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Sunday Lunch in Bournemouth

Sunday lunch really is the highlight of the week. It's a great chance to sit down, relax and enjoy a truly delicious meal with family and friends.

Whether you are looking for traditional pubs serving hearty fare, to quirky new innovative restaurants offering a more modern take on the classic dish, there's something for everyone.

So, if you're ever in Bournemouth, be sure to treat yourself to a Sunday roast - you won't regret it!

Nestled in Bournemouth's embrace are numerous delectable Sunday caveries awaiting your indulgence. Refer to our guide below for a curated list of the finest Sunday Caveries in Bournemouth that are sure to tantalise your taste buds.

If you're based in Poole you can check out our Sunday Lunch in Poole guide here.

Brasserie Blanc Bournemouth Sunday Lunch

Brasserie Blanc

About: Brasserie Blanc in Bournemouth is an exceptional choice for Sunday lunch. Nestled in the heart of this coastal town, the restaurant offers a delightful combination of French-inspired cuisine and a warm, welcoming ambiance.

The Sunday lunch experience here is nothing short of fantastic, with a menu that boasts a delectable array of dishes, from succulent roasts to flavourful vegetarian options. The charming and cozy interior, complete with rustic furnishings and soft lighting, creates the perfect setting for a leisurely Sunday gathering with friends and family. 

Options: Vegan & Vegetarian options available 

Serving Times: Available until 5pm (Roasts subject to availability thereafter)

Menu: Click here

Price Range: 

  • Two-Courses for £24
  • Add a third-course for £6 (or dishes as priced)

Address: Marriott Highcliff Hotel, 105 St Michael's Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5DU

Telephone: 01202 557702

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The Larderhouse

The Larderhouse

About: Founded in 2011, by James Fowler (2014 World Class UK Bartender of the year), The Larderhouse in Southbourne is breathing new life into Dorset’s food and drink scene. Experience award-winning wood-fired Sunday roasts served with a range of fresh locally sourced vegetables cooked to perfection, in a unique setting.

Alfresco dining is available all year round in a heated Spanish conservatory and if you fancy a cocktail post-Sunday lunch, you can visit The Library’, The Larderhouse’s secret Cocktail Bar…

Sunday lunch offering includes succulent topside of White Park beef with Yorkshire puddings, half-roasted herb chicken, roasted ham hock as well as the squash, lentil, and mixed bean Wellington for vegetarians. Generous portions of crispy roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese, and lashings of gravy.

Options: Vegetarian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free 

Serving Times: Every Sunday from 12pm – 8:30pm

Menu: Click here

Price Range: £18 - £21

Address: 4 Southbourne Grove, Southbourne, Dorset, BH6 3QZ

Telephone: 01202 424 687

Twelve Eatery

Twelve Eatery

About: The Twelve Eatery opened its doors on the 12th of December 2018 at 12 pm and according to the team they have exciting plans for the next twelve years, including Sunday lunch!

The Twelve Eatery is currently the fifth-best vegan restaurant in the world, sourcing ingredients locally and organically as much as possible. Their classic and Sunday Roast menus are award-winning and VERY popular with not only Bournemouth residents but also an ever-growing following across the globe. 

Even though The Twelve Eatery is 100% vegan, their Sunday roasts are second to none. Even if you aren’t a vegan, why not take a trip to The Twelve Eatery and sample the Sunday lunch offering of Pan Seared ‘Scallops’, ‘Roast Beef’, or Nut Roast with ALL the trimmings, and we mean ALL… Roast Carrots, Parsnips, and Potatoes, Yorkshire Puddings, Gravy, and Seasonal Greens for the table. Specials are available on Sundays and they even have a Vegan B-12 Burger served with Truffle Parmesan Chips if you are that way inclined.

Epic, plant-based, sustainable Sunday roasts - who knew? They also have an extensive sugar-free, alcohol-laden cocktail list and plenty of organic wines and gluten-free beers to choose from.

