Affordable roast dinners by Borough Market
London Bridge is home to some of the best Sunday roasts south of the river. Indulgent yet affordable roast dinner spots in London’s central district, often made using quality ingredients sourced from just down the road at Borough Market. Juicy chicken with stuffing and gravy, rare roast beef with Yorkshire pudding and all the trimmings - nothing is more satisfying than finishing off the weekend with a hearty roast dinner in a London pub. With the Shard on your one side and Tower Bridge on the other, the roast dinners around here are something special. Read on to find out the best Sunday roasts near London Bridge and Borough Market.
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St Christopher’s Pub
Less than 5 minutes stroll from London Bridge tube station, St Christopher’s Pub on Borough High Street is our favourite spot in the area for a delicious yet affordable Sunday Roast. The Sunday menu is a simple choice between rare roast beef, succulent pork belly or lemon and thyme chicken, served with roasted veggies and gravy (plus Yorkshires if you opt for the beef or pork).
At just £13.50, you’ll be lucky to find a better value roast dinner in this part of London! Wash it all down with a beer or ale (they have over 100 stocked from all over the world) and you’re all set for one seriously satisfying Sunday dinner in a quaint old English pub.
The Laughing Gravy
If there’s gravy in the name then the roasts are bound to be good, and The Laughing Gravy won’t let you down! The modern British restaurant calls itself London’s best kept secret, but it won’t be once word about the Sunday roasts get out, as they are to die for. Head Chef Michael Facey has worked alongside some of Britain’s top chefs, and now he whips up one of the most beautiful, delicious yet still pretty affordable roast dinners near London Bridge. Just a 15 minute walk from Borough Market, The Laughing Gravy serves up giant Sunday roasts for £17.95-£18.95 - juicy roast chicken, slow-roasted lamb or Aberdeen Angus beef onglet with beef dripping roasties, vegetables and a huge Yorkshire pudding to top it all off.
The Coal Shed
The roast dinner experience is a little different at The Coal Shed, with just one option on the Sunday menu to be shared between two. Bring your appetite though, as you’ll have 500g of Black Aberdeen Angus roast sirloin of beef, cooked to pink perfection, to split between you. Plus a mountain of some of the tastiest trimmings that England has to offer, such as honey roasted root vegetables and cauliflower cheese. While the food is delicious, it isn’t the cheapest option for a London Bridge Sunday roast, but it’s worth the £22.50 per person for a little treat right by Tower Bridge.
As we’re sure you’d be able to guess, Roast is one of the ideal places for a delicious roast dinner, not just in London Bridge, but in the whole city. It’s not one of our cheap options, but for £39.50 you’ll be guaranteed one perfectly cooked 3-course roast dinner. The ingredients are all fine and locally sourced, and the dishes are made from only the very best cuts of meat bought from Borough Market below the restaurant. If you’re after a Sunday roast that’s a little bit special and a little more than just meat and two veg, consider Roast as one of your best bets.
The Southwark Tavern
This proper Victorian British pub is right in the heart of the London Bridge hustle and bustle and neighbouring Borough Market - a spot you would really expect to come with a hefty price tag. The Sunday roast dinner at The Southwark Tavern is one to be rivalled in this busy body area of London, and the prices start at just £13.75! Beef, chicken, gammon and nut roast are all on the menu here, and the trimmings include crispy roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, gravy and more. Just be sure to arrive in good time (12:30pm is when they start serving roasts), as they often sell out of the Sunday menu by dinner time - it’s that good.
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Article by Darcy King
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