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16-18 Wrottesley Street | China Town, Birmingham B5 4RT, England
+44 121 622 5669
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The food is divine I have been many times its my number one restaurant,Waiters very polite and efficient Manager is very friendly its clean and the food is exceptional.If I was on death row getting a last meal it would be from here..

Thank Mary D
Coventry, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Got the order wrong twice, beer was flat, food pretty tasteless and when bill arrived they tried to over charge by us £14 When we challenged the bill the waiter got quite aggressive Not a great experience and wouldn't recommend eating here

1 Thank kg12jkg
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a very pleasant place to dine. The staff were friendly and conscientious. The menu is very similar to others in the area however we enjoyed our meals very much.

Thank gabrielkaicroft
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for the dimsum but had some ho fun which was good, roast duck ok but better than most places, chicken with crispy noodles which was uninspiring with chewy chicken, but other items such as cheung fun, sui mai, paper wrapped prawns war tip etc were all very much as expected and well received have had better but this is... More 

Thank Earmas
Ossett, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Noisy restaurant due to a table of exuberant locals ! Short walk from the Birmingham Hippodrome and opposite the Ibis Hotel. Very good service, extensive menu and friendly staff. Good quality Cantonese food - decor a bit tired but would visit again.

Thank Sue P
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint Chinese full of locals having a good time. Ok so it could do with s facelift but the food is amazing. Don't bother if you want your average sweet and sour... this is a proper cantonese serving real authentic Chinese good. 10/10 cant wait to visit again

Thank Gags P
William W, Manager at Chung Ying, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review! Hopefully we'll see you again very soon. More 

Rugby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant for the first time after being told many times by my other half how good it was. I have to say I was very disappointed. The food was far too salty, the chicken was so dry I struggled to chew it, the prawn toast was like a brick, the only saving grace was the yuk sung -... More 

1 Thank Sharon M
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try this place as we wanted dim sum. We went in and the place was very busy, but managed to get a table, we ordered tea but had to send it back as it had no taste, We ordered the food and it came out after a while, we ordered all different things most of it was... More 

1 Thank Chris D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Chung Ying after 15years and found the quality of food and it's presentation had changed since it's hey days. Ordered prawn toast starter which tasted like a cheap sliced bread with a miserly layer of prawn meat and a yuk sung which was ok but the lettuce that accompanied it was not crisp and a little limp. The mains... More 

1 Thank Bobby G
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very extensive menu . We had. Frogs legs squid and ostrich . Lovely sauces. It's not cheap but acceptable prices. Our meal with a wine and beer was £65 . You can order a set menu if you wanted to keep in a budget . Service is quick , no frills!

Thank Frankiejamesdavid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 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
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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