Where do you find the best Sunday Roasts in Brighton, Hove and Sussex?
Here is the Restaurants Brighton guide to Sunday Lunches in Brighton and wider Sussex. Let us know if you have any restaurants to add and please feel free to leave your comments on the site.
The listed food pubs/ gastro pubs and restaurants are in no particular order and we hope to see the list grow over time:
Roasts – Brighton Restaurants and Food Pubs
Busby and Wilds, 9 Rock Street, Brighton
Traditional homemade roasts are available each Sunday & include roast top side of Dexter British beef, slow roasted shoulder of Sussex lamb, roast Kentish hop pork belly and walnut, hazlenut & a chestnut vegetarian roast. Full menu just here. Great to combine with a stroll along the seafront to this quaint area of Kemptown village.
Sunday Roast Style – Neighbourhood, Traditional, Gastro.
The Coach House, Middle Street, Brighton
The Coach House Restaurant and Bar on Middle Street is one of Brighton’s hidden secrets, tucked slightly off the road in the heart of Brighton’s famous Lanes. Sunday roasts include rump of roast beef, roast chicken served, roast pork loin and belly served – all dishes served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and Yorkshire pudding £12.95. Sunday Roast Review
The Restaurant at Drakes, Marine Parade, Brighton
Award winning restaurant providing sumptuous cuisine and fine dining in the heart of Brighton. Sample main courses include Sussex beef, fillet of lamb, fillet of brill and mushroom ravioli with spinach. 2 courses £25, 3 courses £30. Private dining up to 12 also available in Brighton’s highest scoring restaurant in the GFG.. Menu.
Sunday Roast Style - Boutique, Stylish, Fine Cuisine.
Sam’s of Kemptown, 1 Paston Place, Kemptown
Sam Metcalfe has been delivering fine classical dishes for some years now. Sample mains include Chargrilled leg of lamb steak, Roast Scotch beef or Aubergine wrapped ricotta gnocchi with butternut squash, pumpkin seeds & sage butter. Great looking venue, doesn’t get much better than this for a touch of class and sophistication.
Sunday Roast Style – Classic, Polished, Traditional.
The House restaurant, East Street, South Lanes
Fitting in seamlessly with The House British Bistro ethos is their fabulous Sunday roast option with a choice of prime cut “Englands Rose” roasting joints, home-made Yorkshire puddings, seasonal vegetables, roasted potatoes cooked in goose fat and in-house gravy. The full A La Carte menu is also available.
Sunday Roast Style – Prime-cuts, Homely, Relaxing.
NEW 64degrees, South Lanes, Meeting House La
Join 64degrees for the Sunday Gathering, a sociable and relaxing lunch. Emphasis is on roasts, served on sharing boards. Expertly cooked accompaniments, washed down with hangover curing bloody Marys. Sunday papers and some cool tunes. Break free and join them for the most important meal of the week.
Sunday Roast Style – Sharing, Social, Critically Acclaimed.
Le Brunch at Hotel Du Vin, Ship Street, Brighton
An irresistible option. A place to escape from the hustle and bustle of Brighton and a Sunday lunch option offering great value for money – four courses £19.95. Roast Du Vin offers a rib of beef or Normandy chicken (with all the trimmings, vegeatbles and proper Yorkshires). Grilled plaice and bistro burgers are other options.
Sunday Roast Style - Boutique, Value, Renowned.
Breeze Brasserie, 98 Trafalgar St, BN1 4ER
The Breeze Brasserie is one of those venues in Brighton that always seems to be popular and has a great upbeat vibe. Sunday roasts include chicken, beef and nut roast. Have look at their full menu just here. Offering a great atmosphere, fun and relaxed – this is a Brighton restaurant that takes the pretence out of dining and offers good value and a varied home cooked brasserie style menu.
Sunday Roast Style - Family Friendly, Great For Groups.
