The best pubs for a Sunday roast in Somerset

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The best pubs for a Sunday roast in Somerset

We’ve scoured Somerset high and low for the best Sunday roasts around. Whether you’re looking for the best Sunday roast in north Somerset or a good Sunday lunch near Taunton, one of these top places to eat should float your boat. 

A Sunday carvery is one of those home comforts we can’t do without. There’s nothing tastier than a roast dinner cooked by someone else. Whether you’re in Somerset for a short break or a week or two, you’ll more than likely have a Sunday afternoon where you need some tasty grub to fill up on and a nothing will do but an all day carvery.

Find somewhere with excellent craft beers and traditional Somerset cider and you’ll be on to a winner. Good local food and drink never tasted so good than at one of these pubs in Somerset.


The Sheppey Inn, near Glastonbury

The outdoor seating at The Sheppey in Somerset

Out in the Somerset Levels, this eclectic pub has art all over the walls and an incredible selection of craft beers and cider. Add into this the tasty Sunday roasts and you probably won’t want to leave for the entire day. Bird watchers might like to stretch their legs to the nearby Avalon Marshes but, ultimately, we know you’ll probably have to prise yourself away from this place at the end of your Sunday.


The Mendip Inn, Oakhill

The dining room at The Mendip Inn in Somerset

Right on the A37, this pub has recently been renovated by the same people who did Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen so expect lush interiors. The food matches the smart, heritage style in the form of Mendip trio of lamb wellington, roast pork, roast beef and beef brisket. An easy spot to get to with a tasty selection of traditional Sunday roast dinners.


The Rising Sun Inn, West Bagborough

The cosy bar at The Rising Sun Inn in Somerset

At the foot of the Quantock Hills, The Rising Sun is cosy and welcoming with traditional pub food. Everything is served beautifully and tastes amazing. They really make the most of local produce in the surrounding area. Perfect for an afternoon of relaxation after a morning hike across the Quantocks.


The Bicknoller Inn, Bicknoller

The thatched exterior of The Bicknoller Inn in Somerset

The Bic rests to the west of the Quantock hills and welcomes you under it’s thatched roof with flagstone floors and a toasty wood burner roaring away. Perfect for a winter jaunt in Somerset. Good news if you’re staying in one of our dog friendly cottages, the Bicknoller welcomes in your four-legged friends. Roast dinner options are seasonal and include a choice between two meats plus plenty of veg and roasties. Booking is advised as it can get quite busy.


The Redan Inn, Chilcompton

The traditional exterior of The Redan Inn in Somerset

More of a restaurant than a pub, the Redan is incredibly chic while remaining traditional and family friendly. You can guarantee a good meal here; sister pub to the award-winner Pumphouse in Bristol and The Bird in Hand in Long Ashton. And it’s starting to win rosettes of its own too. Take your pick from roast beef, pork, chicken or nut for your Sunday roast and open up a board game for the afternoon.


Lord Paulett Arms, Hinton St George

The cosy dining room at Lord Paulett Arms in Somerset

From the traditional interiors to the seasonal menu, the Lord Paulett Arms is the definition of comfort - the perfect atmosphere for a Sunday roast. The locally sourced menu features the likes of rare roasted beef, Castlemead chicken, and sumptuous veggie roasts, all topped with roast potatoes, seasonal veg, cauliflower cheese, and gravy.

Feeling hungry? Explore our beautiful cottages in Somerset and start planning your next lip-smacking stay.

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