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This year’s Brindleyplace Dragon Boat race is this Saturday, and will see people from all over the region go racing down many of Birmingham's famous canals in decorated Dragon Boats.
Now in its 18th year, the event is raising money for Cure Leukaemia with a whole host of Asian inspired family events.
This is just one of the many aspects of Chinese life that Birmingham has taken to heart over the past few years. This is reflected in Birmingham City Universities growing Chinese studentship, which grows year on year. With that in mind, and to celebrate the Dragon Boat festival this weekend, we've put together a helpful Chinese guide to Birmingham, displaying all the best places to go to get a genuine taste of the Far East.
Birmingham’s Chinatown can be found opposite the Bullring and Markets, and is located just a short five minutes’ walk from both New Street and Moor Street Station’s.
Chinatown is the place where you can discover a diverse range of Chinese businesses including restaurants, shops, cafes, bars, supermarkets and bakeries.
Day in Chinese Supermarket
If you’re looking for authentic Chinese goods to try out some dishes for yourself, then Chinatown is also home to the Day in Chinese Supermarket, who stock over 500 products shipped straight from China!
Alliance Financial Consultants
Alliance Financial Consultants are an award winning Chinese Insurance Broker established in 1985 to service the financial needs of the Chinese Community.
Tong Xin Tang Chinese Herbal Clinic
Tong Xin Tang Chinese Herbal Clinic offers Chinese herbal remedies, acupuncture and acupressure. They can also help with diet, detoxing and allergies.
United Travel can obtain Visas for both China and Vietnam without the client having to travel to London.
Below, you'll find a map of some of the best Chinese restaurants in Birmingham. Let us know if you go to check them out!