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The Eastern

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Birmingham Road | Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B72 1YG, England
+44 121 373 2864
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17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I've enjoyed this restaurant in the past so we booked a large table for my wife's birthday, and this latest visit was a bit of a disappointment. Not entirely disastrous but a bit of let down. The problem is the food itself mostly. It's quite pricey and the standard and portion size is a little on the poor side. For... More 

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Coventry
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We have been to the Eastern before and we are never disappointed. The mixture of Chinese, Thai and Malaysian dishes offers something for everyone. We had the set menu and at just over £24 for 2 courses is not cheap but we still feel is good value for excellent food. The starters included Spare Ribs (my favourite), Tempura King Prawns... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This has been our go-to restaurant when we want something local but a bit different since it opened and the food has always been fantastic. I decided to try a starter I hadn't had before but had seen often - the Buttered Prawn. When it came I had to ask for the menu back as it was so different to... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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501 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We went with our son and his wife and children to celebrate their wedding anniversary. The staff were wonderful and attentive and very friendly. We ordered six different main courses plus a selection of rice dishes and we mixed ,matched ans shared. All of the food was delicious duck,pork ,chicken and beef ,also a very tasty tofu dish. The quantities... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a fabulous meal last week but 2 courses and a bottle of house wine came to £65 with our tip. We shared our starters - yakatori Japanese and prawn tempura - and our mains - green curry Thai and Kung pao chicken with egg fried and jasmine rice. Service was fine. We'd go again.

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Thank John M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This restaurant offers a wonderful choice of food, Malaysian, Thai & Chinese. We have always had good attentive service. Our meals have always been excellent.

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Thank WJC254
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Awful had our mains arrive after 1h 20mins the rice and the teriyaki chicken were stone cold and portion size very small

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Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
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117 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We booked a Valentines meal belated and had a lovely meal here. We had a nice selection of the Eastern Special starter for 2 persons. The presentation and Orchids always makes it look beautiful . Nice chicken satay, spare Ribs, tempura king prawns and Spring Rolls. We ordered 4 dishes, Green Thai curry with Lamb, The Beancurd and Chinese mushrooms,... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Eaten here a few time now, food always very good love the ribs to start & green curry for main mmmmmm

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Thank Phil T
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Reading excellent reviews I perhaps expected too much from this place. Food was good, but I would not say the experience had an X factor and I am not sure if I go back again. If you like to try exotic cuisines its definitely worth a visit. We went on the week day evening and it was not busy at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?