- Opening hours
- Tuesday- Friday: 12:00 - 16:30 and 19:00 - 00.00
Saturday:18:30 - 00:00
Sunday - Monday: Closed.
06 June 2019
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.
55 Cornwall St, Birmingham, B3 2DH
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Customer reviews for Purnell's Restaurant
((((( 21 July 2019 by Leah from Kdderminster
Parnell's dining experience was fabulous. We felt relaxed and welcomed from our first drink to our final goodbye. My favourite course was cheese and pineapple, which took me back to 80's family parties whilst my husband loved the dessert that won Glynn three 10's on Great British Menu. Our Sommelier was amazing and took fine care of us. All of the staff were polite, knowledgeable and friendly. We had the best table looking into the kitchen so we saw Glynn and the team in action. As it was my husband's birthday, the kitchen even sent him a little treat which was a lovely touch. I would highly recommend this dining experience and can't wait to go back.
((((* 20 July 2019 by Andy from Birmingham
3 course lunch. Crab tartlet and Cod main were exceptional. Staff very attentive.
((((( 19 July 2019 by Alexandra from Bristol
Food was fantastic and the service was excellent. Nice relaxed atmosphere int he restaurant as well; and a nice treat to meet chef who was lovely. Would highly recommend.
((((( 17 July 2019 by Mick from Bromsgrove
My wife & I had the Summer Tasting Menu and everything from the service to quality & presentation of the food was excellent.
((((( 16 July 2019 by Chris from Birmingham
Experience was amazing from start to finish!! Favourite dish was crab tart - awesome
((((( 14 July 2019 by Simon from Cardiff
Lovely evening. We had the tasting menu with wines, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Wonderfull dishes and cooking and great staff.
((((( 13 July 2019 by Ian from Worcester
Most enjoyable lunctime
((((( 13 July 2019 by Matthew from Birmingham
Everything was Fantastic. Especially the lamb. Great service.
((((( 11 July 2019 by Lloyd from Bristol
An amazing experience with personal attention from the restaurant manager. We chose the summer tasting menu and were pleasantly surprised to find fresh variations on some old favourites. We were also the first to try the new £300 per person premier wine flight. If you can afford this I thoroughly recommend it as you get the chance to taste some stunning (and very expensive by the bottle) wines. The pairing with each course was spot on. Purnell's remains my go-to restaurant for the best in fine dining.
((((( 9 July 2019 by Beverley from Nuneaton
The whole experience from arriving at the restaurant to us leaving was perfect, the staff are completely professional.
We were given advice regarding wine choices which were excellent and went with the meal perfectly.
Prior to the tasting menu we were given edible charcoal which was a complete surprise to the palate. The cod dish on the summer 5 course tasting menu was delicious, and I had a wonderful surprise at the end of the meal with an extra dessert for my Birthday. I can’t wait to return.
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