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Simpsons Restaurant

20 Highfield Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3DU, England
+44 121 454 3434
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (134 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (104 reviews)
“petit fours” (56 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
20 Highfield Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3DU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was very pleased with the quality of food and service. The setting was a little unusual in that the tables/chairs are very informal and the lighting much brighter than one would expect in such a restaurant but, unless you're looking for olde worlde charm,...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to Simpsons’ a couple of months ago for the tasting menu, so went a la carte this time, as around half the tasting menu dishes were the same as previously. Was offered the option to swap round a few of the dishes, which was...More

Thank birminghamtravelbug
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can only say that overall,this restaurant is up with the best. I travel quite a lot and eat in some of the best restaurants in France and Spain. This restaurant offers some of the best food that I have eaten. The overall experience was...More

Thank Rumpolesdad149
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An excellent meal we enjoyed the 6 course tasting menu finished with coffee and petit fours Staff attentive and knowledgeable Definitely in our top 10 of dining experienced

Thank paulquinney2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d booked a table for two on a weekday lunchtime for my wife’s 50th birthday. When we arrived early we were greeted and seated in the bar for a cocktail, very nice. We chose the full lunchtime menu and it was absolutely gorgeous, definitely in...More

Thank UncleQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe my expectations were to high but found the whole dinning experience to be very average. We had the taster menu which was fine but difficult for me to comment on any one dish as they were all ok but not exceptional in taste or...More

1  Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to remember! We were greeted and shown to our table. There was a choice of a 6 course tasting menu or a 3 course meal. We chose the 3 course meal. For each course there were 2 choices. Canapés were brought to the...More

2  Thank Jayne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunchtime tasting menu absolutely delightful, 6 lovely courses, innovative cuisine using top quality ingredients imaginatively cooked to provide a memorable and delicious meal, great value for money. Extensive quality wine list including excellent wines at lower prices. Service outstanding, friendly and professional in an elegant...More

1  Thank JamesGilbyGreen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really tried to like our visit to Simpson's but the food just didn't match our expectations for a Michellin star restaurant. Had the taster menu which was laden with under cooked pumpkin and quite frankly most courses just didn't taste very nice. We have...More

3  Thank Ian G
Luke T, Manager at Simpsons Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ian G, Thank you for your review, we are sorry to hear our food was not to your taste. We did try to rectify this on the night but nothing seemed to meet your expectations. If you wish to discuss your experience in more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible food. Very tiny ppstion which was not even enough to feed a 1 year old baby. So expensive for nothing. This was our first and last visit. Waiters are just trained to empty your pocket. I do not recommend at all.More

2  Thank honey n
Luke T, Manager at Simpsons Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are sorry to hear you did not feel our portions were substantial. Personally, we feel your remark is a little on the extreme side. Our tasting menu is served in either six or eight courses, with additional complimentary courses...More

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Rob S
26 November 2017|
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Response from Luke T | Property representative |
We have onsite parking, spaces are limited but there is free road-parking and a pay and display carpark over the road as well.
4 April 2016|
Response from Luke T | Property representative |
We are located in Edgbaston, about a 5 minute drive away from Birmingham Bullring
29 January 2016|
Response from Luke T | Property representative |
Dear Claire, We offer tasting menu for £85 per person or you can choose from our A La Carte menu for approx. £60 per person, for an evening booking. You can keep up to date with our menus by viewing them on our website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 33 - USD 113
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Highfield Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Edgbaston
  • Neighbourhood: Edgbaston
  • Phone Number: +44 121 454 3434
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Simpsons Restaurant with Rooms
Welcome to Simpsons Restaurant Simpsons have enjoyed a reputation for refined cooking and excellent service for almost 20 years We have held a Michelin star since 2004 Chef director, Luke Tipping and head chef Nathan Eades are award winning chefs with a talent for bringing out the very best from their carefully selected ingredients. By working with the best suppliers in the Midlands and beyond, we can ensure our diners will enjoy a memorable gourmet experience. The Grade II listed building provides an ideal setting and offers private as well as al fresco dining. For those wishing to end their evening in style, bedrooms are available. Cookery school vouchers, Restaurant Vouchers and our Simpsons Cook book are available to purchase over the phone from our reservations team.
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