Pushkar
Pushkar

Pushkar

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.pushkardining.com/
  • Phone: 01216437978
  • Hours of Operation:


    Lunch:


    Monday - Friday: 12.00pm - 2.30pm


    Dinner:


    Monday - Thursday: 5.00pm - 11.30pm


    Friday & Saturday: 5.00pm - late


    Sunday: 5.00pm - 11.00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Executive Chef: Bishal Rasaily
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details:

    On street free parking available after 6pm.


    Alternatively you can use the Jury's Inn hotel car park (chargeable)
A word from Pushkar


Pushkar is a gourmet Indian restaurant that has generated significant buzz and rave reviews from Brummie foodies. Part fine dining room, part cocktail lounge, the space is a cream and lemon affair with starched linens and a cosmopolitan vibe. Perfect for cocktails and platter-sharing, Pushkar also has a sexy a la carte menu and chef Bishal Rasaily – who has worked everywhere from the Taj Sheraton in Mumbai to the acclaimed Chutney Mary's in London - has a flair for creating fresh, modern and healthy dishes. The bar serves everything from bespoke Bellinis to Lassis, and favourite dishes include the Goan fish curry cooked with coriander seeds, chillies and coconut cream.




Winner Best New Comer 2010 (Broad Street Awards)
Winner Best International Restaurant 2011 (Broad Street Awards)
Winner of Best Chef 2010 and 2011




