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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
+44 121 212 9799
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (186 reviews)
“monkfish masala” (49 reviews)
“egg custard” (37 reviews)
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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

Purnells is our favourite restaurant pretty much in the world, and we are lucky enough to have it not too far away. We regularly come here for celebratory meals and are never disappointed, each time there is something new to try and Glynn is definitely...More

1  Thank AntoniaRobinson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’ve wanted to eat here for years but never got round to making the trek. Number 1 son starting at Birmingham university this year gave us the perfect excuse for our birthday dinner. What a great choice. Stick it out please Charles - we can’t...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice welcome from front of house manager. Had a drink in the lounge part before going through to the dining room. Tasting menu is fun I am not saying we loved every dish but it was a chance to try some new tastes. Wine was...More

1  Thank _jsho5555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic night. The food was excellent so definitely well worth a visit. There were a couple of niggles but nothing major. The fish course was bought to the table when my partner went to the toilet so was cold upon their return....More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! We received a gift from our daughter for Christmas. We loved every aspect of the evening spent with Mr Purnell and his amazing staff. Our daughter told us on booking she received the best customer experience she had ever experienced. We then had a...More

2  Thank penmal
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I celebrated my 70th birthday at Purnell's last week and very much enjoyed the superb tasting menu "10 Years in the making" priced at £90 per head. Sounds expensive but worth every penny! The varied seven course menu was fabulous and the...More

2  Thank 41gordon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife treated me for my 6th birthday. From start to finish the experience was absolutely fantastic. The level of service from each member of staff was superb and they took the trouble to discuss the various elements of the menu. We chose the '10...More

3  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely superb lunch from start to finish. Front of house staff are excellent friendly and very efficient. The food is sublime and every course was excellent full of wonderful flavours and superbly cooked. Almost impossible to single any dish out as they really were all...More

2  Thank Dave E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend treated me to a wonderful lunch for a present for my big birthday. Wonderful champagne and olives on arrival and several menus to choose from. We decided upon the 3 course lunch and the waiter was able to offer an alternative addition to...More

2  Thank Anita1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first class experience begins the moment you step through the door to Purnell's. The staff were very welcoming and attentive and spent time to explain the menu options available after which we chose the 'journey' menu. There were many flavour highlights but the blackened...More

1  Thank VG0209
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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