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5.3 /6 Excellent 344 Reviews


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About Pushkar

For an incredibly sophisticated North Indian dining experience in Birmingham city centre, Pushkar provides the ultimate venue. Exquisite cocktails and fine wines alongside incredible South Asian dishes have earned the restaurant numerous accolades and awards, making it well-known throughout Birmingham for its dedication to excellence. Found just moments from Birmingham New Street Station on popular Broad Street, Pushkar takes diners on an unforgettable culinary journey in the heart of the city.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:30
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:30
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:30
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:30
  • Friday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:00 - 23:30
  • Saturday 17:00 - 23:30
  • Sunday 17:00 - 23:30
Pushkar, 245 Broad Street, B1 2HQ Birmingham

Further Information

Found at the foot of one of Birmingham’s finest examples of Brutalist architecture, the Jurys Inn hotel building, Pushkar on Broad Street astounds guests with its beautiful contemporary dining space and exceptional South Asian cuisine. Led by head chef Bishal Rasaily in the kitchen, this city centre restaurant gives traditional Indian dishes a gourmet upgrade, adding an extra level of flavour, culinary expertise and finesse. Mixing, shaking and pouring behind the bar, Pushkar’s mixologists create the perfect counterpart to the cuisine on offer, with signature martinis (how about a fresh lychee martini muddled with premium vanilla beans?), delicious lassis, fresh juices, fine wines and draught beers on offer.

When taking a look at Pushkar’s extensive a la carte menu, it will likely be difficult to come to a final decision. Thankfully, everything offered is absolutely delicious, whether it’s the tandoori king prawns, the vegetable korma or the decadent swiss chocolate cake. For starters, we recommend the masala crab cakes or the vegetarian vermicelli Williams, potatoes filled with spiced peas, rolled in vermicelli then fried until golden with a sweet yoghurt and fruity tamarind sauce. As for mains, make sure to try the tariwala murgh, a house specialty consisting of chicken breast slowly simmered in a tomato and onion broth. Vegetarians are encouraged to go for the phaldari kofta, minced seasonal vegetables cooked in a rich sauce with potatoes and spiced dumplings filled with dried fruits and sultanas. Any choice is a good choice for dessert, with unique options like garam masala brulee, homemade kulfi and chocomosa (chocolate samosa!) on offer. There’s a reason why this Birmingham city centre restaurant is a huge success – make a reservation to experience it for yourself.


344 Reviews

5.3 /6 Excellent 344 Reviews
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Food: heavenly
Service: extraordinary
Quality/Price: cheap
Noise: quiet
Atmosphere: excellent
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Jane M.
1 review so far 6
27.02.2017 10:09

very attentive staff, without being pushy - much appreciated. Delicious Indian food - dhal to die for! Would have liked one more gulab jamun for my dessert, but maybe two was better for my waistline

Dave Male M.
1 review so far 6
16.01.2017 19:17

Food was excellent, service great. Could be viewed as a touch on the expensive side but if you are after great food, then it is worth paying for. I will be coming back here again.

stuart J.
1 review so far 6
15.01.2017 22:46

I don't regularly do Indian cuisine but the menu offered plenty of choice. The atmosphere was pleasant. The staff were very friendly, informed and service was excellent. I had prune and spinach cakes as a starter which were delicious and beautifully presented. There was a good choice of drinks too.

Caroline E.
2 reviews so far 6
15.01.2017 09:29

The service at the restaurant was outstanding. The food was delicious and there was a great choice of traditional and more modern interpretations of classic dishes. Would definitely recommend.

Louise P.
1 review so far 4
22.10.2015 01:42

Unfortunately this visit wasn't up to Pushkars normal standard. The food was as fab as ever but unfortunately the service let it down, it certainly didn't deserve the £30+ service charge that was added to the bill as a party of 6. Our starters arrived super quick in fact whilst the waiter was taking our main course order & retrieving the menu's, very unorganised & meant we were giving our orders whilst the starters were in front of us going cold. We then waited over an hour for our main courses to arrive. The waiter did at one point apologise & told us they would be another 5mins, 40 mins later they arrived with one of the breads we'd ordered missing. We decided as it was getting late & had to work the next day to skip desert & go straight to coffee. I brought to the waiters attention mine had cinnamon on top when it was advertised as chocolate to which I was told they sometimes change things for artistic flair??! NO ..... I did not order artistic flair, nor Cinnamon! I can't stand it & was given a marshmallow to get rid of the taste ..... not really good enough it should have been replaced or taken off the bill! Such a shame as normally I can't fault it, maybe Saturday nights are best avoided!

