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.

Last updated on 12th November 2021

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. 

The Dorset

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When it comes to the best places for a Sunday roast in Brighton, The Dorset has got to be in the mix. 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,

Grand Central

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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. 

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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.

Park View

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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.

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.

The Cricketers

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As the oldest pub in Brighton, The Cricketers certainly encapsulates that traditional charm and character, making for the most comfy and atmospheric tavern to tuck into the hefty handful of ales and warming grub on a Sunday. Squeeze into a cosy, nook with your cronies and fork into the fresh, locally sourced produce that make up that classic, succulent roast with all the trimmings.

Good Companions

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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.

But of the Gingerman brand of chic gastropubs, this College Place bar and restaurant serves up one of the more haute roast dinners in Brighton. Think slow roast pork belly, hake or pine nut and squash strudels, served with a classic selection of sides and perfect for pairing with a nice carafe of red from their wine list.