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£25 - £60
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Bar, European, British, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 March 2024

WOW... what a gem this place is, a recent visit to the bar ,was an extremely satisfying experience for my taste in atmosphere, this place just keeps on giving, a follow up visit allowed time to sample the restaurant/food,absolutely wonderful quality food. Complimented with the...most friendly and professional service ,all headed up by a wonderful Manager whose attention to detail is an absolute credit to this venue, nothing is too much trouble, she's excellent at her job , can't wait to returnMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 15 March 2024

First time visit here and we were impressed. The decor of the premises was bright, clean and cheerful. Staff were friendly and polite at all times even offering to take our coats and placing our shopping in a safe room. The menu was varied and...with plenty of choice and we enjoyed our meal, well done to the chef's. We stayed a little longer to try a cocktail and it made for a really lovely experience. Thanks to all staff at Primitivo and we will be back for more spoiling next time we are in Birmingham.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 February 2024

Lovely place - very friendly staff and all the food was gorgeous. Not one complaint from 13 diners! We booked 2 weeks in advance for an early lunch of 13 - very good communication throughout and a private room; which was lovely. We arrived 30...mins early but were welcomed and very well accommodated.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024

We had a delicious dinner, thank you! Amelia our waitress gave us the best customer service experience we've had anywhere for years, and the owner came over to speak to us too. There was a special dessert for pancake day which we loved. We were...very impressed all round, and would highly recommend it! The real ale was very well kept.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 12 February 2024

Primitivo, a classy ,quiet bar / restaurant located discretely around the snow hill / colmore row area of the city centre.. fancied a chilled quiet time with a couple of drinks and this venue completed my requirements COMPLETELY .Complimented by an excellent professional and friendly...service ( sorry didn't get the young ladies name ) but she was a real asset to the venue. Can't wait to return and include food next time 😋More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 January 2024

We had our post-Christmas works do here and from the initial communications of booking and organising the event, the staff were incredibly helpful and attentive to detail. The location was perfect for all to attend and being in close proximity to varying transport options. The...night itself was a hit with our big group of 19. The staff extended their kind natured, and helpful approach into this evening and were so attentive. They were even able to accommodate a last minute addition. Everyone said how delicious the food was, with incredibly generous portions. We had such a lovely evening and being able to be in a room separate to the bar itself made it such an enjoyable and more private experience for us to be able to catch up outside of work properly. Really cannot rate this place high enough. I will be dreaming of that brie and onion tartlet and the sticky toffee pudding until we next book with you :) Thank you to allMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024

Absolutely stunning environment and superb food, all the staff where presentable and very professional. Food amazing. Great chef and great owners

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

I chose Primitivo for my 60th birthday lunch. Prit & her colleagues were very helpful before during the event. The food was lovely. I would highly recommend Primitivo .

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024

I had a big birthday and chose Primatevo to celebrate it. Primatevo is a great restaurant bar Mon to Fri but Saturdays it is available for private hire. Pritt and her team sorted everything for me and were very professional and easy to deal with....I had 5 bar staff on the night and 2 bouncers and they were all just fabulous. I did my own playlist played through their system and we partied till past 2am. I had the best time and would highly recommend this venue for any function. It is a beautiful, immaculate venue with probably the bedt staff in Birmingham.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 20 December 2023

Work Party for 55 Team at venue were communicative. Venue ready on time. A Thursday night Christmas Party for our company, the Prim team were good from the start. Drinks served well and all our staff had a good time. We brought a DJ -...in fairness, the venue has loud enough sound system you could get away with not hiring one, but it worked well for the party. Food was a buffet and good enough, serviced on time etc. facilities itself are smart yet casual. Would go back again.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023 via mobile

Had our son’s 21st Birthday party here last night. From the start of the booking all the way through to the event itself Preet and her team did an amazing job. On the night bar manager Wictoria met all of our needs and went beyond...to make it the most perfect evening. I would definitely recommend booking this venue for a special event.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 2 September 2023 via mobile

Dined here: Friday , August 18 for 6 guests while they were doing the Birmingham Restaurant Festival ! I have booked here last year during the Birmingham restaurant festival was on but unfortunately, they cancelled my reservation very last minute due to unexpected kitchen issue....The staff who called me up was sincerely sorry about cancellation my reservation and stated if we was to dine here again - we would get a free drink! Surprisingly, the staff had remembered when I have made a reservation for this year and so we was given a free drink for all guests ! Staff was very friendly on the night and the food came out reasonable fast. Well presented and filling! Would dine here again to try other stuff on the menu ! Opted for the 3 course: - Starter: Vegetable fritters - Main: Three mustard chicken - Dessert: Chocolate TartMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 19 July 2023 via mobile

Things just got better! Primitivo is like an Old Friend who you know but hope is OK. Popped in, because I had not been there for sometime. The Sfaff have changed, but still as Good, if not better and more attentive…. Same GVFM reputation, serving...lovely home cooked food with a wine list to Die for. Keep up the Good Wotk everybody, hope to see you sooner than before……..5🤩More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023 via mobile

Welcoming friendly bar staff who can’t do enough to look after you. They ensure you don’t have an empty glass whilst the food is simple and good quality

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 7 July 2023 via mobile

Visited Birmingham for a business meeting and had a 5 star experience at Primitivo the food was amazing with a great choice and such friendly staff I wish we had a Primitivo in Manchester

Date of visit: June 2023
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bristolst86
14 January 2018|
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Response from Primitivobirmingham | Property representative |
Hi thank you for your enquiry .primitivo is available Mon -Saturday for private parties our details are on our web site Primitivo birmingham for further information . Thank you
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Response from Mark151066 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have just opened up an adjacent room from the main bar that can be hired out seperatley , the main bar can be hired for events as well .
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Primitivo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5