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Our top 3 Sunday roasts in Manchester


The classic Sunday roast has a history as rich as the gravy smothering your Yorkshire puddings. Making an appearance in British homes since the 14th century, did you know the King’s guards even earnt the name “Beefeaters” from eating roast beef every Sunday?!

Now we’ve whet your appetite and topped up your trivia knowledge, here are our picks for the very best Sunday roast ideas in and around Manchester.



The Hawksmoor

Named as one the best steak restaurants in the UK and crowned the winner of the ‘Best Sunday Lunch in the UK’ by the Observer Food Monthly, Hawksmoor is all about its roast beef. Situated on Deansgate, this stylish eatery offers a mouth-watering choice of slow roast rump or succulent prime rib, accompanied by all the trimmings and an impressive wine list.



Bock Biere Café’s infamous Gravy Fondue

The good folk at Bock Biere Café have changed the roast dinner game altogether with their take on a European roast dinner, including – we kid you not – a Sunday roast fondue. This dish is all about the gravy, with a fondue of Belgian beer gravy ready and waiting for you to enjoy dunking Yorkshire pudding waffles, beef brisket and all the trimmings.

Bock Biere Café


Solita’s Sunday Roast Burger

This popular Northern Quarter favourite is more renowned for incredible stacked burgers than a roast dinner but the team have their own answer to the Sunday tradition – the Sunday Roast Burger. With a bun base, two beef patties, roast beef slices, cabbage and lashings of gravy, served over the burger, in a side pot and filling the Yorkshire pudding crown.