First braised and then slow cooked over the stove, some of the best pot roasts I have when go home in Italy are simply done in a Dutch oven:

Arrosto di Carne - Pot Roast Recipe

Cinzia Aversa
Italian Food Editor
Also author of the eBook Simple Delicious Italian Recipes.

"Never cook as a chore or duty, or your food will taste like it" C.Aversa.