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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England (Ladywood)
+44 121 212 9799
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Ranked #7 of 1,485 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood: Ladywood
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Purnell's has been recommended to me several times and I have only just got round to going. I have to say I really wish I had gone sooner! The food, atmosphere and overall experience was fantastic. I was very surprised to see Mr. Purnell himself walk through the restaurant in his apron but I am led to believe that this... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited this place for my wife's 40th birthday after it being on the "to do" list for many years. I'm often torn on spending so much money on a meal as I always ask "is it worth it?" Beyond a doubt, in this case, the answer is YES! It was good to see that the owner was in the... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We have been to this restaruant half a dozen times and keep going back! the standard of the food and service is of the highest standard. Hats off to you Purnell's.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Loved the idea of the tasting menu! Small dishes 11 courses that definetly filled you up with a wide variety of choice! The wine was amazing! Very good service that explained everything through! Would highly recommend for that special occasion!

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is our fourth visit to Purnells and it just keeps getting better each time! We were celebrating our 5th anniversary and it could not have gone any better. Service is excellent throughout and every member of staff we came into contact with was efficient and professional yet relaxed enough to have a proper chat with as well. Special mention... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Came here on a Tuesday evening for my girlfriends birthday and was absolutely blown away. We went for the Reminisce Tasting Menu which wine pairings and the whole thing was spectacular. Every dish (and wine) was amazing however a special mention is needed for the monkfish masala and the Burnt English custard egg surprise which were both incredible. The service,... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Fortunate enough to experience the private dining tasting menu. Attentive staff, high quality food. Very enjoyable.

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United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This was our second time dining at Purnell's. It is quite possibly the best restaurant we have been to so far (we have dined at quite a few Michelin restaurants over the years). The staff are always friending and welcoming, the atmosphere is not pretentious, service excellent, food is simply amazing. We were seated for 7pm and opted for the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food quality is amazing and will leave you wanting to visit at your erarliest opportunity. A real quality food establishment.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Recently we had dinner here at Purnells, wow, myself and my colleague thought the service and food was stunning! Presentation of dishes, art on a plate! Wine list awesome.

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Address: 55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
Phone Number: +44 121 212 9799
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
Cuisine: British

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