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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.

Lovely food - my favourite? So hard to choose - probably the tuna with lemon explosions

Sue Jeffrey 18 March 2017
from Solihull

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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. Diners are required to be of smart casual attire.

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 694 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( 25 March 2017 by Elaine Bannister from Bewdley

    Fantastic food, such unusual flavours which enhance the taste.

  • ((((( 25 March 2017 by Robert Hart from Rugby

    First time dining at that level and loved the experience. Staff were very attentive without being overbearing. Favourite dish between parfait and lamb.

  • ((((( 25 March 2017 by Claire Fincher from Birmingham

    An amazing lunch, every course special in its own way. A recommendation to everyone who loves fine dining!

  • ((((( 25 March 2017 by Pamela Worrall from Stourbridge

    This restaurant has a nice relaxed atmosphere. We had the 6 course grazing menu which was value for money. The staff were excellent(attentive, but not overbearing)
    We thought the drinks were very expensive but this is probably the norm for this type of venue.

  • ((((( 25 March 2017 by Chris Davis from Birmingham

    Everything you would expect from a Michelin starred restaurant, impeccable service, truly stunning food and the unhurried loss of a few hours spent indulging in good food and wine.

  • ((((( 24 March 2017 by Nigel Hersee from Knutsford

    It was utterly splendid. The food the wine the environment and the staff all A*

  • (**** 20 March 2017 by Terence Warburton from Tamworth

    Every course in the "Brummie Tapas " menu was superb Unfortunately you get the over hiked wine prices as in every other Michelin starred restaurant

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Steph Decker from Birmingham

    It was lovely and a real experience.

  • ((((* 19 March 2017 by Matthew Mcleod from Kirkcaldy

    9 course tasting menu was excellent. Stand-out dish for me was Monkfish Masala

  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by Mark Lewis from Market Harborough

    Excellent - staff very professional but also friendly. Wine flight clearly explained and great match for food. 9 course tasting menu very good value for standard of food . Overall experience very memorable

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