There are certain things that any visitor should do on a break in Liverpool. You can visit the Cavern Club to see the place where the Beatles’ story began, for one thing, or go on a trip to Stanley Park, from where you can walk to the two Premier League football stadia that are at home in the city. The city by the Mersey also has countless interesting cultural stopping off points and some great nightlife, but if you’re here on the weekend then, more than anything, you must try a proper Liverpudlian take on the Sunday roast. With restaurants and pubs throughout the city serving serious, tasty grub, you can enjoy great food with a few drinks, and then take a walk through the city to burn some calories. Read on to find out the places with the best Sunday roast in Liverpool.
1. The Monro
Featuring a fantastic interior that evokes a sense of cosiness, a charming courtyard, and a welcoming atmosphere, The Monro in Liverpool is an amazing choice for anyone seeking the quintessential British gastropub experience. The menu covers a range of different dining experiences, with Sunday roast options including a Cumbrian beef roast, lamb roast, turkey roast, and the delectable vegetarian option of a butternut squash roast. Your visit can be finished off with one of the incredible desserts, with the likes of the chocolate fudge cake or the creamy cheesecake sure to delight your tastebuds.
Address: 92 Duke St, Liverpool L1 5AG
Website: The Monro
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 11pm; Fri & Sat: 11:30am - 12am; Sun: 11:30am - 10:30pm
2. Buyers Club
Offering a contemporary vibe amidst a well-designed space, Buyer’s Club in Liverpool is a great choice for anyone seeking the perfect Sunday roast. Served between 1pm and 8pm, the menu includes starters such as popcorn mussels and malt vinegar mayo, mains such as beef brisket or a nut roast for vegetarians, and delicious desserts such as buttermilk panna cotta with custard. All of this can be enjoyed along with the craft ales and other beverage options that have helped Buyers Club receive such excellent reviews from customers.
Address: 24 Hardman St, Liverpool L1 9AX
Website: Buyers Club
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12pm - 12am; Sun: 1 - 11pm
3. The Railway
The Railway offers the kind of interior design that immediately encourages patrons to pull up a seat, relax, and enjoy the charming ambience — the perfect setting for a cosy and relaxed Sunday roast experience. The menu for the Sunday roast is fairly extensive, featuring a choice for four main courses as well as three desserts. The exact items included on the menu change frequently, so The Railway is definitely a venue you’ll want to visit at least twice in order to experience the range of wonders this outstanding pub can provide.
Address: 18 Tithebarn St, Liverpool L2 2DT
Website: The Railway
Opening hours: Mon & Tue: 12 - 11pm; Wed - Sun: 10am - 11pm
Clockworks is an establishment has drawn particular praise both for its delicious menu items and its interesting, industrial decor that has proven to be a surefire style winner. The food, however, remains the key highlight at Clockworks, and the Sunday roast opens are second to none. The Sunday set menu is available in two or three courses, with food options including starters such as ham hock and black pudding terrine, mains of roast chicken supreme or haddock with craft ale batter (amongst others), and desserts such as Bakewell tart raspberry sorbet.
Address: 11 Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool L1 4JJ
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 12am; Sun: 10am - 11pm
5. Fazenda Liverpool
Fazenda Liverpool is a Brazilian rodizio dining room that is located in the Business District of the city. Diners are invited to visit the sides bar to select from wonderful salads, cheeses, and cured meats, before returning to their table. At this point, meat skewers are brought directly to the table; the meats available include rump, chicken thighs, and pork collars amongst many other options. The overall Fazenda experience is exquisite, the food is wonderful, and the atmosphere is chic, sophisticated, and incredibly welcoming.
Address: Horton House, Exchange St E, Liverpool L2 3YL
Website: Fazenda Liverpool
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12 - 3pm, 5 - 10pm; Sun: 12 - 3pm, 5 - 9pm
6. Cookhouse Pub & Carvery
The Cookhouse Pub & Carvery in Liverpool was refurbished in 2018, so the interior is beautifully designed with a contemporary feel. The establishment is home to a well-regarded carvery, which could be the perfect choice for those looking for a great Sunday roast experience. The carvery features beef, gammon, turkey crown or shoulder of pork, along with sides such as Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, and gravy — a truly classic “Sunday roast” experience that is prepared to perfection. Alternatively, diners can sample the sumptuous standard menu, which includes starters, mains such as scampi and chips, and a range of desserts.
Cookhouse Pub & Carvery
Address: 259 Macket’s Ln, Liverpool L25 9NQ
Website: Cookhouse Pub & Carvery
Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 9am - 11pm; Thu - Sat: 9am - 12am
7. The Shankly Hotel
The Shankly Hotel in Liverpool is dedicated to Bill Shankly, a Scottish football manager who was particularly renowned for his time spent at Liverpool FC. However, that’s not to say you have to be a firm football fan to enjoy a visit to the establishment; there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy at this stunning hotel, with The Bastion Bar and Restaurant a great choice for a Sunday lunch extravaganza. The menu includes a traditional Sunday roast dinner, and there are also vegan and vegetarian options available if preferred.
The Shankly Hotel
Address: Millennium House, 60 Victoria St, Liverpool L1 6JD
Website: The Shankly Hotel
Opening hours: Open 24 hours
8. 109 Allerton
109 Allerton is sure to be able to provide an outstanding experience to anyone looking to enjoy an exquisite Sunday roast while in Liverpool. The establishment offers its Sunday roast from midday to 6pm and features food options such as cornfed chicken, lamb shank, and a quinoa nut roast that is suitable for vegan and vegetarians. All food is made fresh to order, which ensures the best possible eating experience every time.
Address: 109 Allerton Rd, Liverpool L18 2DD
Website: 109 Allerton
Opening hours: Mon: 9am - 6pm; Tue - Thu: 9am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 9am - 9:30pm; Sun: 9am - 6:30pm (closed on Thu & Fri)
9. Alma de Cuba
The setting of Alma de Cuba is undeniably breathtaking; the restaurant is situated in an old church, which results in an incredible interior that provides a truly unique experience. You even have the chance to eat by candlelight. The Sunday brunch menu provides the chance to sample a range of cuisines; there’s Caribbean-inspired mussels (starter), basil pesto gnocchi (main), and orange polenta cake (dessert) to choose from amongst the many other delightful dishes that can be enjoyed in the splendour of the setting.
Alma de Cuba
Address: St Peters Church, Seel St, Liverpool L1 4BH
Website: Alma de Cuba
Opening hours: Mon: 5 - 10pm; Tue - Sun: 12 - 10pm
Found in Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter, Frederiks is a fantastic bar with a reputation for providing some of the best cocktails in the city. In addition to the famed beverages, the establishment also offers Sunday roast options; 12-hour slow-cooked beef brisket, salmon supreme, and a vegan-friendly mushroom and spinach nut roast lead the way for the mains, while the starters and desserts include soup of the day and sticky toffee pudding. respectively. You can, therefore, soak up the friendly atmosphere and admire the stunning interior design during your stay.
Address: 32 Hope St, Liverpool L1 9BX
Opening hours: Mon, Wed & Thu: 4pm - 12am; Tue: 4pm - 1am; Fri: 4pm - 2am; Sat: 12pm - 2am; Sun: 12pm - 12am
The perfect end to the perfect weekend in Liverpool
Whether in a classic old-style tavern, a gastropub, or one of the city’s chic restaurants, you can be confident of picking up a delicious Sunday roast in any of the above locations. There are options for vegetarian diners and meat-eaters alike, and if we’re talking about a range of choices, then you can take your pick of fantastic views around this excellent city.
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