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Sunday Lunch in Edinburgh - Foodie Favourites to Enjoy with Friends and Family

31 March 2015

Sunday lunch in Edinburgh is a time to catch up with family and friends.  A perfect way to round off the weekend, This is Edinburgh has put together some great venues to unwind, relax and enjoy some of the finest cuisine in the capital.

Galvin Brasserie de Luxe

What could be better than a good old catch-up with friends or family, savouring fantastic food in relaxing surroundings at the Galvin Brasserie de Luxe. Situated in the sumptuous surrounds of Edinburgh’s Caledonian Waldorf Astoria, styled upon a bustling Parisian brasserie, their Sunday Roasts are a real foodie highlight. The delightful menu of slow-roasted brisket Scotch beef with traditional trimmings is available every Sunday during lunch and dinner for just £16.50 per person or with dessert for £18. 

If you're coming with the kids then you'll be delighted to know that children aged 10 and under eat free from their Children’s Selection Menu at lunchtime on Sundays.

Tel: 0131 222 8988 (website)

Malmaison Edinburgh

Malmaison Roast

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Sunday lunch at Malmaison offers diners the opportunity to combine beautiful views over the Port of Leith, luxury surroundings and fine Scottish cuisine - the perfect ingredients to spend time with friends and family. 

Boasting “The biggest Sunday lunch in town” a selection of soup and appetizers are available from the chef’s salad table to whet your appetite. Follow this with your choice of Black Angus beef with thyme yorkshire pudding or corn-fed chicked with stuffing and chunky pork sausage.

Finish off with one of their delightful classic puds, including sticky toffee pudding and crème brûlée. The Mal's Sunday lunch is available at £19.95 per person and £7.95 for Children.

Tel: 0844 693 0652 (website)

The Lioness of Leith

Lioness Of Leith Meze

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The Lioness of Leith on Duke Street has fast become a Leith go to. They do a wicked weekend brunch menu with some great choices and their Individual Roast Platters are available all day on Sundays. The meat option changes regularly but their roasts are always served with the delicious trimmings of yorkshire puddings, rosmary garlic spuds, buttered carrots, peas and pan fried parsnips. Oh and don't worry if you're a veggie, there's always a great Vegetarian option on their raost menu too. 

Top tip: It’s dog friendly so your four-legged friends can help with the left overs!

Tel: 0131 629 0580 (website)

The Bonham

The Bonham Roast

Situated in Drumsheugh Gardens in Edinburgh’s West End, the Bonham’s classic flavours have been adapted to suit a modern palate.  Using, fresh local produce dishes are simple and elegant. The menu varies seasonally but favourite dishes include slow cooked pork belly, black pudding bon-bon, cider and young turnips. 

Tel: 0131 226 6050 (website)


Kyloe Roast

Kyloe, Edinburgh’s first gourmet steak restaurant, can be found on the first floor of the stylish Rutland Hotel in Edinburgh’s West End and boasts enviable views of Edinburgh Castle.  

Their award winning Sunday Roast is available as a Family Package for £100 which serves 4 to 5 people, and a Roast for Two for £65 which is perfect for couples. The Family Package includes a joint borders roast rib of beef to be carved at the table, all the trimmings and a classic British pudding to share. The Roast for Two includes a prime tender roast fillet of beef, trimmings and pudding to share. 

Kyloe's Sunday Roasts are available every Sunday from Nood to 4pm. Advanced booking is required. 

Tel: 0131 229 3402 (website)

The Queens Arms

The Queens Arms Roast

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Sundays are made for sharing at The Queens Arms cosy basement bar. Two people can enjoy two courses for just £29.50 with the roast of the day to share along with roast potatoes, root vegetable mash, yorkshire puddings, seasonal vegetables & a jug of gravy. Then finish off with the sharing dessert of the day, coffee and shortbread. The Sunday Roast menu varies week to week so there's always a good excuse to make a return visit. 

Also available is their genius Roast on a Roll - meat and all the trimmings available on a soft roll with gravy for just £10!

Tel: 0131 225 1045 (website)

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