Top 10 Country Pubs In Wiltshire And The Surrounding Area To Enjoy A Sunday Lunch

Autumn is just around the corner and we think there’s nothing more comforting than devouring a delicious, traditional roast! If you’re looking for some inspiration about where to go for Sunday lunch in Wiltshire or the surrounding area during your stay at Burghope Cottage, read on for our top 10 recommendations.

1. The Seven Stars, Winsley

Just around the corner from Burghope Cottage, in quaint Winsley village, The Seven Stars is the perfect place for a roast on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Choose from roast sirloin of beef, belly of pork, supreme of chicken and red wine gravy, or a nut roast with vegan gravy and all the trimmings. We strongly advise booking to avoid disappointment. Click here to view their sample Sunday menu.

2. The George, Woolley, Bradford-on-Avon

Nestled in the hamlet of Woolley, just down the road from the pretty town of Bradford-on-Avon, The George is a great country pub, hidden away in the Wiltshire countryside. Try their slow roasted shoulder of Woolley Park farm pork or roast sirloin of beef served with Yorkshire pudding and real roast gravy, then end the day with a pleasant stroll along the Kennet and Avon canal afterwards. For bookings, current menus and daily specials, give them a call on 01225 865650.

3. The Pear Tree Inn, Whitley

The Pear Tree Inn is a beautiful country pub, in the village of Whitley, in rural Wiltshire. Their menu reflects the best seasonal and local produce around the area. Wiltshire lamb shoulder with cranberry and rosemary gravy, slow roast ‘Downland farm’ pork belly with apricot and sage stuffing, and lots more! What will you go for? Sneak a peak at their Sunday roast menu.

4. The Wheelwrights Arms, Monkton Combe

The Wheelwrights Arms is situated less than three miles from Burghope Cottage, in the peaceful village of Monkton Combe, surrounded by picturesque hills and valleys. Enjoy the large garden with views over the southern tip of the Cotswolds in the warmer months, or the roaring log fire in winter. Sunday lunch is served every week 12-4pm and 5-9pm. Click here to take a look at the menu.

5. The New Inn, Westwood

The New Inn, a pub in Westwood, just a few minutes from Bradford-on-Avon, offers a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy Sunday lunch. Cosy up in front of the log burner and feast on a beef, chicken or goats cheese roast. We recommend visiting Westwood Manor and Iford Manor afterwards for a spot of sightseeing! View the menu.

6. The Tollgate Inn, Holt

The Tollgate is a quintessential 16th century english country inn, situated in the village of Holt. Not only do they offer spectacular roast dinners with giant Yorkshire puddings, they also offer their full menu on a Sunday too. Try the popular mixed roast for something a bit different! Sundays are generally their busiest day so it is advisable to book. Phone them on 01225 782326.

7. The King’s Arms, Monkton Farleigh

Treat yourself and a loved one to a delicious Sunday roast at The King’s Arms in Monkton Farleigh. Start with slow roast pork belly bao buns with Asian slaw, try the roasted rump cap of beef for a main, then indulge in the rhubarb parfait, or the refreshing set lemon fresh with raspberry and oat crumb for dessert.

8. The Wheatsheaf, Combe Hay

The Wheatsheaf is a country pub located in the beautiful, ancient village of Combe Hay. They serve the very best seasonal food and the finest beers and wines in a mellow and welcoming setting. On a Sunday, they offer a great deal of 2 courses for £24 or 3 courses for £30. The roast breast of Castlemead chicken with all the trimmings, and the Jerusalem artichoke and onion tart are just a few dishes from their delicious menu! Click here to check out the full menu.

9. Woolley Grange, Bradford-on-Avon

Woolley Grange is a beautiful manor house in the picturesque town of Bradford-on-Avon. Choose 2 or 3 courses from their Sunday lunch menu. Each dish is carefully prepared by their kitchen team, headed up by Jethrow Lawrence (Masterchef: The Professionals quarter finalist), using seasonal produce, much of it grown in their own garden! Roam around 14 acres of idyllic grounds, beneath the canopies of ancient trees and through the rows of their Walled Garden after lunch.

10. Homewood, Freshford

Homewood is all about the best of British home-cooked food, served in elegant yet relaxed surrounds – enjoy their indulgent Sunday lunch out on the brand new Olio terrace, or in a cosy corner of the sitting room or restaurant. Pre-booking is essential so do give them a call on: 01225 723731 or click here to book online.

As the days will get colder soon, a warm and comforting roast lunch is what’s needed on an autumn weekend. If you’re thinking about booking a long weekend break in Wiltshire this autumn or winter, click here to check out our availability.