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La Orient

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High Street, Esher, England
01372-46-66-28
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best chinese in Esher

I have been going to La Orient for nigh on 20 years and that in itself tells you all you need to know. They have fought off all competition and although not cheap their quality makes them good value for money. Also as a wheelchair user the staff are unfailingly polite and accommodating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
David F
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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

went about a year ago for a farewell dinner for a friend who was returning to the US. There were about 7 of us and we spent a lot of money. Food OK not good or bad but not what I was expecting from the reviews I had heard Also staff not very friendly and I know it was getting... More 

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been going to La Orient for nigh on 20 years and that in itself tells you all you need to know. They have fought off all competition and although not cheap their quality makes them good value for money. Also as a wheelchair user the staff are unfailingly polite and accommodating.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited on a Sandown race weekend and it didn't disappoint. Food/service/cost were all very good. Nice location too with a pub next door for a pre-meal drink. Highly recommend.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The food here never disappoints & the quality is always spot on! I just felt yesterday that when I went there for dinner, that we were rushed to order & to finish eating quickly, even though the restaurant was half full.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We recently celebrated my husbands 50th birthday here, we were a large group so it was wonderful that they had a huge round table to seat us around. We choose the set menu, which was plentiful, varied and delicious. We added some soft crab on a recommendation which was amazing. Very attentive staff, excellent service and friendly. A lovely evening... More 

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

La Orient is a very up market Chinese. Offering fantastic food from the Far East. Very busy always a good sign. Staff were helpful without being in your face. It's not cheap but definitely worth a visit! Yes I would go back!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

La Orient, a slightly confusing name I thought; offers South East Asian cuisine that probably leans towards Vietnamese. This now well established restaurant, in it's 25 year is in the middle of Esher, with much competition from similar restaurants. However I was invited on 4th June and with my wife to make up a table of 12. Already on the... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

On a lovely evening it was decided that a family meal in Esher was necessary and so we left home heading for a nice brasserie owned by a national chain. As luck would have it, we had to park a little further away than was desirable, but that necessitated our passing the front door of La Orient. We were initially... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were intending to go to another local restaurant and not being local Esher residents parked in the wrong car park so started walking towards our previous destinations. We spotted the restaurant and sparked a small family debate “do you fancy a Chinese instead?” Our previous Chinese has recently changed hands and lost a lot of its magic so we... More 

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Weybridge, Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This restaurant is on our doorstep so I go there relatively frequently. It is always busy, which says a fair bit although the area has many busy restaurants... The food is to a consistent standard and service usually good although can be a little patchy when the place is super busy. There is a wide choice of dishes however invariably... More 

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Address: High Street, Esher, England
Phone Number: 01372-46-66-28
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Esher
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: High Street, Esher, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Esher
  • Phone Number: 01372-46-66-28

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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