The Best Sunday Roasts in Guildford

Sunday roasts are one of the main traditions in Britain and we take it rather seriously. Here’s our guide to the top 5 places for a good old Sunday roast.

1. The King’s Head

Located just outside Guildford town centre is the picturesque pub The King’s Head who is pulling in local residents and visitors alike with their “legendary” Sunday roasts. They have a wide selection of roasts such as juicy, rare topside beef and succulent pork joints. All of which are accompanied by a giant Yorkshire pudding, duck fat roasted potatoes, gratin creamed leeks, swede mash, honey roasted parsnips, carrots and of course, a delicious meaty red wine gravy. For more information call 01483 568957 or email

2. The Onslow Arms

This country-esque pub not only looks gorgeous inside and out, it also serves a great Sunday lunch! You’ll find the best of British produce here with Scotch beef, English lamb and free range pork as well as tender rotisserie chicken. All roasts are served with fresh vegetables Check out their full Sunday lunch menu here.

3. The Seahorse

For a great roast during the day or evening, head over to The Seahorse. They offer a delicious Sunday roast menu consisting of tender meats and a variety of vegetables. If you can’t choose between roast beef, pork or chicken, why not have all three? Their ‘Trio of Roasts’ meal is an absolute treat and leave you with a very satisfied stomach  All roast dinners are served with goose fat roasted potatoes, honey roasted parsnip, British cabbage & kale, carrots, Yorkshire puddings & gravy. You’re guaranteed to have a happy tum!

4. The Albany

If you’re on the lookout for high-quality food as well as a good deal, The Albany are sure to give you both. You can get a roast and a starter or dessert for just £12! Their award-winning roasts come with all the trimmings are the highlight of the menu. Choose from Sirloin of Surrey Farm Beef, Sussex Honey Roast Gammon with parsley sauce or Free Range Chicken Supreme. See their website for more details.

5. The Jolly Farmer

If you fancy a good old Sunday carvery then you’ll want The Jolly Farmer. They provide good quality food with a country inn vibe as well as excellent meats! You can choose from leg of pork, Aberdeen Angus top rump, turkey breast or even a vegan nut roast. Or why choose? Have a bit of everything! They’re all served with a range of fresh vegetables, cauliflower cheese, roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings. Find out more here.

When you’re out and about in Guildford on a Sunday, do have a roast!


Samina Bhatti

Image by Colin Smith