Thomas B.
1 review so far 5
17.04.2016 07:20

We are from the Netherlands and visited this restaurant for the first time in 2011. It was such a pleasant experience that we decided to come back. This time (April 2016) we were in Birmingham for work/pleasure and booked again for dinner at Pushkar. We are very satisfied with this second time. Delicious food, perfect friendly service and stylish cosy environment. We left a generous tip. On a slight downside this time we were placed next to the kitchen and it was a bit noisier that we would wish. Also because the restaurant was completely full - we went on Saturday night. We recommend Pushkar with no hesitation, but advise to sit further from the kitchen.

Gareth D.
1 review so far 6
10.08.2016 06:23

Excellent! I've been to some very good, probably the best being eastzeast in Manchester, plus plenty of very indifferent ones really not as good, at least to my tastes as an M & S curry! Pushkar is however the best I've been to, I can see why we had to wait until 10.00am to get a table. From the nice bright and comfortable decor through to the excellent service, the food beginning with the humble poppadom, thorough starters to my prawn based main was melt in the mouth delicious and hotter than expected but in a good way. Also an excellent wine list, myself and a friend shared an excellent Rose. Not cheap but sometimes in life one has to pay for something rather better. Definitely looking forward to my next visit!

leona j.
1 review so far 6
30.06.2016 17:17

This was our first time in Bham so googled to find a restaurant, a shot in the dark. We hit the jackpot with Pushkar. When we arrived Sadiq greeted us, took us to our table and then explained the menu with recommendations to suit our individual palate. We were not disappointed, the dishes were excellent. Each course was delicious with flavour and subtlety. It is a pity we live 50 miles away or else we would definitely be a regular customer. It was my birthday so thank you for making my day . Leona Johnson Northampton

Christopher L.
1 review so far 6
04.06.2016 04:08

The standard of the food is absolutely top quality. It's delicious and fresh. The staff are wonderful and give great quality service and very knowledgeable on the menu. We had several cocktails all of which were expertly made. Usually after the main course dessert can be a bit of a disappointment. At Pushkars the desert is every bit as good as everything else. You get what you pay for and what we got was possibly the best food I have eaten in any Birmingham restaurant. I couldn't recommend it enough!

Catherine O.
1 review so far 6
18.04.2016 17:54

From Rai and the entire team, stunning food and hospitality at their absolute finest. Pushkar's is our favourite dining experience in the WORLD. Great atmosphere and an unparalleled attention to detail for returning customers. A cocktail is essential before the great taste journey of the highest quality. You'll never forget a night out at Pushkar's!

Rebecca W.
1 review so far 6
06.05.2016 20:57

Pushkar is an fantastic place to dine. We reserved a table at lunch time (for my husband's birthday lunch), it wasn't too busy which was nice. Food was wonderfully presented and tasted absolutely amazing, you can understand why this restaurant has won so many awards ! Waiter was unobtrusive throughout the meal and such a lovely guy. Book this restaurant, you cannot go wrong. Cannot recommend it highly enough and will definitely be making a return trip there for my birthday !

Adrian C.
2 reviews so far 6
16.12.2015 05:18

Arrived ar 1015 pm on a Saturday night. Restaurant was busy and quite noisy. However, we were greeted by maitre de and shown to the bar. Our table was ready in minutes. I cannot find anything negative about Pushkar. Customer and table service were excellent. Food was simply outstanding and possibly one of the best Asian meals we have eaten. The lamb shank dish was delicious. Certainly will return and tell our friends.

Lisa B.
1 review so far 6
29.08.2016 06:54

Absolutely fabulous meal at Pushkar, service excellent, staff are friendly and informative. This is our third visit this year to the restuarant and are never disappointed. It is clearly the best restuarant and we specifically visit Birmingham to enjoy this restuarants experience. Well done Pushkar!

