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Thai Orchid

5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
+44 1392 214215
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (20 reviews)
“tom yam” (3 reviews)
“red curry” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed August 31, 2015

We went to Thai Orchid mainly because we fancied some Thai food and it was in a good location. A great choice as the food was lovely! A small restaurant, not much to look at but right next door to the Cathedral. It was a...More

Thank Deborah953
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

First time in a Thai restaurant. My partner and I loved it. Great service and food outstanding. Thank you we will be back.

Thank Amycharjo
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We had a great lunch at the thai orchid. The waiter was absolutely friendly and helpful. We ordered the lunch special which was for example curry for 9.50£. We really couldn't complain as it was very delicious and filling for a lunch. Also the drinks...More

Thank norflor
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Very impressed with the fresh spices used in the dishes we ordered. Very good service and the wine list produced a high quality Fleurie at a reasonable price. Thank you for matching an excellent menu with high quality service and wine. Having just moved back...More

Thank wanderingmarine
Reviewed July 23, 2015

I should begin by saying I am a complete novice when it comes to Thai food, so I do not know how the food is supposed to taste. That said, I cannot say that is very good nor that it was terrible. We had the...More

Thank John R
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Stopped for lunch, it was quiet but there were several oriental customers which we took to be a good sign. They offer a limited special lunch menu which includes several curries, Pad Thai etc with a soft drink at £9.50 and a selection of starters...More

Thank Jerseybean26
Reviewed June 28, 2015

After visiting the Cathedral my husband and I spotted the Thai flag flying right next door and figured we had found a real Thai restaurant. We were the only customers - this could be very good or very bad. We did not wait long for...More

Thank JaneSK6
Reviewed June 16, 2015

Nicely situate near the Cathedral, we were happy to be seated upstairs, as the main floor dining room seemed dark and congested. The good news: upstairs was bright and comparatively spacious. The bad news: the seats upstairs are padded benches without backs, not what we...More

Thank eztraveller72
Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

It was our anniversary and they gave us a really nice private spot by the window. The food was lovely, great service. The music was a little odd at times, a bit loud and upbeat, slightly eurovision style. We had the set menu and it...More

Thank Lokijack
Reviewed April 6, 2015

I'd heard lots of good things about this restaurant but had never eaten there. We were staying in Exeter over the weekend so decided I try it out on the Friday evening. It's warm and cosy with a lovely atmosphere. The staff were very friendly...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 214215
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