Options: Plant-based, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free 

Serving Times: Every Sunday from 11:00 to 15:30

Menu: Click here

Price Range: £10.50 - £18

Address: Twelve Eatery, 12 The Triangle, Bournemouth, BH2 5RY

Telephone: 01202 310166

Darcy's Bar and Kitchen

Darcy's Bar and Kitchen

About: For one of the best Sunday lunches in Bournemouth, (top 5 in Dorset in fact), head down to Darcy’s Bar and Kitchen on Christchurch Road in Southbourne. Fast becoming a local institution, after a much-needed refurb, their Sunday roast menu comes highly recommended! Served ALL year (Sundays only) round from 12 - 5:45pm, booking is essential. Don't worry if you miss out on a reservation, you can order a takeaway Sunday roast from UberEats or JustEats too…

Options: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

Serving Times: Every Sunday from 12 - 5:45pm (Please note: 1 hour 50 minutes max for dining)

Menu: Click here

Price Range: £7 - £26.50 

Address: 1089 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH7 6BQ

Telephone: 01202 419319 - call to reserve or use the online system found on website

Useful things to know: Reservations recommended, full bar, a lovely new garden, and VERY dog-friendly

Street Goose

Street Goose

About: Instead of a carvery or a traditional pub lunch on a Sunday, why not try Street Goose’s new Sunday Roast for lunch? This is what Bournemouth has been waiting for, a funky, little eatery, with a chilled atmosphere, cool playlist and a BANGING Sunday lunch.

Next time you are in central Bournemouth, head here for the Sunday Roast with the most -  top notch food with classically crafted cocktails… Street Goose is a standout locale.

Their Sunday menu is served between 12pm-4pm and is fresh and fun, offering reasonably priced, delicious roasts and plenty of other dishes to choose from.

  • The Beef One - Dry Aged Beef Sirloin and obligatory Yorkshire Puds
  • The Chicken One - Free Range (Obvs) Chicken Breast & Stuffing
  • The Vegan One - Beetroot Tofu & Mushroom Wellington

All are lovingly served with massive portions of freshly sourced roasties, seasonal veg, cauliflower cheese (vegan options available) and red wine gravy. 

If you fancy trying something a little ‘street foodesque’ there are Bao Buns (Pulled Pork, Sweet Chilli King Prawn & Slow Braised Tofu), Filthy, and we mean filthy, Loaded Fries, plenty of sides and Sweet stuff to choose from… The Churros and Chocolate sauce are incredible!

A great selection of wines on offer and hand-crafted cocktails to die for.

Options: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

Serving Times: Every Sunday from 12 - 4pm

Menu: Click here

Price Range: £5 - £18.00

Address: 2 Yelverton Rd, Bournemouth BH1 1DF

Telephone: 01202 242378

Useful things to know: Group bookings welcome, Delivery, Takeout, Private Dining, Full Bar, Cocktails, Wine and Beer, Live Music, Dog Friendly, Family style.

Urban Garden

Urban Garden

Self-styled as the ‘Best Sunday Roast on the Coast’, Urban Garden in Bournemouth offers one of the best traditional Sunday lunches in town. They are all about fresh, local, sustainable (organic where possible) produce, sourced from the surrounding Garden counties. Urban Garden is the friendliest place for a gorgeous Sunday roast with family and friends.

Sunday lunch is served from 12 - 4:30pm and is a fantastically good value at £23.00 for 2 x courses and £27.00 for 3. 

Booking is highly recommended, to ensure a spot for Roast!

Choose from Salt-brined West Country Topside of Roast Beef, Roast Hampshire Pork Loin with Homemade Apple sauce or New Forest Mushroom, Lentil, Pistachio, Cashew and Almond Nut Roast.

All dishes accompanied with Smoked Parsnip Purée red cabbage, maple roasted carrots, swede, red onion, cauliflower, roast potatoes, yorkies and unending gravy… 

There are always a few extra dishes to choose on the Sunday menu, such as Roasted Hake Fillet or the Chana Masala burger, if you don't feel like going mainstream. 

Remember to leave room for the desserts (Blueberry Crumble or Dorset Apple Bake) too! 

As the ingredients are seasonal, there may be variations to the menu. 

There is a lovely bar with lots of delightful wines, beers, cocktails and mocktails to choose from.

If you are out with the kids, half-size roasts are available at half the price (£7.50 - £8.00). Urban Garden also has an excellent, all-day menu for the little ones too, with mini-sliders, shark bites (haddock) Chicken Chomps and lots of veggie/vegan dishes too.

Local, funky, chilled, and family-friendly - the perfect ingredients for a lovely Sunday lunch.

Options: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

Serving Times: Every Sunday from 12 - 4:30pm

Menu: Click here

Price Range: £7 - £16.00

Address: Exeter Crescent, Bournemouth BH2 5AY

Telephone: 01202 286787 (When booking make sure to specify whether you want to eat inside or outside, as they have a multi-layered outdoor terrace). For tables over 10, email UG on hello@urbangarden.co.uk.

Useful things to know: Family and dog-friendly, Group bookings welcome, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service. Wheelchair access with lift - call in advance. 

Free parking is available weekdays from 5pm and weekends from 10am. When you book, request a parking pass in the booking notes and grab your pass from reception when you arrive.

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