There’s nothing better than a lazy Sunday roast – especially when you get someone else to do all the hard work. Look no further than these Victoria venues for the coziest Sundays ever.
Best for: A Posh roast
For special occasions book a table at The Goring Hotel. Its Sunday Lunch menu includes the upmarket dish of roast grouse on French toast, served with salsify, red cabbage and a hazelnut crust. it doesn't get smarter than that.
The Goring, 15 Beeston Place, SW1W 0JW; thegoring.com
Best for: Chicken lovers
Is there a better roast on earth than roast chicken? OK, it’s a matter of opinion… But if this happens to be your favourite, you’ll be pleased to know that The Stoke House do a fine Half Smoked Beer Can Norfolk Chicken – which we guess means it is roasted sitting astride a can of beer for maximum juiciness.
Stoke House, Nova Food, 81 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0AJ; thestokehouse.com
Best for: Something different
Does roast fish count as a roast? Of course it does. At Nordic-French restaurant, Aster, they offer a drool-inducing roast salmon winter brunch, an elegant piece of succulent fish with choucroute (an Alsatian sauerkraut dish) and a seaweed beurre blanc. Scrumptious!
Aster Restaurant, Nova Food, 150 Victoria Street, SW1E 5LB; aster-restaurant.com
Best for: Veggies
Bored of a goat's cheese tart? Can’t look at another stuffed pepper? Steer yourself towards Jamie’s Italian and opt for the Nut Roast. It’s a tantalising plate of a quinoa, squash, mushroom and apricot nut roast, bathed in arrabbiata sauce and served with a 'confetti' of Parmesan. Yum.
Jamie's Italian, Victoria, 66 Victoria Street, SW1E 6SQ; jamieoliver.com
Rail House Café
Best for: A proper English roast
For all the numerous variations, there’s nothing better than the classic English roast. And for that, it’s got to be beef. Rail House Café does a roast rib of beef with ‘all the trimmings’. Let your taste buds and imaginations run away with you…
Rail House Café, Nova Food, 8 Sir Simon Milton Square Victoria, SW1E 5DJ; railhouse.cafe