The Florence pub, Herne Hill
Located next to Brockwell Park, The Florence has recently re-opened after an extensive refurbishment with a new menu of small plates to share, daily brunch and a Sunday lunch roasts list including Roast Hampshire pork belly, Roast rump of beef and Suffolk chicken, all served with roasted potatoes, roast carrots, swede, seasonal greens and Yorkshire puddings. The pub’s own microbrewery is on full display and the pub champions an extensive range of British beers as well as natural, biodynamic wines making this urban country pub the ideal retreat for anyone looking for a relaxing bolthole away from the hubbub of the city!
Sundays at Tom’s Kitchen
Tom’s Kitchen restaurants serve British favourites and comfort food classics in a relaxed and informal environment, making them the perfect place to enjoy a traditional Sunday roast with family or friends. Available every Sunday, the Roast of the Day is served with fresh, seasonal vegetables as well as roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings (£19). For those looking for something a little different, the signature Seven Hour Confit Lamb served with mashed potato and balsamic onions is designed to share (£50 for 2) and makes the perfect alternative to a traditional roast. Desserts include Pear and blackberry crumble with clotted cream (£7), or guests can continue to share, with the Baked alaska with panettone and vanilla ice cream (£12 for 2). Tom’s Kitchen has restaurants in Chelsea, St Katharine Docks, Canary Wharf and Somerset House.
Sunday lunch at OXBO Bankside
The recently launched Hilton London Bankside hotel are now serving a traditional Sunday lunch from 12-5pm with live acoustic music at its OXBO Bankside restaurant. Executive chef Paul Bates has created a mouth-watering menu including Smoked salmon with capers and lemon, Roast sirloin of Gloucestershire beef with Yorkshire pudding, duck fat roasted potatoes with seasonal vegetables and Almond bakewell tart. Alternatively, for something different, try the Smoked duck breast and lychee salsa or Newhaven and South coast fish casserole. The dessert menu offers a selection of tarts, trifles and pies, including all-time favourite English sherry trifle and a board of fine British cheese and homemade chutneys. Visit the website here to book a table.
Le brunch chez Pont
The new bar at Le Pont de la Tour has just launched Le Brunch chez Pont, a sans fond (bottomless) brunch. With fabulous lighting, cosy banquettes and exceptional views of Tower Bridge, this is surely the most glamourous new brunch in town. Priced at £15 for two courses and £20 for three (plus unlimited prosecco for £15) the new menu will include a selection of fresh juices and smoothies, breakfast classics such as Eggs benedict, French toast and pancakes, and more substantial dishes such as the Brunch Burger with gruyère and bacon. The bottomless brunch menu is available every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm.
Sunday lunch at Coq d’Argent
Priced at £26 for two courses and £29 for three, City favourite Coq d’Argent serves a delicious Sunday lunch menu. Guests are be treated to dishes such as Roasted leg of lamb, Yorkshire pudding, roasted vegetable, rosemary and garlic sauce, Corn-fed chicken supreme, Gruyere cheese and black truffles, artichoke and celeriac puree and Cep risotto, artichoke, mascarpone and parmesan crisp. The Sunday menu is available from 12pm to 2.45pm.
Plum + Spilt Milk at the Great Northern Hotel
Whether or not you’ve a train to catch, make the most of Sundays in one of the capital’s most beautiful dining rooms. Three metre high floor to ceiling sash windows allow natural light to flood in, and 120 hand blown glass pendant lights will ward off the darkest of days. An excellent value Sunday menu includes a choice of three roasts served with goose fat potatoes, and is priced at just £26.50/£32.50 for two/three courses.