Sausage roll Leaderboard

Check out our sausage roll leaderboard and discover who leads the field of flaky pastry.

1. Castles of kemptown

Castles of Kemptown pork and Marmite sausage roll. A thing of rare beauty and my top rated roll.

Castles of Kemptown sausage roll

98/100

2. The Sussex Peasant

Pork and pastry in the park.

89/100

3. Cafe Coho, Hove

Pork, cheese and chutney sausage roll. 

88/100

4. BROR Specialkaffehus

A sausage roll tasty enough to make me revisit my feelings about fennel. 

87/100

5. Pork and Mustard

A pork and mustard sausage roll from the ever reliable Canham and Sons.

86/100

6. Christmas Sausage roll

Another strong showing from Castles of Kemptown, this time served with pigs in blankets and chutney.

85/100

7. Brighton Sausage Co.

The baked goods from the Brighton Sausage Co. are nothing short of miraculous. 

84/100

8. Truffles Bakery, HOve

Truffles Bakery in Hove were a dark horse in the field of pastry excellence.

83/100

8. Gwydyr Hairdressing Saloon

Gwydyr Hairdressing Saloon deliver excellent eyebrow trims, hair cuts and pastry.

83/100

10. Croque Shop

Croque Shop’s wonderful window displays and central location combined to deliver pastry perfection.

81/100

11. Critchlows Farm Shop

Competitive pricing and top quality pastry were discovered in Derbyshire.

80/100

11. Canham & Sons

Canham & Sons claimed impressive scores across all categories but the warmth and flakiness of the pastry were particular highlights.

80/100

13. Birling Gap Café

Stunning views were paired with a sumptuous snack at the Birling Gap Café. 

79/100

14. Real Pâtisserie

Pork and apple combined at the Real Pâtisserie to deliver something special.

78/100

15. Kooks

Top quality service and lashings of English mustard sent Kooks racing up the leaderboard.

76/100

15. Magic Bean Emporium

Our first vegan sausage roll review and the perfect place for fans of pastry and Harry Potter.

76/100

15. Gail's Bakery

Sausage rolls and a touch of nostalgia.

76/100

18. Pork and Jalapeño Sausage Roll

Pork and Jalapeño; the perfect fuel for Christmas shopping.

75/100

19. Coffeetzar Kemptown

The strangest sausage roll on the list

74/100

19. Flint Owl Bakery

Sausage rolls and shelter from the rain on a Sunday in Brighton.

74/100

21. The Cornish Bakery

A timely sausage roll, served on a baking hot day, revived my spirits and secured a top score for the Cornish Bakery.

73/100

21. The Flour Pot Bakery

Pork, cheddar and Jalapeño. The stuff of dreams. 

73/100

23. The Garden Café

Sausage rolls and a serene setting were found at the Garden Café in Hove.

72/100

24. Truffles Bakery, Uckfield

Familiar baked goods and shelter from the storm.

71/100

25. Colemans Deli

Pork, pastry and blue cheese combined in Hathersage.

70/100

26. Greggs

Everyone has eaten at Greggs but how did this giant of the high street compare to the fancy bakeries of Brighton?

27. Ricci's Deli

Can a sausage roll ever be too greasy? A trip to Ricci’s Deli gave us the answer.

68/100

28. Pork, Maple and Bacon

Something different from Down to Earth Coffee forced me to reevaluate my previous conclusions. 

67/100

29. Sugardough

Classic sausage roll flavours were discovered close to the sea at Sugardough in Hove.

66/100

30. Revelator

The Revelator is a decent pub with homemade sausage rolls and plentiful salty snacks. What’s not to like?

65/100

31. Vegan Spiced Lentil Sausage Roll

A break from the norm on National Sausage Roll Day.

64/100

31. Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle served pork and pastry alongside and a hearty slice of history.

64/100

33. Homemade

A first attempt at homemade pastry perfection. 

63/100

34. The Southern Belle

More sausage than roll in a bar in Hove.

60/100

35. The Skylark Café

A pork and fennel seed sausage roll on Wandsworth Common.

58/100

36. Down to Earth Coffe

A little English mustard goes a long way.

57/100

37. Cheesy Spiced Lamb Kebab Roll

A morning snack outside of Euston Station, before the train to Birmingham.

55/100

38. Wikinger Hot Dogs

At Granier Bakery Cafe, the packaging was more memorable than the pastry.

54/100

39. M&S Mini Cocktail Sausage Rolls

Marks and Spencer, filling trains with pastry flakes for decades.

48/100

40. Granier Bakery Cafe

At Granier Bakery Cafe, the packaging was more memorable than the pastry.

47/100

41. The Flying coffee Bean

A coffee kiosk in Brighton Station that served pastry far too flaky.

33/100

42. Brod + Wolf

This coffee shop in Hove looked great but lacked pastry perfection.

32/100