Nominated for British Curry Awards 2010
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Pushkar reviews from OpenTable diners
248 reviews since 3 June 2014
Average Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambience4.3
    Value3.9
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (177)romance (119)fit for foodies (110)group bookings (99)business meals (96)good vegetarian options (77)pre/post theatre (67)outstanding value (31)disabled access (15)child friendly (12)sunday lunch (10)outdoor eating (9)brunch (6)afternoon tea (5)Show More
  • Wonderful Food And Excellent Decor
    daveyj
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    From the moment we arrived to the end of our meal the whole experience was exceptional. Good food, pleasant surrounding and attentive staff.
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    business meals, romance, special occasions
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  • perfect evening!
    Andygmac
    Dined on 25/9/2014
    I can't pick a single fault with this restaurant. From the moment you walk through the door, you receive a warm, friendly welcome from the front of house staff. The seating, ambience and service are all exceptional, but the food is where the highest praise has to be placed. I would highly recommend the mixed kebab sharing starter. The tandoori chicken was some of the softest and most succulent I've ever had. The sheek kebab was rich and delicious. The salmon dildar, Scottish salmon, was incredible! Neither my fiancée or I particularly like fish, but we just couldn't stop eating it, it was SO good! This is not your typical 'curry house' experience, a fact that's reflected in the price, Pushkar is truly a cut above the competition.
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Best Indian by a country mile!!
    Foodie10VIP
    Dined on 24/9/2014
    Absolutely delicious food with a very helpful maître de who made the experience of eating at Pushkar very memorable.
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    business meals, special occasions
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  • A real treat
    QuiteParticular
    Dined on 22/9/2014
    We were greeted by friendly, professional, helpful staff who made our dining experience very pleasant indeed. Delicious food and a delightfully elegant restaurant. Overall a fabulous place to enjoy a great curry and I'd definitely visit this restaurant again, with pleasure. Thanks.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Fantastic restaurant
    Jaypal
    Dined on 20/9/2014
    Great food great service at great prices would recommend to anyone thinking of trying!
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    child friendly, romance, special occasions
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  • An excellent experience
    Bosco
    Dined on 20/9/2014
    Pushkar is a restaurant that does everything to perfection. The service is perfect and the food is excellent. The waiters are considerate and careful to explain the ingredients for those with food allergies. I recommend the experience to everyone who wants to have that extra experience and not pay a fortune for it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good vegetarian options
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Emma
    Dined on 20/9/2014
    If you would like a special night out and a outstanding meal then this is the evening out for you. Elegant, beautiful, waiters educated in the menu and wines, outstanding cocktail menu, stunning food, menus in fine presentation boxes... A real treat! You will pay more but then for the quality you recieve it is worth it!!
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    pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant surprise
    Leejeff
    Dined on 17/9/2014
    Good food, great service all in a nice environment. Give it a go!
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    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Excellent food and service.
    Stockers
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Sadiq was very welcoming and looked after us throughout the evening. Food and service were excellent.
    Special Features:
    business meals, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Boatman
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    Booked the Pushkar based on the reviews on Opentable......and it certainly did not dissappoint.....Excellent food and very good service, would certainly go again and recommend.
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    business meals
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best indian meal we have ever had
    marvinjess19
    Dined on 30/8/2014
    Excellent service, great experience, food fantastic
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful restaurant
    Jhin
    Dined on 30/8/2014
    Wonderful food,service,ambience and cocktails! Couldn't fault it,can't wait to return
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious + Attentive
    DaveDee
    Dined on 25/8/2014
    Delicious, subtly-spiced authentic North Indian food combined with very attentive service
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food
    foodmmm
    Dined on 23/8/2014
    The food here was outstanding and had a great flavour,we felt that the portions were exactly right,we did not have starters but had a main each one rice and bread basket and this suffices two people who like their food!! Service was good and attentive without being in your face and cocktails are good.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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  • Brilliant Service and food
    Beej
    Dined on 20/8/2014
    Walking through the front door on Broad Street you were greeted straight away with a smile, sat down at the smart tables and felt welcome in the very swish yet comforting atmosphere. The food was brilliant and the service could not have been better. A truly outstanding establishment.
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, good vegetarian options, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Good for gluten free
    AaronAndSuzi
    Dined on 16/8/2014
    Had a lovely Saturday night experience at Pashka, lovely setting, amazing food & a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. My wife is a coeliac so has to eat gluten free which the waiter was very knowledgable about & advised what we could & couldn't have. All round lovely experience not the cheapest but it was a special night so worth it. Does some amazing cocktails too.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best indian restaurant - Birmingham
    Jin63
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Dining at Pushkar is always a pleasure. The food is outstanding and the service is second to none. I would definitely recommend this restaurant as the best indian in Birmingham
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brilliant lunch
    grhydian
    Dined on 31/7/2014
    We booked a quick lunch at Pushkar and were very impressed by the place - really high-quality Indian food in lovely surroundings. The room felt a little large when we were the only customers, but the food was superb, and the lunch menu represents truly excellent value for quality dining.
    Special Features:
    business meals, good vegetarian options, outstanding value, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Koda
    Dined on 29/7/2014
    Tasty food and excellent service Good ambience and easily accessible and very close to car parking Close to cineworld
    Special Features:
    pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Recommend
    menuenvy
    Dined on 26/7/2014
    Wonderful food and service. Highly recommend. Can't wait to go again in the near future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, group bookings, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • meal good but at a price
    jwas
    Dined on 25/7/2014
    We had our meal as a family the lunch menu. We ordered two three courses and two puddings for our kids. The food was good and service. However we were taken back by the fact that we were charged two main meal single course prices for the two ice creams we ordered. We were not told about this when we ordered. Its a shame but this spoiled our meal at puskhars.
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  • Hands down best in Birmingham
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 15/7/2014
    Pushkar Indian is amazing. Impeccable food and an Amazing atmosphere. Best Indian food in that city
