Cardiff Sunday Roast - The Best of Cardiff's Sunday Roasts
There’s nothing we enjoy more than tucking into a plate of roast meat, lashings of gravy and roast potatoes that are just the right ratio of fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside.
It’s no wonder it’s a British food staple, it’s making our mouths water just thinking about it.
In fact, we enjoy a Sunday lunch so much we took it upon ourselves to find you the best Cardiff Sunday roast dinners around. It was a hard task but still, someone had to do it!
Here’s our pick of the best Sunday Roasts in Cardiff.
Some of the best roasts in Cardiff...
The Potted Pig
Set in the heart of the Welsh capital, is The Potted Pig. It’s location makes it perfect if you’re a visitor to the city or you’re meeting up with friends for a catch up over a delicious Cardiff Sunday Roast lunch.
Tucked away at the top of high street, the restaurant is located in a former bank vault which has been renovated to give its new tenants a modern and stylish home.
The Sunday menu offers a wide range of meats including pork (as you’d expect), beef and even pheasant if you’re looking to try something different.
Each Cardiff roast is served with roast potatoes, seasonal veg, cauliflower cheese, Yorkshire pudding and, of course, proper gravy.
Probably still not quite as good as your Mum’s but pretty close (just don’t tell her that!).
Cooper Carvery in Cardiff stands out as a prime destination for roast lovers. Renowned for its hearty and flavourful selections, it offers a cosy and welcoming atmosphere, ideal for family gatherings or casual dining.
Their menu boasts a variety of perfectly cooked meats, accompanied by a rich array of sides like fluffy Yorkshire puddings, crisp vegetables, and luscious gravies. It's a culinary haven for those seeking traditional, well-prepared British roasts, embodying a perfect blend of quality, taste, and comfort.
The Corner House
The Corner House in Cardiff stands out as an exceptional destination for a Sunday roast. This charming establishment offers a cosy, inviting atmosphere and some expert chefs behind the double doors.
Their Sunday roast is a true highlight, featuring succulently cooked and served as a Roast Duo of Beef or a Trio of Roasts, all Paired with rich, homemade gravy and traditional accompaniments. A visit here promises a delightful and satisfying dining experience. They also offer great vegetarian options and some yummy sides, this has to be one of the best places to eat a Sunday Roast in Cardiff.
The Hollybush in Cardiff offers a great spot to meet your nearest and dearest for a classic Sunday roast. The menu features classic choices like tender roast beef, juicy chicken, and luscious lamb, all accompanied by perfectly cooked vegetables, Yorkshire puddings like clouds, and lashings of rich gravy.
Patrons frequently praise the generous portions and the high quality of the ingredients, making it a must-visit for a traditional, satisfying Sunday meal.
The Conway is a family-friendly gastropub and the perfect destination for a relaxed afternoon Sunday Roast in Cardiff.
It’s Pontcanna location takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre and a visit is also a brilliant excuse to take a Sunday stroll through the beautiful Bute Park on the way.
With its homely décor, walls lined with bookcases and cosy fireplaces, once you’re there you’ll never want to leave, especially once you’ve seen their menu!
It has, of course, one of the best roasts in Cardiff as well as some less conventional Sunday roast options, including fish dishes and vegetarian options to make sure everyone is catered for.
Cedar Tree Farm
Cedar Tree Farm in Cardiff is an idyllic spot for a Sunday roast. Placed amidst lush greenery, this charming farm offers a warm, family-friendly atmosphere. Their Sunday roast is renowned, featuring locally sourced, succulent meats and a bounty of fresh vegetables. Each plate is a hearty, comforting embrace of traditional Welsh cuisine.
The rustic setting enhances the dining experience, making it a popular destination to combine a bit of fresh air and change of scene along with a slap up meal!
If you’re looking for a more laid-back lunch but still want a Cardiff Sunday Roast that’ll hit the spot, Society Standard is the place you want to be heading to.
Relatively new to the Cardiff roast dinner scene (if that’s not a thing, it should definitely be one), it’s earned its place amongst the culinary veterans of the capital and serves up one of the best roasts in Cardiff.
Choose from sirloin of beef or loin of pork or, if it’s just too difficult to decide, opt for their mixed roast.
Either way, you won’t be disappointed. Each roast comes with Yorkshire pudding, gravy and plenty of vegetables including seasonal greens, roasted root veg and cauliflower cheese.
These aren’t the only places in Cardiff that serve a Sunday roast and there are plenty to choose from but we think these are some of the best roasts around.
You don’t have to take our word for it, after all we’re not experts, but we do eat a lot of roast dinners.
There are also a great range of ethically run eateries in and around Cardiff which we are loving, please see the Hungry City Hippy website for more information on these brilliant venues. And if you really don’t believe us then there’s only one way to find out. As they say the proof of the (Yorkshire) pudding is in the eating.