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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
+44 121 212 9799
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Attended for a Work event and were lucky enough to experience their private dining. Wine got matched to the food which was a nice touch. When they were plating up our food, they put screens on and you could see Glynn Purnell in the kitchen....More

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brought 7 clients here for a roundtable event at lunch and it was a fantastic experience from start to finish. The lamb was amazing and also the chocolate tart. Staff were amazing and also we could watch the kitchen on TV, nice touch. Great afternoon...More

1  Thank simmo125
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my Fiancé Ashleigh here recently as a surprise for his Birthday and it was incredible. It was our first time in a Michelin starred restaurant so we knew it would be brilliant but Purnells exceeded our expectations. From start to finish the service...More

1  Thank Kerrie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well Mr Purnell we have a competition on our hands for the best Michelin star restaurant I have ever visited. Previously it has been between Galton Blackiston , all up the experience was the best. We stayed at his beautiful hotel and got to meet...More

1  Thank Lottiegen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my parents to Purnells as a treat. Well what can I say. It was amazing. It was the best restaurant experience I've had. The food was fantastic. The service was out of this world. This was the first time in a restaurant of...More

2  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well it was a few weeks later but worth the wait. As a discerning, light diner, this menu was delightful. I appreciate the delicacy of the seafood, pure and jus. Every small course is full of flavour. Take your time and remember it is or...More

Thank Susie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner on a Saturday night and started with drinks in the bar area. They have lovely comfortable seats and you are presented with the menu( no a la carte) which consists of two tasting menus ( plus wine pairings if wished). We...More

2  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been dining here for many years and you have to applaud Mr Purnell's energy. It still cascades down from the kitchen and right through into the food. The last 4 years has seen improvements both in the actual restaurant but also in the...More

1  Thank marieclk500
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Purnells on a Saturday evening and it never disappoints. The ‘10years in the making’ tasting menu is exceptional and they even changed a few of the dishes to give us additional variety as we’d had the menu previously in October. Service is excellent...More

1  Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not for the first time we booked Purnell's for their £40 for four courses lunch during school half term. The food was exemplary especially the desserts and we are not pudding people. Staff as always attentive but not in your face. One of us is...More

1  Thank paulbrownsword
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26 October 2016|
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Response from bot-the-golfer |
Katie B
24 September 2016|
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.
michael c
22 September 2016|
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
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
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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