Purnell’s Bistro & Ginger’s Bar

Exquisite Bistro restaurant, Bar Food and Cocktails in Birmingham City Centre


Purnell’s Bistro is an exquisite bistro restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of Birmingham city centre and offers a menu loosely inspired by rustic British fare. Pork bellies, ham hock, bread and butter puddings are presented in dainty ways and brush shoulders with more exotic ingredients hailing from further a field. It is ‘rustic home cooking with an eclectic twist’.

The Bistro décor and soft mood lighting create a relaxed, pleasant atmosphere to enjoy a fine dining experience that is all about entertaining the taste buds with delicious food. Purnell’s Bistro also contains the fabulous Ginger’s Bar, our exquisite cocktail bar which offers some of the finest cocktails in Birmingham.

Ginger’s Bar embraces the relaxed vibes of Manhattan. Inspired by Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, the decor and ambience is an acknowledgement to the glamour and style experienced in the 1930’s era.

We want you to enjoy your experience from fine dining in our Bistro resturant to bar food or re-mastered timeless classic cocktails in Gingers bar, Purnell’s Bistro is the place to go in Birmingham.

exquisite Bistro & Bar Food

Rustic home cooking but with an eclectic twist

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Lunch & Dinner

Make a reservation at Purnell's Bistro. For bookings of 7 or more guests, please call us on 0121 200 1588.

Glynn Purnell

Glynn Purnell

I am driven by my passion to excite people through food...

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.

Ginger's Cocktail Bar

Re-mastered timeless classic cocktails

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