From fluffy Yorkshire
Rumour Wine Bar
Where: Rumour, 30 High St, Totnes TQ9 5RY
What makes the roast so great? Rumour is a popular haunt for Totnes locals and it’s easy to see why with their mammoth sized portions and their flavoursome meat cooked in a Bertha charcoal oven.
Book Online: 01803 864682 / rumourtotnes.com
Click here to read our full review of Rumour.
The Pig & Whistle
Where? Newton Road, Littlehempston, Totnes TQ9 6LT
What makes the roast so great? They source the best local produce from land to sea, including meat from a local award winning butchers, Exmouth mussels, Brixham crab and Berry Pomeroy game from the local shoot.
Where? 63 Babbacombe Downs Rd,Torquay TQ1 3L
What makes the roast so great? The Yorkshire puddings are huge, the atmosphere is laidback and nearby Babbacombe Beach is an ideal location for walking it all off afterward!
The Carpenters Arms
Where? Old Town Hill, Ilsington, Newton Abbot TQ13 9RG
What makes the roast so great? There’s a friendly atmosphere that stays true to their traditional pub roots, while the quality of the food remains extremely high. Your four legged friends are welcome too.
Where? Higher Blagdon Lane, Blagdon Rd, Paignton TQ3 3YG
What makes the roast so great? Portions are generous and they make a stellar cauliflower cheese!
Gara Rock Hotel
Where: Gara Rock Hotel, East Portlemouth, Salcombe TQ8 8FA
What makes the roast so great? You can sip on local G&Ts and enjoy your Sunday roast while watching the waves crash against the beautiful South Devon coast below.
Book online: www.gararock.com/eat-drink// 0333 370 0555
Click here to read our full Gara Rock review.
The Bear & Blacksmith
Where? Chillington, Kingsbridge TQ7 2LD
What makes the roast so great? Expect ultra local pub grub served to a very high standard. Owner and chef, Malcolm, is extremely passionate about his produce and knows a thing or two about serving up a traditional roast dinner.
Kitley House Hotel and Restaurant
Where? Kitley Estate, Yealmpton, Plymouth PL8 2NW
What makes the roast so great? When you enjoy Sunday lunch at Kitley House’s AA Rosette restaurant you can listen to relaxing music from their resident pianist and jazz trio.
The Cornish Arms West Devon
Where? 15 West St, Tavistock PL19 8AN
What makes the roast so great? This charming pub focuses on little fuss, classic food combinations and lots of flavour. Dishes aren’t ‘cheap’ but the atmosphere is lovely.
Where? Pudleylake Rd, Axminster EX13 8TU
What makes the roast so great? Talk about fresh! Every ingredient that makes up Trill Farm’s Sunday lunch is sourced locally and prepared by the talented Chris Onions.
Where? The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR
What makes the roast so great? As well as offering an extremely popular roast lunch, Dukes gives guests the option to tuck into a ‘Sunday Roast Door Stop Sardine’ in thickly sliced Vinnicombes bread with chips and gravy.
The Five Bells
Where? Clyst Hydon, Cullompton EX15 2NT
What makes the roast so great? These guys are pretty confident that they offer Devon’s best Sunday roast. The pub has a really cosy atmosphere and serves real ales and Devon ciders to enjoy alongside your food.
The Fat Pig, Exeter
Where? 2 John St, Exeter EX1 1BL
What makes the roast so great? Guests can get stuck into a hearty roast and make the most of the very well stocked bar too.
Where? 60 New N Rd, Exeter EX4 4EP
What makes the roast so great? You can sip on Bloody Mary’s to start, before choosing from a wide range of different Sunday lunch dishes (including a smaller kids size).
Where? 21 Melbourne St, Exeter EX2 4AU
What makes the roast so great? The Hourglass is all about fuss free, high quality food. Head here on a Sunday and expect to receive a very tasty plate of food with very generous portions.
The Hare & Hounds, Ottery St Mary
Where? Sidbury, Sidmouth EX10 0QQ
What makes the roast so great? Speaking from our own personal experience, the carvery at Hare & Hounds is top notch. The meat is often cooked to perfection and there’s a fabulous selection of vegetables to chose from.
Book online: hareandhounds-devon.co.uk / 01404 41760
Riverford Field Kitchen
Where? Wash Farm Bungalow, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0JU
What makes the roast so great? A typical roast lunch at Riverford Field Kitchen lets the vegetables take centre stage. Be prepared to challenge your preconceptions of what humble veg can taste like!
Book Online: riverford.co.uk / 01803 762074
The Ring of Bells
Where? Cheriton Fitzpaine, Crediton EX17 4JG
What makes the roast so great? Having scooped awards for the quality of their food, you can visit The Ring of Bells with the knowledge that there’s something for everyone on their lovely Sunday menu.