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The Roast Dinner Takeaways You Need in Your Life And Your Belly

· Ali Turner · Food and Drink

It's time to get your roast on!

Reliance Sunday Lunch

Hands up if you’re bored of cooking? Yep, everyone raised their hands, didn’t they?

When it comes to kitchen antics, there’s nothing more strenuous than a roast dinner, but it tastes so good that it’s hard to resist. Well, we have the answer – get a takeaway. That’s right, you can get this British favourite cooked to-go, so you can enjoy proper roasties and a fluffy Yorkshire pud without the effort. So what are you waiting for? Support your local independents and enjoy a right good feed.

The Reliance

The roast dinners at The Reliance are the stuff of legend and that’s still the case with their at home offering, which you can pick up or get delivered to your door. Choose from roast chicken, roast shoulder of lamb and a veggie or vegan nut roast.

On the side, you can look forward to roasties, carrots, cauliflower cheese and fresh greens. There’s a generously-sized Yorkshire pudding and plenty of gravy too, of course. Meat roasts cost £12.50 and nut roasts start from £10, and they come with all the instructions you need to heat at home, so you can enjoy a taste of The Reliance without leaving the house.

The Reliance, 76-78 North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7PN. Roasts are available for delivery and collection on Saturdays from 2pm to 4pm. Order collections or deliveries online.

The Hungry Bear

Meanwood’s Hungry Bear is famed for its takeaway roast dinners. The menu is likely to change as the weeks go by, but you can expect tasty morsels like their famous basil garlic pork porchetta and 12-hour braised brisket of beef. Veggie? You could be scoffing an autumn vegetable, spinach & cashew filo parcel.

The trimmings come in the form of honey-glazed carrots, Yorkshire puddings, sage & onion stuffing and proper roasties, not to mention mixed greens, cauliflower mornay and lashings of gravy. It’s £15.50 per person and they only do collection. ​

The Hungry Bear, 10-14 Stonegate Road, Meanwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 4HY. Roasts are available for collection at intervals every Sunday. They must be pre-ordered in advance. Order by calling 0113 2740 241 or emailing hungrybearleeds@gmail.com.

Heaney & Mill

Now this is a roast! You have four options – Waterford Farm dry-aged roast beef rump cap, corn-fed chicken, roast lamb rump or leek and cheese wellington, all prepared by Masterchef Finalist Tom Reynolds. It’s delivered with all the trimmings too.

We’re talking rosemary & garlic roast potatoes, truffle mash, a traditional Yorkshire pudding and oodles of red wine gravy? Want veggies? Feast on buttered greens, carrot puree and cauliflower cheese gratin – get in! Their roasts are £15 each and come oven-ready to heat at home. Just heat it up and job’s a good ‘un.

Heaney & Mill, 50 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 2AL. Roasts are available for delivery on Saturday from 9am to 6pm or for collection on Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Order collections or deliveries online.

The Whitehall

If you’re looking for a knockout roast dinner delivered to your door, give The Whitehall a call. You have four options – rump cap of beef, roast corn-fed chicken breast, roast pork belly and the veggie butternut squash, saffron and hazelnut roast.

They come with all the trimmings. There’s roast carrots, cauliflower cheese and crisp-as-you-like roast potatoes. That’s not to mention the giant Yorkshire pudding to place on top and oodles of gravy to pour all over. Their roasts are £15 each and come fully cooked, ready to eat as soon as they arrive.

The Whitehall, Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4JY. Roasts are available from 12pm to 8pm every Sunday. Order collections and deliveries by calling 0113 244 8443.

Man v Roast

The original takeaway roast, Man v Roast is still open and still delivering. Their epic roast dinners arrive piping hot and ready to eat, with a generous pot of gravy on the side so you can slather it on yourself.

Will it be pork loin or rotisserie chicken breast? Shoulder of lamb or gammon? Whatever you choose, it’ll come with carrots, peas, cauliflower cheese, stuffing and a Yorkshire pudding. Choose between proper roast potatoes and smooth-as-you-like mash. Their carvery boxes are £7 each, but you can upgrade to two meats for an extra 50p.

Man v Roast, 144 Cardigan Road, Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 1LU. Roasts are available Sunday to Friday until they sell out. Order collections and deliveries online.

Jah Jyot

Want to try a roast dinner with an Indian twist? Jah Jyot is ready and waiting. This punjabi street food favourite has put their own spin on this British staple and it centres around their succulently spicy marinated roast chicken.

That’s just the beginning, though. It comes with gobi leek cheese, golden Bombay roast potatoes, star anise cabbage, garlic and coriander peas and naan Yorkshire puddings. It’s £45 with enough food to feed four people and comes with instructions ready to reheat at home.

Jah Jyot, Northern Monk, Marshalls Mill, Marshall Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 9YJ. Roasts are available on select Sundays. Order deliveries online.

The Boundary House

The Boundary House has long been home to one of the best Sunday lunches in Leeds and that’s continued with their takeaway version. Take your pick of roast pork loin, roast leg of lamb, roast beef sirloin, roasted chicken or the veggie sweet potato, mushroom and Gruyère wellington.

All of their roast dinners come with a veggie medley of carrots, peas and broccoli, alongside cauliflower cheese and sage and onion stuffing. There’s roasties, Yorkshire puddings and gravy too. Roasts are £14.50 and come ready to eat but if you want to add a treat of pigs in blankets, it’s £4 extra.

The Boundary House, 24 Church Side, Methley, West Yorkshire, LS26 9EE. Roasts are available from 12.30pm to 5.30pm every Sunday. Order collections by calling 07540 473 422.

Dill & Bay

Rothwell’s Dill & Bay are known for their relaxed approach to fine dining, with dishes made using locally sourced ingredients – and that goes for their Sunday lunch too. There’s roast chicken, roast beef or a vegan nut roast to choose from.

As for the trimmings, you can expect all of them. We’re talking sweet roasted carrots, sticky parsnips, roast potatoes and fresh steamed vegetables. That’s without mentioning the Yorkshire puddings and ample amounts of gravy. Each roast is £9 and comes ready to reheat at home.

Dill & Bay, 19 Marsh Street, Rothwell, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 0AG. Roasts are available from 12pm to 5pm every Sunday. Pre-order collections or deliveries online.


As you’d expect, Feed does its Sunday roast a little bit differently. For a start, they make subtle changes to the menu on a regular basis, so it’s easy to mix it up. But it’s more than that. They’ve taken a traditional roast dinner and put their own mark on it.

The meats are delicious – think Masterstock pork loin, fried chicken thigh and roast beef. Veggies can look forward to a vegan lentil patty. They all come with traditional sides, including roast potatoes, seasonal veggies, Yorkshire puds and a good old dousing of proper gravy. Their roasts start from £10 for adults and £6 for kids.

Feed, 163 Richardshaw Lane, Stanningley, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, LS28 6AA. Roasts are available from 12pm to 4pm every Sunday. Order collections and deliveries on Uber Eats.

Cover image credit: Oliver Dixon Photography