Five places to enjoy a roast dinner in Sussex

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What greater comfort on a chilly Sunday afternoon than a traditional roast dinner with all the trimmings? Luckily for us, Sussex offers a range of unique restaurants and pubs that serve a mean Sunday roast.

Whether you like to reward yourself with lunch and a glass of wine after a long country walk, or simply head to a pub and spend the day in front of a roaring fire, make sure you add these picturesque Sussex eateries to your list.

The Eighteen Acre

Enjoy a Sunday of good food and award-winning wine at our Estate. Prepared by our chefs using local Sussex produce, our Sunday roast is the perfect way to spend the final moments of the weekend. Choose from either a roast topside of beef or vegan roast, sit back and enjoy a view of the vines with a glass of our Lychgate Red or Winemaker’s Edition.

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The Glass House at Wickwoods, Albourne

Situated on the edge of the South Downs National Park and overlooking gardens and woodland, The Glass House is a tranquil place to enjoy a relaxing Sunday roast. Pairing locally sourced meats with seasonal vegetables, mouth-watering thyme roast potatoes and fluffy Yorkshire puddings.

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The Shepherd and Dog, Fulking

The Shepherd and Dog is an idyllic country pub, best enjoyed after a walk from Devil’s Dyke. A hidden gem in Fulking, this award-winning country pub has history tracing back to the eighteenth century. Nestle yourself in this cosy country pub and enjoy Sunday lunch by their toasty fireplace and soak up the atmosphere of historic Sussex.

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The Sportsman Inn, Amberley

Overlooking the stunning Amberley Wildbrooks Nature Reserve, this charming pub is the perfect place to hideaway on a Sunday and enjoy a traditional roast with a beer or glass of wine. If you’re travelling from further afield, why not treat yourself to a stay at The Sportsman? They have five bedrooms available which are popular amongst those walking or cycling the South Downs Way.

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The Mermaid Inn, Rye 

If you’re exploring the historic town of Rye, a visit to one of the South East’s oldest inns is a must. Eat, drink and be merry whilst soaking up the atmosphere of this beautiful medieval inn.

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