The Dorset has got to be in the mix when it comes to a classic boozer with great roast dinner mentality. An iconic watering hole that's been around for almost 200 years, this pub is well-versed in the art of fluffy potatoes, rich gravy and juicy meats, with their menu keeping things simple between two options, a roasted half chicken with a herby paprika marinade, or a veggie wellington with red currant chutney.
Sunday Roast Pubs in Brighton
It can mend a broken heart; It works better on a cold winter's day than a hot water bottle;There have been children named after it. Can you tell what it is yet? Of course, it's the Sunday roast. From lashings of gravy and locally sourced vegetables to premium cuts of meat and mouthwatering nut roasts, these pubs know a thing or two about this hearty traditional feast. Check out our recommendations for the best Sunday roast pubs in Brighton and head down to find the cure for whatever ails you.
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The Cricketers is a Sunday roast pub that's serving up piled-high plates of the stuff across beaut, Victorian surrounds. Munch veggie Wellingtons, rolled pork belly, shoulder of lamb and more, all served alongside tatties and seasonal greens.
One of Brighton's oldest pubs, The Victory charms locals and tourists alike with its traditional features and quaint decor, making it the perfect place for a Sunday roast in Brighton. Nestle into one of its nooks and enjoy a wallet-friendly hefty plate for just £9.50.
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Bow down at the altar of awesome roast dinner in Brighton. Sundays are a thing of spectacle at The Lion and Lobster where no chair appears empty and no place appears to be lacking their signature muonds of traditional Sunday grub. From hearty Yorkshire puddings and slow-roasted pork belly to nut roast, Sunday roasts at The Lion and Lobster won't break the bank.
Offering the full works every Sunday, this great gastro pub just a short walk from the beachfront is the perfect spot to see off a hangover with a huge plate of delicious Sunday roast. Head down and get stuck into their plates of pork belly, mushroom and blue cheese terrine and smokey bean wellington.
From juicy beef to vegan nut roasts with all the necessary trimmings, Sidewinder promise some seriously good grub every Sunday. Coming with a side of crisp roasties, parsnips, veg and homemade Yorkshire puddings, their roasts come in meaty, veggie and even vegan versions so everyone can enjoy them.
Tuck into all of the trimmings, as Grand Central is one of the best pubs for a roast dinner in Brighton. Sitting pretty just shy of the station, and piling plates high with seasonal meats and veg, Grand Central whiles hangovers away, keeps families happy and more.
If you're not taking in the delights of The North Laine's microbrewery or supping away on one of their exclusive craft beers, you're sure to be found at a table, all attention being paid to one of their cracking Sunday roasts. With half a roast chicken including all the trimmings on the menu, Sunday roasts at The North Laine are a heart-warming end-of-week affair.
A charming pub and restaurant near Preston Park, Park View is all about classic British plates done brilliantly. Home to one of the best Sunday lunches in Brighton, the kitchen serves up a selection of spreads, from 21-day aged sirloin, to romsemary-rubbed leg of lamb and and a hearty nut roast, all served with veg, yorkies and homemade sauces.
Boasting one of Brighton's most popular roasts, this North Laine boozer is all about the fluffy Yorkies and tasty vegetarian and vegan options. Tuck into a plate of apricot and toasted almond lamb leg, or a celeriac, wild mushroom and truffle tart, washed down with a glass of red of a refreshing craft beer.
As well as an energetic, happening night spot, The Black Lion also serves up a mean roast dinner. Chef Pim Elderhorst adds his unique touch to the classic Sunday dishes, offering diners a choice of meats which includes half Sussex roast chicken, slow-roasted topside of beef and boned and changing line-up of hearty vegan roasts and tarts.
Grab your beau or pals and head on over to Oculist on Boyce's Street for a mouthwatering Sunday roast. Tuck into succulent meats from a belly of pork to chicken supreme with all the trimmings and Yorkshire puds your heart desires. Need we say more?
A multi-level dining spot in the Lanes, perfect for those Sunday roast cravings, The Post House are keeping British traditions alive with classic flavours. A Bloody Mary station? They've got one of those too, complete with all the bits and bobs you need to customise your own.
A more unusual spot on our list, you might not expect Mrs Fitzherberts to serve up a roast. However, the venue provides a Sunday menu of meaty, vegan and vegetarian options. Pair your meal with a pint of beer or mac 'n' cheese if you're still hungry for more.
It drinks, it dances and it serves up a mean roast dinner - is there anything The Mesmerist can't do? Head down to this fabled spot every Sunday and you'll find as many as six different roast options, from beef brisket to stuffed seitan, all served with seasonal veg, Yorkshire puds and their homemade gluten-free gravy. Check out the menu here.
The Walrus on Ship Street really knows how to host a Sunday session. Not only does it boast warm, cosy interiors, and a pretty rooftop garden for when it's warm, but also one helluva menu. Chow down on beef, pork belly, lamb shank, chicken or a vegan Wellington.
Head to the historic beachfront archways for a selection of delicious Sunday roasts. At Brighton Music Hall, you can choose from beef, pork, chicken or all three meats, served with all the trimmings. What's more, you can enjoy your meal with gorgeous sea views.
One of the cosiest spots in Seven Dials, Good Companions is friendly by name and friendly by nature. Offering snug interiors to keep you safe from the bustle of Dyke Road, and a mouthwatering roast dinner selection, perfect for scarfing down alongside a pint of craft beer.