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Purnell's

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Ladywood
Noodle, British
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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
+44 121 212 9799
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Today
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 626
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Memories are what life is about. This is a memory that will never leave me.

The Restaurant is cool and classy. The food blows your sox off. The staff treat you like Royalty but still talk to you like a friend. The Chef himself, well what can l say, what a lovely guy. A welcome l wasn't expecting, someone had told him we were going and he came to our table and chatted and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
witchy446305
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somerset,england
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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somerset,england
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Restaurant is cool and classy. The food blows your sox off. The staff treat you like Royalty but still talk to you like a friend. The Chef himself, well what can l say, what a lovely guy. A welcome l wasn't expecting, someone had told him we were going and he came to our table and chatted and gave... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Fantastic food and attentive service. The set lunch menu is excellent value for money. Looking forward to my next visit!

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Had a business lunch here as it seemed an interesting place to try. Tables are very spacious so it was a good choice, however I found the restaurant quite gloomy especially as it was a beautiful sunny day outside - more suited to a romantic lunch for 2! We chose the 3 course set lunch menu starting with a chargrilled... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Honestly can't fault this place its a cut above any other restaurant in the region. Can get expensive if you fancy getting a little tipsy but you definitely get what you pay for here! If you appreciate good food you will like it here.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Absolutely brilliant - i have been very fortunate to eat in the top restaurants and with all honesty this is the best Michelin restaurant. The Monk fish is ........well just fabulous, the wine flight sublime. Seriously if your luckily enough to be able to go - its a foodie must

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For such a high end restaurant, I went in slightly uncomfortable thinking it would be pompous however nothing could be further from the truth, it was really relaxed, and the food was beyond fantastic. This is all backed by stunning staff who were a constant help, the recommend wine flight, match the meal excellently The night passed too quickly, and... More 

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The service here is spot on and the food - well, staggeringly scrumptious for the price and location. There is a good mix of clientele in the restaurant and there is no crowding, whilst maintaining an excellent ambiance. Probably Birmingham's best??

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The food was fantastic, amazing combinations of ingredients that you would not think would go together, a taste sensation. Visually the food was spectacular and interesting, which is a lot of understatement. The restaurant had an overall relaxing atmosphere not overbearing as you would expect. The staff were friendly and approachable, explained all the dishes and the wines and adjusted... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The whole experience of this restaurant was marvellous. The food, phenomenal, the wine flight, out of this world, and the service was second to none. We had the most wonderful evening and can't wait to return.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

I attended a business dinner here in a private room for 6 people, it was a really nice room, the glass sides of the room made it quite a light and airy room but still retained and evening feel to it, there are TV’s placed around the room displaying the kitchen areas so you can see the chef’s preparing your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Noodle, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?