Eat & Drink

Our guide to pubs and clubs offering a roast in Newcastle

Sometimes, we all crave a bit of our grandma’s cooking – the sort of stuff you can’t replicate yourself. And when I think of my grandma’s cooking, I think of roast dinners piled high on her blue and white china, covered in gravy and mopped up with bread.

When the cravings for a roast dinner hit, our guide on where to get a roast in Newcastle has you covered.


With 40 taps of German, international, and local beers, Beerhaus is a beer lover’s dream. Pair your brew with a hearty meal, including the pork roast with crackling pork belly and all the trimmings. Grab it for $20 on Sundays.
Where: The Rooftop, Westfield Kotara, Northcott Dr & Park Ave, Kotara

Cricketers Arms Hotel

Offering its $22 Sunday roast for both lunch and dinner, Cricketers Arms Hotel in Cooks Hill claims its offering is the best in Newcastle. You can be the judge of that – while the meat changes up, you can always expect a Yorkshire pudding, plenty of vegetables, and just the right amount of gravy.
Where: 61 Bruce St, Cooks Hill

General Roberts Hotel

When Sunday rolls around and the cravings for a roast dinner kick in, make a beeline for the General Roberts Hotel in New Lambton. For $20 on Sundays, you can get a roast with all the best accompaniments.
Where: 258 Lambton Rd, New Lambton

Mayfield West Bowling Club

Westside Bistro at Mayfield West Bowling Club is serving up a roast on Sundays for $17. The kitchen switches up the meat offering each week, but your roast is served with roasted chat potatoes, pumpkin, steamed vegetables and gravy every time.
Where: 4 Norris Ave, Mayfield West

The Colliery Inn

The Colliery Inn in Wallsend is well-loved for its $23 Sunday roast, which switches between pork and lamb each week. You can always expect a Yorkshire pudding, a selection of veggies, and a good helping of gravy.
Where: 87 Cowper St, Wallsend

The Kent Hotel

A Sunday special, The Kent Hotel’s $17 roast will hit the spot when your cravings for a hearty meal kick in. The pub has recently renovated its upstairs area, so it’s the perfect excuse to drop by for a feed.
Where: 59 Beaumont St, Hamilton

The Mark Hotel

For just $20, grab a roast of the day at The Mark Hotel on Sundays. This roast comes with plenty of veg and crispy chat potatoes.
Where: Dickson St & Morehead St, Lambton

The Stag and Hunter Hotel

Mayfield locals, listen up: The Stag and Hunter Hotel’s Sunday roast is a goodie. The meat changes up weekly, but expect offerings like beef brisket served with herby chat potatoes. Are you a wine drinker? The team is happy to suggest you a drop from their wine list that pairs perfectly with the week’s roast.
Where: 187 Maitland Rd, Mayfield

Wests New Lambton Bistro

One of the dishes on the ‘Signatures’ section of Wests New Lambton’s menu, the traditional roast pork comes with apple sauce, crackling, gravy, roast potatoes, roast pumpkin, and seasonal vegetables, for just $21.
Where: 88 Hobart Rd, New Lambton

Wickham Park Hotel

Wickham Park Hotel does a Sunday roast for just $20, with all the trimmings. The pub often has live music on a Sunday, so it’s a great opportunity to head down and enjoy a roast accompanied by tunes in the beer garden.
Where: 61 Maitland Rd, Islington

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