The Best Chinese Restaurants In Birmingham

Sophia Karner

Home to a diverse and multifaceted population, Birmingham has the very best of international cuisine to offer and Chinese food is not an exception. There is a wide range of great Chinese restaurants, takeaways and bakeries. Explore our list of the top five below.

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1. Chung Ying

Restaurant, Chinese

Chung Ying is one of the most classic Chinese restaurants, with a focus on Cantonese cuisine, that you will find in all of Birmingham. This is an established restaurant that has been established for over 30 years and has been able to achieve an impeccable reputation amongst Birmingham’s locals. The restaurant’s main specialties include roast duck and seafood delicacies.

2. Peach Garden

Restaurant, Chinese

Cantonese Roast Duck
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Tucked away down Bath Passage, the Peach Garden is a down-to-earth Chinese restaurant that specializes in roasted meat dishes and, above all, the famous triple roast. This is a delicious combination of Cantonese crispy belly pork, roast duck and sweet and sticky char sui pork over a portion of rice, which comes in different variations in every Chinese restaurant.

3. Wah Kee Bakery

Bakery, Dessert

Spring Rolls
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Wah Kee Bakery is a small and unpretentious bakery that is tucked away down Cathay Street in the Arcadian Centre. Wah Kee’s main specialty, the Hong-Kong-style egg tarts, are prepared fresh every morning on the premises, except on Wednesdays. Besides its fabulous egg tarts, Wah Kee Bakery also offers other traditional Chinese specialties and delicious homemade cakes.

4. Henry's Cantonese

Restaurant, Chinese

Pepper chicken
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Located right in the heart of Birmingham, on St. Paul’s Square, Henry’s Cantonese is an excellent family-owned restaurant that has over 20 years of culinary experience in the city. Specializing in fine Cantonese cuisine, Henry’s Cantonese offers a delicious range of typical dishes, such as crispy roast duck with plum sauce and stir-fried king prawns in black bean sauce.

5. Henry Wong

Bar, Restaurant, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian

Cantonese-style seafood
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Henry Wong has been a fixture in Birmingham’s culinary scene for over 30 years with its inventive dishes from a diverse menu and outstanding customer service. Henry Wong also incorporates a classy cocktail and champagne bar that sets the restaurants apart from other traditional Chinese restaurants. For al fresco dining, Henry Wong has a charming heated terrace dining area.

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