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The Eastern

Birmingham Road | Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B72 1YG, England
+44 121 373 2864
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Birmingham Road | Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B72 1YG, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I found this place on trip Advisor, went on a Monday night not overly busy, staff were great and helpful. Decided not to order of the offer on that evening of all you could eat, but ordered of the main menu, the food was very...More

Thank Liz J
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was our first visit to the Eastern since it took over from the previous owners. Atmosphere was "trendy" and the staff were very friendly, however some seemed a little inexperienced, maybe they were trainees. Food was very good, we went for the early evening...More

Thank g6ued
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Monday night with friends who love this type of cuisine The buffet menu is really good and we loved that you choose and then the food is freshly cooked to order You can have as many choices as you like and...More

Thank Chrissie O
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Chinese and Japanese dishes were good/ very good however the Malay dishes were not authentic. The chicken rending was just a spiced dish with curry leaves and green beans. Not even close.

2  Thank Rus K
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a very special evening - having not been back to Sutton Coldfield for more than 25 years. This restaurant was just fabulous! The food was excellent, as was the very attentive service. We also had the bonus of a singer in the restaurant,...More

Thank Deb Baylis B
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Have been before for the à la carte menu and it was beautiful so decided to go for the Sunday buffet! Went at around 2pm and the restaurant was empty. When we sat down the waiters explained how the buffet worked - you order your...More

1  Thank Merissa_13
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Myself and my partner visited The Eastern restaurant last night after reading reviews on TA. You can see why the restaurant is highly recommended, as the service was fantastic, and the food was impeccable. We shared an Eastern Platter to start with 3 different accompanying...More

Thank MartinPhillip
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My wife is vegatarian, but has always said she does not like Asian cuisine. I thought this strange as she loves things like pinapple and chooses proper vegatable dishes rather than meat substitutes. So I thought we would try here and we have been back...More

Thank bouncer121
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I visited here for my birthday with my closest and dearest. To start with the service was good from start to finish. Servers were attentive and discreet. Now to food we ordered a number of dishes they were good and tasty. In my humble opinion...More

Thank Starfleet
TheEasternRestaurant, Manager at The Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Hi Tthanks for your custom and a review,however,it is bit confusing why we been rated average. It starts with not sure good or great so if it is not great than definitely its good and not average but you rated as average. In your review...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016

I have ordered from here as a 'special' treat many times. The food always arrives in good time and is still very hot. The menu has the perfect collection of south east Asian food. Each dish is very fresh and authentic! If you want good...More

Thank suzannejaynethomas
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Julie T
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Response from Clarpo | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have children with us I'm afraid but usually 40% less
5 December 2016|
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Response from Rus K | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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
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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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