There’s nothing like a delicious roast dinner to warm up on cold winter days – and with plenty of plant-based options available, Gloucestershire veggies and vegans can enjoy a meat-free feast too.
From traditional Cotswold country pubs to luxury hotels, SoGlos has rounded up a whopping 23 of the tastiest vegetarian roast dinners to tuck into across the county.
Vegetarian roasts at Fostons Ash Inn near Stroud
Described as an idyllic ride away from Edgeworth and Longdole Polo Clubs and situated in the Cotswolds countryside, Foston’s Ash is a brilliant spot for a Sunday lunch – with a good selection of vegetarian options on the menu.
With all dishes freshly produced using ingredients from local suppliers, diners can start their meal with dishes like carrot and thyme soup with truffle oil, rustic bread and butter and enjoy a Sunday roast served with golden roast potatoes, carrots and parsnips roasted with local honey from beehives in the fields behind Foston’s, broccoli and cauliflower mornay.
Vegetarian roasts at The Five Alls in Cheltenham
Located on Bath Road in Cheltenham, The Five Alls has made a name for itself as a must-visit Sunday roast destination.
Diners can enjoy meatless meals featuring dishes such as their original lentil and nut roast with gravy and a selection of trimmings including creamy buttery mash, piccolo parsnips, heritage carrots, and more.
Vegetarian roasts at The Langton in Cheltenham
Gather family and friends together for a Sunday packed with tempting vegetarian roast options. Whether you’re looking to take the hassle out of cooking at the weekend, or wanting for a delicious hangover cure, The Langton has you covered.
Served with plump Yorkshire puddings, roasted potatoes and fresh sauteed veg, diners can dig in to a fig and dolcelatte roast for mains and opt for dauphinoise potatoes and cauliflower cheese on the side.
Vegetarian roasts at The Edgemoor Inn near Stroud
If you’ve worked up an appetite after a leisurely Sunday stroll, the cosy Edgemoor Inn is a destination country pub welcoming guests to enjoy a roast, prepared from scratch and sourced from local Cotswold producers.
Diners can dig into crispy roast potatoes, fluffy Yorkshire puddings and a traditional range of vegetable accompaniments.
Vegetarian roasts at The Bear Inn in Cirencester
Dating back to the 18th century and decorated with charming old beams and a roaring fireplace, The Bear Inn in Cirencester is a great cosy destination to enjoy a vegetarian roast dinner.
Featuring a masala-spiced carrot tart, crisps chickpeas and coriander chutney to start; veggie roast of the served with all the trimmings including mozzarella, cheddar and parmesan cauliflower cheese, plus red wine gravy for mains; and various sides, guests can dig into some beautiful vegetarian flavours.
Vegetarian roasts at The Green Dragon near Cowley
Situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, not only does The Green Dragon offer a cosy pub with roaring log fires, beamed ceilings, and stone flagged floors, but they also provide an excellent vegetarian roast dinner.
The menu includes dishes such as roasted Mediterranean vegetable tartlet with sun blush tomato pesto cream sauce, to vegetable nut cutlet with sage and onion stuffing, fluffy Yorkshire pudding, fresh locally sourced vegetables, potatoes and gravy.
Vegetarian roasts at The Botanist Cheltenham
The Botanist’s Sunday roast offering is something special! Diners can look forward to a plate filled with maple glazed carrots; fluffy roast potatoes; minted greens and almonds; as well as veggie gravy, served alongside a celeriac, mushroom and pearl barley wellington covered in a creamy cashew nut and porcini sauce, and encased in puff pastry.
For something a little extra, add a series of sharing sides featuring dishes such as shamrocks Lancashire cauliflower cheese with parmesan crumb.
Vegetarian roasts at The Swan in Cheltenham
Along with being awarded a ‘single use’ plastic free pub certificate, The Swan is passionate about supporting quality, local producers – and it shows with their menu, providing a delicious main and sumptuous dessert.
Diners can dig into warming mains such as vegan mushroom and spinach filled pastry served with locally sourced organic vegetables, crisp roast potatoes and gravy, with the option to add extra for those especially hungry for a Sunday tea.
Vegetarian roasts at The King’s Head Hotel in Cirencester
With an upmarket atmosphere, Cirencester’s The King’s Head Hotel offers a stylish menu to suit all tastes.
Indulge in gorgeous Sunday menu starting with buffalo burrata with sundried tomatoes and watercress puree and pearl barley with winter vegetables and parsley for mains.
Vegetarian roasts at The Royal Exchange in Hartpury
Tuck into a Sunday roast and warm up next to the log burner, or alternatively enjoy the stunning views from the heated deck area at The Royal Exchange in Hartpury.
The country pub menu boasts dishes including wild mushrooms sauteed in garlic oil and served on sourdough toast, baked camembert with rosemary and home-made chutney and the chef’s special vegetable nut roast with all the trimmings including cauliflower cheese.
Vegetarian roasts at The Wheatsheaf Inn in Northleach
Showcasing British seasonal ingredients and ever-changing menus, The Wheatsheaf Inn in Northleach provides hungry veggies with delightful options for their Sunday dinner.