Emma B.
2 reviews so far 6
02.01.2017 20:03

Lovely curry at Pushkar this NYE. We ordered 4 different curries this year and shared them. I highly recommend the Qasoori Methi Murgh. Unfortunately one of the waitresses dropped a drink over my friend but the service charge was removed from the bill, we received a free cocktail and they were all extremely apologetic. Overall it was a lovely evening.

dave c.
1 review so far 6
12.06.2016 22:20

We go to Pushkar regularly and the food is the best I've ever tasted, so when you combine that with quality of decor and friendly service , it really makes any night at Pushkar a special evening!! Dave Cox

Leticia P.
1 review so far 3
05.05.2016 17:46

Food was really nice and service was polite. However, towards the end of the meal, my friends and I felt slightly rushed to order the bill by the manager/supervisor as we were constantly being asked if we wanted anything else or if everything was OK and feeling we were getting awkward looks. Disappointed as I have been to Pushkar before and being my birthday celebrations, the expectations were higher than the service received. Also, we saw the lady behind the bar sneezing on the mint leaves as she was picking them and placing them in the glass on the cocktail bar as if nothing had happened - put us off ordering any mojitos!

Rachel F.
1 review so far 6
07.01.2016 08:20

A Fabulous dining experience. We loved Puskha. Our evening started with cocktails - there is an extensive drinks menu with plenty of unique drinks as well as the classics. Our party of 6 had the kebab platter, the vegetarian platter, vermicelli Williams and tikka murgha to start - all beautifully presented and delicious. For main course we shared the duck, chicken jalfrezi, goa fish curry, dal Tarka, aubergine side dish, lamb curry and various breads and rice sides. Again, very well balanced, nicely spiced but not overly done with more delicious flavours. We enjoyed lassis and Indian desserts too. Highly recommended and we will be back ASAP!

Laura O.
1 review so far 6
15.03.2016 01:21

We had a reservation for Saturday night but couldn't keep it so Pushkar kindly found us a table on the Friday night. The food lived up to expectations. The chicken in the dishes was of good quality and worth the price. The service was friendly and efficient and I would go back again.

Katy B.
1 review so far 6
26.01.2016 19:14

I went to Pushkar with my friend and we were so well looked after. The food was amazing and we were pleasantly surprised when the bill came as it is such good value! There is an excellent atmosphere...great for couples, friends or colleagues! I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

Ronan D.
2 reviews so far 6
12.02.2016 20:17

Excellent Service. My Parents were visiting, and we weren't entirely sure of what each meal (of which there was a vast selection) was. These were explained to us upon request in a relaxed and informative manner. Staff were always at hand without being over bearing. The prices are very reasonable, and we were all so satisfied with our food it almost turned into a competition as to who had the best! I still maintain it was mine with the tempura prawns. They were colossal! Not my first time here, and certainly not the last. Couldn't improve on anything.

Sian C.
2 reviews so far 6
23.12.2015 19:10

I've had many many Indians and this was by far the best. The food was fantastic, I just wish I'd had room for more. Not only was the food exceptional, the service was too and our waiter was attentive without being imposing and our food was served quickly. The cocktails were very nice too. It was my friend's birthday and she was given a free dessert with happy birthday written in sauce on the plate which was a lovely touch. Will definitely be back to sample more of the menu.

Stephanie S.
1 review so far 2
02.06.2016 02:50

I booked this restaurant for my 30th birthday. As I had a large party of 12, we had to start the meal early (17:30) in order for them to accommodate us, as well as paying a deposit. At no time were we told either at the time of booking or during two subsequent telephone calls before the event that we needed to be out by a certain time. Throughout the meal the service was rushed (poppadoms taken away before we'd even finished eating them) and worst of all, at 19.30 the waiter approached my mother (not even me, whose birthday it was and who had made the booking) and said we would need to vacate the table as the next party had arrived. We hadn't even finished our desserts (and we didn't order starters, so goodness know what would have happened if we had). As a result I didn't get time to thank my guests for coming and to announce some important news as we were basically being shooed out of the door before we'd even put our fork down. It ruined my celebration. The one saving grace was the food, which was very good, otherwise I would never go ever again. However, if the restaurant was on that tight a schedule, this should have been made clear to me at the time of booking or in the phone calls that followed. I will not be going there again for a long time, and certainly never again with a party of more than 4.

Paul H.
1 review so far 4
31.01.2016 19:31

Overall a good restaurant although our expectations for the food were not met. We have had many Indian meals which were as good or better. Service was efficient especially as it was a Saturday night. I don't like restaurants that add on a service charge automatically - 12.5% in the case of Pushkar; preferring to tip depending on a number of factors.

