Mid-March Rambles

Well, that was a rather exciting end to February wasn’t it?

There are days on the seafront where the weather feels more extreme than anywhere else, and I can’t stress how lovely it was to see all of our wonderful guests braving the snow and coming to dine with us.

Credit: 23 Digital (https://23-digital.com)

March has rolled in, bringing with it clearer skies and brighter evenings harkening back to the beautiful sunshine that graced us for our opening back in July 2017, all of which I hope you caught on BBC2’s Sea Cities a few weeks ago. It was quite an emotional watch for all of us and a lovely tribute to the late Jim Sutherland, who sadly passed away at the end of the year – without him none of this would have been possible and we’re all incredibly grateful for everything he’s done.

Michael and Jim outside Murmur on opening day

Michael and head chef Josh planning the menu

Michael preparing the first ever dish at Murmur

Odd as it was to relive all the stress and excitement that comes with opening a restaurant, it’s been great to share the experience with you all, and the messages of support have been massively appreciated – we promise not to let the fame go to our heads …


Speaking of going to our heads, we’re intensely proud to have been named as one of Brighton’s Top 20 Restaurants.


Not to worry though, our newfound fame won’t see us put an end to our Lunch Set Menu. We’ll continue to make Brighton seafront the place to be for an affordable lunch – with 2 courses for £15 and 3 courses for £20 from Monday to Friday.

Lunchtime Set Menu

*This is a sample menu, our Lunch Set Menu changes from day to day.


It was a pleasure to host the inaugural Sussex Wineries meeting and to spend the afternoon in the company of some truly exceptional producers. There are very few new frontiers in wine, but it’s fair to say that Sussex is one of the most exciting – particularly the sparkling! To have all this on our doorstep makes us feel incredibly lucky.

We’re proud to have wines from Ridgeview and Wiston on our drinks menu, both of which are available by the glass or by the bottle.


Here’s to an enjoyable rest of March.

Look forward to seeing you all soon.