The Best Sunday Roasts in Kensington: Our Top 5 Places

The Best Sunday Roasts in Kensington: Our Top 5 Places

The Best Sunday Roasts in Kensington: Our Top 5 Places
28th November 2023

Known for its trendy pubs and flashy restaurants, the affluent district of Kensington is a popular destination with business travellers. Whether you crave the notorious Yorkshire puddings and rich gravy or the classic tender beef with horseradish sauce, Kensington boasts multiple places that have enticing Sunday menus. Read on to discover our favourite roast dinners in Kensington – a list of five unique pubs and restaurants that serve delicious Sunday roasts.  


1. Hereford Arms 


127 Gloucester Road, South Kensington

Gloucester Road Underground Station: 3-minute walk 

Mid-Range: ££ 


The Hereford Arms, South Kensington, is a traditional gastropub that offers classic British cuisine and notoriously great tasting food that makes it one of the most popular pubs in Kensington. It’s an ideal spot for business travellers and visitors wanting a Sunday roast surrounded by an upbeat pub atmosphere and traditional British charm.  The Hereford Arms is spacious with atmospheric lighting meaning you can also enjoy a sit-down meal in quieter dining sections. Known for serving one of the best Sunday Roasts in Kensington, you can choose from Norfolk roast chicken, Owton’s sirloin of beef, a loin of pork, or vegetarian nut roast. If you’re relocating to Kensington and fancy a Sunday pub roast, The Hereford Arms is a tried-and-true choice.   


2. Kitchen W8  


11-13 Abingdon Road, Ladbroke Grove 

High Street Kensington Underground Station: 5-minute walk  

Fine Dining: £££ - ££££ 


For special and memorable occasions, check out Kitchen W8 just off Kensington High Street. Awarded a Michelin star in 2011, this European restaurant impresses with its sleek interior and private dining room that seats up to fourteen guests, perfect for large business dinners. Kitchen W8 extends it's lunch service on Sunday's and offers an evening service  from 18:00pm to 20:30pm (closing at 20:00pm on Sundays). One of the more distinguished restaurants in Kensington, Kitchen W8 offers a delicious three-course Sunday lunch menu. This is a perfect spot for business travellers or couples wanting to enjoy one the best roast dinners in Kensington in a more upscale setting, a restaurant that provides culinary excellence. Reserve your table here.   


3. Ffiona’s  


51 Kensington Church Street, Kensington 

Notting Hill gate Underground Station: 8 Minute Walk 

Mid-range: ££ - £££ 


Ffiona’s, a cosy British restaurant only a 3-minute walk from St. Mary Abbots Church, renowned for its delicious Kensington Sunday Roasts. It’s an intimate restaurant and proud independent business, perfect for solo business travellers and small groups. With multiple 5-star reviews, this hidden gem has a friendly atmosphere with quirky artistic interior. On Ffiona’s website, the team states that “when it comes to a Sunday roast, we can really throw it down in the kitchen”. Ffiona’s take pride in their Sunday roasts, offering three main dish options – chicken, pork, and hake – all served with a variety of vegetables.  


4. The Holland 


25 Earls Court Road, Kensington  

Earl’s Court Underground Station: 12-minute walk 

Fine Dining: £££ - ££££ 


The Princess Victoria reopened in September 2022 as The Holland. This spot offers one of the nicest Sunday Roasts in Kensington with a pub on the first floor and a dining room upstairs. It is popular with locals and visitors due to its selection of European wines, seasonal British-based food, and produce-driven menu. Emerald tiles and upcycled décor make it a classy place to dine, however, The Holland maintains its neighbourhood pub feel through its dog and family friendly atmosphere. Their Sunday roast is the highlight, offering a variety of meat and vegetarian choices. The Sunday menu includes a cheese board, snacks, and six tempting starters, making The Holland a perfect pub for business travellers in search of a flavour-packed roast dinner.  


5. The Britannia 


1 Allen St, Kensington 

High Street Kensington Underground Station: 5-minute walk  

Mid-Range: ££ 


Rooted in the centre of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, The Britannia is a conventional British pub that has been serving customers since 1834. Rustic charm makes this a perfect place for business travellers and larger groups seeking an authentic Sunday roast in a traditional West London pub. Open seven days a week, the Britannia offers a Sunday menu which features one of most appetising Kensington roast dinners. All served with vegetables and roast potatoes, you can pick from a rump of beef, seasonal vegetable and feta wellington, a slow braise lamb shank, and a rosemary and lemon-half roasted chicken.  


Roast dinners are served in numerous pubs and restaurants in Kensington; however, these five places standout because of their character, unique atmospheres, and delicious Sunday roasts. On a business trip to London? Discover our top 6 serviced apartments in Kensington and for more on this district in West London, check out our Kensington area guide. Explore serviced apartments in Kensington on the SilverDoor website, enquire, and get in touch if you have any queries.  

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