Chris O.
1 review so far 6
22.12.2015 19:13

Superb evening had by our group, service and attention to detail was fantastic. food was amazing, one of our group said it was the best curry they had ever eaten. We would recommend Pushkar to anyone and will definitely go again

Kamil S.
1 review so far 4
31.01.2016 09:24

Food and service throughout the evening deserved 6 stars tonight . But at the end , just after paying our bill my friend's 4 year old son became very sick and they were waiting for emergency pick up to go home ASAP. But ...The waiter approached us and kindly requested we left the restaurant as another customer was waiting ! Whilst watching a sick child on my friend's lap awaiting a taxi. That was shocking to us after paying a £350 bill that we could not wait 10 min longer for a taxi . We wanted to talk to a manager but were too upset about the situation and quite frankly appalled. Kamil Skierski - Shrewsbury Because of that 2 stars down !

Jag S.
1 review so far 3
25.08.2016 09:12

The food was lovely. Tasty with great presentation. The atmosphere let it down massively however. We went for our anniversary a few days ago. (The restaurant were aware of this when I made the booking). They seated us between two large group tables, which were rowdy and loud. I asked to move tables, only to be told we could not move, even though there were several tables free in quieter areas. I insisted that we be moved, to then be placed near the bar area...which again was ridiculously loud. I was quite disappointed, considering the restaurant tries to portray an upmarket feel (clearly evident in thier pricing), yet there appears to be no consideration for the ambience or atmosphere. We were trying to have a nice meal, where youve got leary, drunk people stood right near you shouting and swearing. And the staff do nothing about this. Hardly upmarket.

Lisa R.
1 review so far 6
25.08.2016 18:54

As always Pushkar Restaurant visit was amazing. The food is always phenomenally good and the service is excellent. The staff are always friendly and always happy to help without being to obvious. Will be definitely going again.

Breid K.
1 review so far 6
08.09.2016 18:00

fantastic food service staff just cannot say enough , we go to Birmingham twice a year for 3 days and eat in Pushkar at least 2 nights , looking forward to our next visit ,such pleasent people

Jacinda H.
1 review so far 6
12.06.2016 17:15

We were visiting Birmingham for just one night and chose Pushkar for our evening out in the city. We were not disappointed. The food and service were both top class. We loved it and will definitely return.

Mark E.
2 reviews so far 6
27.05.2016 21:11

Great food, excellently presented and conscientious staff. The setting is well decorated. Pushkar is Generally a very high level Indian restaurant. I would strongly recommend anyone I know to give it a try, they wouldn't be disappointed.

Kemal S.
1 review so far 6
27.06.2016 06:48

We booked for 12 people at 6.00pm on a Sunday. The restaurant decor was lovely and the service very good. Food was a little hit and miss I'm afraid. Some of us found it excellent and others not so good. Well, I guess you can't please everyone. I am very particular and rated it excellent, something I rarely do. Overall, a little more expensive than the usual but I think well deserved.

David B.
1 review so far 6
01.05.2016 02:24

Great restaurant and excellent food, my Pushkar Panorama and Murgh Tikka Masala were the best ever. Sadiq was very friendly and attentive to detail. Cant wait for our next visit, total quality in every way,

Clement B.
2 reviews so far 6
05.09.2016 19:11

As always excellent food, service and ambience . Simply the best in Birmingham. With unusual dishes you will not see any where else , Pushkar remains a cut above the rest and is highly reccomended

Jane B.
1 review so far 5
31.12.2016 06:02

The food and service was very good. We had dinner on Christas Eve (25th). We came over from the Netherlands for a brief stay for Christmas. We made a reservation for 7 :00 pm. We didn't know that the restaurant was open untill 9:00. So we had to hurry up. That was a pity, because we had the feeling that we had to rush and you don't want to have that feeling when your dining. Especially when your out for a brief vacation.

Paula C.
1 review so far 5
19.02.2016 00:45

The service here is amazing and the highlight of the whole restaurant. The manager, Rocky, is especially attentive and friendly. It speaks for itself that every single night without fail this restaurant is busy. The food was exquisite and impeccably presented. My wife and I especially enjoyed the meat platter starter and my chocolate brownie dessert was, without question, the best brownie I've ever had. My wife has found a new favourite dessert in gulab jamun. We will definitely be returning for more!

David B.
1 review so far 5
04.01.2016 03:24

Excellent food and friendly helpful Staff. The restaurant had a modern white interior that looked contemporary and is situated on Broad Street right in the heart of the canal quarter right under the Jury's hotel, so you cannot and should not miss it ! I had the Tandoori crab cakes to start, that were probably the best I have ever had ! (and I have been to New England). The lamb main course just melted in the mouth. Highly recommended restaurant.

Sunil N.
1 review so far 5
15.02.2017 20:34

We have been coming to Pushkar for years and love the decor and ambience. Waiter was very polite and happily took photos of us. Food was brought to us quickly and was delicious. Prices are on par for the level.

