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 root vegetables to premium meat, 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 8th March 2017
Head on down to these coastal caves washed up onto Brighton's beach front and tuck into a delicious Sunday lunch. Bringing the weird and wonderful to your traditions, nestle into a rocky cove in this quirky hot spot and enjoy the tenderest of meats with the crispiest roast potatoes around. A glorious beer garden out front indulges your sun-bathing needs so you don't have to miss out on those summer rays.
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.
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 rolled shoulder of lamb.
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.
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.
They may be lean, mean burger making machines on any given day in Brighton, but put them up to the Sunday challenge and roasts at The Globe are most certainly coming up trumps in the city. From slow cooked pulled pork and braised beef briskets to pecan roasted sweet potatoes, there's an American theme that's hard to resist on a Sunday at The Globe.
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.
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.
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.
One of the South Lanes' most hidden treasures, The Coach House oozes a very elegant appeal and with its charming, timber and stone interior complemented by its fancy, floral garden entrance, we're sure this setting will suit roast lovers from all over. Satisfy your hungry bellies as you devour the hearty selection of roast chicken, roast beef rump or roast pork loin and belly smothered in gravy and all the scrummy seasonal veg.
There's no fancy frills when it comes to a Sunday roast at Sidewinder, just good ol' fashioned English grub. From mustard and thyme roasted beef to pork loin and crackling with all the necessary trimmings, Sidewinder promise hearty feasts at rather pocket-friendly prices; don your lap napkin and head to this traditional pub sharpish, following up your roast with a bout of Mario Kart in their games corner.