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Rainbow Chinese Restaurant

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59 High Street | Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7BH, England
+44 121 444 4195
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Today
12:00 - 22:45
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 10:45
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:45
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:45
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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374 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with a large group which normally makes the serving difficult but it was very good. Friendly helpful owners (?). All went really well and the food was good. Nice house wine.

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Thank LMK63
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our son's partner from Sunderland last Saturday to the Rainbow and she was overwhelmed, not being a stranger to Chinese restaurants she had never thought of using chopsticks until she used this restaurant. The reason for her amazement was that it was constantly full during our stay, the staff were very attentive and pleasant in spite of being busy,... More 

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Thank mal5094
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for a while now and have enjoyed every visit! Special mention to the Jill Yuen ribs starter - they're fantastic!!!

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Thank Gareth R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We have live locally for over 30 years and have used The Rainbow for just as long (in different locations). Food and service have been maintained at a high standard throughout. Be prepared for good quality food from a pretty standard Chinese menu with good service from experienced friendly staff

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Thank TallTedT
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I love visiting Rainbow because the food is really good and the portions are plentiful. It is a bit shabby inside but it means you can go really casual and not feel out of place. I recommend the sizzling sate.

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Thank Jaska O
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Possibly the best Chinese restaurant in Birmingham. Pork Yuk Sung is an amazing starter. I almost always have the Crispy Shredded Beef and Jill Yuen Aubergine as part of the meal. Service is efficient and I eat there so often, the staff feel like old friends. Best seats in the house are downstairs (avoid being sent upstairs by booking, as... More 

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Thank Jane_and_Gary
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is one of the best places in Birmingham, the welcome is second to none, Sue always remembers you from the previous visits and asks if you would like to have the same drink this time whilst deciding on your meal. The Hot and Sour soup is spicy and delicious, Ribs and Yuk Sung are great starters and any of... More 

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Thank mal5094
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We often come here for a weekend meal. We love the starters, it is very inexpensive and service is fairly fast

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Thank Paul D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Going to do this review in sections: Hygiene - absolutely spotless place. Toilets , floor, communal areas were all faultless. Decor - old school, in a warm, cosy, comfortable, nice way Service - 10/10. Attentive, friendly, timely, smart without being intrusive. Absolutely perfect. Drinks - ice cold, fresh, properly served. Food - we had punchy, warming, rich delicious soups to... More 

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Thank Monkeyman1971
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting for years; and have always been delighted. Food is really tasty: butterfly king prawns are gorgeous, as are the 'sizzling' dishes. The service is polite and prompt. Someone mentioned the 'dated' decor... But for me, this just adds to the cosy feeling. Vintage stuff - keep it up!

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Thank Rachel H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 10:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:45
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:45
Friday
12:00 - 22:45
Saturday
12:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 High Street | Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 444 4195

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?