We’ve had more roast dinners than, well, we can count. And whilst we’re certainly not short of a decent local pub or two, Rudie’s are taking things to the next level with their banging twist on the old classic – a Jamaican Sunday Roast.
With hungover heads on an oh-so-cold winters day, we made our way to Rudie’s – where on arrival we forgot our woes. This was thanks in part to the tunes playing and the rainbow cocktails served. If you’re feeling fragile there’s a great range of mocktails or keep things traditional with a Jamaican Red Stripe.
Available from 1pm-6pm every Sunday, Rudie’s serve the roast sharing style on a tray for the table. Expect a whole roast chicken, juicy and moist with a crispy jerk seasoned skin for you to dig into, alongside roast yams, spicy pumpkin and corn on the cob. Worried you’ll miss ya Yorkshire pudding? Fear not, Rudie’s roast comes with a traditional bake, which isn’t too dissimilar to a savoury doughnut – trust us you’ll love it. Of course it’s not a roast without the gravy. Here it’s pepped up with rum – of course. All that for 30 quid, nope, not each, total. Bargain if you ask us. There’s also a veggie option with halloumi and if you’re feeling fancy (and organised) you can pre-order a whole leg or shoulder of lamb – ideal for larger groups.
And for those of you that don’t like sharing – yea, we can see ya! – there was so much it’s really not an issue. You certainly won’t be leaving hungry. And there’s always dessert – which as long as you like rum, you’ll be happy. Whether it’s the banana brulee (with rum) or the chocolate mousse (with rum) or the apple crumble with YOU GUESSED IT – rum custard. We LOVE rum, we love Rudie’s. Sunday’s should have 100% more rum.
Staff are every bit as friendly as you’d expect and we’ll be returning for their bottomless rum punch brunch!