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If you're looking for a Chinese restaurant Birmingham has plenty to choose from. But which are the top choices of local diners?


Chinese Restaurant Birmingham - Top choices for dining out

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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.

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Cafe Soya

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.

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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.

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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.

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Chung Ying Central

126 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3AP

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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.

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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.

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Henry Wong

283 High Street, Birmingham B17 9QH

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Elegant and stylish restaurant with a focus on Cantonese dishes and an impressive selection of wines and champagnes.

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Jacky's Kitchen

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.

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Neptune Court

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.

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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.

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Peach Garden

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.

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Chinese Takeaway Birmingham - Top choices for dining in

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The Rainbow

59 High St, Birmingham B14 7BH

A neighbourhood favourite in the Kings Heath area, offering Cantonese dishes to dine in, or to take away.

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Golden Boat

311 Kingstanding Rd, Birmingham B44 9TH

No-nonsense, Chinese delivery featuring classics like spare ribs, fried squid balls and crispy aromatic duck.

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Happy House

2 Kings Rd, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 6TT

A particularly broad range of starter dishes including soups, chicken skewers and seasoned wings.

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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.

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Golden Fish

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.

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Han Dynasty

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.

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Chinese Buffet Birmingham - Top choices for all-you-can-eat

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Big Wok

5 Wrottesley St, Birmingham B5 4RT

A simple, casual Chinese buffet restaurant with a selection of Oriental dishes that includes sushi and teppanyaki.

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Ming Moon

16 Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4BN

A modern and spacious venue with several buffet stations and a suite of karaoke rooms underground.

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Wing Wah

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.

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Traditional Chinese Food - some more tips from us

Find truly traditional Chinese food at these Birmingham restaurants.

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Ken Ho

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.

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Wah Kee Bakery

Ladywell Walk, Birmingham B5 4ST

Sample authentic baked goods, including Hong-Kong-style egg tarts and Japanese karepan (savoury doughnuts).

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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.

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Manchester Seafood

Wrottesley St, Birmingham B5 4RT

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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

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