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Purnima

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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622 Bearwood Road | Bearwood, Birmingham B66 4BW, England
+44 121 420 3987
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far our favourite Indian restaurant in Birmingham. We are in the fortunate position to be able to eat out a lot, enjoying everything from street good to Michelin starred dining; time and again Purnima is one of the few restaurants we regularly return to. Fantastic food, wonderful flavours, great staff, a nice setting and great value.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am lucky enough to live round the corner from here. Food is excellent, good wine selection and attentive staff. If you are looking for a decent curry near the city centre, go here.

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Thank Marnie C
west midlands uk
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I normally avoid curry houses but I make an exception for this one. Its great never upsets my stomach. Have enjoyed every visit. Either the owner (Ronan) or his manager James are on site and both are exceptional and the place would not be the same without them. The wine is great here to I love the house and my... More 

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Thank am28WestMidlandsUk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this restaurant on my usual journey home from work. Due too the traffic I decided to pop in and try it out with my daughters (under the age 10). The decor of the restaurant it's self is lovely has a cosy relaxed atmosphere. It was pretty quite with only one more table seated which I like I hate busy... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a takeaway two chicken do piazza and a tikka massala. Food was warm apart from that it was tasteless watery just not good at all. Have eaten in twice and was fantastic just a poor takeaway.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We go to purnima a lot. It is a well-run place with excellent staff - friendly and helpful. The menu is interesting and very varied. The choice for vegetarians is unusually large, too. This is a real favourite of ours. Excellent value and really lovely food.

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Thank himanikumari
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Intimate warm and cosy clean setting; the most beautiful food I've tasted in a long time with stunning use of spices and combination of textures and tastes concluding in one of the best meals you'll eat. Proper popadoms too. Incredible knowledge on food and wine, super friendly service. You'll not find this sort of food often. A must.

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Thank tiredbunny2002
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

First time visit to this much talked about gem. Great food, lovely indian restaurant and really attentive staff, especially the owner.

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Thank scottabrown68
Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

I ate here with friends on December 13th for the first time. We were greeted with courtesy by the staff and were offered an excellent range of drinks before the meal. The patron was very knowledgeable about his wines and spirits and we took his recommendation of a fine gin and tonic. The food was superb and ranks as some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place. Food was excellent and really different choices. The fish was lovely and service was great. Managed to fit us in without booking on a very busy Saturday night. Service was friendly and helpful. We will definitely be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Bearwood Road | Bearwood, Birmingham B66 4BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 420 3987

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