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Ruan Orchid

14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (44 reviews)
“green curry” (17 reviews)
“boiled rice” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was a bit dubious of going after some of the google reviews I'd read, but thought we'd try it any way. So glad we did. We booked table for 7pm and although we were 20mins late, we did call ahead. There was no trouble at...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sent for dinner with a friend. Felt the dishes were frozen rather than fresh. Have enjoyed food much better at another Thai restaurant in Chester. Would not rush to go back.

Thank 400,097
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to Chester and found this lovely little gem. Lovely food and excellent service. Felt like a Family business with Mumma in charge bless her.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant before and are never disappointed. The food is exceptional. The service is second to non. I would book on a weekend so not to be disappointed. The restaurant is small and intimate with a lovely homely atmosphere when you first...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely dinner with 5 of my colleagues. We had actually booked another restaurant, however they were not able to find us a table when we arrived, therefore we tried the Ruan Orchid. Although we had not booked, they were able to accommodate. Service...More

Thank Anna85000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having a Thai partner finding places outside of Thailand is a nightmare, the owners and chef are Thai she was able to ask for what she wanted in her case hot as hell for me a much milder taste. So that made us both happy...More

Thank NorthWalesRigsby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a table of 6 on the Early Bird Menu. Two courses for £14.95. Excellent value for money. Tasty food. Good service. Nice setting for a date

Thank AnneMarie775
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends on a Thurs eve and we all had the early bird deal, 2 courses for £14.95. Food delicious and served fairly quickly. Staff really friendly. It's a lovely little restaurant with a great atmosphere.

Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Ruan Orchid last night for a meal. The staff were friendly enough and showed us to a table promptly, as it wasn't very busy when we arrived. The meal wasn't bad, but we won't be rushing back. Bear in...More

Thank Jules S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Service is correct. Large menu - takes a lot of time to read and to choose if you are not an expert in Thai food. However, the proposed menus make the decision easier. Quality is correct but not really outstanding.

Thank Franz S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400661
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