Red Funnel Recommends - Great Places for a Roast
If wholesome food and hearty portions is what you like, look no further than Hungry Bear. A friendly family run business in the heart of Brading, tuck into a traditional homecooked roast with all the trimmings. Enjoy a trio of pork, chicken, beef or a veggie option, accompanied by a mountain of roast potatoes, yorkies, veg and pigs in blankets to feast on in house or as an impressive platter to take home.
The Sun Inn, Hulverstone
A thatched pub nestled in the country with great views of the sea, The Sun Inn is a must go for any roast connoisseur. Choose from succulent locally reared meats including a mouth-watering beef brisket, dowsed in rich gravy accompanied by fluffy roasties, Yorkshires, creamy leeks and colourful seasonal veg. The Sun is a great option for vegetarians and vegans, offering a flavoursome strudel, packed full of sweet root vegetables and lentils, wrapped in flaky filo pastry with all the trimmings.
The Garlic Farm, Newchurch
Admire the resident peacocks on the way to this cosy farm kitchen, serving up local produce seasoned with garlicky goodness. Sunday lunch at The Garlic Farm is one not to be missed, offering locally sourced meats and veggies for a true taste of the Island. Breath in the sweet smoky scent of garlic in the air as red squirrels play outside the restaurant window. Don’t forget to visit the farm shop.
The Blacksmiths, Newport
A family run country pub for families to enjoy, The Blacksmiths plates up a tasty Sunday lunch packed full of flavour. Savour thinly sliced meats, delicious Newchurch Pie or a vegetable strudel, golden potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and roasted veggies, served up in a stylish rural dining room with views of the countryside. Dogs and families are welcome, with a great play area for kids.
The Buddle Inn, Niton
Cosy up with a roast by the sea. One of the Island’s oldest pubs, The Buddle Inn is steeped in smuggling history and is just a stone’s throw from St Catherine’s lighthouse. Enjoy glittering views of the channel from the garden on a sunny day or cosy up by the fire when it’s chilly. Tuck into a choice of tender pork, lamb, beef or a tasty vegan strudel complimented by tasty Yorkshires, roasted potatoes and a good selection of local seasonal veg at this friendly traditional pub.