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9 of the best Sunday lunches in Hertfordshire

PUBLISHED: 11:31 18 April 2016 | UPDATED: 15:16 18 April 2016

Here are some of the best Sunday lunches in Hertfordshire

Here are some of the best Sunday lunches in Hertfordshire


We have picked out nine of the best places to have a Sunday lunch in Hertfordshire

The Compasses, Abbots Langley

With traditional roasts served on a Sunday, the Compasses in Abbots Langley is a local favourite. There is a large beer garden to enjoy in the warmer months and cosy interiors with exposed beams and quintessential British pub charm – perfect for enjoying a satisfying roast lunch or dinner and then relaxing with a beer in the garden.

The Portland Arms, St. Albans

Hidden in the back streets of St. Albans is the Portland Arms, a traditional pub that dates back to the 1800s meaning it is steeped in history. On a Sunday it serves delicious roasts featuring loin of pork with apple sauce, half a roast chicken with stuffing or slow-roast beef with horseradish, delicious!

The White Lion, Baldock

With a strong focus on locally sourced produce, you are guaranteed a fresh and delicious Sunday roast when you visit the White Lion in Baldock. With seasonal vegetables served alongside delicious slow roasted pork or sirloin of beef, you won’t regret popping into this old worldy little gem on a Sunday afternoon.

Three Horseshoes, Willian

The picturesque village of Willian may be small but it boasts the lovely Three Horseshoes pub with locally sourced seasonal ingredients making up their delicious roast dinners on a Sunday.

The Steam Coach, Hemel Hempstead

The charming Steam Coach in Hemel Hempstead is a traditionally British pub with a twist offering everything that a proper pub should, with real ale and cosy interiors, there is also a classic Sunday roast offered to top of your weekend. This uniquely named pub also has one of the only original working 50s jukeboxes.

The Steam Coach The Steam Coach

The Rose & Crown, Essendon

In the idyllic village of Essendon is the Rose & Crown, a pub offering comfort pub grub and a fantastically honed traditional roast dinner to enjoy on a Sunday afternoon. The village setting adds to the appeal of this old coach inn which was built way back in 1756.

The Three Horseshoes, Hinxworth

Catering to vegetarians and meat eaters alike for Sunday lunch with the choice of apricot and goat’s cheese nut roast, beef, chicken or duck alongside roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and vegetables, the Three Horseshoes in Hinxworth has something for everyone.

The Three Horseshoes, Hinxworth The Three Horseshoes, Hinxworth

The Plough, St. Albans

Book in advance for the Plough in St. Albans as their Sundays are often booked up with customers looking for one of the best roasts around. Although out of the way, this pub claims to be “well worth finding”, so book a table for you and your loved ones for a relaxing Sunday wiling the time away with a cold drink and a roast.

The Victoria, Hitchin

There’s plenty of choice for your Sunday roast at the Victoria in Hitchin: from pan-friend haddock or old English sausages to broccoli, almond & gruyere balls for the vegetarians or the traditional chicken, beef or pork options. Delicious food and drink is served in a friendly and welcoming community atmosphere.

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