Purnell’s Bistro

Purnell’s Bistro menu is inspired by rustic home-cooking but with an eclectic twist. A quirky cocktail bar and restaurant destination in the heart of Birmingham’s thriving business district and shopping area. Ginger’s Bar and Purnell’s Bistro is an elegant retreat for people to enjoy and unwind. Ginger’s Bar embraces the relaxed vibes of the drinking culture in Manhattan. Inspired by Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, the decor and ambience acknowledges the glamour and style experienced in the 1930′s era.

“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 hearty portions of food, inspired by rustic home-cooking but with an eclectic twist.

“We offer a stylish drinking and bistro venue hidden within Birmingham’s Square Mile where customers can relax in the heavily influenced 1930′s surroundings, while sipping on re-mastered timeless cocktails or one of our more outlandish drinks from our Liquid Economics range”.

Glynn Purnell

About Glynn 

Sunday Lunch menu

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For more details please contact:

Rebecca Dowling
Restaurant Manager

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Restaurant Detail: Purnell’s Bistro

Address 11 Newhall Street, Birmingham B3 3NY
Tel T: 0121 200 1588
Cuisine Traditional British
Opening times Lunch - Monday to Friday - 12pm - 2pm. Dinner - Tuesday to Friday - 6.00pm - 9.30pm. Saturday 12pm - 9.30pm. Sunday 12pm - 5pm Last orders 4pm
Price range / Average price Starter price range £5.95 - £7.25 & Main price range £13.95 - £19.95
Gastro Card offer 15% off food in the Bistro and Bar. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Monday - Friday, Saturday until 5pm & Sunday lunch. A reservation is essential. You MUST mentioning your Gastro Card.
Signature dish Roasted Sea Bream,Fricassee of Leek – Glazed Shallot –Potato & Gruyere Terrine
Sunday Lunch? Yes
Vegetarian? Yes
Halal? No
Number of covers? 75
Service Charge? 10% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill.
Private dining? Yes
Disabled access? No
Parking available Pay and Display Street Parking Available
Credit cards accepted Yes
Bar facilities? Yes
Children welcome? Yes
Outside eating area? No
Dress code? Smart/Casual
Themed events? Bespoke Events
Air conditioning? Yes
Wine list? Yes
Reservation Required? Strongly Advised
Take away Service? No
Live music? Yes & Private Functions Only
Rooms? No