Ten of the best roast dinners in York
There’s nothing more comforting than a roast dinner…
YorkMix wanted to know who does the best roast dinner in York – and we needed our readers help!
Based on their recommendations we’ve put together a guide of 10 must-try roast dinners in York.
Whether you’re a fan of beef or chicken or lamb or vegetarian roast – there’s something here for everyone!
Thank you to all our readers who helped us put together our York roast dinner guide – and a particular shoutout to the person who nominated their mum!
The Rattle Owl
This independent restaurant on Micklegate has a Sunday lunch that will make your mouth water! Will you go for the roast sirloin of beef with beef shin fritter, or perhaps the mutton rump? The menu also comes with suggested wine pairings.
- 104 Micklegate, York YO1 6JX
- 01904 658658
The Fox Inn
A family village pub serving traditional pub food. For Sunday lunch choose from beef, turkey, lamb, gammon or vegetable pie. Of course it wouldn’t be complete without the homemade Yorkshire puddings!
- 90 The Village, Stockton on the Forest, York YO32 9UW
- 01904 400747
The Rose & Crown
A family-run country pub. Whether you prefer beef, pork, chicken or even steak pie with your roast dinner – The Rose & Crown have got you covered.
- Main Street, Sutton-on-the-Forest, YO61 1DP York
- 01347 811111
The White Horse
A family pub in the heart of Upper Poppleton. Choose from beef, pork or chicken – or why not go slightly out of the box and try the salmon en croute or the broccoli and blue cheese cobbler?
- The Green, Upper Poppleton, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6DF
- 01904 289340
The Carlton Tavern
You can’t beat a Sunday carvery! Choose from a selection of roasted meats with all the trimmings. If you’re especially hungry, upgrade to a large plate for an extra slice of meat and a giant Yorkshire pudding.
- 140 Acomb Rd, Holgate, York YO24 4HA
- 01904 781181
The Durham Ox
An award-winning traditional pub. Whether you want one course or three, there is lots here to tempt the tastebuds! Why not kick off your meal with their seafood platter, which sounds pretty amazing…
- West Way, Crayke, York YO61 4TE
- 01347 821506
The Oddfellows Arms
A friendly pub and restaurant that serves up great food. This roast dinner is worth travelling out of the centre of York for. If you can’t choose between beef, pork or lamb – have all three!
- 1 Main St, Wilberfoss, York YO41 5NN
- 01759 388473
Sunday equals carvery time…doesn’t it? Head on down to wine bar and bistro Plonkers in the centre of York for just that.
- 5 Cumberland St, York YO1 9SW
- 01904 655307
The Anchor Inn
The Anchor Inn source from local producers for their carvery. As well as the usual favourites they also have a slow roast lamb shank, duck leg and poached salmon!
- New Rd, Whixley, York YO26 8AG
- 01423 330432
Head slightly off the beaten track for Sunday lunch as tucked away down St Martin’s Lane is this hidden gem.
- 9 St Martin’s Ln, York YO1 6LR
- 07977 190297