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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
+44 121 212 9799
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (197 reviews)
“monkfish masala” (50 reviews)
“egg custard” (38 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the weekend before last and had just the best time! It is a beautiful restaurant and the service was absolutely incredible! We went for the tasting menu and had the most amazing pinot noir recommended to go with it. The food was incredible...More

1  Thank HungryPanda27
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not just a restaurant meal but an all around super culinary experience. My girlfriend booked this for my birthday and what a treat. We went for the ‘10 years in the making’ which was 11 courses. The waiting on was attentive but not intrusive and...More

2  Thank Steven C
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the age of the celebrity chef, very few are able to present excellent food which is witty, packed with flavour and original without resorting to gimmicks and pretentiousness. Thankfully, Glyn Purnell is one of them. The welcome was warm, genuine and unrushed. A group...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guess over the years we have dined here a dozen times. Love the current front of house manager he is a treasure. Food is very well presented with various props and theatrical twists. You can't get away from the lovely presentation and flavours with both...More

2  Thank dbbthorpe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How lovely to walk out of a fantastic concert at Symphony Hall and ten minutes later arrive in the warmth of Purnell’s. We enjoyed a late dinner with friends and the food, the wines, the friendly service were impeccable. Every course was superb but the...More

2  Thank LouCradd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended purnell’s tonight something we had been wanting to do for a long time and it was well worth the wait , what an amazing dining experience . We opted for the 10 years in the making menu what a wonder blend of innovative...More

1  Thank Anna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Purnell’s and it just gets better. The number of staff is boggling which is why I think Glynn Purnell has single-handedly sorted the unemployment problem out. All the staff were excellent and so attentive and I’m...More

1  Thank hunslet49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my Moms 83rd Birthday and all got treated like Queens... a fab night - food was intricate and inspiring - great to see such good food being served in Brumingham...

1  Thank Pat G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We selected the 5 course lunch menu here today which was very pleasant! We thoroughly enjoyed each course which was thoughtfully selected and described. The ingredients were fresh and the service was impeccable! We also really liked the different wines we selected for courses. Thank...More

1  Thank Myviewsmatter318
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were at Purnell's to celebrate a significant anniversary, and we were not disappointed. We chose from the à la carte menu and each course was a pleasure both on the eye and on the palate. Three were lots of highlights including the Monkfish, beef...More

1  Thank David W
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27 October 2016|
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Response from bot-the-golfer |
25 September 2016|
Response from Stuartmcl60 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were there well after 9. I think that must be the latest orders go to the kitchen.
michael c
23 September 2016|
Response from Clarelovesholidays | Reviewed this property |
Maybe in the day time but unsure of an evening if they call the restaurant they will advise
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
  • Neighbourhood: Ladywood
  • Phone Number: +44 121 212 9799
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