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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England (Ladywood)
+44 121 212 9799
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Ranked #7 of 1,602 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood: Ladywood
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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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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Recommended by a friend, and we were not disapointed. Food was great and so was the service. Will go again

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Wow - I can only dine here on certain occasions as casual drop in dining it is not! I like the idea the team is constant and all work together well. The wines are fab and perhaps one of the only times I have had advise to successfully match food with wines. A very special dining experience.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

It was lovely food great service waiters explained each dish all you could ask for If you want the best food in Birmingham go to Purnells

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London
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Our experience of Michelin starred restaurants has previously been of very expensive and formal London establishments or of the odd rather posh country house. This was a wonderful change. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed-but relaxed does not mean slack. The staff are impeccably trained and attentive. We were a party of three -one vegetarian and two "pescatarians". We had... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Having visited Purnells once before we decided to go to the 'cracking yokes and pigs tales' night which consisted of a champagne reception, an introduction by Glynn himself and a 5 course taster meal from his new book. What a wonderful experience! The staff were professional, knowledgeable yet made a relaxing atmosphere! The food was some of the best i... More 

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Went last night with my wife for my birthday. As soon as you walk in the atmosphere is very relaxed yet precise. The service is delivered with precision from very well trained and knowledgable staff and the food....wow! We had the now menu and while there will obviously be the odd item on a plate that won't please everybody the... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Took wife for her birthday to the Cracking Yolks evening. Service from start to finish was amazing and the food something else. Choc pudding was my fave. Wife loved the Venison. Intro from Glynn was funny, down to earth and informative and at the end he took time to come to every table for a chat. Cooking doesn't get much... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I went with my Husband and friends last night to the most amazing restaurant I have ever been to. The Staff are wonderful, the atmosphere is delightful and the food, well I just don't know what to say about it it was out of this world. I have never been to such an outstanding restaurant ever. I have booked another... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A wonderful atmosphere...food is out of this world..once again..staff are attentive..wonderful.attention to detail in every way possible..

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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have just enjoyed the most incredible meal I have ever eaten. Seriously. Faultless food, wine and service. So much so I have just booked for January on the day they reopen after Xmas. Thanks to everyone at the restaurant for a wonderful experience.

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Additional Information about Purnell's

Address: 55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
Phone Number: +44 121 212 9799
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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