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“Dinner out” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Royal Thai Orchid - CLOSED

The Royal Thai Orchid
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Dining options: Reservations, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Seating
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Dinner out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

Food was delicious and reasonably priced, Staff were very pleasant, restaurant was very clean, we would most certainly dine with them again.

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Thank Maris11235
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Mooloolaba, Australia
Level Contributor
28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Can't cope under pressure !”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2012

As we were heading to Suncorp for the coldplay gig we thought a meal here would start off a great evening-but no it was a complete disaster.
We didn't wait long for a table, the waitress took our order and then we waited and waited and waited until 40mins later we were given the bill by the owner-we explained we'd not had our food. After a further 10mins we asked where our meals were as although very busy customers who arrived after us were finishing their meals. - we were advised by the owner the food would be out shortly. The waiter then brought out our main course however our appetisers hadn't arrived. When we asked the owner where our appetisers were she told us that as we were going to the gig we should eat all our food at once and walked off. We tried to ask why what had happened only to be told that we didn't have to eat there if we didn't want to ! So we walked out and went to the McCafe, We wasted over an hour in the restaurant and were treated with absolute disdain.
The restaurant and food looked great but we never had the opportunity to taste it, The true test of a business/manager is under pressure when things start to go awry. All that was needed to resolve the situation was a simple apology for the mix up and free rice or some other appeasement. Instead we were treated like infants and made to feel inferior.
The irony of the situation is that the owner proudly displayed her QLD Business woman of the year awards -p evidently in 2002 QLD had no other business women to choose from.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Sad to see you going...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

This amazing place is about to close and move to Sunnybank, so hurry up and try all their amazing entreés.
According to my partner, curries are extraordinary too. Personally, I don't eat spices and spicy so my fav is always the fried rice.
Portions are so generous you will ask for a doggy bag.
Yet, prices are very reasonable and you can certainly taste the quality of fresh ingredient.
Prefer this over usual takeaway!

Visited July 2012
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Thank Veroz
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Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
162 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Always consistent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

Top food, delicious on the mouth. Friendly service but some times a bit difficult to get a booking because of its popularity

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Thank Frank C
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Brisbane Australia
Level Contributor
70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

I love this restaurant and when we go we always order way too much as we just can't narrow our selection down to a few dishes. Lucky they let us take home our left overs. Really like their curries and they make great office lunches the next day.

Visited September 2012
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Thank TillyTravellers
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