11 of the best places for Sunday lunch in Surrey
PUBLISHED: 15:18 26 March 2019 | UPDATED: 09:57 18 June 2020
Sunday lunchtimes are made for lazing in a cosy pub with a beer in hand and an overflowing plate of delicious roast dinner on the table. We pick our favourite places for Sunday lunch in Surrey
After a day’s exploration of the bucolic Surrey countryside, you can’t beat tucking into a roast dinner in a cosy pub with beamed ceilings, roaring log fires and food to warm your soul. At The Dog and Pheasant there is a choice of beef, pork, lamb or chicken on the Sunday menu, with all of the traditional trimmings on the side. If you’ve got any room left for afters, the warm Belgian waffle is a splendid way to finish the meal.
Haslemere Road, Brook GU8 5UJ
This quintessential English pub resides on the green in the pretty village of Brockham. Traditional Sunday lunches are served every Sunday between 12-8.30pm, with a selection of meats featuring on the menu each week. With your roast dinner you can expect a heap of seasonal veg, homemade Yorkshire puddings and delicious gravy. There is an extensive wine list on offer to accompany your meal.
Brockham Green RH3 7JS
Leave the stress of making a roast dinner back at home and take a trip to The Drummond instead, where there’s a choice of meats, roast potatoes, crunchy crackling, plenty of seasonal vegetables, fluffy Yorkshire puddings and mouth-watering gravy on the menu. To accompany your meal, you’ll find a selection of real ales and continental draft beers behind the bar. And there is a selection of puddings for the sweet-toothed member of your party to enjoy afterwards.
55-56 Woodbridge Road, Guildford GU1 4RF
If your head is feeling slightly fuzzy following Saturday night, a plateful of The Skimmington Castle’s roast dinner will certainly perk you up. There are always four different meats on the menu with plenty of the usual trimmings to compliment them. The pub is very dog-friendly and in a wonderful rural location, so why not burn off those extra calories with a post-lunch stroll along The Greensand Way.
Bonnys Road, Reigate RH2 8RL
Calling all meat lovers! In the heart of the Surrey Hills lies this pretty countryside pub serving roast lunches every Sunday until 5pm. Aside from the game roasts that regularly feature on the daily specials board, there is a fantastic carvery with the option of five different meats to choose from. Make sure to book a table ahead of your arrival as the carvery is very popular in Surrey.
75 Dorking Road, Chilworth GU4 8NP
The Plough Inn is about superb food, British wine and an environment that simply oozes bonhomie. The atmosphere is eclectic yet relaxing, so where better to unwind with a delicious roast dinner on a Sunday? Choose from a selection of three meats, all served with crunchy duck fat potatoes, light and fluffy Yorkshires and bowls full of freshly prepared seasonal vegetables.
Plough Lane, Cobham KT11 3LT
At The Refectory, the Sunday lunch menu includes roast beef, pork, chicken and more. The pub itself is extremely impressive. Restored from an old cattle barn, it has large open fires, great big wooden beams and extensive well kept gardens. Spend your Sunday unwinding in a comfy armchair with a glass of lovingly chosen wine in hand and your lunch lovingly prepared in the pub’s kitchen.
Old Portsmouth Road, Milford GU8 5HJ
While away a lazy Sunday afternoon with unpretentious food made by a talented chef at Emlyn. Found at the foot of Box Hill, it is the perfect location to recuperate after a morning’s walk. On the Sunday menu is pork, beef and game with trimmings and two courses cost just £24.50, we recommend you leave room for the sticky toffee pudding.
Dorking RH5 6BX
Snuggling up in a cosy pub with a roast dinner and your feet in front of the wood burner is a perfect way to end the week, and at The Stephan Langton Inn, you can do just this. Behind the bar is a selection of local ales, fine wines and independently distilled gins. On the Sunday lunch menu is beef, chicken and pork, all served with vegetables, roast potatoes, Yorkshires and gravy.
Friday Street, Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6JR
This lovely pub is family, child and dog friendly, with laidback vibes and talented chefs. Inside, there are plenty of comfy corners to huddle over beer and a plateful of delicious food, whilst catching up with friends over the weekend. On Sundays there is a traditional lunch menu available with a choice of chicken, pork, beef or lamb with all of the usual accompaniments to compliment them. Two courses are only £19.50 so make sure you leave room for pudding!
The Street, Wonersh GU5 0PE
The quality and taste of the food delivered at The Wheatsheaf is taken very seriously – so you can expect great things on your visit here. There is a selection of meats on the Sunday menu, so whether you fancy duck, beef, pork, lamb or chicken, you’re sure to find something to whet your appetite. It is extremely warm and inviting in the winter and in the summer, there is the option to dine alfresco in the beer garden.
40 Esher Green, Esher KT10 8AG
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