The Top Traditional Sunday Roasts In Rural England

Danielle Wood

Sunday roast dinners are the epitome of British dining. Some are a dab-hand at orchestrating the perfect roast potato and mustering up a smooth gravy at home even Bisto would envy, while others prefer to end their weekend with a traditional Sunday roast in a countryside setting. We check out the top mouth watering Sunday roasts to be savoured amidst the rural English landscape.

Courtesy of The Duck Inn

1. The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn is a tucked away Hampshire gem with a strong country sports essence. From mounted war memorabilia to tartan blankets wrapped over dining chairs, it feels reminiscent of a bygone England. The Anchor Inn celebrates the story of food from catch to plate – holding nature close to the integrity of how their dishes are served. Step back in time and make your Sunday roast festivity an historic one. You can chose from a two or three course Sunday roast dinner. Both choices have a selection of roast beef, pork and chicken. After polishing off your meal, fall in love with one of their scenic walking routes and breathe in the fresh country air.
The Anchor Inn, Lower Froyle, Alton, Hampshire, UK, +44 (0)1420 23261

2. Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

A Georgian manor house is the perfect English countryside escape from London. Make your Sunday roast experience a weekend getaway and saddle up with horse riding or practise your Wimbledon tennis skills on their grandiose outdoor grounds. Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire offers a luxury Sunday roast which includes a glass of champagne, cold starter buffet followed by a selection of carved meats with all the trimmings. All produce served reflects their country character and elegant stately style. To avoid disappointment, you often need to reserve two weeks in advance, but you will never look back.
Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire, Chalky Lane, Dogmersfield, Hampshire, UK, +44 (0)1252 853000

The King’s Head Inn

3. The Hinds Head

Pub, British

In the heart of restaurateur village, the Michelin star The Hinds Head in Bray, offers British cuisine in a 15th century pub. To honour the history of their building, unconventional chef Heston Blumenthal has connected with the Tudor Kitchen at Hampton Court Palace in an effort to bring traditional British dishes to The Hinds Head. Their high calibre Sunday roast dinner is not to be missed. Choose from their roast sirloin of Highland beef with Yorkshire pudding or roast pork collar with crackling, stuffing and apple sauce. As The Hinds Head is in high demand, both Sunday roast dishes are subject to availability.

4. The Duck Inn

Pub, British

If you want a Sunday roast with an outstanding coastal range,The Duck Inn near the North Norfolk coast is up your street. As of March 2013, The Duck Inn was reopened and ran by couple Ben and Sarah Handley, whose desire was to create an inviting pub with Norfolk grown produce at it’s core. Mr and Mrs Handley deserve commendable praise for catapulting The Duck Inn to successful heights. Unlike most Sunday roast venues, this front running pub hosts a Sunday roast beef or roast pork from midday. Their Sunday roast and Norfolk beaches will blow you away and boost your appreciation for England’s stunning vista.
landscape with balloons floating in the air

KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?

Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world

Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.

Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.

Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.

Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.

We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.

Winter Sale Offers on Our Trips

Incredible Savings

X
Edit article