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Purnell's Bistro and Ginger's Bar

11 Newhall Street | B33ny, Birmingham B3 3NY, England
+44 121 200 1588
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“scotch egg” (42 reviews)
“pork belly” (54 reviews)
“sea bream” (23 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
11 Newhall Street | B33ny, Birmingham B3 3NY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to Purnells a few times and we always find it to be the best place to have a relaxed lunch. The food is always faultless and the service is good yet discreet. Yesterday we had the Little Piggy and the Pork Belly...More

Thank sar124
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time visit for a special occasion on a Saturday lunchtime. Really nice food - combination of fixed price menu and a la carte dishes chosen. Service was attentive and professional. Food tasty and overall it was a very pleasant dining experience. Portion sizes -...More

Thank Galbie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dined at Purnell's Bistro for a second time on 22nd February. Once again it did not disappoint. The menu, although not extensive, has perfect choice for myself and my wife. The service was nicely passed and the staff attentive but not obtrusive. We have now...More

Thank jjerrarddinn
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this restaurant with friends and enjoyed a very delicious three course lunch. The starters were excellent especially the salmon and comfit duck dishes. The mains were equally nice with such dishes including fillet steak, risotto and ox tail. I have never eaten such...More

Thank Stevie T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We’ve been a couple of times and always enjoyed our meals here. A voucher came up on a deal site £45 for three courses and procecco. This was deal was pretty comparable with the set menus the restaurant often offer but had the advantage of...More

Thank firefairie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went in with a voucher for a set meal to celebrate my husband's birthday, he was very pleased with the quality of the food, he said it was one if the best meal he ever had. He was very happy and looking forward to going...More

Thank wendygxnn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time visit to Prunells. Amazing restaurant, staff are so lovely, fab cocktails and the food was just epic! Will visit as many times as i can persuade my husband to get the train from Oxford - beautiful! (Saw the man himself on Saturday -...More

1  Thank Ashleigh B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 things I had at purnells bistro..not a bad drink a little pricey but forgivable. Steak was cooked just as asked and staff were efficient and polite.

1  Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, delicious food, comfortable surroundings and great atmosphere. We all thoroughly enjoyed our evening meal here and can’t wait to return!

1  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Purnells for a late valentine treat, we were busy working all week and had been very much looking forward to it. We've wanted to try Purnells for some time. Walked in and the place seemed nice. We decided to have a drink...More

4  Thank HungryBazza
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7 May 2017|
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Response from PurnellsBistro | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Our cocktail menu is available in the Bistro too Regards
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25 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Newhall Street | B33ny, Birmingham B3 3NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 200 1588
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“I am driven by my passion to excite people through food, especially the innovative dishes taken from my childhood experiences. The concept of Purnell’s Bistro will continue to entice people with honest portions of food, inspired by rustic home-cooking but with an eclectic twist" -Glynn Purnell
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