Top Sunday Roasts & Carveries in Derbyshire

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Derbyshire has some wonderful pubs, bars and restaurants so it can be hard to decide where to go and eat. I’m going to make it a little bit easier for you by narrowing down the top 10 places in Derbyshire to delve into a beautiful Sunday Roast. In no particular order…Let’s get started! (Note: I would advise booking to guarantee a table as Sundays can be incredibly busy times!)

1. Farmhouse at Mackworth

60 Ashbourne Rd, Mackworth, Derby DE22 4LY

Set in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside, and only 5 minutes drive out of Derby city centre, the Farmhouse at Mackworth is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The Sunday Lunch menu has typical favourites such as stuffed belly of pork, chicken wrapped in bacon and beef. The Farmhouse also serves the best parsnipw I have ever tasted. Certainly one to try, and definitely one of my favourite places for a Sunday lunch in Derby.

2. Bear at Alderwasley

Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2RD

When we asked our followers what the best Sunday Roast in Derbyshire was, the Bear was repeatedly mentioned so it seemed a appropriate to include it in our guide.

With amazing views, a rustic cottagey interior and a tasty Sunday Roast as well as other traditional pub food items, the Bear is certainly worth the trip.

3. The Queens Head

131 Alfreton Rd, Little Eaton, Derby DE21 5DF

Located in Little Eaton, about 10 minutes outside Derby City Centre, The Queens Head boasts excellent reviews. Their Sunday lunch menu runs from 12-6pm and includes the wonderful, traditional Sunday roast – there are also other options if one of your party doesn’t fancy a roast.

4. The Old Bell

51 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ

The Old Bell is another gem located in the heart of Derby City Centre on Sadler Gate. In a recently refurbished Tudor building, its Sunday menu is served between 12-4pm and offers delicious food. With locally sourced rib of beef and roasted pork belly, served with seasonal vegetables and a good old yorkie pud (my inner Yorkshire coming out now), it’s hard to leave this one off the list. There is also a vegetarian option of a Mushroom and Stilton Pie. Worth a look.

5. Exeter Arms

Exeter Pl, Derby DE1 2EU

The Exeter Arms has been named the 'Food & Drink Pub of the Year' quite a few times so this one is a must visit. Their Sunday menu changes weekly (Excluding the roast beef dinner), so the menu isn’t available online.

However, awards put this place above many. Priced around £13, the menu is not the cheapest option but you are getting good value for money.



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1 year ago

The Bear at Alderwasley is undisputedly THE best in Derbyshire

11 months ago

The Needles in Alvaston had a great refurb and now doing fresh cooked Sunday dinners for a fiver best u will fine