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Chung Ying

16-18 Wrottesley Street | China Town, Birmingham B5 4RT, England
+44 121 622 5669
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (105 reviews)
“sizzling beef” (12 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16-18 Wrottesley Street | China Town, Birmingham B5 4RT, England
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1 - 10 of 557 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were initially drawn by the more unusual dishes on the menu which included venison, kangaroo and ostrich as well as a 'Traditional tastes' section. With hindsight, we should have realised that such an extensive menu reflects the methods of preparation. The dim sum choices...More

Thank Lorraine Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a farewell lunch on Saturday with some friends and the service there and the lovely food made the afternoon a very memorable one. Dim sum was amazing too!

1  Thank Yaowen Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a Sunday evening. We hadn't booked. The place was very busy but they found us a table immediately. Nice atmosphere in here for the most part. The menu is amazing. There is so much choice! All the usual you would expect...More

1  Thank akfm_q
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thank you for choosing our restaurant and taking time to review. We're glad you enjoyed the range of options on the menu and especially the duck! Sorry about the latterly mentioned inconvenience, if you'd like to discuss it further, please email me via...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for an evening meal with two friends, we were staying over the road and just wanted somewhere handy. We had an excellent meal, the restaurant was absolutely packed on a Saturday night but the staff were friendly and attentive. We had a set...More

1  Thank JulesH066
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jules. Thank you for choosing our restaurant and leaving a great review. We’re glad you enjoyed the set meal and noted the great value we offer. Be sure to visit again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had taken my goddaughter into Birmingham to get her present for her 18th birthday and she fancied Nandos. She is 17 what does she know, but there was a long siege . I asked if she liked Chinese food and she had had take...More

1  Thank SteveS1970
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Steve. Thank you for choosing our restaurant again, I'm glad your goddaughter enjoyed her food. Many thanks for the amazing review - we hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went early in the evening so did not need to book.Portions were very generous and noodles for one could easily feed two! Waitress spoke little English but tried to be very helpful in advising on our choice of dishes. Food was excellent and the...More

1  Thank friskynixIom
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us! Come in and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here after a show at the Hippodrome, and have to say we weren't disappointed. Service was quick and the food was tasty and plentiful. We ate from the set menu and had far too much left over. Lovely atmosphere and good price too....More

1  Thank Phil D
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Phil. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your post-theatre meal! Make sure you come in and see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read reviews of this amazing restaurant. It was very busy on a Sunday - great atmosphere. Food was great. Ended on a sour note with me being charged for dish not ordered, but put on table accidentally. Waitress realised as I had lifted part of...More

Thank shanebilzin
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Shane. We're sorry to hear that this negatively impacted your visit to our restaurant. If you'd like to discuss your experience further, please email me via william@chungying.co.uk.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the meal for four and it would have fed six. The choice was wonderful and every course was really tasty. There were a few different meals for four - we had the dearest because we wanted crispy duck. It cost £25 per person...More

Thank Sue K
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sue. Thank you for taking the time to review us. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your set menu!

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Another fabulous mal with humour added by Dennis Food is excellent , wide variety; great tastes and lovely staff

1  Thank MACSJP
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! Thank you for your amazing review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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adminek
12 February 2017|
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Response from Gags P | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you order really
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Bethannmasonn
25 July 2016|
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Response from BirminghamUKVisitor | Reviewed this property |
Dim sum £4 each, main dishes between £8-£15. Very reasonable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Wrottesley Street | China Town, Birmingham B5 4RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 622 5669
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Description
Established in 1981, Chung Ying is one of Birmingham's oldest and most valued Cantonese restaurants, winning several prestigious awards and making it to the final 3 of "Britain's Best Chinese Restaurant". With so much national acclaim and a wealth of happy customers every night of the week, Chung Ying is the perfect way to spend a night out, as it is located right in the heart of Chinatown in Birmingham's "entertainment" centre, just across from the Arcadian Centre and a stone's throw away from the Hippodrome. Surrounded by exclusive bars, nightclubs and entertainment, Chung Ying is constantly inundated with atmosphere; whether you're looking to feast with family and friends or enjoy the company of a loved one over award winning Cantonese food, our restaurant delivers a premium service renowned throughout the midlands and the UK.
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