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The Eastern

Birmingham Road | Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B72 1YG, England
+44 121 373 2864
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 12 min
All hours
Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Birmingham Road | Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B72 1YG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited on a Wednesday, quiet, fast service very tasty food, we love Thailand and must say it was very authentic, Thai green curry was gorgeous, drinks was very reasonable priced for a restaurant and good friendly service

Thank Lou H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to walk 180 degrees around the building to find the entrance, but considering the location and the price this was very good indeed. Great service, tasty food, good value wines . Will return if am unlucky enough to return to Sutton Coldfield

Thank stigH9009ET
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having worked in Sutton Coldfield and communing from Sheffield for more than 15 years and eaten at many restaurants in the area this has to be by far the best place to eat. Delicious food, beautifully presented, lovely staff/manager. Never have we had to book...More

Thank helen b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us arrived for the buffet at 2.30- only around another 4 tables occupied. Waited ages to be asked if we wanted a drink . We chose a selection of 4 items from the starter menu to share Plate arrived with one of each...More

2  Thank WanderlustWestMids
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On entering the Eastern the tiled stairway looks super but then sat down I noticed about 10 of the large windows looking out had failed and were all steamed/water marked which didn't look good. Anyway for starter I had the spare ribs which were fantastic...More

3  Thank Docmatt
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We have had a number of failed attempts to eat at this restaurant and finally tried it. We ordered a take away once which was poor. This time was slightly better but not amazing. Wine was reasonably priced. Food was pricey for the quality...Yeung chow...More

4  Thank RebeccaLuce
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I'd avoid this place I'm so disappointed after hearing such good things! Me and my boyfriend went for the buffet on a Monday night, buffet?? We waited an hour for a starter and when questioned, was told there was a wait on starters only then...More

6  Thank suzannesmith01
TheEasternRestaurant, Manager at The Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi Suzanne good morning please accept my sincere apologies for the terrible service you received on Bank holiday Monday. We always have good staffing on these occasions but some how this time it exceeded our expected footfall diners,the restaurant capacity is 150 diners and you...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Never fails to impress. whether it's the friendly efficient service or the quality of the food. We all have our favourite dishes and are sometimes reluctant to try something different. However, at the Eastern this is not a 'take a chance' issue, all the food...More

2  Thank PDPachus
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place used to be called the China House, and please see my review on that. It is a large but welcoming place with a large range of menu options to include Thai and Malaysian as well as Cantonese food. Fresh and tasty with buffet...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 26 April 2017

For anyone that knows the area the Eastern used to be called the China House. First time there for us and will not be the last. The presentation of the food was first class. This was a family meal there was 12 of us, and...More

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How much is it for children
18 March 2017|
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Response from Clarpo | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have children with us I'm afraid but usually 40% less
Are the food halal
5 December 2016|
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Response from Clarpo | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Birmingham Road | Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B72 1YG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Sutton Coldfield
  • Phone Number: +44 121 373 2864
  • E-mail
The Eastern is Sutton Coldfield's Premier Pan-Asian restaurant. You will discover a range of authentic Chinese, Thai and Malaysian dishes in stylish surroundings. If you want to sample our range why not join us for our "order all you want" menu for just £14.95pp- available from 12-5pm Sunday and 5:30pm-9pm Monday. You can enjoy 2-courses for £11.95 pp if you dine before 7pm Sun-Thurs (or £14.95pp Fri and Sat).
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