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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
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (114 reviews)
“sizzling beef” (14 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16-18 Wrottesley Street | China Town, Birmingham B5 4RT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Without booking my family and I turned up Saturday lunchtime. We were asked to wait for 5 minutes but we only waited for 3! The food came and was beautiful. Aromatic and as I write an hour later still tasty. We were not rushed and...More

Thank Keith M
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Keith, thank you for your fantastic feedback!

Reviewed 5 days ago

My business colleague and I turned u for our quarterly evening meal with Chung Ying only to find was boarded up and surrounded by scaffolding so we went the short distance to their other restaurant where they have decamped. We had been going to the...More

Thank colin_bishop1941
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Colin, we are sorry you did not receive the standards you normally expect from us, your feedback has been shared with the staff and hopefully we can fix the issues that you mentioned.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate there prior to a Hippodrome show, and there was 9 of us , paying separately. They were fast and organised, the food was great, and plenty of it. In fact it’s a while since I had a Chinese that I enjoyed so much.

Thank Cazann1234
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review, we look forward to seeing you again :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to this place for as long as I can remember (the restaurant has been there since the 80's) and as long as I can remember, the food and service is always impeccable. Few places can call themselves an institution, and I...More

Thank Romey C
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your lovely feedback!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a friend who is Chinese and has own restaurant. They were not impressed with the food. The place was full but they ask me how many Chinese eat here....I looked around and saw none! This is China town.....why no Chinese in a Chinese...More

Thank Steve S
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Steve, if you read our other reviews you should find that we are often full with Chinese customers. We have been serving authentic Cantonese cuisine since 1981 and we have the largest dim sum menu in the UK. We are also the first restaurant...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chung Ying offers a great Chinese restaurant experience in Chinatown. It is large without losing atmosphere, and the waiting staff are friendly, responsive and efficient. There is a comforting number of Chinese people eating here, and the food is good value, is served in large...More

Thank Dan G
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Dan Thank you for your great feedback :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience with excellent Chinese food. Staff was very accommodating and helpful. They were ready to find us a table and fixed it quickly. The food was plenty and tasty although there was someone who knew the different tastes within our group and this was...More

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

Hi George Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a large party for Sunday lunch. The restaurant was very busy with Chinese families. A great atmosphere and wonderful freshly cooked food. Service was slick and friendly. Will definitely return.

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback, we have fed this back to our staff and they are delighted!

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times before, and it has always been known as the best place to go for Chinese food. There was a definite lack of customers, with a changed menu. From start to finish this was a comedy of errors, as the...More

Thank BadBoy2013
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there We are a busy restaurant and our menu has not changed for over 10 years. We also do not add service charge.....

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my family. Ordered a set menu with a couple of plain dishes. Very tasty food and individual flavours for each dish. Would certainly recommend. Staff friendly.

Thank EMAsb78
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Hi emmabreed78, Thanks for your review, we hope to see you again sometime soon!

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ruqayah1712
28 September 2018|
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Response from Amelia Alice D | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of choice as I'm gluten and lactose intolerant. I made the waiter aware of this and it wasn't an issue.
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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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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
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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