongside their stellar selection of pub classics. Find out more here.


Paddo Inn, Paddington

On Sundays, it’s all about the roast at the Paddo Inn. Available from 12pm until sold out in the front bar, British-born Head Chef Mark Holland can be found serving up Riverine Sirloin beef, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, red wine jus, kale and honey-mustard root vegetables for $27. Find out more here.

The Duke of Clarence, CBD

It’s only fitting that this 19th Century England-inspired bar does a weekly roast special. You’re not restricted to one dish either, with a full Winter Roast Sunday’s menu. Take your pick from the British bred roast beef sirloin, the roast pork belly, or the roast leg of lamb (all $28). Each meat dish comes with a selection of sides, including Dutch carrots, gravy, beef fat roasted potatoes and Yorkshire pudding. For the herbivores, there’s also roasted pumpkin with wild rice ($24). Find out more here.

The Kurrajong Hotel, Erskineville

Nestled in the heart of leafy Erskineville, The Kurrajong Hotel is a friendly neighbourhood pub attracting crowds of locals every night of the week (pups and bubs included). Round out your weekend with a serve of their Sunday Roast, served all day Sunday until sold out ($25 per person). Find out more and book your spot here.

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The Lord Dudley, Woollahra

Marking one of Sydney’s oldest and loved pubs is The Lord Dudley. Running every Sunday is their $25 roast special with two options to choose from. Chow down on the roast pork loin with roasted potatoes, pumpkin & greens, Yorkshire pudding, apple sauce and gravy or opt for the roast lamp rump with all the trimmings. Find out more here.

No. 92 GPR, Glebe

No 92 offers a choice of 3 roasts including one delicious vegetarian option. Book in for either lunch or dinner, their roast runs from 12pm through to the last booking at 6pm. Your spot ($28pp) includes a succulent roast and all the trimmings including a Yorkshire pudding made the authentic way by chef John Lyons originally from Leeds in the UK. Pair with a LattaVino Pinot and open fire and you have Sunday bliss. Find out more here.

The Old Fitzroy Hotel, Woolloomooloo

Since swinging open their doors over 100 years ago, this character-filled pub is one of Sydney’s best. Head to The Old Fitzroy Hotel for great drinks and eats, including their classic Sunday Roast. Find out more here.

The Oxford Tavern, Petersham

This proudly local pub in Petersham knows the way to your hungover hearts with a hearty Sunday smokehouse roast. Served from 12pm until sold out, choose from beef brisket, pork belly or pulled jackfruit with sides including roast potatoes, honey roasted carrots, steamed broccoli, English gravy and a house-baked Yorkshire pudding. Find out more here.

The Roosevelt, Potts Point

Escape back to the 1950s at The Roosevelt, the perfect spot for a delicious martini or whisky and pub feed. Swing by every Sunday from 12:30pm to tuck into their warming plate of Sunday roast. Find out more here.

The Sailor, Northbridge

For North Shore locals looking for a delicious Sunday roast, look no further than The Sailor kitchen and bar. Since taking over the venue in March this year, partners Kieran and Rob have been bringing a taste of their hometown of Brighton in the UK to Northbridge residents. For a top-notch roast and perfect Yorkshire pud, this is the spot to head. Plus with over 25 gin varietals on the menu and regular live music on Friday nights, you won’t regret a trip to the bustling reimagined destination. Find out more here.

The Taphouse, Darlinghurst

If the $10 tasting paddles on Thursdays weren’t enough to lure you in, The Taphouse also does a wicked roast every day of the week (including Sundays). Enjoy your choice of slow-roasted beef brisket, pork belly, chicken or pumpkin, served with roast potatoes, roast pumpkin, roasted carrots, steamed broccoli, house (drinkable) gravy & a house-baked Yorkshire pudding, all for $25. Find out more here.

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