GB1 Restaurant, Grand Hotel - Seafront, Kings Road
Enjoy traditional hospitality with Sunday lunch in GB1. Enjoy a classic Sunday roast with the choice of locally sourced meats from the carvery and of course a delicious fish option too. All are served with all the trimmings, exceptional service and stunning views. Two delicious courses from £15.95. Every Sunday 1pm – 4pm.
Sunday Roast Style – Iconic, Classic, Quality.
Sussex Yeoman, Gastro Pub, Nr Brighton Station
The Sussex Yeoman has a reputation for excellent food. It is one of those food pubs that sits in between being a pub and a restaurant and their roasts are some of the best in Brighton. Serving Sussex lamb/ top side of beef/ Wild Sussex Venison (when available), free range chicken. Comes with great wines and ales.
Sunday Roast Style - Popular, Gastro, Award Winning.
The Chimney House Upper Hamilton Road, Nr 7 Dials
Formerly the Marquess of Exeter, The Chimney House serves a very good selection of Sunday Roasts. Situated just north of the Seven Dials and the Old Shoreham Rd and east of Dyke road. A great relaxing boozer with a different slant on its delivery. Very locally sourced and foraged produce. Highly recommended.
Sunday Roast Style – Neighbourhood, Foraged, Creative.
The Jolly Poacher, Ditchling Road
A 2012/ 2013 addition to Sunday pub dining and definitely one to try if you if you want a menu with a difference. Try their roast duck breast, braised oxtail ragu or char grilled sirloin steak. The Jolly Poacher are also equipped with a child menu and a daily changing specials board. Near The Level/ Preston Park.
Sunday Roast Style – Gastro, Quality, Neighbourhood.
The Cricketers, Black Lion Street
Situated in the thick of the South Lanes, this venue attracts a real mix of people, it has a warren of different rooms, each with their own feel and it is one of those places that is so convenient that you just have to pop in for one. Great atmosphere & lively. Very traditional Brighton and a great spot to people watch.
Sunday Roast Style – Lively, Traditional, Central.
The Cuthbert Pub & Kitchen- Queens Park Area
The Cuthbert is a new venue for 2012 and a great food pub which is making all the right noises. Offering a well executed front of house service, combined with a relaxing contemporary warm feel – this newly renovated venue is hosted by a team with a background in food and it comes highly recommended. Here is their Sunday Menu
Sunday Roast Style – Just Great Pub Food.
The Coal Shed Restaurant, Boyce Street
A unique alternative to the traditional Sunday Roast. Try different cuts of excellent quality meat, carefully prepared on their unique Josper oven. 500g 35 day dry-aged roast sirloin or their whole roast chicken with stuffing? Both for 2 to share. Their menu. The Coal Shed remains one of the top restaurants in Brighton at the moment with a number of rave national reviews..
Sunday Roast Style – Prime Cuts, Josper Grilled.
Waterhouse Bar ‘Sunday Jazz’ – Kings Road
Sit, savour and finish the weekend in style whilst appreciating the sounds of the Jazz Band. Be greeted with either a Sunday staple Bloody Mary or Bucks Fizz before being shown to your table. Hors d’oeuvres, succulent roasts and all the trimmings. Book in advance. A setting of grandeur in this newly refurbished space.
Sunday Roast Style -Elaborate, Traditional, Classic.
Roasts – Hove Restaurants and Food Pubs
The Kitchen at the Brunswick, Holland Rd
Meet Ed Heller, ThatChefBloke who is making great changes at the Kitchen at The Brunswick. For Ed there is nothing more inspiring on the palate then truly fresh produce, knowing that what you are eating was actually growing on a plant 5 minutes before you ordered it, you just can’t find that anywhere else in Brighton.
Sunday Roast Style – Field to Fork!.
L’Eglise French Restaurant, New Church Road
Sunday lunches at L’Eglise are absolutely divine and are fast becoming one of the destination venues for a classic french interpretation of a Sunday dinner. Roasts available include Pork Belly, South Downs rolled shoulder of lamb (£12) – all served with an incredible signature jus. Why not try their Cote de Boeuf?
