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 (okay, slight porky). Can you tell what it is yet? It's the Sunday roast! From lashings of gravy and locally sourced vegetables to premium cuts of meat and mouthwatering nut roasts, these pubs in Brighton know a thing or two about this hearty traditional feast. Check out our recommendations for the best Sunday roast pubs in Brighton and make your way around some of the best traditional Sunday plates in the city.

Last updated on 15th May 2019




The Coal Shed

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Specialising in glorious grilled meats, The Coal Shed's Josper Oven cooks up a beautiful banquet of top-quality cuts and chops, and contrasting with the traditional pub approach, serves up their meaty munch and veg with a cool, contemporary lip-smacking twist. Wolf down a 500g 35-day, dry-aged roast sirloin or, alternatively, tuck into their whole roast chicken with stuffing. One of Brighton's top-rated restaurants, we can guarantee this Sunday roast mix will be one to remember.

The Lion and Lobster

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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. 

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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.

The Black Lion

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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.

Brighton Rocks Bar

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Sunday roasts at Brighton Rocks Bar are a sell-out ordeal, literally. If you're not mooching on down to this bar early enough, you're sure to miss out on something all kinds of special. Make a bee line for Brighton Rocks Bar and attempt to nab yourself a table in their upstairs lounge where a warmth of real log fireplaces and hearty mounds of vegetables and slow cooked meats await. 

Established as early as 1547, the oldest pub in Brighton certainly encapsulates that traditional pubby charm and character, making for the most comfy and atmospheric tavern to tuck into the hefty handful of ales and priceless pub grub on that soothing Sunday. Squeeze into a cosy, ol' nook with your cronies and fork into the fresh, locally sourced produce that make up that classic, succulent roast with all the trimmings.

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From cider roast pork belly through to mushroom and lentil loaf, The West Hill tavern aren't messing around when it comes to Sunday lunch. Make for Seven Dials where you'll find great craft beers, a top notch wine list and some of the comfiest seats in town at this friendly and relaxing local boozer.

Busby and Wilds

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A delectable drinking and dining gem in Brighton's Kemptown, family-owned Busby and Wilds is a picturesque pub that showcases a sprightly menu of home-cooked, gourmet grub, hand-picked wines and a bounty of beers and ales both from Sussex and abroad. As far as the Sunday roast goes, choose from Dexter British beef, slow roasted shoulder of Sussex lamb, roast Kentish hop pork belly or walnut, hazelnut and chestnut veggie roast.