If you take your Yorkshire puddings seriously, you won’t be disappointed with SoGlos’s round up of the very best yorkie puds the county has to offer.
Is it really a roast dinner without a Yorkshire pudding or two? Whether you like them crispy, filled with stuffing or doused in lashings of gravy, there’s no doubting the love we all have for a classic yorkie pud.
With the pudding game so strong here in Gloucestershire, SoGlos has rounded up 14 of the very best, so you know exactly where to get an awesome roast with all the trimmings. It’s about to get competitive.
1. Woodkraft in Cheltenham
A SoGlos favourite, Woodkraft in Cheltenham serves up a mean roast dinner, with an unbelievable Yorkshire pudding. Its sharing platter roast is a great way to get friends and family together and share your love for a good old yorkie.
2. Egypt Mill in Nailsworth
Taking its Sunday roast to the next level, Egypt Mill offers filled Yorkshire puddings, where your roast comes served inside a giant pud. With options including beef, chicken, pork or nut roast, the pud is also served with roast potatoes. It’s hard to think of anything more delicious.
3. The Golden Cross Inn in Cirencester
Winner of the 2020 Cotswold Yorkshire Pudding Contest, The Golden Cross Inn’s chef, Mark Lindesay, makes Yorkshire puddings from a secret family recipe. With a wealth of Sunday roasts spanning Wiltshire lamb and Cotswold pork, and even a ‘mixed roast’ for those who just can’t decide, The Golden Cross is a go-to roast dinner destination.
4. The Priory Inn in Tetbury
With a family sharing Sunday lunch on offer, The Priory Inn in Tetbury is a great place to get everyone together and tuck into a delicious feast. With award-winning Yorkshire puddings, add this cosy pub to your must-visit list.
5. The Fire Station in Cheltenham
Feast your eyes on The Fire Station’s huge Yorkshire puddings with a Sunday roast to die for. Fluffed up to perfection, you can even add extra puds on the side, for those who can’t get enough.
6. The Ox in Cheltenham
Known for its succulent steaks, The Ox serves up scrumptious Sunday sharing roasts with Yorkshire puddings so big they come served on their own separate plate. If that doesn’t take your fancy, what will?
7. Farmhouse Deli in Cheltenham
Let’s talk about Farmhouse Deli’s Yorkshire pudding wraps. Filled with all the trimmings from a traditional roast dinner and pressed into a burrito-style wrap, they are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, plus they look irresistible.
Proudly taking its place on the roast’s centre stage, The Bull Hotel’s golden yorkie puds tower over the meat, vegetables and roast potatoes. That’s certainly a whole lot of yum on one plate.
9. The Porch House in Stow-on-the-Wold
A cosy Cotswold pub tucked away in Stow-on-the-Wold, The Porch House is a great Sunday lunch destination. With crispy Yorkshire puddings, roasties and all the trimmings, you can choose from sirloin steak, chicken supreme, Gloucester Old Spot pork and vegan wellington. Nom nom.
10. The King’s Arms in Prestbury
A new addition to Raymond Blanc’s White Brasserie collection, The King’s Arms in Prestbury is a cosy spot for a good old Sunday lunch. With delicious Yorkshire puddings and bottomless gravy, you really can’t go far wrong.
11. The Royal Oak in Tetbury
As well as the traditional, The Royal Oak in Tetbury also serves up vegan Yorkshire puds to accompany its vegan roast dish. For the meat eaters, don’t fret, there’s also chicken, pork and ribeye of beef to choose from, served on a mountain of delicious veggies.
12. The Craven Arms in Brockhampton
Making a great post-walk pub meal, The Craven Arms in Brockhampton serves up a mean roast dinner with carrots, parsnips, roasties and, of course, a magnificent Yorkshire pudding. Refuel and relax in the cosy Cotswold pub, which takes pride on sourcing local ingredients.
13. The Maytime Inn in Burford
With a Yorkshire pud so big it takes up half the plate, The Maytime Inn’s Sunday roast is a tasty feast of goodness. Served with all the trimmings, including parsnips, stuffing and red cabbage, you won’t be disappointed.
14. The Potting Shed in Malmesbury
Bound to get tummies rumbling, The Potting Shed’s roast dinner is served with a hearty Yorkshire pudding on a bed of roast dinner deliciousness. With carrots, cauliflower cheese, roast potatoes and greens, as well as crackling if you opt for pork, the roasts at The Potting Shed are a must.