Sunday Roast Style – Bistro, Smoked, Locally Sourced.
The Little Fish Restaurant, Upper Market Street
Still a relative newcomer to the Hove restaurant dining experience and an eagerly awaited arrival. This fish restaurant is all about simplicity, food of the highest order and customer service to match. Head Chef Duncan Ray has worked at a number of AA Rosetted and Michelin starred venues. A quality choice.
Sunday Roast Style – Fine Cuisine, Small Is Beautiful.
The Iron Duke Pub, Waterloo Street
Known for its great Thai food during the week. The Iron Duke serves you great home cooked Sunday roasts each weekend 12-5pm. Serving a great selection of ale and a warm welcome, this no frills venue is a place to kick back and maybe grab a bit of sport on the TV. Thai food served from 6pm to 10pm. Here is their Review.
Hove Place Pub and Gardens, First Ave
Hove place is a traditional Hove pub that has recently undergone a great transformation with a tasteful refurb and a great new menu. With lots of space under shelter in their large gardens this is a traditional setting with a good selection of ales and wines – a good locals venue. Bistro style.
Sunday Roast Style – Popular, Bistro Style, Home Cooked.
Graze Restaurant, Western Road, nr Brunswick Sq.
From strip loins of beef to pork belly, nut roasts to pan fried 8oz steaks. Graze gives you 2 fabulous courses for just £18 using the best quality local produce in their Good Food Guide rated restaurant in central Hove. Here is their full British Sunday Lunch menu.
Sunday Roast Style – Fine Dining, Fine Cuts, Fine Choice.
Roasts – Sussex Restaurants and Food Pubs
The Jolly Sportsman , East Chiltington.
Sunday Roasts at the Jolly Sportsman restaurant and public house is somewhat of a Sussex institution when it comes to a quality country dining experience. An excellent day out to the country will be had by all and one which will see you returning back to for more. Great for kids and walkers.
Sunday Roast Style – Award Winning, Country Retreat.
Chambers Bistro, Shoreham By Sea
Sunday at Chambers Bistro includes a choice of prime cut “Englands Rose” roasting joints, home-made chambers yorkshire puddings, seasonal vegetables, roasted potatoes cooked in goose fat and an in-house gravy. Just a short drive along the coast from Brighton why not combine it with a day of exploration to this coastal village?
Sunday Roast Style – Home Cooked, Quality, Relaxed.
Stanmer House Restaurant, Stanmer Park
A new addition to our list of Sunday options and we love it. Combine it with a walk in the country and a visit to a period manor house. Only ten minutes from Brighton and the roasts are very nice indeed. Dogs welcome in certain areas of their house.
Sunday Roast Style - Manor House Dining, All Welcome.
The Plough Inn, Rottingdean
Just ten minutes east of Brighton one will find the exquisite village of Rottingdean nestled on the Sussex coastline, and it is here you will find the vibrant local pub, the Plough Inn. Offering a classic pub menu along with a innovative Gastro Menu this venue caters for everybody. Great for a Sunday stroll.
Sunday Roast Style – Countryside style, Home Cooked.
Sylvan Oak, Findon Village
Situated on the South Downs north of Worthing, this venue serves all of its Sunday lunch options perfectly cooked and with a bit of a variation on the British Roast. Wonderful, wonderful service and we particularly enjoyed the outdoor space under the vines. A great trip to the country! Family Run.
Sunday Roast Style – Countryside Dining, Fine Cuisine.
Duke of York, Hassocks
The Duke is a great country pub to visit and only fifteen minutes or so outside of Brighton. Ideally located if you are planning a trip to the Sussex countryside and the South Downs, this venue is just around the corner from Hickstead Showground with lots of country walks in the area. Great for families and animals welcome. Serving all the classic roasts with all the trimmings. Cosy and traditional.
