An integral part of British culinary culture, a home-cooked Sunday roast is the epitome of comforting indulgence. With its vast agricultural industries and produce-rich fields, Shropshire boasts a tempting tapestry of restaurants and eateries all offering a great roast dinner, and we’ve handpicked five of our favourites. After all, there’s no better way to spend a Sunday than indulging in the simple pleasures of good food, good company, and good cheer.

The Inn on the Green, Bishops Castle

25 minutes from Marrington | Dog friendly

The Inn on the Green in Wentnor is a charming pub renowned for its delicious Sunday roasts and warm hospitality. The Sunday roast menu features an enticing selection of dishes, from the succulent roast lamb to the indulgent roast pork belly, all served with generous helpings of crispy roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables. With its cosy atmosphere and mouthwatering fare, The Inn on the Green is the perfect place to unwind and indulge on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Bull & Heifer, Newtown

25 minutes from Marrington | Dog friendly

Once the old village post office, The Bull & Heifer is now a small but vibrant country pub in the heart of the village Bettws Cedewain, near Newtown. Bursting with country character and charm, it also boasts a Sunday lunch menu that celebrates the best of local produce. With its welcoming atmosphere and mouthwatering cuisine, the Bull & Heifer is the perfect destination for a leisurely Sunday lunch with family and friends.

The Ragleth Inn, Church Stretton

30 minutes from Marrington | Dog friendly

Dating back to 1663 and tucked away in the picturesque village of Little Stretton, The Ragleth Inn is a hidden gem renowned for its exceptional Sunday roasts. Steeped in history and character, this traditional pub boasts a welcoming atmosphere that instantly puts you at ease. With a varied Sunday roast menu including its classic roast pork belly with crackling, there is something to satisfy every palate including a fresh vegetable tartlet for vegetarian diners.

Riverside Inn, Cound

40 minutes from Marrington Escapes

In the heart of Shrewsbury’s countryside, the Yockleton Arms is a culinary haven beloved by locals and visitors alike. With its postcard-perfect Grade II listed building, this traditional country pub offers a Sunday roast experience second to none. The menu showcases the finest seasonal ingredients, with tender meats roasted to perfection and accompanied by an array of mouthwatering sides.

The Pheasant at Neenton, Bridgnorth

1 hour from Marrington | Dog friendly

Located in the charming countryside near Bridgnorth, The Pheasant at Neeton offers a Sunday roast experience that seamlessly blends traditional flavours with contemporary flair. With its magnificent new Oak Room, characterful interiors and orchard garden – it’s the perfect spot for a leisurely Sunday afternoon. The star of the show is undoubtedly the succulent roast meats, sourced locally and cooked to perfection.