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The Black Orchid @ The John Baird

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#5,868 of 19,188 Restaurants in London
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PRICE RANGE
$25 - $50
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews thai food weeping tiger jasmine rice muswell hill the pub lovely atmosphere saturday night ale
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lunch here with my wife and enjoyed a pint to wash it all down with, the lunch menus is great value and we ordered extra Thai chicken wings these were great as was the lunch, highly recommend for lunch I will have to...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank stylianoujohn
Reviewed August 4, 2019

First Sat of the month is a free jazz gig at this pub. As its in the garden there are loads of smokers so if you don't like this, be warned. No amplification so its best to get close if you want to hear the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank gary w
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Popped into The John Baird - stupidly expensive, won't be staying long - but interestingly turns out to be owned by the same people as The Furlong down on Conyhatch Lane, I.E. Punch Inns. I know this from when I logged into their WiFi. It...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Nice pub and garden with good Thai food. I always go for the weeping tiger and jasmine rice, but the pad Thai and curry is also pretty good.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TheRealCosta
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

We visited as a group of 4 on Easter Sunday evening. Our order arrived swiftly despite the pub being packed, and the food was plentiful and delicious. The service too should be commended, being both efficient and friendly. A bonus was the pub quiz that...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank wainwrt
Reviewed February 24, 2019

The service is very poor. And the prices for the prices are VERY expensive. But the food is very good and tasty. Although I did miss tofu in the vegetable options.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Patricia F
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

I have been here for food many times before and it’s always been great, but unfortunately on this visit the service was really poor. We waited 50 minutes for our main meal to arrive. At about 30 minutes we asked about where our meal was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elle101101
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

BEST THAI I have tried good customer service excellent food!!!! Food came out quickly and then there's a nice pub next door

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jaspan9
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

I popped in for a pint and chat with my friend and found that there was a blue grass band on. It had a great sound that I’d expect from Louisiana . A good selection of ales and beers added to my evening entertainment

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank philo792
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

The best Thai food I’ve ever eaten. Excellent service, lovely atmosphere and massive portions. Very reasonable my priced!!! I live locally in East Finchley and will be returning!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank indiam91
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