We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Get food delivered

Ratings and reviews

Travellers' Choice

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
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
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Chinese, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (887)
Filter reviews
871 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dim sum sizzling beef spare ribs dumplings prawns chinese food chinese quarter set meal extensive menu busy restaurant nice meal piping hot waiting staff dimsum wafer hippodrome chopsticks
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food was great. They allowed me to make an order at the collection point which was great for me. Definitely would order again

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions and have always enjoyed the food here. Unfortunately I cannot recommend it for delivery. We ordered around £90 worth of takeout two days in advance. It was delivered an hour and a quarter late and...More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dreadful, late and cold food paid over £130 for this, still waiting on a call back and a refund. The Lemon chicken was cold and like cardboard, the crispy noodles were dry and hard, the dumplings cold and stuck together....

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, when ordering online, the estimated waiting time is not shown until after payment has been taken - in our case, 95 minutes. Why over-promise? If you are up to your capacity, then don't take on more orders. Then, if the deliveries are running late,...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

Me & my husband & our kids have been eating here for over 17 years always excellent food & friendly staff, would definitely recommend paper wrapped spare ribs & bbq roast duck

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 3 December 2020 via mobile

Ordered a delivery on Black Friday 2020. Expected a bit of delay as they could not confirm my order when placed at 630pm but it was prebooked. Order confirmed at 715pm and delivery time set for 8pm. No sign of the order at 8pm. No...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 27 November 2020

online order and delivery , or pick up at the moment , but still the best tastiest Cantonese in brum. you might have to wait a little longer at peak times but these guys are working extremely hard to get your food served and delivered,...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Temperatures taken of all guests, made to use hand-sanitiser and masks until we got to our table. Sat in a divided kiosk with screens between tables, so we felt “safe” eating out. Food was excellent! Great dim sum in particular and when the bill came,...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020

I was able to meet my friends in the outside restaurant we met for lunch and had an amazing afternoon. The food as always was gorgeous we were in food heaven the service was second to none and every effort has been made with the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for over 2yrs, I am always happy, the food is excellent, fresh, always hot. The staff are very friendly. I have never had a bad meal here. They took our temperatures, hand sanitiser was available. Top restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2020
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Travelodge Birmingham Central Bull Ring
2,194 reviews
.09 miles away
Comfort Inn Birmingham
620 reviews
.12 miles away
Radisson Blu Hotel, Birmingham
777 reviews
.15 miles away
Staying Cool at Rotunda
1,206 reviews
.22 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
James Dahl Indian
708 reviews
.05 miles away
Miyako Teppanyaki
416 reviews
.04 miles away
Cafe Soya
352 reviews
.04 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Birmingham Back to Backs
3,664 reviews
.08 miles away
Birmingham Hippodrome
3,415 reviews
.08 miles away
The Old Rep Theatre
184 reviews
.13 miles away
Birmingham Rag Market
189 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
28 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from normanr567 | Reviewed this property |
If you check their website they have a separate gluten free menu.
12 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from gagsp | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you order really
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Chung Ying Cantonese
    Does Chung Ying Cantonese offer takeaway?
    Yes, Chung Ying Cantonese offers takeaway services.
    Does Chung Ying Cantonese offer delivery?
    Yes, Chung Ying Cantonese offers delivery services.
    How is Chung Ying Cantonese rated?
    Chung Ying Cantonese is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5