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Purnell's

55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
+44 121 212 9799
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (170 reviews)
“egg custard” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
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Reviews (1,417)
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1 - 10 of 1,409 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate alone on a Thursday, by way of context, and had the "Purnell's Journey" taster menu. Venue is smart and spacious, but retains a nice atmosphere with light background noise. Staff are attentive and constant, (and plentiful), and go through all wines/dishes in advance in...More

Thank James A
Management response:Responded today

Dear James Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope very much to see you again in the future. Best wishes Claire at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Glynn Purnells restaurant for my husbands birthday. We enjoyed our visit and in the main it was comparable to other high end restaurants we've visited. We had an issue with an element of the food and this was dealt with very satisfactorily. I...More

Thank ifthefoodsfab
Management response:Responded today

Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope very much to see you again in the future. Claire at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is by far the best evening I have had eating out in Birmingham. The Decor, the service and the food were all of the very highest standard and let's the world know what a credit Glynn Purnell is to his home city, I loved...More

1  Thank Sinbad2398
Management response:Responded today

Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope very much to see you again in the future. Claire at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just fantastic. Recommended by one of my friend and I'm absolutely delighted with food and great service.

Thank James W
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it! Sonal - Restaurant Manager at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional from arrival - we had the 5 course lunch and asked Sonal to devise a wine flight to accompany the lunch. 🍷no words 🍷🥂🍾he delivered with every course using their coravan they served some exceptional bottles we could only dream of tasting 🍾as always...More

2  Thank HelennJames
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thank you very much! Good to hear you enjoyed both the food and wine so much! We hope to see you again soon! Sonal - Restaurant Manager at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. Been a few times and will definitely be coming a few more times. Would recommend.

1  Thank Deanthomas1990
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thank you very much! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sonal - Restaurant Manager at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now I must start by saying this was a special treat as we would usually dine at a more regular restaurant such a 'Miller and Carter' Due to price and reviews I had high expectations of an exceptional dining experience Firstly our table seating was...More

2  Thank Carol H
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Carol Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We would be very keen to discuss your experience with you and would invite you to please contact the restaurant to allow us to resolve the matter: info@purnellsrestaurant.com Best wishes Claire at Purnell's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've had the pleasure of eating here a couple of times before and it's been great. But I must say the current '10 years in the making' tasting menu is the best yet and easily one of the best tasting menu's I've ever had. A...More

1  Thank Nicola M
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Nicola, Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope very much to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Claire at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service and surroundings really good, sadly no decent taste sensation with the food and some of it was bordering on bland, A Michelin star restaurant really needs to have a wow factor with tastes and textures and it just didn't provide it. One of the...More

Thank Gremalkin
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We would be very keen to discuss your experience with you and would invite you to please contact the restaurant to allow us to resolve the matter: info@purnellsrestaurant.com Best wishes, Claire at Purnell's Restaurant

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended this with my wife taking my mother for a mother's day treat , and as usual we were not disappointed. This was more informal than the usual doing room experience and the chefs coming out to talk about the various dishes is a great...More

Thank Yappster33
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope very much to see you again in the future. Claire at Purnell's Restaurant

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
bot-the-golfer
Can i book a table for two on Saturday the 29 oct 7 pm
26 October 2016|
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Response from bot-the-golfer |
Thanks
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Katie B
I believe I have a booking for 8pm in October and this is for the full tasting menu, will this be ok when the closing time is a reasonably early 9pm? Thanks
24 September 2016|
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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.
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michael c
Can I bring my 2 baby boys??
22 September 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
19:00 - 21:00
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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