survey result

Summary

£116
£££££
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.

Some would say “the doyen of Birmingham fine-dining restaurants” – fans feel that “owner Andreas Antona and chef Luke Tipping still deliver the best fine-dining experience in Birmingham, even after so many years” at this gracious-looking Edwardian villa “in leafy Edgbaston”. And even those who feel it’s “not the market leader it once was” say it’s “very good all-round”: “service is very good and delivers the high-quality dishes the Birmingham diner expects in a setting that’s excellent and very relaxing”.

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.

Andreas Antona’s attractive Edwardian villa in posh Edgbaston remains one of the city’s most commented-on dining destinations, and all accounts are upbeat, with numerous reporters having their “best meal of the year here” and declaring it “a real experience”. A 10-course tasting menu is available for £130, but they haven’t ditched à la carte here, sometimes enhanced with competitive wine-inclusive deals. Chef Luke Tipping’s cuisine is “top class” , service is “particularly impressive” and there’s “a lovely atmosphere”.

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.

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20 Highfield Road, Edgbaston, B15 3DU

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Highchair,Menu
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Simpsons Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Simpsons Restaurant in B15, Edgbaston by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Simpsons restaurant.
James S
Perfect place for those special occasions....
Reviewed 1 months, 30 days ago

"Perfect place for those special occasions."

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Ros H
A delightful restaurant - the food is excel...
Reviewed 7 months, 4 days ago

"A delightful restaurant - the food is excellent and we were very well looked after"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £0.00 £0.00
Lunch £0.00 £60.00
Dinner £0.00 £75.00
Pretheatre £0.00 £0.00
SundayLunch £0.00 £60.00
Brunch £0.00 £0.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 105.00 Always available 6
Menu2 130.00 Always available 9
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £45.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
20 Highfield Road, Edgbaston, 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

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