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Ruan Orchid

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14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing - best Thai food outside of Thailand !!!! Caters for gluten free. Everything was beautifully presented and reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Rachel B
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here the last time we stayed in Chester 6 months ago & ended up here every night off that stay. We decided to drive to Chester to go to the Ruan for lunch. The service & food didn't disappoint & was as good as our last visits. We dined from the £14,95 early bird 2 course menu &... More 

Thank GeoffRollo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compact cozy or congested depends on individual liking However the taste of food will leave a lasting impression Service was reasonable Would be happy to visit again

Thank sakiram0 .
Rushden, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick bite while visiting Chester. Very good selection of veggie starters and mains. Service very good - friendly and attentive without being intrusive, Good quality food, beautiful presentation. Would certainly visit again.

Thank Phil C C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've celebrated so many occasions here I've lost count. The food is superb with a great range, whether you choose from the lunch or dinner menus, or a set menu. The pricing is sensible, the early bird dinners are extremely good value. The service is always very good. My favourite restaurant in Chester, I would highly recommend everyone eats there... More 

Thank Cheshiregal15
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330 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in for the special lunch. There was a reasonable choice. We began with yum won Sen - which was just noodles - usually you would expect minced pork. The yum nuea had 4 small pieces of beef. All were sufficiently spicy as we had requested. The noodle soup was very good. The yellow curry was mild despite the menu... More 

Thank tomski2001
Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have eaten in the Ruan Orchid on several occasions now and we cannot fault it. The choice of food is very good and all dishes are absolutely gorgeous. Staff are extremely attentive. Excellent food and service.

Thank Sharon F
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Did the early bird menu this visit. 2 course for £14.95 is excellent value for quality food. Friendly staff and gorgeous food as always

Thank Scott S
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

It wasn't a good start when we were seated downstairs on a table for two very close to two other tables so you had to shout to one another to be heard over the conversations of others. Decided to order a bottle of rose only to be told they've sold out (8pm Saturday night..really!!!) and offered no alternative. Felt like... More 

Thank Colin G
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Love this little Thai restaurant in town. The setting is very oriental and so cosy that sometimes you need to ask the next table to adjust their seats to get in and out of yours. The food is very nice , their lunch deals are the real gold stars!!!!! Been there may times on various occasions but not once let... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?