Sunday, Sunday. Oh how we heart you. Chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool and munching on some epic vegan food, good enough to make you drool. Say goodbye to bland, dry pies and hello to some mighty fine plant based Sunday roast options.

Here’s are Wriggle’s top pick of the best Vegan Sunday Roasts in Brighton. 

Sundays at The Seven Stars are pretty special occasions. Croustillant D are serving up some of the tastiest roasts in town. For your pukka weekend treat there’s Vegan Aubergine, Chervil Root and Courgette Frittata (with vegan sides). Tasty trimmings included of course (including pukka Yorkshire Puds!). We recommend you get there earlier, rather than later to avoid disappointment. Get yourself a cheeky Wriggle deal on 2x Roasts here

Nice Buns is the new, tasty act behind Sidewinders kitchen, serving incredible burgers, hot dogs, vegan delights, small plates and some pretty epic Sunday Roasts. The delish vegan option is Crispy fried seitan cutlet, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, balsamic glazed carrots, roasted parsnips, kale and homemade gravy. And if you’ve still room after all that we highly recommend the vegan coconut gelato that comes with caramelised hazelnut crunch and vegan chocolate sauce for afters.

The Walrus is quite possibly one of Team Wriggle's favourite recent additions to Brighton's historic Lanes. This absolute beast of a pub are knocking out some well decent Sunday bites. The vegan option is a Mushroom, Spinach and Vegan Cheese wellington. Lavely. Accompanying your main is roasted golden beetroot, honey Chantenay carrots, braised red cabbage, seasonal greens, roast potatoes & a Yorkshire Pudding. And just because well sometimes you can’t quite make it, or you’re totally craving a roast on Monday, those thoughtful chaps have decided to launch MONDAY ROASTS! How’d you like them apples.

Traditional British pub The Cricketers have teamed up with The Brighton Roast Co to offer you locally sourced, free-range roasts seven days of the week. You can expect delicious veggie and vegan options like the above. They also whip up a mean sub roll if you’re after a lighter bite. With live music every Tuesday and Friday night and a huge selection of Real Ales, The Cricketers has been creating the perfect British pub atmosphere since 1547.

Having recently moved from Beer Dispensary Dizzy Gull now serve top notch food to craft beer drinkers at the special little boozer that is Haus on the Hill. Not just any old food either. They won Brighton's Best Sunday Roast Award in 2017 & 2018. Yep, these guys do Sunday eats real well. Menu choice for the plant based is the vegan and gluten-free lentil, mushroom, miso and cashew loaf. Comes with tatties, carrot & squash mash, cauliflower & truffle puree, braised red cabbage, tenderstem broccoli, spring greens and a yorkie pud. 

Get ready to dive into a Sunday lunch of epic proportions. Being an organic pub, the Earth & Stars menu offers some real IG worthy options for veggies and vegans. Say hello to dishes such as Oyster Mushroom, Hazelnut & Kale Tart, Soy & Date Glazed Seitan and Spiced Pumpkin & Cashew Filo. These roasts are better than your mumma makes. All desserts are also vegan if you fancy an after dinner-treat. 

Hanover residents have a blinding little boozer on their doorstep. For £11 choose from vegan mixed bean & corona tartlet with vegan gravy or a vegan nut loaf. This is the holy grail of herbivorous roasts.

This champion wee boozer on the bottom of Trafalgar Street was taken over by Indigo pubs in 2010 and was transformed into a veggie eating, ale drinkers paradise. With six cask ales to choose from there’s something for everyone. If all that beer chat has you feeling peckish, grab some delightfully delirious veggie food. They don't fail to impress when it comes to their vegan chestnut mushroom, cashew nut and tarragon wellington.

We have to hand it to The Geese; despite healthy competition in the "Best Sunday Roasts in Brighton" category and the challenge of its hidden location, they've built a sea of regular customers whose Sunday wouldn't be complete without flocking to the pub for a hearty Roast Dinner. They have a number of fantastic vegan options, including two flavours of homemade vegan sausages. Choose between mushroom and garlic, red pepper and tomato or have one of each! Complete with an array of fresh veggies and crispy roast potatoes. 