Deborah J.
1 review so far 6
18.10.2016 06:08

Excellent evening. Fabulous food, great service and a lovely restaurant. Just the two of us celebrating my husbands birthday together. We were wonderfully looked after by our waiter and the little happy birthday brownie at the end was a lovely surprise - thank you. The mixed vegetable starter to share was wonderful and we really enjoyed the two fish curries we ordered. Great experience overall.

Avril L.
1 review so far 3
25.01.2017 23:24

We adore this place. The food is refined, excellent quality. Unfortunately, we were firstly given a table at the rear of the annexe room to the main restaurant. it was extremely cold and most of our party of 5 had to sit with coats on. We asked for the swing doors through to the kitchen to be closed but were informed that would only make things worse! We eventually asked to be moved, which we were into another table in the main restaurant but it was still very cold. Other diners were also sitting with coats on. I don`t understand why cold air was rushing out of the ceiling extractors. i had taken friends there having raved about the place for several years but will think carefully before gong back.

Ken G.
1 review so far 6
14.11.2016 09:30

Good food well presented and well served by the efficient staff. Starters and mains were delicious and well presented. Only slight complaint was that my curry was not piping hot I always worry a little when the waiter who takes your order does not write it down. However he got everything spot on A little expensive and 12.5% service charge. Will definitely go again

Stephen S.
1 review so far 6
28.06.2016 18:49

Excellent food, first class friendly service, great wine list with very sensibly priced wines. We returned after the concert to enjoy the cocktail bar and tried the 245 Broadstreet champagne cocktail. They were so good we had a second! The restaurant was very busy all evening and had a really good vibe. We will return the next time we visit Birmingham.

Melanie J.
1 review so far 6
28.08.2016 00:55

Brilliant birthday meal for fiance, he was made to feel very special, petals placed on the table a birthday brownie was brought out with a candle with happy birthday written on it, and he was given a lovely card. The food was amazing, and the service was very attentive but not intrusive. Highly recommend a visit. Will return again soon.

Hendrix B.
1 review so far 6
09.12.2015 22:42

Excellent food and service, the staff did a great job with my party of 10, we were entertaining clients - highly recommend Pushkar for fantastic Indian cuisine and upscale atmosphere.

Mark E.
8 reviews so far 6
17.12.2015 11:55

Well if only words could express in a single word. This restaurant is very good food is to die for. Smells and tastes amazing. Staff were really good , beat Indian ever had in the Uk. If I had to say anything negative it would be the Coffee was not good I double eapreso was more like drinking weak coffee.

Keith B.
1 review so far 6
03.11.2015 07:15

The food was absolutely superb and well worth the money. The atmosphere and service in the restaurant were excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed the meal and would heartily recommend Pushkar.

Stuart B.
1 review so far 6
21.11.2016 22:39

The Pushkar is a first class dining experience. An exquisite menu and outstanding attention by the waiting staff. I would highly recommend and cant wait to go again.

1 review so far 3
18.09.2016 22:13

Food Good was very nice, however service was a big let down. We arrived at pushkar last night on Saturday for my partners birthday. We waited 15 minutes to order drink once we were sat. Another 15 minutes for them to arrive. To order food took another 15 minutes. A small meal of 2 mains and rice and 2 drinks took around 1 hour 45 minutes. For someone who regularly eats out every weekend and goes to nice restaurants. To the acknowledgement of the server he kept apologising but did nothing about it I would reccomend the food of this restaurant, but wouldn't advise going at a busy time at all.

Mark S.
1 review so far 3
22.07.2016 09:12

Very nice quality food, as expected. Good location and setting. Shame about the service from poor drinks (3 attempts to provide a second drink the same as the first cocktail I had which was lovely- for some reason each one was a different colour) to staff gathering laughing and joking about the weekend and brushing past you while serving!! Twice the waiter came to the table chatted, but didn't clear the plates of finished food. Seems dis-organised on the floor which is odd as there are so many staff. Expensive for what you experience overall which is a shame. It will be our one and only visit I'm afraid.

Chris J.
1 review so far 6
27.08.2016 18:14

Quality food in a smart setting with great service. We always love to eat at Pushkar when we are in Birmingham. Well recommended and worth checking out.

Chris E.
2 reviews so far 6
03.01.2016 07:17

As usual an amazing dining experience at Pushkar. My favourite restaraunt ! Nothing is too much trouble and the food is exceptional.A visit is a must !