Sunday’s call for hours spent eating your way through a classic British roast. In Manchester there is an overwhelming choice of restaurants and bars – so here’s something to make your decision a little bit easier! Here’s our top 5 places to grab your Sunday fix of meat, veg and copious amounts of gravy…
Gorilla, also well known as a club and music venue, provides a great Sunday Roast a perfect cure after heavy Saturday night. It has recently been awarded ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards so the Whitworth street bar and kitchen is bound to impress. They provide a range of options from a topside of beef, chicken, pork and a nut roast for veggies.
And of course, accompanied by the usual trimmings roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and plenty of gravy. Perfect!
Price – £13.50
2. The Blue Pig
Found in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter and also not just known for their Sunday roasts. The Blue Pig is also home of drinking, music and even bingo?! They are extremely proud of their roasts, claiming they are the best on the planet! Served with Yorkshire Pudding, roast potatoes, maple glazed carrots, kale, mange tout, courgette and proper gravy, you won’t want to miss a Sunday here!
Price – Between £12.95 – £14.95
3. The Wharf
The Wharf has that classic, old school English pub feeling. Situated in Castlefield, their Sunday Roasts differ from week to week with 2-3 options including a mixed option including a selection of meats . Their good choice of ales along with a lovely beer garden and views over the canal, makes the wharf a perfect spot for a bit of Sunday grazing.
Price – Around £12.95-£14.95
Another gem, found in the Northern Quarter and named after it’s location, TNQ specialises in British cuisine. What could be more British than a roast? Using only British ingredients, they offer a choice of two or three courses and you’ll find your roasted meat alongside roast potatoes, carrot and suede mash, cabbage, roasted parsnips, cauliflower cheese, Yorkshire pudding and generous amounts of gravy. With one of the largest lists of accompaniments and solely British ingredients, is this as authentic as it gets?
Price – 2 courses for £13.95, 3 courses for £16.95