Best Sunday roasts in Manchester

Are you craving a succulent melt in your mouth roast in Manchester city centre? We are here to help. Finding the best Sunday roasts in Manchester can be tough, especially if you’re feeling ‘hangry’. That’s why we’ve found the best Sunday roasts in and around the city to help cure those cravings. If you’re looking for dessert for afters, read ‘Dessert places in Manchester‘.

Trof NQ


Trof NQ is located in the Northern Quarter. They offer a selection of food and drinks but most importantly their incredible Sunday roast. Serving from 12pm till 9pm Trof NQ allows plenty of time for you to shake off that hangover and head down for their yummy Sunday Lunch. Choose from their topside beef, chicken breast, crispy pork, roast lamb and their delicious beef and pumpkin wellington.

The Refuge


The Refuge is a vibrant restaurant located in the stunning Kimpton Clock Tower hotel on Oxford Road. They serve food all day long and prompt you to ‘come as you are’, offering a comforting environment for everyone to enjoy one of the best Sunday roasts in Manchester. At The Refuge you can indulge in a roast platter for two which you can share with your friends or loved one. Indulge in a plate of mouth-watering goodness.



The Firefly is located further out in the city of Manchester however, their Sunday roasts are definitely worth the extra steps. Firefly is a popular hotspot for food and drinks, offering a delicious Sunday roast served from 12pm. Their roasts include roast sirloin or English beef, roast garlic and herb chicken, roasted rump of English lamb and if you’re not feeling meat you can try their tasty golden roasted cauliflower. You can even enjoy a few drinks in their mysterious bar after 6pm or check out our cocktail bars in Manchester blog for more inspiration.




Browns is located in the city centre providing one of the best roasts in Manchester. Enjoy your Sunday roast in an Edwardian Baroque building that used to be an ‘athenaeum’, making Browns famous for being ‘one of the city’s most notorious watering holes’. Their Sunday roast is said to be delicious and accompanied by a vibrant, warming atmosphere.



Hawksmoor is located in Deansgate and famous for their succulent, flavoursome steak. They use the finest ingredients to produce quality food, meaning their Sunday roasts are incredible. Hawksmoor is open from 12pm till 8pm however, they are very popular so it is best to get down before 5pm or make a reservation. Their roasts include large joints of meat that have been roasted over a spit open fire to produce the best flavours.

Albert Schloss


Located near St Peters Square and known as Manchester’s first Bohemian palace is Albert Schloss. This German themed restaurant claims that they have ‘the biggest roast in the city’ so of course they will need to live up to their expectations. They offer cooked haus roasts, rack of Cheshire pork, topside beef and finally haus in wild mushroom and butternut strudel for the veggies. All available till 10pm!

Fountain House


The Fountain House is located between the beautiful locations of Springfields and Piccadilly (Albert Square). Enjoy your roast with their cocktails for a fabulous Sunday treat. The Fountain House serves up some of the best roasts in Manchester, including all your favourites like roast beef and pork belly.



Gaucho Sunday roasts are served from 12pm till 5pm in the centre of Manchester city centre. You can enjoy a tasty traditional roast to a bottomless roast which includes the choice of three different meats and top quality vegetables. Don’t forget the scrumptious yorkies!


We hope you relax and enjoy some of the best roasts in Manchester, we all know they taste better when cooked by someone else and especially on a Sunday. You can also check out our blog on ‘Deliveroo in Manchester‘, where you can eat a cooked meal from the comfort of your own home.

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