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-Graduation Dinner
    BeenThere
    Dined on 14/7/2014
    Chose Pushkar based on reviews as we don't know Birmingham but wanted somewhere special to celebrate our daughter's graduation from Birmingham University. A wonderful experience: the decor is modern and sumptuous; the service was impeccable (Azad was an unparalleled host) and the food was out of this world. The menu is Northern Indian and contains some familiar dishes and some you'll only find in more specialised places: try them, especially the lamb chops as a starter. We mixed the familiar and less familiar and were stunned by the quality, both of the ingredients and of the cooking. Fantastic restaurant and Azad made the evening truly memorable. When in Birmingham, go to Pushkar: you won't regret it. If you're lucky, you'll meet Azad!
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent value, excellent food
    chops2eat
    Dined on 14/7/2014
    Food was top quality at Pushkar, with little variations on your standard Indian and it tasted superb. Bill came to under £90 for 2, including drinks which was great value for the quality, service and ambience of the restaurant. Would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    business meals, child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • Never again
    sunny
    Dined on 12/7/2014
    Took my partner out for a treat. Location and greeting was fine. We are vegetarian and their is very limited food to offer for us. Once we did order food it was very bland and tasteless. I had 4 bites and was done. We ordered 3 dishes and naan and rice. Very over priced. Come to £65 for 2 of us. We got charged £3.50 for jug of water 'not bottled' they have tried to turn very simple food into something posh but not achieved that. Truly felt robbed
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  • The best
    MrsB14
    Dined on 12/7/2014
    Been fortunate to eat in some of the best restaurants around the world serving the most exquisite. This is one of the best restaurants I have ever eaten in. The food, surroundings and service were amazing. Due to commitments and not being able to travel far, came to Birmingham for a couple of days to celebrate our one year anniversary and booked this restaurant from googling. Absolutely made the weekend. Felt we really dined somewhere special.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect treat
    7fairies
    Dined on 12/7/2014
    Fantastic experience from start to finish, staff made us feel welcome, food was delicious, cocktails were to divine & a free pudding for my friend just topped off the night. Would definitely be returning
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not just indian food and cocktails.
    joske
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Love the relaxed feel and the good service at Pushkar every time I visit Birmingham, the food is outstanding,for me it 's the number 1 Indian restaurant in the world.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classy Curry
    Freakent
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Very impressive restaurant that elevates itself above the usual curry houses. Decor, surroundings and service are all very smart. Would definitely recommend.
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    business meals, romance, special occasions
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  • Excellent gastronomic experience.
    StevieG
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Booked for family meal, staff very helpful and polite. Great food, could not fault anything. Highly recommend eating here
    Special Features:
    business meals, child friendly, fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic!
    Happydiner
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Booked online 2 tables to accommodate 14 of us. Very welcoming. Assad was amazing. He helped everyone understand the menu, recommended dishes and made the whole evening go smoothly. Definitely recommend it.
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    group bookings, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food and Table Service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    We went to Pushkars on the off chance and were not disappointed. The quality of the food was excellent and the staff were very hospitable and welcoming. Definitely try a cocktail as well, as they have a varied selection. Whilst it is more pricey than your standard curry house, the quality of the food was well matched and is a great place to go for a special occasion or birthday.
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wow
    Shakespeare
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    It was our first visit to Pushkar and it won't be our last. We went for an anniversary meal and it was fabulous. Waiters were very attentive and the food was excellent. We loved all the little touches, including the rose petals and anniversary cake.
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    romance, special occasions
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  • Outstanding food and service!
    Arps
    Dined on 28/6/2014
    What can I say other than the Pushkar offers outstanding authentic food, genuine service with a smile and most of all uniqueness in everything they do. From providing a separate room for my mums 75th birthday celebrations without requesting one to the constant ensuring if we were ok to the delicious food, Pushkar certainly have us a whole new Indian dinning experience!
    Special Features:
    child friendly, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eat here!
    wagner
    Dined on 21/6/2014
    The food has always been good, the portions quite generous. The pricing is about what you might expect from this location. Good hat you can book and eat fter 10pm as it is cose to the Concert Hall and theatre. the staff are excellent.
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    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best indian in Birmingham
    Lovefinedining2
    Dined on 21/6/2014
    This was our second visit to Pushkar from Bristol. We loved it so much the first time we wanted to have the same experience again. We were not disappointed. The ambience,food and welcome was second to none. We were looked after all evening by our waiter Huni. The place was buzzing but the service did not suffer. The waiters were all dresses in suits and waitresses smart . We had the lamb chops and scallops for starters which was beautifully presented and delicious . Our main course was generous in portions. You will not go away hungry. Can't wait to go again.
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    outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • Quality everything
    JayH
    Dined on 21/6/2014
    Despite our need to rush as we only had an hour between acts at the symphony hall, the service was extremely friendly and efficient and relaxed. The food was amazing - delicate flavours, some dishes we didn't know and generous portions. Excellent coffee.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • exceptional response to demand
    MERRYHELL4
    Dined on 21/6/2014
    Needing to order and eat a meal in 45 minutes was the challenge to which Pushkar's staff rose absolutely magnificently. Within a very few minutes they were serving us our drinks, excellent poppadums and chutneys. Our starters were then served - grilled scallops haryali (particularly delicious); spinach and prune cakes. Our mains were served as promptly - awadhi gosht korma and paneer kadai, with pulao rice and Peshawari naan; all delicious. We enjoyed excellent food, ambiance and, above all, service of impeccable excellence. We finished with plenty of time left to return to the hall, well satisfied, very impressed and very grateful. We will definitely return to Pushkar
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    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as ever
    BigGingerKid
    Dined on 14/6/2014
    As usual the food was excellent & the service was attentive but not over the top.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Birthday meal
    Yummy
    Dined on 12/6/2014
    Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Very welcoming staff who were friendly, polite and very efficient. Showed interest in their customers. We had booked for my daughters 19th birthday and the service provided by Rocky was exceptional. Rocky made the meal special for my daughter which was a lovely.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, outstanding value, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.