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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
+44 121 212 9799
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (195 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to Purnells yesterday lunchtime for a "Brummie Tapas" tasting menu. We went 4 years ago for this event and were very pleased, but yesterdays experience was, not to put too fine a point on it, fantastic. The food was brilliant (all 7 courses), the...More

1  Thank kenk1052018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Total first class service from start to finish. My other half is the real fine dining fan and sometimes I'm left underwhelmed by the supposedly "five star" places we visit, often thinking I've eaten nicer food and received better service at a Prezzo. But this...More

1  Thank jessk1986
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife reserved a table for 2 for my 50th birthday. It was the first time we had visited a Michelin starred restaurant and you automatically think...what do I wear?? (don't worry, as long as you're smart you're OK!!), will it be worth the money...More

1  Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Congratulations to all the staff, with wy wife we celebrate my birthday..excellent English dishes,.perfect chocolate cake..no problem to park the car...surely well Will be bak with friends..

2  Thank Andy69356
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing dining experience at Purnells. The food was incredible and the service we received was excellent. I would recommend this place for a special occasion. We had the 11 course summer menu and enjoyed ever course.

1  Thank jennyparks53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife treated me to the brummie tapas lunch, I was a little sceptical but from arrival to departure we had an amazing experience. Superb food, beautifully presented with love and care, a team of excellent chefs and an attentive team of waiters and front...More

1  Thank Rob H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best date dinner with a beautiful environment. The customer service is excellent even when is extremely busy. Totally recommend!

1  Thank 9628lordswood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was treated to one of the top five meals of a lifetime here. I ordered the tasting menu along with the wine flight accompaniment and to say it was brilliant is inadequate. I’ve attached photos of the menu and of the meal which do...More

2  Thank MostlyBizDomeFun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit over-rated for Michelin star of which I just found it slightly above average. They served casual modern English dishes.More

Thank Joseph T
Claire L, Public Relations Manager at Purnell's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Joseph, Thanks for your review and comments. We don't normally respond to individual reviews, but we did just want to clarify something with you. In your review you stated that you found us slightly above average, whereas you have rated us 'poor'. Giving us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about Purnells - we had been looking forward to this for a long time ! We had the journey menu which consisted of 8 courses + pre starters and every one had a wow factor to it. Incredible attention to detail...More

1  Thank Doug W
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May 31, 2018|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
Speak to the waiter, tell him you preference and ask for his recommendation, I am sure you will be happy, we have been on both visits.
October 26, 2016|
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September 24, 2016|
Response from Stuartmcl60 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were there well after 9. I think that must be the latest orders go to the kitchen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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