Sunday Roast Style – Countryside, Village Life, Homely.
Sunday Roast Alternatives.
Piccolo’s – Italian Restaurant, Ship St
Piccolo is one of the original Italian family run Restaurants in Brighton, based in the historic South Lanes on trendy Ship St. Choose from a selection of pizza, chicken, tagliatelle, veal, salads, gnocchi, fusilli and tortellini. Affordable and infused with the romance and delivery of typical Italia.
Sunday Lunch Style – Authentic, Friendly, Family Run.
Memories of India – Brighton Marina
Memories of India is a journey through the rich and exotic cuisine of the Indian sub continent. From Tandoori to Biryani, then House Specials to Korai dishes – here there is an extensive Indian menu to choose from, including a good range of vegetarian main course dishes and sides. Free Parking.
Sunday Lunch Style – Spicy, Friendly, Exotic.
Pizza 7 – Artisan Produce & Beer, Italian Restaurant
Secret dough recipes and organic wood fired pizza ovens, fueled by organic Italian wood. Pizza 7 have spent many days & nights tasting and testing the best of local and international beers, purely for your benefit. Arguably the best Pizza and beer in town.
Sunday Lunch Style – Artisan, Organic, Craft.
Oki-Nami – Japanese and Sushi – New Road
Authentic oriental dining and drinking and a great roast equivalent. Why not try Chashu Pork Bento at £11.95. Slow roasted pork shoulder marinated with chilli miso and served with sesame spinach, steamed rice, salad and miso soup. Located in central Brighton and arguably our best Japanese venue.
Sunday Lunch Style – Pan Asian, Dim Sum, Oriental.
Chaula’s Indian Restaurant - Central Brighton & Lewes
Curry on a Sunday and why not? Try the food of India and not just Indian food here at Chaulas in Brighton or Lewes. Enjoy a starter free with every main course on a Sunday 11 til 3 then 5 to 10.30pm. The offer excludes their King prawn and salmon dishes. Available in both their Brighton and Lewes restaurants.
Sunday Lunch Style - Food of India, Not Just Indian Food.
Al Duomo Italian Restaurant – Central Brighton
A great option for a Sunday and offering a little something for everyone – Pizza, pasta, steaks, fish. Set over 5 different floors, Al Duomo Italian restaurant is the longest serving specialist Italian ristorante in central Brighton and has been serving its customers since 1991. Great vfm and authentic Italian.
Sunday Lunch Style – Classic Italian, Spacious, Authentic.
The New Club, Brighton – Seafront, Kings Rd.
The New Club is big on style, and offers a buzzy sociable vibe with fine views of the sea and the old West Pier. Try out their fun menu, which includes premium quality burgers, chicken, pulled pork, steaks, salads, macaroni, and a great selection of drinks. Outside seating, kids menu, and well behaved dogs welcome!
Sunday Lunch Style – Buzzy, Cool, Hip.
Pho Vietnamese, Central Brighton
Specialising in the Vietnamese national dish ‘Pho,’ (pronounced fuh). Here you can expect to try a unique range of tasty, aromatic and nutritious soups, as well as other Vietnamese foods. Great if you’re in need of fresh and healthy ingredients and a wonderful option for gluten, diary free and vegetarian dining.
Sunday Lunch Style – Nutritious, Delicious, Authentic.
The Bali Brasserie – First Avenue, Hove
Open LUNCH 12.00 to 14.00 and DINNER 18.30 to 23.00, why not try something completely different this Sunday and try TC’s Malaysian Indonesian cuisine? Special Offers include 3 courses for £12.95. If you’re looking for exceptional food, excellent service and exotic cuisine- then give the Bali Brasserie a try.
Sunday Lunch Style – Aromatic, Spicy. Friendly.