Starters include white bean and tahini dip, rose harissa, toasted seeds and ciabatta, whilst mains feature dishes such as wild mushroom and porcini risotto and smoked almond and root vegetable nut roast.
Vegetarian roasts at The Fountain Inn in Gloucester
Dating back to the early fourteenth century, The Fountain Inn in Gloucester is one of the oldest known sites connected with the brewing trade within the city.
Diners can feast on starters such as fresh seasonal soup and fill up on cheese nut roast served with roast potatoes, homemade Yorkshire pudding, mixed vegetables, and homemade gravy.
Vegetarian roasts at The Lion Inn Winchcombe
With ever-changing menus and locally-sourced seasonal ingredients, The Lion Inn in Winchcombe provides hungry revellers with delicious Sunday lunches.
Start with celeriac and Isle of Mull fritters with ranch sauce and indulge in a warming roasted vegetable wellington with all of the trimmings for mains.
Vegetarian roasts at Gupshill Manor in Tewkesbury
Gupshill Manor is committed to using some of the finest local produce to create high quality meals – all made to order.
From starters such as spiced sweet potato falafel bites and soup of the day to a delightful nut roast with all the trimmings, those wanting a plant-based Sunday dinner need look no further.
Vegetarian roasts at The Painswick near Stroud
Located near Stroud, The Painswick was originally built in the late 18th century at the height of the wool trade and has evolved into the well-loved Palladian masterpiece that it is today.
There are brilliant options for veggies, including wye valley asparagus velouté with crème fraiche barbeque leeks, egg vinaigrette and pickled onion to start and roasted cauliflower, toasted yeast, king oyster mushroom, hazelnut crumble and gem lettuce for the main course.
Vegetarian roasts at The Swan in Broadway
Situated in nearby Broadway, The Swan Inn is well known for serving up a delicious selection of pub-grub.
Catch up with friends over a tempting Sunday roast menu featuring fig and dolcelatte roast with roasted potatoes, sauteed greens, roasted root vegetables, honey-roasted apple, Yorkshire pudding and bottomless onion gravy.
Vegetarian roasts at The Sheep on Sheep Street in Stow-on-the-Wold
The Sheep on Sheep Street in Stow-On-The-Wold is an lively establishment, packed with contemporary character – creating a brilliant surrounding for digging into a Sunday roast.
Start with caramelised onion tart with stewed tomatoes, crumbled feta and baby herb salad and a vegan mushroom and cashew wellington served with teamed new potatoes and veggie gravy for mains.
Vegetarian roasts at The Gardeners Arms in Alderton
The 16th century freehold pub, The Gardeners Arms, provides a wide range of home cooked and locally sourced food, with a good range of veggie and vegan options.
Start with mint and edamame bean bruschetta with red onions and bell peppers on toast ciabatta, and enjoy a lavish main dinner with homemade nut loaf wellington wrapped in crispy filo pastry, served with vegetable gravy, roasted parsnips, cranberry sauce, and stuffing.
Vegetarian roasts at The Bell at Sapperton
Renowned for its quality cuisine, The Bell at Sapperton uses local and regional produce and prides itself on using some of the best ingredients that the Cotswolds region has to offer.
Served with roast potatoes, Gloucestershire pudding, curly kale, braised carrot and cauliflower cheese, diners can tantalise their palette alongside the chef’s nut roast – a great way to warm up this winter.
Vegetarian roasts at The Royal Oak Tetbury
Dating back to the late 18th century and restored back to the community in 2013, The Royal Oak in Tetbury offers guests a stylish venue for diners and gatherings.
Begin with a variety of starters such as Greek baba ghanoush or peanut and lime plant-based satay and for the main event, The Royal Oak will be serving a cashew, carrot and thyme nut roast with vegan Yorkshire puddings and gravy.
Vegetarian roasts at The Porch House in Stow-on-the-Wold
Exuberating centuries-old character, the Porch House in Stow-On-the-Wold provides a cosy and unapologetically British venue to enjoy a Sunday roast.
With dishes such as spiced chickpea and sweet potato cakes served with sweetcorn and shallot salsa and farmhouse country soup to start and for mains, winter vegetable cottage pie alongside swede, carrots, squash, mash, and braised red cabbage.
Vegetarian roasts at The Swan in Bibury
With iconic honey-hued stone and peaceful settings, displaying a quintessential Cotswold scene, The Swan in Bibury provides diners with rustic chic – stone fireplaces, wood panelling and snug armchairs, it makes for a brilliant location to cosy up with a roast with the family.
Start with pumpkin ravioli with goats’ curd, marjoram and chestnut oil and feast upon slow roasted kohlrabi served with rainbow chard and pickled wild mushrooms.
Vegetarian roasts The Greyhound in Siddington
Located slightly outside of Cirencester, The Greyhound is a traditional village pub with a warm atmosphere and buckets of character – it’s dog friendly too!
Tuck in to Wookey Hole rarebit, celeriac and apple salad for starters plus, peanut, walnut and almond nut roast with mature cheddar cheese served with crispy roast potatoes, a selection of vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and vegetarian gravy.