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Murasaki

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French, Japanese, Bar, Asian, Pub, Bistro
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115 Dyke Rd, Brighton BN1 3JE, England
01273 326231
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Today
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
As close to the real thing as it gets

I love Japan, and that very much includes the food...going to the country actually spoiled having Japanese food anywhere else. Then I discovered this place, absolutely great !!! Bento boxes, chicken katsu, gyoza. I tried it all, and it was not only good but surprisingly close to what I've sampled... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Justo B
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If anyone has any problems or concerns with the takeaway please don't let them go silently into the wind. Businesses don't check review sites every moment. Feel free to inform the manager or write a letter and just be polite. People react positively to polite people. Who knows, your actions may improve your next visit. What have you to lose.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I love Japan, and that very much includes the food...going to the country actually spoiled having Japanese food anywhere else. Then I discovered this place, absolutely great !!! Bento boxes, chicken katsu, gyoza. I tried it all, and it was not only good but surprisingly close to what I've sampled in Japan. For special occasions though, as the prices aren't... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This little place is full of surprises, great food, really tasty menu and a nice relaxed atmosphere. The service was a little bit slow but it was worth the wait!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We come here around once a month and have never been disappointed. Hearty, healthy delicious Japanese food at really reasonable prices all served with a smile in a place with a fantastic atmosphere. Maybe not the most authentic Japanese food if you're a real purist, but perfect for a meal with friends or a casual date. Ikageso is a must!

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Apparently under new ownership although I didn't know this when I went. Same good food, all looks the same inside. Only difference I can think of was there were different staff from my last visit. If you hear the same thing don't be put off, all the food was excellent still.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Visited Brighton for the weekend & went to this restaurant based on a recommendation. We weren't disappointed; the food was delicious, fresh & well-priced, with tasty sushi & other Japanese tapas-style delights. There was also a good selection of larger main courses but we didn't get to try those as filled up on everything else! The restaurant was busy, with... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I've visited this place a few times and really like it. The lunchtime menu is good value. I love the crispy tofu katsu curry and the sushi and sashimi - which seem very fresh and a cut above other places I have been. Having said that, I wasn't greatly taken with the tempura which I found a bit heavy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Really lovely, fresh Japanese food. The service was great, well priced. Would highly recommend. Shame the parking is so expensive but that's not their fault ;)

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Only been once before at lunchtime and it was good but no atmosphere as empty, so decided to try it in the evening. I was very disappointed as I had ordered the Katsu curry and when it came it was just deep fried chicken with a little different sauce, no rice and salad and pickles or curry! I was then... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A really lovely find. Delightfully unpretentious. i had the Bento which was terrific - lots of sashimi including mackerel, scallop, prawn (and not the cooked sort), excellent tempura including asparagus. My partner had lovely octopus balls that melted in the mouth and green beans with sesame followed by grilled mackerel. i had the cheap sake which was good value too.... More 

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Additional Information about Murasaki

Address: 115 Dyke Rd, Brighton BN1 3JE, England
Phone Number: 01273 326231
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: French, Japanese, Bar, Asian, Pub, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Dyke Rd, Brighton BN1 3JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273 326231

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Japanese, Bar, Asian, Pub, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?