Is it really a roast dinner without a Yorkshire pudding or two? Whether you like them crispy, filled with stuffing or doused in lashings of gravy, there’s no doubting the love we all have for a classic yorkie pud.
With the pudding game so strong here in Gloucestershire, SoGlos has rounded up 14 of the very best, so you know exactly where to get an awesome roast with all the trimmings. It’s about to get competitive.
1. The Five Alls in Cheltenham
Feast your eyes on the Five Alls’ huge Yorkshire puddings served up with every Sunday roast. Fluffed up to perfection, you can even add extra puds on the side, for those who can’t get enough.
2. Egypt Mill in Nailsworth
Taking its Sunday roast to the next level, Egypt Mill offers filled Yorkshire puddings, where your roast comes served inside a giant pud. With options including beef, chicken, pork or nut roast, the pud is also served with mounds of roast potatoes, too.
3. The Golden Cross Inn in Cirencester
Winner of the 2020 Cotswold Yorkshire Pudding Contest, The Golden Cross Inn’s chef, Mark Lindesay, makes Yorkshire puddings from a secret family recipe. With a wealth of Sunday roasts spanning Wiltshire lamb and Cotswold pork – and even a ‘mixed roast’ for those who just can’t decide – The Golden Cross is a go-to roast dinner destination.
4. The Priory Inn in Tetbury
With a family sharing Sunday lunch on offer, The Priory Inn in Tetbury is a great place to get everyone together and tuck into a delicious feast. With award-winning Yorkshire puddings, add this cosy pub to your must-visit list.
5. The Porch House in Stow-on-the-Wold
One of the oldest inns in the country, cosy Cotswold pub The Porch House in Stow-on-the-Wold is a great Sunday lunch destination. With crispy Yorkshire puddings, roasties and all the trimmings, you can choose from sirloin steak, chicken supreme, Gloucester Old Spot pork and vegan wellington, too.
6. The Ox in Cheltenham
Known for its succulent steaks, The Ox serves up scrumptious Sunday sharing roasts with Yorkshire puddings so big they come served on their own separate plate. If that doesn’t take your fancy, what will?
7. The Potting Shed in Malmesbury
Bound to get tummies rumbling, The Potting Shed’s roast dinner is served with a hearty Yorkshire pudding on a bed of roast dinner deliciousness. With carrots, cauliflower cheese, roast potatoes and greens, as well as crackling if you opt for pork, the roasts at The Potting Shed are a must.
8. The Bull Hotel in Fairford
Proudly taking its place centre stage on the plate, The Bull Hotel’s golden yorkie puds tower over the meat, vegetables and roast potatoes, providing a whole lot of yum on one plate.
9. Woodkraft in Cheltenham
A SoGlos favourite, Woodkraft in Cheltenham serves up a delicious roast dinner, with an unbelievable Yorkshire pudding. Its sharing platter roast is a great way to get friends and family together and share your love for a good old yorkie.
10. The King’s Arms in Prestbury
Part of Raymond Blanc’s White Brasserie collection, The King’s Arms in Prestbury is a cosy spot for a good old Sunday lunch. With delicious Yorkshire puddings and bottomless gravy, what’s not to love?
11. The Royal Oak in Tetbury
As well as traditional yorkie puds, The Royal Oak in Tetbury also serves up vegan Yorkshire puddings to accompany its vegan roast dish. For the meat eaters, don’t fret, there’s also chicken, pork and ribeye of beef to choose from – all served on a mountain of delicious veggies.
12. The Craven Arms in Brockhampton
Making a great post-walk pub meal, The Craven Arms in Brockhampton serves up a delicious roast dinner with carrots, parsnips, roasties and, of course, a magnificent Yorkshire pudding. Refuel and relax in the cosy Cotswold pub, which takes pride in sourcing all its ingredients locally.
13. The Maytime Inn in Burford
With a Yorkshire pud so big it takes up half the plate, The Maytime Inn’s Sunday roast is a veritable feast. Served with all the trimmings, including parsnips, stuffing and red cabbage, you won’t be disappointed.
14. The Rising Sun Hotel in Cheltenham
Perched on top of Cleeve Hill, the Rising Sun Hotel offers beautiful views spanning five counties – as well as being a great spot to tuck into a Yorkshire pud. Not only are they crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, they look irresistible too.