Chinese Restaurant Birmingham - Top choices for dining out
The best Chinese dishes in Birmingham can be found at these restaurants, according to Dine Birmingham readers.
Many of them are clustered around Chinatown in Southside, near the Hippodrome theatre and Arcadian complex.
Unit 2 Upper Dean Street Birmingham B5 4SG
The Arcadian, 70 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TD
This cafe-style venue serves up a fusion menu of Chinese dishes and Vietnamese cuisine. Their second branch is in The Arcadian complex in Chinatown, with street seating where you can sit and watch the world go by.
Chinatown Noodle Bar
Bath Passage, Birmingham B5 4SZ
Head here for authentic Chinese noodle dishes, dim sum and soups, with food available to eat in, or to take away.
Chung Ying Cantonese
16 – 18 Wrottesley Street, Birmingham B5 4RT
Staking its claim as 'Birmingham's Favourite Chinese Restaurant', Chung Ying certainly has longevity on its side. They have been serving up Cantonese cuisine for nearly three decades, and have an extensive dim sum menu as well.
Chung Ying Central
126 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3AP
The younger, livelier sibling of the family, Chung Ying Central is a cocktail destination as well as a Chinese restaurant, found in a heritage building in the Colmore Business District.
Chung Ying Garden
17 Thorp St, Birmingham B5 4AT
Chung means China, and Ying means England - the dishes here are well-attuned to the Western palate. But there is also an alternative menu, with more traditional Chinese food to choose from.
283 High Street, Birmingham B17 9QH
Elegant and stylish restaurant with a focus on Cantonese dishes and an impressive selection of wines and champagnes.
Bromsgrove St, Digbeth B5 4RU
A casual eatery that does dine-in and takeaway. Ask for the locals menu, which carries more authentic northern Chinese dishes.
816 Bristol Rd, Birmingham B29 6NA
Don't let the plain exterior and decor put you off - this is a favourite for good value, authentic Chinese cuisine. Dishes like pig's ear with chilli appear on the traditional menu.
New Sum Ye
Arcadian Centre, 70 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TD
This is a no-frills little restaurant that packs a punch, with tasty Chinese roast meats and salt and pepper prawns among the highlights.
34 Ladywell Walk, Birmingham B5 4RX
With ducks hanging in the window, Peach Garden is a haven for Chinese meat dishes like roast duck and sticky barbecue pork. Great little gem tucked away in Chinatown.
Chinese Takeaway Birmingham - Top choices for dining in
59 High St, Birmingham B14 7BH
A neighbourhood favourite in the Kings Heath area, offering Cantonese dishes to dine in, or to take away.
311 Kingstanding Rd, Birmingham B44 9TH
No-nonsense, Chinese delivery featuring classics like spare ribs, fried squid balls and crispy aromatic duck.
2 Kings Rd, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 6TT
A particularly broad range of starter dishes including soups, chicken skewers and seasoned wings.
Sunrise Oriental Takeaway
287 High St, Birmingham B17 9QH
Located in the quaint Victorian suburb of Harborne, Sunrise is a local favourite supplying Chinese delivery at reasonable prices.
169 Oscott School Lane, Birmingham B44 9EL
This spot in Kingstanding/Great Barr is spoken of locally as the best Chinese takeaway in the area, thanks to the cheery customer service as well as the food.
61 Station Street, Birmingham B5 4DY
It's all about the Chinese hotpot at Han Dynasty, where a bit of persistence in getting staff to translate the menu will pay dividends.
Chinese Buffet Birmingham - Top choices for all-you-can-eat
5 Wrottesley St, Birmingham B5 4RT
A simple, casual Chinese buffet restaurant with a selection of Oriental dishes that includes sushi and teppanyaki.
16 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4BN
A modern and spacious venue with several buffet stations and a suite of karaoke rooms underground.
278 Thimble Mill Ln, Birmingham B7 5HD
Located by Wing Yip Chinese supermarket, Wing Wah offers a classy buffet with a host of tasty options.
Traditional Chinese Food - some more tips from us
Find truly traditional Chinese food at these Birmingham restaurants.
41-43 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4BJ
With a small, select menu of dim sum, this neighbour of the Hippodrome is a good spot to slip into for a light lunch.
Wah Kee Bakery
Ladywell Walk, Birmingham B5 4ST
Sample authentic baked goods, including Hong-Kong-style egg tarts and Japanese karepan (savoury doughnuts).
Red N Hot
35 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4BJ
Among all the Cantonese options, Red N Hot stands out for serving another style - fiery Sichuan cuisine. Spicy hotpots and chilli chicken dishes are the order of the day.
Wrottesley St, Birmingham B5 4RT
This is a hearty, rough-and-ready seafood joint serving tank-fresh lobster, eels, crabs and fish to order.
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First published 2/2/16
Posted by Ahmed Ahmed