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The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • 198
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
An apple is an excellent thing - until you have tasted a peach

Visited The Orchid midweek with a friend for a few beers and a bite to eat, appetisers of salt & pepper king prawns and salt & pepper chilli chicken left us anticipating our main meal choices,beef fillet in a spicy sauce and guangdong pork with a dish of steamed rice went down a treat as did a few... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
andychamp555
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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281 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Visited The Orchid midweek with a friend for a few beers and a bite to eat, appetisers of salt & pepper king prawns and salt & pepper chilli chicken left us anticipating our main meal choices,beef fillet in a spicy sauce and guangdong pork with a dish of steamed rice went down a treat as did a few lagers,staff were... More 

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Newcastle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went with my wife for my birthday and I can only endorse all the good comments of this restaurant. Went for the early evening banquet and was very nice. Staff was very friendley especially the lady who I think was in charge, she was very chatty and answered all our questions about the restaurant . Would I go there again... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

First visit 19/3/15 for hubby's birthday. Cannot fault service or food. Lovely friendly but not over intrusive staff and superb food. Ken and Lynda will be back.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was the second time I have visited this restaurant. The first time I held a surprise birthday meal for my mum with around 12 people. Everyone really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere was great. Me and my mum visited again a couple of weeks ago and we really enjoyed the food again. I do not think it is... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My wife and I had dinner here last night.She had a business meeting this morning(Monday), so we traveled to Newcastle last night from West Lancashire.We both fancied a Chinese meal so looked on TripAdvisor and the Orchid had the highest recommendation so we booked a table.When we arrived at 19.30 the restaurant was 75% full, not bad for a cold... More 

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Chieveley, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This restaurant is beside the river and opposite the Copthorne Hotel. The food was excellent and the service to match, give it a go

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My wife and I dinned here as a one off treat, we choose Orchid due to it's excellent reviews and it exceeded our expectations. The food was top quality and the staff were friendly and attentive, yet not intrusive. It was pricey though well worth it, more of a treat/special occasion type of thing of us personally. Well worth checking... More 

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Nottingham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great staff, friendly and polite.Easy to find on Newcastle Quayside, park in hotel opposite making it feel safe to walk to. Stylish contemporary deco. food great- we all loved every dish, good quality and quantity with extensive menu choice. Chilli squid was so delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

came here on a Sunday evening and though it was very quiet with just a few other couples, we had a lovely meal. The menu is excellent and varied but we had the evening banquet option which still had good variety, and was excellent value for 3 courses. The food was delicious and fresh, and like many chineses, the main... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

It was very quiet when we arrived on a freezing Monday evening,, the staff greeted us with the news that due to a delay in renewing their alcohol licence no alcoholic drinks were available, which is fine for us as we don't drink. I think however this had impacted massively on other potential diners! Their loss- we were there to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?