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Ruan Orchid

14 Lower Bridge St, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
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Ranked #71 of 375 restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Food excessively overpriced. Much of it tastes the same. Having worked in Thailand I can tell you to go to any takeaway you'll get the same food/rubbish

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Schenectady
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Having experience Thai cuisines in many different places on this planet (including Thailand), I have to say that this restaurant does not reflect what the Thai cuisine has to offer in terms of its flavors. I ordered a Thai curry and chose 'hot' but what I got was far from spicy; what is the point going into a Thai restaurant... More

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

I cannot rate this restaurant highly enough. My husband and I have been eating here for nearly 20 years now, and it has never EVER disappointed. The restaurant itself is beautiful and comfortable and well laid out. We almost always go at lunchtime, and so usually sit downstairs - but upstairs is equally lovely. The service is always respectful and... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Fantastic place to eat. Very small so will need to book to secure a table on busy nights. Took my wife for a birthday meal had the seafood yellow curry.. one of the best Thai meals ive ever had. great service from all staff and even tried a Thai beer which was delicious. Would recommend to everybody

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Aberdeen
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

A really taste Thai meal. We got a recommendation from our waitress as to what we should choose rather than the normal red or green thai curry and we were treated to a really flavoursome Thai curry.

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Definitely worth a try - the maitre d' knew her stuff. The service was very attentive, king prawn satay amazing.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant looks very nice from outside, but when you get inside it was dark and dingy, with absolutely no atmosphere. The choice of food on the menu was really extensive, but quite confusing,when our food arrived it was not what I ordered.overall very disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We tried this restaurant on an off-chance. Its was busy but a table was available within a few minutes. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was gorgeous. I had the vegetarian pad Thai and my husband had the beef green chilli. We also thoroughly recommend the sweet corn cakes for starters.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I went last night with a group of friends for the early sitting menu (2 starters or soup & a main for £11.95). I had duck spring rolls- which were actually shaped like samosas- and thai fish cakes. For main I had mussaman curry with fried rice which was delicious! Would go back again just for that. My friend's dishes... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

we visited this restaurant on a Saturday night. It was pleasantly full and had a great atmosphere. The lady who took our order was very polite and extremely helpful, she even picked what the gentlemen in our party were having...(nice touch).. the food was just lovely and the place is really clean. we will be returning when we come back... More

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