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Celery Salt Roasted Pork - The Milk House, Sissinghurst

The Milk House, Sissinghurst

We were recommended The Milk House in Sissinghurst, and looking at the reviews it seemed to be a good choice for a Sunday lunch. The place was definitely good for families, with a large garden and lots of boxes with toys. when it came to the Sunday lunch though, it was very disappointing – serving up bacon for roast pork was not a good move in our books. Overall, a nice venue but 3 out of 5 for the Sunday lunch.

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Herberts, Keston in Bromley, Kent

Herbert’s, Keston

Having been recommended Lujon in Keston previously, I recently found out they had been refurbished and renamed “Herberts”. The service here was excellent, from being met at the front door to having a dessert especially made for our toddler, off menu (a wonderful Fig and mango fruit salad!). The main courses were large, with a lot of sides (including cauliflower cheese). Also, it was quite reasonably priced, being 2 courses for £19.95, or 3 for £22.95. All in all, one of the Best Sunday Roasts we’ve had in Bromley and well worth visiting!

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The Phoenix, Denmark Hill in London

The Phoenix, Denmark Hill

I have visited a number of times for beers over the years, so I was looking forward to reviewing the Sunday lunch at The Phoenix in Denmark Hill, London. The venue is part of Denmark Hill rail station, and they carry a train theme through the pub (with a large clock hanging from the ceiling). They have a great selection of craft beers available, as well as decent priced wine. The Sunday lunch was reasonably priced between £11.75 for Roast Chicken to £13.00 for Roast Beef. The roast was ok, I wasn’t keen on the vegetables, but the desserts were superb. they scored a respectable 3.5 out of 5.

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Roast Beef - Country Restaurant at Abode, Canterbury in Kent

County Restaurant at Abode, Canterbury

Claire and I adore Canterbury, and we had the opportunity to visit on Mother’s Day, choosing to have a special lunch at County Inn, Abode hotel. The service was excellent, as was the food – beautifully presented and cooked wonderfully. The beef was delicious and the roast potatoes were amazing. A Sunday lunch venue suitable for celebratory family events – Top Rated!

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The Lord Northbrook , Lee in Lewisham, London

The Lord Northbrook, Lee

I received a recommendation from a reader for the Sunday lunch at The Lord Northbrook in Lee, Lewisham (London). We were at a loose end one Sunday, so decided to give it a go. The venue itself was well decorated, grey and black walls / flooring. The tables were nicely laid out, and loads of room for pushchairs. The Sunday lunch itself was good, although lacked flavourings. The fondant wasn’t gooey, so I ordered the sticky toffee pudding instead – which was excellent. A great pub for families, we will definitely be back to The Lord Northbrook for another Sunday roast.

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The British Queen Brasserie, Farnborough in Bromley, Kent

The British Queen, Locksbottom

The British Queen opened recently in Lockbottom, near Chapter One. I have been looking forward to visiting and had a chance one Sunday – so booked for Claire, me and JW, our toddler. The venue had a great atmosphere, lots of hubbub and activity. On the whole, the food quality was very good, and I especially enjoyed the cauliflower cheese (as always), along with the chocolate delice dessert. Definitely one to come along with family, we scored them a fantastic 4.5 / 5.

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Roast Beef - Topes in Rochester, Kent

Topes, Rochester

We finally managed to visit Topes in Rochester and try their Sunday lunch. A great venue with excellent food – including cauliflower cheese. The service was friendly and attentive, and they were able to offer a good lunch for our toddler. Sunday lunch at Topes is Top Rated.

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Roast Chicken - The Bulls Head Hotel, Bromley

The Bulls Head Hotel, Chislehurst

Our second visit at The Bulls Head Hotel in Chislehurst – not as good as the first, but only marginally so. The food was good, especially the portion sizes! It was great to have 4 roast potatoes, but we felt there were some issues with dietary requirements and service. Overall a very good 4.5 / 5.

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