Where to get your roast dinner fix in Northamptonshire

Posted 7th November 2023

The cosy weather is here, which means one thing… it’s time to bring back roast dinners!

Whether you’re after a warm roast by the fire in a charming country pub, or you’re on the lookout for a family-friendly carvery, rest assured, we’ve got the prime spots just for you.

Here’s where to enjoy the best roast dinners across Northamptonshire…

The Fox and Hounds, Harlestone

Nestled in Harlestone, The Fox and Hounds is renowned for its delightful roast dinners. The charming and snug interior sets the perfect scene for a Sunday lunch that’s ideal for couples, families, and friendly gatherings. Choose from a menu featuring succulent beef, chicken, pork, and roasted vegetables, complemented by a tempting array of starters and desserts. View the impressive menu here.

The Plough at Shutlanger

An award-winning pub in Shutlanger, The Plough offers a diverse menu with mouth-watering roast dinners every Sunday. Indulge in options such as roast loin of pork, topside of beef, roasted leg of lamb, and a vegetarian-friendly nut roast. Each dish comes complete with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, rich gravy, and seasonal vegetables.

The Lamplighter

For a roast dinner in Northampton, The Lamplighter stands out as a popular choice. Their meat options, including chicken, beef, and gammon, are accompanied by a generous serving of roasted vegetables. Vegan options are also available, ensuring there’s something for every palate.

The Tolly (The Tollemache Arms)

Harrington’s award-winning pub, The Tollemache Arms, boasts a menu of delicious homemade meals. Sundays feature a selection of meats, vegetables, and Yorkshire puddings to enhance your roast experience. The pub’s cosy atmosphere, coupled with its dog-friendly policy, makes it a delightful destination. Book in advance here.

The Cromwell Cottage

Part of the Fox & Hounds family, The Cromwell is a popular pub based in Kislingbury. Their roast dinners are popular in Northampton and the menu features dishes such as succulent beef, chicken, pork, and roasted vegetables. Plus there’s an array of delicious starters and desserts. Find out more here. Please note that the pub will be closed for a refurb from 5th Feb – 1st March.

The Hopping Hare

A local hotspot in Duston, The Hopping Hare beckons with a Sunday menu offering a variety of Great British roasts, complete with all the trimmings. The cosy pub atmosphere creates the perfect setting for heart-warming, comforting food. Book your table here.

The Four Pears

Situated in the village of Little Houghton, The Four Pears is a stunning pub serving roast dinners from Wednesday to Sunday. The combination of roast meats, crispy vegetables and cosy decor, makes a great place for your tasty Sunday lunch.

Poppy Field Farm

Duston’s family-friendly pub, Poppy Field Farm, is a go-to destination for a delightful roast dinner. The carvery experience allows you to select from an array of meats, sides, and sauces. With a designated family section, you can enjoy your meal while keeping an eye on the kids playing.

The King’s Head

Spratton’s The King’s Head invites you to savor a delicious roast dinner from its extensive menu. Options range from sirloin of beef to pork belly, chicken, and lamb. Enhance your dining experience by adding a delectable starter and dessert. Find out more here.

Kettering Park Hotel & Spa

Kettering Park hold a sparkling Sunday lunch which includes a glass of champagne with your meal. Their courses include a 28-day aged rump of beef, roasted pork belly, and pan fried salmon served with the classic trimmings and a Yorkshire pudding – it’s a culinary experience worth savouring.