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The Orchid

New Street, Malahide, Dublin, Ireland
00353 1 8452508
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Ranked #1,455 of 1,808 restaurants in Dublin
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Most recent review
- Jun 10, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My family were in ireland, from Scotland for a wedding and decided to try out this venue for a meal. This consisted of 4 adults, 4children and 1 infant at 15 months (who was teething). My infant son was making a slight noise when an elderly female customer tore into us about his noise. We were called scots gits among... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I was in Malahide yesterday with my family (party of 10) - Five Adults - 3 Children & Two Toddlers. We were walking past The Orchid Chinese Restaurant in Malahide and we noticed a large Poster Advertisement stating "Sunday Child Eat free Promotion" (with each adult meal). We decided to go into the restaurant and book a table. We walked... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is the second occasion visiting The Orchid, and as before exceeded the first visit! I took my friend for her birthday midweek and even though the restaurant was quiet, the staff were excellent. We had starters and the main course, and we unable to manage dessert! Both of our choices were excellent. My friend loved it especially the way... More

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Dublin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Ordered a take away by phone from this restaurant last Saturday. As I did not have a menu, went on recommendations of staff. Ordered Beef, green pepper and black bean sauce with fried rice and Duck with noodles. Member of staff suggested cashew nuts with the beef so went for that as well. When I went to collect, got a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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169 reviews 169 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I real favorite for me. The Orchid is a small upstairs restaurant which offers great quality and tasty Chinese food. The service is great and the staff is friendly. I have eaten here several times and also had their takeaway service. The menu has a good variety of dishes at a good price. I would recommend this one.

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Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Not nearly as good an atmosphere as the Wild Swan and staff are not as friendly but early bird menu gives plenty of choice and the food is good. It is very reasonably priced, I would defo go again!

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

fabulous 3 course meal served with great efficiency with just the right amount of time between the course. Attention to detail was second to none, and catered for every need without asking, eg hot hand towels, carafe of water and cutlery and glass changes as well as extras as complimentary crackers and breads. Ambience lovely, compact and bijou with just... More

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Leinster
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We liked the friendly service and the way the food was presented. No dislikes at all!

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Dublin, Ireland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Have been there dozens of times. Allnight early bird is good value. The best venue in Malahide for cheap and cheerful food.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Have been here many times over the years, and it is what it says on the tin. Reasonably priced, good chinese food. Did have an incident with the staff once, but it was eventually sorted out by the manager. I would recommend it.

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