Smokeys of Brighton – American Restaurant – Kings Road
Smokeys is great Sunday roast alternative as it provides you with some classic American dishes that will satisfy the most demanding of appetites. Think slabs of spare ribs, BBQ pulled pork, burgers, chilli dogs, T Bone steaks, New York Cheesecake and more. Close to the seafront, without outdoor space too.
Sunday Lunch Style – Classic American Style.
Brighton Pagoda – Brighton Marina
Do something completely different this weekend and go along and visit the South Coasts only floating Chinese restaurant on Brighton Marina. Choose from their set and special menus just here and experience a lunch overlooking all those gorgeous yachts with the back drop of the harbour walls.
Sunday Lunch Style – Unique, Oriental, Floating.
Bellota – Spanish Restaurant – Tapas y Bar
Bellota is a relatively new Spanish restaurant in Brighton and it serves a superb Sunday paella at £9.95 as a great Sunday dining alternative. This is as traditional as it gets in Spain and this particular Spanish restaurant will have all the Iberian extras. This venue also specialises in Cava too so if you want a bit of the sparkly stuff then this is the place to come.
Sunday Lunch Style – Tapas, Bubbles, Authentic.
Burger Kult – Burger Specialist at the Mash Tun
The Mash Tun in Brighton is one of Brighton’s best-known pubs located in the swanky cultural quarters on the corner of New Road and Church Street. Grilling the perfect burger has become a hobby, an art, a passion and it is something that Kenny and Ash are excelling at – creating a unique selection of innovative burgers with unexpected names and ingredients. We introduce Burger Kult.
Sunday Lunch Style – Cool Food in a Cool Pub.
Riddle and Finns, Meeting House Lane
A great place to pop into on a Sunday whether for brunch/ lunch or dinner. We actually made the brunch thing and the Riddles team do a surprisingly good choice of dishes but offering scallops, mussels and lobster as alternatives. Definitely worth a look for an alternative type of Sunday
Sunday Lunch Style - Seafood, Elegance, Fizz.
Yum Yum Ninja -Dim Sum Sundays, Meeting House La.
Not everyone wants a Sunday roast so Yum Yum Ninja offer an ‘all you can eat’ dim sum menu. Yum Yum Ninja is Brighton’s newest and informal dining experience offering a modern style of Pan Asian cuisine. A concept brought together from the team at Due South and Riddle and Finns. More details can be found here.
Sunday Lunch Style – Dim Sum, Saki, Oriental Exuberance.
The Eastern Eye Indian Restaurant, London Rd
Delivering some of the best southern Indian Cuisine we have tasted, this restaurant attracts many of Brighton’s Indian residents and you won’t find modified ‘English versions’ of Indian dishes here – just a great quality authentic Indian restaurant. 2 courses on a Sunday £11.99 served 12-2.30 and 5.30 to 10.30. Any main course dish off the menu.
Sunday Lunch Style – Michelin Rated Chef, Great Value.
Indian Summer, Indian Restaurant, East Street, Brighton
Tandoori roast Sunday lunches are the order of the day here at Indian Summer and the different Sunday Tandoori dishes on offer are Murgh Makhni, Lamb Zafrani and Goan Rump- Sunday menu. Dishes are served with chutneys and sauces and jeer aloo, roast parsnips and bean and asparagus thoran.
Sunday Lunch Style – Sunday Tandoori, Modern Indian Cuisine.
And For Dessert?
The Julien Plumart Boutique Salon du Thé. Why not try something completely different and transport yourself into a modern Parisian patisserie? Allow us to introduce an exquisite and unique collection of patisserie, from the simply sublime to the exotic. Open for a French breakfast, a light lunch, or a little slice of patisserie heaven. Great to pop into after your Sunday roast for some ‘take out’ or eat in macarons.
Need a Breakfast or Lunch?
Why not have a look at our suggestions for a superb breakfast or brunch in Brighton, Hove and Sussex. Here we have central Brighton favourites, options towards Hove and Shoreham, seafront views and much more.
Here the emphasis is all on quality in the ingredients, delivery, service and location.
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