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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Early evening dinner for 2. Excellent choice of meals almost too much choice. Had several staters and main meal. All suberb no complaints about anything. Staff helpful and friendly. Recommend to anyone visiting Chester

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely restaurant with excellent service but the real delight was the food. Everything was incredible but the star was the slow cooked chicken thigh curry. The meat was cooked perfectly, to the point that it fell apart in the mouth.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really excellent service and food. I had the yellow curry, my favourite Thai dish, and it was beautifully spiced and seasoned without been too hot.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant is cosy and quaint indoors. Staff are attentive and quick. We enjoyed the cashew stir fry and vegetable spring rolls. We also asked to take a pad Thai home for breakfast and they were quick in providing this. All at a good price.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tiny building with lots to offer, the menu has plenty of choice and the service was excellent. Would definitely recommend doing a tapas from the list of 22 starters on offer!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 29/5/21 Enjoyed a meal at this quaint restaurant around three years ago... Returned on Thursday evening... Ordered the set meal for two menu... Enjoyed the starter.. stuffed chicken wings...crispy pork spring rolls and fish cakes Followed by...hot and sour soup Main course... Thai yellow...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This unpretentious, charming and intimate restaurant serves up delicious food. Don’t ask for the dish to be served hot unless you’re seriously into your chilli as they don’t skimp with it. That said the heat never masks the more subtle flavours of each dish. Attentive...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 8 April 2021

Delicious food every time and the friendliest service in Chester. Thank you Ruan Orchid. Enjoyed take away and looking forward to visiting again soon 😊

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 27 December 2020 via mobile

We had a delicious takeaway from the Ruan Orchjd this evening. Sadly couldn’t visit the restaurant because of tier 3 lockdown restrictions but we still got to enjoy the delicious food at home. Particularly liked the BBQ spare ribs and the Thai yellow curry with...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

We’ve been going here for over 20 years and I very rarely deviate from my faves off the lunch menu, spicy glass noodle salad followed by tofu prawn curry, as they’re so good ... popped in for an ad-hoc lunch on Sunday and sadly we...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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8 October 2020|
Response from BenPen11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.
31 October 2019|
Response from EVANSIONA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an upstairs to this restaurant. Not sure if would be better or not. I always seem to be seated downstairs which I really like. With it’s tablecloths, napkins etc, it is quite an intimate ambience.
13 March 2015|
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Response from EVANSIONA | Reviewed this property |
I don’t actually know but I think maybe not.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ruan Orchid

Yes, Ruan Orchid offers takeaway services.

Yes, Ruan Orchid offers delivery services.

Ruan Orchid is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4