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The Orchid Chinese Restaurant

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12 New Street, Malahide, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On the plus side: Have been there twice before last Saturday, and on all occasions loved the food. Top notch Chinese. A step above what you would expect in a local takeaway. Negative: terrible wait time. Had booked several days in advance so although when we arrived there we were shown straight to our table, it took one hour and... More 

Thank Barry M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place last night about 7pm , I had to say I was very disappointed. The waitress was so rude and made me feel very uncomfortable, she was not pleasant whatsoever, she also dropped food, maybe she was just having a bad day but it really put me off eating here. As for the food well that wasn't... More 

Thank Lee1978
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical Chinese eatery with an extensive menu with all the usual dishes. What makes the place stand out is the good quality of food and the attentive and friendly staff. Family members of ours eat here a few times a year, simply because they love it and its reliable, and brought us along on this occasion.

Thank Cindyfrog
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I've dined at this restaurant on a number of occasions over the years, and have always had a consistently good experience there. Good food and discreet service from the waiters. Early bird menu good value for money. Recommended.

Thank Buzz_Lightyear55
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend the Orchid. The food is very good can not fault it at all. The staff are very pleasant and nice to the customers. My wife and I have alway enjoyed our meal there. It is a nice cosy restaurant. Great value for money.

Thank Damien S
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Welcoming and busy.... Great service and food exceptional....not cheap but so well worth it...huge menus and even set meals available for the cost conscious....linen napkins.... Class!!!

Thank H1mself
Lisburn, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Having booked a table of six we found the waitress who must have also been the owner to be very sharp and blunt and made us feel that we couldnt take time to order. When the food came it aas nothing special and when the bill came we got the biggest shock. Very overpriced for all that you get. Definitely... More 

Thank Crazydaveh
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

The Orchid on New Street, Opposite the Famous Gibneys Pub, offers great service and consistently good chinese food. They will cater to your requests and enjoy making their patrons happy. Its my no. 1 choice for take away for a special night. Yvonne and her staff are professional and attentive. I often entertain clients here and I can be sure... More 

Thank FabCritic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We are here as a couple of families with children and were incredibly well looked after. We felt genuinely welcomed with great service, good food and amazing value doing one of the meal deals. A lovely dining room space, too. Highly recommend!

Thank Echica1
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a Friday evening we just missed out on the early bird deal which was unfortunate but we still popped in because we heard good things from other people we know. Our table was down in a little alcove right beside the toilet and out the atmosphere of the restaurant. We both ordered starters and mails and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 New Street, Malahide, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Malahide
  • Phone Number: 01-8452508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?