Birmingham is a treasure trove of hidden gems when it comes to eating out. Here are five of the top fine dining restaurants you could discover in the city.
Purnell’s is nestled in an impressive Victorian building on Cornwall Street. It was awarded a Michelin star in 2009 and boasts a contemporary restaurant to enjoy innovative and creative dishes, plus its own lounge and bar area. The à la carte menu includes such delights as roast Wiltshire venison and roast Creedy Carver duck breast. Cheeses, lemon meringue pie, and burnt English custard egg surprise grace the delicious dessert menu.
Edmunds at Brindley Place
If it is fresh French fancies you are after, chef Didier Philipot can whip up a mouthwatering delight at Edmunds using ‘Best of British’ ingredients. Mains include the Cornish red mullet, ratatouille, and confit tomato, which includes octopus and aubergine, and gigolette of chicken Basquaise and smoked Monteau sausage.
Turners at 69
You can discover Turners at Harborne High Street. This impressive restaurant won The Good Food Guide Readers’ Regional Restaurant of 2013/2014 and holds a Michelin star. Headed up by chef Richard Turner, the menu takes straightforward, fresh ingredients shakes up the flavor, and adds a dash of French influence to the predominantly British style. Check out the loin of salt marsh lamb, braised shoulder, thyme, alliums and seaweed for something a little different.
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The plan was to straighten the boulevards to enhance access to the downtown area, now and again decreasing the road angles from 15 percent to 5 percent. The vast majority of the structures in the region were pulverized, however, a couple was moved to quite recently outside the regrade range.
Initially anonymous, the building wound up noticeably known as the Victorian Apartments due to its exceptional outline for the zone, and in 1979 turned into an assigned City of Seattle Landmark under the name Victorian Row Apartments. The building is an unobtrusive rendering of the Late Victorian style, yet was more recognized than some other low and mid-range housing in the zone. Just the west veneer adds style to the structure, where six square two-story windows and three yards venture out from the divider, each finished by a peaked rooftop with angle scale shingle work.
The new look Lasan
Lasan has just received a £500,000 facelift and now takes pride of place in the Jewellery Quarter. It offers a bright, bold twist to the concept of fine dining, with a buoyant atmosphere of happy diners and a popular Indian menu. Being recommended by Michelin and starring as a best local restaurant winner on Gordon Ramsay’s F Word adds to its reputation for success.
Sophistication at Simpsons Restaurant
Set in a luxurious grade II listed building on Highfield Road in Edgbaston, Simpsons Restaurant offers a touch of contemporary informality blended with an elegance that keeps customers happy and its Michelin star in place since 2000. A flavorsome vegetarian menu is also offered.