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 15th February 2023

Earth & Stars

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.


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.

The Coal Shed

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 Thomas Kemp

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.

The Dorset

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,

Park View

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.

North Laine Brewhouse

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 Cricketers

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.