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Purnell's Bistro and Ginger's Bar

11 Newhall Street | B33ny, Birmingham B3 3NY, England
+44 121 200 1588
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“scotch egg” (43 reviews)
“pork belly” (56 reviews)
“sea bream” (23 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Newhall Street | B33ny, Birmingham B3 3NY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I booked lunch at Purnell’s Bistro for something a little different for my husband’s milestone birthday. All was going swimmingly. I had booked online the previous evening and, although my confirmation got stuck in a spam filter, we were clearly expected and seated without delay....More

Thank Dolly R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first time at this restaurant, recommended by a very good friend, we were a little early so tried cocktails at the bar , plenty of choice and at very reasonable prices , it's a very large restaurant with a really good buzz...More

1  Thank fwoodhead
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took our mums for a mother’s day treat and had a great meal. I’m normally funny about eating steak in anything but a specialist restaurant but I decided to make Mum-in-law happy and share the Chateaubriand with her. It was really a good decision and...More

Thank Travelozzy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whilst there is a limited choice on offer the food and service we had was very good, can definitely recommend the black pudding scotch egg to start and the fillet for main all very tasty and the steak was cooked to perfection. Will return again...More

1  Thank Adrian242
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival, the welcome was slow but after that all went very well. Six of us had booked a special lunch deal using travelzoo. It was from the 'a la carte menu'. The highlight was the mouth-watering, really delicious and well presented food. The service...More

Thank pinneydavid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner on 9.3.18 at 8.30pm. We ordered the Chateaubriand which was absolutely fantastic. All the staff are so friendly and approachable. You are made to feel so comfortable and welcome. Excellent service all round from bar staff to waiting staff. Would highly recommend this...More

1  Thank Kay H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a travelzoo deal which we used yesterday we loved it , service excellent along with the food , lovely choice of dishes i had ox cheek my patner had steak it was lovely along with a lovely dessert , im happy with what we...More

Thank albionnick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Purnell’s bistro with my mum for some cocktails and we got there in time for happy hour so managed to get cocktails for £4.50, bargain! We then had a table in the bistro for the pri fixe menu which was a very good menu...More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took advantage of a Travelzoo offer which offered two 3 course meals with glasses of wine for less than £50 (the first time we had used such a voucher) The service was faultless and the value excellent. There was absolutely no issue with using...More

Thank valandbrian10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into Purnels after a meal at Asha’s opposite. My margarita was spot on as was the relaxed atmosphere. The decor was a little rough around the edges for what I would say is a higher end restaurant and bar . I would visit...More

Thank Stacy D
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16 March 2018|
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Response from DCM-lincs | Reviewed this property |
Its a 10 minute walk from the main station
Jade J
3 November 2017|
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Response from CelynShropshire | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is
Jessica L
7 May 2017|
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Response from PurnellsBistro | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Our cocktail menu is available in the Bistro too Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Newhall Street | B33ny, Birmingham B3 3NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 200 1588
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“I am driven by my passion to excite people through food, especially the innovative dishes taken from my childhood experiences. The concept of Purnell’s Bistro will continue to entice people with honest portions of food, inspired by rustic home-cooking but with an eclectic twist" -Glynn Purnell
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