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About Purnell’s

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Purnell’s Restaurant is a chic, contemporary, fine-dining restaurant in Birmingham, awarded its Michelin star in January 2009.

Purnell’s is located in one of Birmingham city centre’s finest conservation areas, close to Colmore Row and St Phillips Cathedral.

Established by Michelin starred Birmingham chef Glynn Purnell in July 2007, the 45-cover restaurant occupies a Victorian redbrick and terracotta corner building, with large windows on both sides providing plenty of natural light during the day.

The restaurant has its own bar and lounge area for diners only, where a pre-dinner cocktail or after dinner coffee or digestif can be enjoyed in comfortable surroundings.

Glynn Purnell’s bold and innovative cooking provides the ultimate gourmet adventures and has brought him critical acclaim and numerous awards including a Michelin star which he has held for last ten years.

The restaurant accommodates tables of up to 6 diners. The private dining room is available for parties of up to 12 diners. Should you require a greater number of guests then the restaurant is available for complete hire.

The food was exemplary, the flavours exceptional and every course showcased a combination of culinary precision and excellent technical ability. Hats off to Glynn and his team; this was a dining experience that will certainly be hard to beat.

Lauren Foster, What’s On Magazine
Glynn Purnell

Chef Patron

Luke Butcher

Head Chef & Pastry Chef

Jarek Samborski

Restaurant Manager