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Purnell's

55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England (Ladywood)
+44 121 212 9799
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Ranked #9 of 1,475 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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English first
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 NEW

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Worcester, Uk
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

This was a treat for husband's birthday. The was a choice of 2 set menus and everyone at the table has the same menu. It's a stating menu so you have 11 small courses win a break between course. I was surprised how full I was at he end of the menu. The food was so pretty that there were... More

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Derby
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I booked Purnells as a surprise for my husband's birthday. It was recommended to me as something of an experience. It certainly was!! From the outside, Purnells doesn't look particularly inviting, however once you are through the door, this is where the magic happens. We were seated at our table and a menu was brought over to us shortly afterwards.... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We visited here as a gour for my sisters birthday. I have been previously over a year ago and it was amazing then. We were sat in the private dining room with another large table, but it was a nice atmosphere generally. The service here is fantastic, the staff are around for whatever you need without being intrusive. We we... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

we have been before for the normal meals but decided this time to try the Living Rooms. We thought it was a superb meal and having each dish presented by the chefs really added to the whole experience. One of my favourite meals I have had ever and I have been to many fine dining and Michelin restaurants. So good... More

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Had wanted to visit for a while and it didn't disappoint. Thought the food was reasonably priced, reminisce menu was £65 pp and so worth it. Wine was a little expensive as expected. All courses had been really well thought about and the flavours went together impeccably. It is not as stuffy as most Michelin starred venues, the staff were... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

What do you get the lady who has every thing for her 50th.....My partner took me to Purnell's. We had tried to get in a few times before but they were always fully booked but I glad we were able to save the experience for such a special occasion. Taster menu was amazing, service excellent, very welcoming. Ordered one of... More

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Oldbury, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A real feast was presented to us throughout the evening. Some dishes I found were an acquired taste but all were presented beautifully, often with a quirky twist with added flourish from the waiting staff. We decided to eat from the now menu and felt that chef must have a real sense of humour as most of the dishes really... More

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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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