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Ruan Orchid

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14 Lower Bridge St, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 138
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great find!

Visited on a Sunday night after reading reviews on here and what a great find! Enjoyed the early bird menu which had lots of choice and for 2 courses cost £12.95 - v reasonable. Good choice of wine and beer. Service super. Quirky little place. Will definitely return! Only gripe - starters quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Rachel M
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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wales
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Just come back from another fantastic meal at the Ruan Orchid (Our favourite Thai restaurant). This is our favourite restaurant for Thai food in Chester, Liverpool and Manchester. The service is always fantastic by all members of the team and you always feel welcome. The food is always very tasty and you get large portions. We recommend 'Sharing Platter C"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The food is amazing- and presentation is always wonderful too with carved vegetables and beautiful colours. We have been going here for years and the same family own the place which means we have really got to know the staff well. They love it when we visit with our 5year old daughter and always ask about her when she's not... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Have eaten here a few times before, both for lunch and evening meal, and I've never been disappointed. Great tasting food and although I've never been to Thailand my well travelled brother assures me the food here is just like what you'd get out there. The food is well presented, the staff are friendly and efficient and the place is... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Sunday night after reading reviews on here and what a great find! Enjoyed the early bird menu which had lots of choice and for 2 courses cost £12.95 - v reasonable. Good choice of wine and beer. Service super. Quirky little place. Will definitely return! Only gripe - starters quite small though not sure if that's due... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Fantastic food and great service. Had 2 course lunch for £7.95. Menu choice was extensive and portions were large and extremely tasty. Will definitely be back and highly recommend.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I visited here for a mid-week lunch and wasn't disappointed. We ordered off the £7.95 set-price lunch menu and the food was delicious. I had the minced pork money bags to start (absolutely gorgeous) and the chilli fried rice with chicken as my main. Portion sizes were good and there's so much choice on the lunch menu. I'll definitely be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Visited 10/8/15, lunchtime, set meal. Very very nice. Value for money, staff very efficient and service quick. Restaurant very clean and tidy

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Selected this restaurant as near our hotel (Edgar house ) . Was not disappointed . Best Thai food we have eats outside of South East asia . Service was good even though the place was really busy on a Friday night Would go back again

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Having a few beers around Chester, decided to call in and got a set meal for four. Prawn Crackers, Squid, and Pad Thai for me. Loved the Prawn Crackers and dips, there wasn't much Squid but what was there was nice. The Pad Thai was the best I have tasted outside Thailand. I have been to a few Thai restaurants... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Booked a table for two on the 1st of August. When we arrived we were created by the friendly staff and seated straight way. The decoration in the restaurant was really nice and refreshing and the menu had ample amount of choices for food and drinks. Me and my partner both started with the Thai fisherman soup mild spicy which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Lower Bridge St, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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