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Purnell's Restaurant

55 Cornwall St, Birmingham, B3 2DH

((((( British
Opening hours
Tuesday- Friday: 12:00 - 16:30 and 19:00 - 00.00
Saturday:18:30 - 00:00
Sunday - Monday: Closed.

1st time experience of such high end dining. .... and an absolutely awesome one at that. The attention to detail from the staff and the food was exceptional. Thank you all for a wonderful night.

Bryan Kennedy 25 November 2016
from Birmingham

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Situated in a Victorian redbrick building, Michelin-starred Purnell’s restaurant in Birmingham is a chic and contemporary dining space. Seamlessly fusing the heritage of its residence with modern accents in the dining room, the stylish restaurant space is flooded with natural light from the classically-Victorian arched windows.

With the living room restaurant space dedicated to sociable and relaxed fine dining, the Purnell’s menu offers a variety of inventive ‘Brummie tapas’ dishes, ideal for sharing. Sample dishes include spiced potato and lime croquettes with duck egg mayonnaise, and neck of lamb with capers and basil emulsion.

A selection of tasting menus are also available at the West Midlands restaurant, offering dishes such as tail fillet of beef rolled in liquorice charcoal, and waffles with foie gras butter with crispy chicken skin. A classic 3 or 5-course lunch menu offers contemporary British cuisine, such as duck breast with apple and celeriac puree, and roasted plaice with confit tomato and pickled shallots.

Offering informal fine dining and Michelin-starred cuisine, Purnell’s in Birmingham sits 6 minutes’ walk from Snow Hill train station.

Purnell's Restaurant

55 Cornwall St, Birmingham, B3 2DH

Contact +44 1212129799

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Customer reviews for Purnell's Restaurant

4.8 ((((( (based on 516 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((* 3 December 2016 by Lyn Butler from Solihull District

    we had the 5 course taster menu, all very good. service to start very slow, nearly 30mins before we received any wine! after chasing service was excellent. we expected to try the flight of wine but the somellier said it wasnt available at lunch! after ordering a variety of wines by the glass we were informed they could have served the flight. overall a very good dining experience

  • ((((( 3 December 2016 by Keith Edwards from Stourbridge

    We had 5 course taster lunch and it was all lovely. We love fish and therefore the cod and trout was extra special.

  • ((((( 3 December 2016 by Martin Mclauchlan from Dudley

    All I want to say is Fantastic venue, Fantastic food and to top it all Glynn came out and wished my mother a happy birthday ( 80th ) can't wait to go back

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by Terry Madgett from Rugby

    The service and food was amazing. Best lunch we have ever had!

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by Mick Carter from Stafford

    Fantastic, I now understand the difference between a Michelin star resturant and the rest. We'd like to thank the staff for helping to make the experience very special.

  • ((((* 1 December 2016 by Cathy Peachey from Birmingham

    Service exceptional. Had a set menu offer. Everything was beautifully cooked and although the portions looked quite small it was more than enough for each member of my party. The one course we were disappointed in was the meat course. Once again it was beautifully cooked but was no where near hot enough. Had a bit of a shock with the cost of the pre meal drinks - £18 for a small glass of champagne is pushing it!

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by Roger Craddock from Birmingham

    The special lunch deal we enjoyed was excellent value, and the food and service were great.

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by David Hollingsworth from Birmingham

    Excellent service
    Excellent food
    Excellent evening

  • ((((( 30 November 2016 by Ann Tunley from Burton on Trent

    We had an amazing meal - my first visit.
    We had the grazing menu and it was really delish!
    The staff were very welcoming and friendly. We commented that they were all very knowledgeable about the menu as we asked two or three several questions about some of the elements.
    A great experience! Have signed up for the newsletter to keep in touch. Will certainly come back some time (I don't live in Birmingham)

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Brian Gregson from Burton upon Trent

    An exceptional dining experience, the ambiance, service and food were all first rate. The welcome on arriving was professional but very friendly and the staff were all knowledgeable being able to answer any questions regarding the dishes and wines easily.
    We had the six course taster menu and were not disappointed as we enjoyed every course, our favourite being the lemon meringue pie. We will certainly be returning in the future

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