We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Oriental - CLOSED

The Mailbox 128-130 Wharfside Street, Birmingham B1 1RQ, England
+44 121 633 9988
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
25 Jul 2015
“A two-course lunch there”
30 May 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
The Mailbox 128-130 Wharfside Street, Birmingham B1 1RQ, England
All Details
Reviews (208)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 14 December 2014

We went at 4pm on a Saturday - the restaurant was pretty empty at this time. The four of us selected starters and mains from the express lunch menu. The starters were all great, however, the mains were more mixed. My mom had a lamb...More

Thank Barson10
Reviewed 12 December 2014

The service at Oriental was so bad that we walked even before ordering drinks. Our table had been booked online in advance but they weren't expecting us at all and we were shunted into a corner table from where we saw diners arriving after us...More

Thank Von_took_a_trip
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Was lucky to get a table - not having booked - but had to be out by 8 pm - (we'd arrived about 6.15). The Banquet we'd seen on line wasn't available - probably due to Christmas menus being available but were quite pricey. Service...More

Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Not much to add to my previous reviews as we virtually had the same food/service/experience BUT this time they took our order over the phone so we literally sat down to eat - ideal when we had just 45 mins to be back at our...More

Thank ShopSavvy
Reviewed 24 November 2014 via mobile

We are at The Oriental for our 2 year wedding anniversary and we had a wonderful meal. The atmosphere in the restaurant is modern but relaxed and the staff were so quiet and efficient we barely noticed them! We had some cocktails whilst choosing what...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Poor service , substandard food. waited a whole 1 hour for drinks to be served. I ordered mojito but was given a daiquiri. Asked for a changed but was served by an impolite chinese lady who said it our own mistake. Mains were small in...More

Thank fahimer
Reviewed 16 November 2014

To begin with the night was going great. Half way through our mains a friend of mine found a piece of hard plastic in his noodles of which he only noticed due to biting into it with his steak. We informed the manager of which...More

Thank Gurmz
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

Been there a lot of times. It has a good variety and will please all tastes. Definitely recommended!

Thank ClaudiaBoden
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Small tables closely placed together. The food was not particularity good to my liking and could have been warmer. Seems over priced for what it is. While not terrible I personally would not chose to eat there again.

Thank LeonJN
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We've been here several times now and have never been disappointed. As a family we can be hard to please as our daughter is vegan and son a fussy eater (he loved the teriyaki salmon) but all had nothing but praise. The food is lovely,...More

Thank WednesburyRamblers
Nearby HotelsSee all 116 hotels in Birmingham
The Beeches
205 reviews
2.28 km away
Travelodge Birmingham Maypole
103 reviews
2.52 km away
Ward Arms
1 review
3.45 km away
Days Hotel Birmingham West
6 reviews
3.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Banca
317 reviews
1.02 km away
Mahfil Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge
350 reviews
.45 km away
Toby Carvery Kings Norton
517 reviews
.70 km away
Rajpoot Restaurant
46 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
F1K Indoor Karting Ltd West Midlands
15 reviews
.75 km away
Tumble Jungle
18 reviews
.75 km away
Saint Nicolas Place
9 reviews
.36 km away
Cotteridge Wines
12 reviews
1.07 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mailbox 128-130 Wharfside Street, Birmingham B1 1RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
  • Neighbourhood: Ladywood
  • Phone Number: +44 121 633 9988
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing