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Louisa Ellis teams up with 'The Murder Express' to create brand new menus

MasterChef: The Professionals finalist Louisa Ellis designs Funicular Productions 'The Murder Express' menu.

Immersive dining experts Funicular Productions are transporting passengers back to the glamour of the 19th century, with the return of their 5-star show ‘The Murdér Express'. Guests are invited to the mythical Pedley Street station in Shoreditch to sample an array of delectable cocktails at the station’s ‘Seven Sins’ bar before boarding a lavish train carriage destined for the fictional town of Murdér in France.  Whilst onboard, passengers are treated to a delicious four-course meal created by MasterChef finalist Louisa Ellis whilst playing witness to a playful murder mystery!

Guests on ‘The Murdér Express' will enjoy all the decadence of the era, with lavish surroundings and an indulgent four-course meal created by Louisa Ellis. Praised for her creativity, inspiration & skill, Louisa has designed a menu fit for the noblest 19th-century passenger.

The Menu includes


(Vegan & GF) celeriac & truffle soup


(Vegan option available) Beetroot tartare, apple, walnut, cultured cream & sorrel


(gf) Braised blade of beef, carrot, black garlic, onion, potato rosti, braised lettuce & red wine gravy


(vegan) Sage gnocchi, black garlic, onion, braised lettuce & shimeji mushrooms


(GF) Buttermilk panna cotta, raspberry, puffed wild rice, sherbet powder, meringue & honey cress


(Vegan) Coconut cream, raspberry, puffed wild rice, sherbet powder & honey cress

On their journey, guests will also be joined by an East End costermonger, a music hall star, a widow in search of adventure and a local antique dealer.

Follow the story and it's down to the passengers to decide who is guilty of such a heinous crime!

Funicular Productions are an award-winning collective of creators specialising in creating truly immersive experiences. Co-founded by entrepreneur, actor and scriptwriter Craig Wilkinson and production director Ed Borgnis, the Funicular team boasts years of experience bringing events and theatre to life all over the world. 

Funicular Productions ‘The Murdér Express' runs until 26th April 2020. For more information please visit

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