survey result

Summary

£108
£££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A favourite Midlands restaurant with an ever-changing menu that’s never fallen short of being tantalising and special” – Andreas Antona’s handsome Edwardian villa in the city’s posh southern suburbs is one of Brum’s most consistent performers. It’s an approachable place, having taken on a more casual look a couple of years ago, with “welcoming and relaxed” staff who remove any stiffness from its “airy” interior and beautiful gardens in summer. (For the odd reporter, though, they’ve taken the laid-back approach too far: “once really special, now too like a modern bistro”.)

Summary

£98
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Totally worth the trip… and also great value for money” – this “magnificent” Edwardian villa of over a quarter century’s standing is one of Birmingham’s most firmly rooted culinary attractions. One or two sceptics feel that “it is still recovering from its decision to adopt a more casual-dining look” (“I would have expected proper table linen for the very high prices”), but there’s been no change in the scale of ambition of the cuisine – be it from the three-course menu for £75, or eight-course taster menu for £95 – and overall it maintains its ratings as one of the city’s top dining destinations.

Summary

£98
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Totally worth the trip… and also great value for money” – this “magnificent” Edwardian villa of over a quarter century’s standing is one of Birmingham’s most firmly rooted culinary attractions. One or two sceptics feel that “it is still recovering from its decision to adopt a more casual-dining look” (“I would have expected proper table linen for the very high prices”), but there’s been no change in the scale of ambition of the cuisine – be it from the three-course menu for £75, or eight-course taster menu for £95 – and overall it maintains its ratings as one of the city’s top dining destinations.

Summary

£104
£££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A Midlands institution which has spent 25 years at the top of the gastronomic tree – this Edwardian villa is still the place to go for “a real treat” with “first class food” and “outstanding service” from “wonderful staff”. A number of long-time customers rather regret the change to a simpler format: “the relaxed formal restaurant has been replaced by an OK Brasserie”“…come on Simpsons, put back the white tablecloths!”

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Highchair,Menu
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No dress code
75

Simpsons Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Simpsons Restaurant in B15, Birmingham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Simpsons restaurant.
Jaimin A
Great food and lovely atmosphere. Staff wer...
Reviewed 10 months, 12 days ago

"Great food and lovely atmosphere. Staff were incredible"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £60.00
Dinner   £75.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 95.00 Lunch only 11
Menu2 130.00 Always available 11
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
20 Highfield Road, Birmingham, B15 3DU
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm

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