Simple, honest roasts with all the trimmings – what Sunday afternoons are for!
James St kitchen features a charcoal grill still which plays centre stage alongside some of the best steaks and prime cuts Northern Ireland has to offer. The Sunday menu includes a tasty fry or waffles, while lunch gives you the choice of salads, soup and the classic roast beef with yorkshire pudding.
Book online at www.jamesstandco.com
Deanes at Queens
The Sunday lunch menu at Deanes at Queen’s promises elegant, simple food such as stuffed pork loin, roast chicken and Glenarm salmon served with cooked-to-perfection seasonal vegetables. Ask about daily specials, and choose something sweet from a decadent dessert menu. On sunny afternoons, dine outside on the south-facing terrace.
Book now at michaeldeane.co.uk/deanes-at-queens
Spend your Sunday afternoon in Ballyhackamore and enjoy a Sunday roast with dessert for just £15 at Horatio Todd’s. All are roasts served with mash, roast potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and rich roast gravy, and gluten free options are available.
Call 028 9065 3090 to book.
Part of the Galgorm group, the brand new Rabbit hotel in Templepatrick is a beautifully designed space serving quality, seasonal food. On Sundays, enjoy with two courses for £21.95 on the Sunday Lunch Menu (served from 12 noon to 4pm) and choose from classic roast dinner mains and American deep south-inspired appetizers and desserts.
Book online at rabbithotel.com.
Carveries and Buffets
Book in for a good old fashioned Sunday carvery at these Belfast hotels.
Hastings Stormont Hotel
Stormont Hotel offers an indulgent 3 course lunch every Sunday from 12.30pm to 2.30pm. With traditional hearty favourites, succulent roasts and tasty desserts, along with fun activities to keep the kids amused, there’s something to suit everyone. After lunch, take a stroll in beautiful, wooded Stormont Estate directly opposite the hotel.
Call 028 9065 1066 to book.
Malone Lodge Hotel
The family-friendly Sunday lunch at Malone Lodge is served from 1pm to 8pm every week, with prices from £23 for an adult three-course lunch (while kids under five eat for free)! Why not share a Sunday roast platter, with roast beef and Yorkshire puddings or roast chicken and stuffing, accompanied with crispy roasties and seasonal vegetables. Plus, look out for Sunday Fun Days at during school holidays with a bouncy castle and face painting to keep the kids entertained!
Call 028 9038 8000 to book.
Enjoy a cosy lunch and a pint in one of Belfast’s traditional pubs.
McHugh’s Bar & Restaurant
McHugh’s is housed in one of Belfast’s oldest buildings, dating back to 1711. Serving traditional Irish cuisine, the a la carte menu features boxty (a traditional Irish pancake) and steamed mussels, as well as classic pub fare; while the bar lunch menu offers sandwiches, soups and chicken wings.
Call 028 9050 9999 to book.
Serving an a la carte menu daily (including Sundays), the renovated Fountain Lane pub promises a tasty lunch with menu items including steak and Guinness pie, sausage and mash, beer battered haddock and seafood chowder. To drink, choose from an extensive range of gin pours and draught beers.
Book at fountainlanebelfast.com
One of Belfast’s most historic pubs, the Morning Star is known for its prize winning beef and lamb sourced from local farmers. The full a la care menu is served on Sundays from 12-10pm and features an incredible selection of steaks, burgers and classic pub food. Choose from tasty Irish desserts such as Guinness sticky toffee pudding and Armagh apply crumble, and an extensive drinks list of wines, craft beer and local spirits.
Call 02890235986 to book.
Sunday Lunch with a Twist
The perfect alternatives to a traditional Sunday roast dinner, these restaurants offer something different.
With a menu that will transport you across the world – from India to Italy and back again – Mumbai Milano has a varied lunch menu guaranteed to hit the spot if you’re in the mood for something different. From daal tadka to chorizo linguine expect vibrant dishes served alongside house cocktails that start from just £4.95. The lunch menu is available from 12 noon to 4pm on Sundays.
Book online at mumbaimilano.co.uk
Visit Coco and enjoy two courses for £17.95 per person from their Lazy Sunday menu! If you’re looking for something different this menu is the one, with fusion dishes like Korean burgers and miso glazed aubergine featuring alongside traditional roasts. Coco is an eclectic, boutique-style restaurant in Belfast’s historic Linen Quarter.
Call 028 9031 1150 to book.