Purnell's Restaurant

Guide MICHELIN 2019

(1340 Reviews)
55 Cornwall St, Birmingham, W Midlands, B3 2DH
A la carte menu

Top offer

A la carte £68 per person

This offer is available from October 4, 2017 until December 31, 2019, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Not available in conjunction with other offers. Offer excludes service.

Opening hours

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

Restaurant description

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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Purnell's Restaurant
(based on 1340 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (21)
  • al fresco (4)
  • breakfast (4)
  • business (296)
  • child friendly (8)
  • dinner (1065)
  • entertainment (96)
  • large parties (86)
  • lunch (677)
  • luxury (883)
  • private dining (492)
  • romantic (637)
  • trendy (327)
  • value (184)
  • views (5)
  • By Charlotte C from Birmingham
    15 May 2019

    Absolutely amazing, food was fantastic staff very attentive. Although the atmosphere was a bit lacking, very, very quiet. You could literally hear a pin drop.

  • By Vivien G from Birmingham
    15 May 2019

    Another excellent meal and a well balanced delicious 5 course tasting menu.

  • By Robert Y from Birmingham
    14 May 2019

    Great food and service.

  • By Lynne P from Birmingham
    11 May 2019

    Had the fabulous Spring menu at Purnells. 9 courses and a real treat for the taste buds and senses. The Cumbrian beef dish was too salty and heavily smoked for my taste but stand out dishes for me included textures of beetroot, Orkney scallop and burnt English custard egg. Fantastic service from all.

  • By Kevin M from Shropshire
    11 May 2019

    Amazing food and great atmosphere with knowledgeable staff

  • By Andrew D from Leicester
    10 May 2019

    Very good

  • By Andrew L from Somerton
    10 May 2019

    We loved the whole experience - excellent imaginatively presented food, attention to detail, restaurant atmosphere, and service from staff.

  • By Jon B from Stourbridge
    10 May 2019

    Another incredible Purnell’s experience. The quality of food continues to amaze, excite and interest. A wonderful evening that was added to by the incredible service received.

  • By Lynn B from Birmingham
    4 May 2019

    We had The Journey menu this time and I think it was our most enjoyable yet! Each course was excellent. My sister loves chocolate so for her the desert was the best. I loved the lamb and it is something I never chose to eat when dining out. Each member of the team in the restaurant knows their job and carry it out to the highest standard. Again Wine chosen for us was great but we expect that now! :)

  • By Rowena C from Nottingham
    3 May 2019

    Favourite dish was the monkfish which was exquisite. Great service, beautiful ambiance. Just the right amount to eat! Fantastic wine list to boot!

Restaurant Location Map
Purnell's Restaurant
55 Cornwall St, Birmingham, W Midlands, B3 2DH

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