Brighton’s most iconic veggie eatery certainly don’t hold back on their scrumptious Sunday roasts. Served until they run out, their roasts come with all the trimmings including the freshest vegetables, crispiest roast potatoes and slathered in their famous rich gravy. The Sunday roasts change each week according to season and what they think is tastiest, there’s always at least one vegan option available.

The Westie is a real local’s favourite and oh em gee do they cook up a cracking Sunday Roast. Here’s what you’ll find on the menu: Mushroom & Lentil Loaf with Tomato & Balsamic Glaze (V/VG) served with yorkies, roasties, carrot & swede mash, honey roasted parsnips, seasonal greens, braised red cabbage and gravy, of course. This family and dog friendly boozer is a real Brighton gem.

Ye ole Yeoman has itself a mighty fine reputation among us Brightonians. Here’s why. Veggies and Vegans are well catered for with plates of Butternut Squash, Red Onion & Goat Cheese Wellington and Beetroot, Walnut, Sweet Potato & Polenta Bake with Cashew Cream. Keep your peepers peeled for daily changing specials too. All their produce is locally sourced, free range and organic meaning you can tuck into a hearty, award-winning roast with a clean conscience and by the end of it, a squeaky clean plate too.

Listen up vegans of Brighton, The Tofu Social Club is now in residency at The Revelator and they’re dishing up an entirely vegan pub grub menu - including Sunday Roasts. Sunday roasts compromise of a Maple Glazed Seitan Steak or Potato, Cheese and Leek Tart. We recommend saving room for the hot baked cookie dough with marmalade ice cream. These plates are totally cute and totally Instagrammable so don’t forget to take a snap whilst you tuck in.

Named after the architectural duo who laid out much of Brighton, Busby & Wilds is a top-drawer gastropub with an international slant to the beer menu. Check out their mouth wateringly good Sunday Vegan lunch - Walnut, Hazelnut & Almond Veggie Roast. This is a Sunday afternoon we could get used to.

Tired of the same traditional Roasts? Check out Kitgum's Roasts for their deliciously unique take on Sunday lunch. Having recently landed at The Signalman, founder Fayaz, is cooking up a storm on the Brighton food scene with his flavour filled family recipes. The Slow Roasted Aubergine is 100% vegan and served with toasted cumin and mustard seed roast potatoes, African braised kale in fresh tomatoes and onions, roasted turmeric cauliflower, Zanzibar falafel, and a crispy mini Ugandan chapati. This will definitely put the Fun Day into your Sunday.

Famed for its immense sausage and mash menu, this hidden gem of the Dials also plates up an impressive Sunday Roast. So what’s on their Sunday munching list we hear you ask, let us enlighten you. Vegan options include Vegan Nut Roast and Oregano and Basil or Sage and Marjoram sausages. All served with garlic and rosemary roasties, braised red cabbage, cauliflower cheese, glazed parsnips, roasted carrots, seasonal greens and big fat yorkshire pud. 

Although slightly out of town, this Patcham eatery is a Sunday Roast institution unto its own. Every weekend a hoard of famished, meat and tatty lovers descend on Tisbury’s Kitchen at The Ladies Mile for their weekly fill of roastie goodness. Each roast is served with garlic and herb roasted potatoes glazed beetroot & carrots, root vegetable mash, seasonal greens, flavour filled gravy and a big fat Yorkshire pud. The Garlic Mushroom Cutlet is totally plant based and totally delicious.

This Hove hostelry has had roast enthusiasts from all over the city raving about its Sunday lunches. And with mushroom, spinach, sweet potato & cashew nut roast on the menu we can see why. Finished off with orange & honey glazed carrots, peppered root mash, greens, roasties, stock pot gravy and a yorkie. Bliss. 

Just a stone’s throw from Hove seafront you’ll find one of Hove’s best-loved boozers. Luckily for us, they’re dishing up some delicious Sunday roast options so we can get a piece of the action too. The vegan roast consists of a mixed nut and root vegetable croquette served with rosemary and garlic potatoes, carrots, parsnips, butternut squash puree, red cabbage, beetroot, seasonal greens and a cracking Yorkshire pud. All doused in lashings of red wine gravy. Served 12-7pm, be there or be square.

Published -1st January 2019