Purnell's Bistro

Newater House, 11 Newhall Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B3 3NY
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Monday to Friday 12-13:45/18-21:30
Saturday 12-14:45/17-21:30
Sunday 12-15:45

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Purnell's Bistro

We are a relaxed Bistro in the heart of Birmingham's financial district owned by Michelin starred chef Glynn Purnell.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Absolutely fantastic, it always is, I have never had a poor experience coming here and I intend to continue!

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Bistro and will not hesitate to dine there again at some time in the future. The staff that looked after us were very professional and friendly. There is a small "however", I understand that there was a fixed price menu. My wife did mention it as we were travelling to Birmingham but did not think to ask for it. I did notice that diners at the next table to us did ask for it. I do think that it would be more open if the fixed price menu was more freely available, e.g. put a copy on each table, as making people ask for it seems as though the staff would prefer customers not to know about it. Is it the case that they get better commissions when people order from the main menu. Gives the impression that there may be a lack of transparency and honesty. I would have been able to give 5/5 for service and value had the fixed price menu been readily available.

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Visited On Monday, 24 June 2019

Lovely evening food and drink

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

We had the 3 course from the lunch time menu. Good portion sizes and food presentation and taste excellent. Will return.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

An excellent meal. The staff were friendly and very professional and were knowledgeable about the menu especially as two members of our party had food intolerances. Exceptional service. Thank you so much for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Monday, 24 June 2019

excellent all round, will be back

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Visited On Monday, 24 June 2019

My wife is very nervous about going to restraunts and your staff were excellent making my wife feel at ease and finding the whole experience fantastic. Thank you for making this such a memorable meal.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Excellent place for lunch, broke up the shopping for my husband!

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Food and service was superb. Would highly recommend Purnell’s to friends and family

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

The pudding was very special! Your staff are great. Thankyou

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Fabulous food in a great establishment. Very relaxed. Would definitely recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Our favourite eating place. I recommend Purnells Bistro and Gingers to all my friends and to anyone who is looking for good food, atmosphere and friendly staff in Birmingham. It’s a must to visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

A fantastic dining experience, as ever. Service was second to none.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Food is superb. Staff really let the place down. We had to ask twice for our drinks. We then had to ask to order dessert and twice for the bill. Seems to be a lot of staff walking around doing nothing.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

We really couldn’t fault our food or service. Everything was spot on and all courses were delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

We enjoyed our meals but didn’t think it was anything special. Not sure that we would return.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Food was decent but not amazing. Veggie main was lovely but very small. Fillet steak wasn't as good as it should be. We had 7 different serving staff over the evening! Would have been nice to have just one or two. We still had a fun evening though.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Wonderful meal will definitely go again

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Staff were very attentive and friendly. Atmosphere was calm and relaxed. Food was incredible, the wild mushroom tart was truly incredibly- highly recommend! I really cannot fault it.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Food & service were perfect could not fault Cocktails were also amazing

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Service was fab, lovely young polite staff. Loved the mushroom tart to start- main courses a little limited. Sweets with dessert a lovely touch.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 May 2019

great food very good service, all in all great night

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Fabulous as always. Cant wait until our next visit at the end of July.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Quality of food was excellent! We had a couple of cocktails before eating and found them to be poor, compared to some other bars in Brum they really werent special. Overall we had a pleasant evening.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Fabulous food and great service

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