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Thai Orchid

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5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
+44 1392 214215
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (20 reviews)
“tom yam” (3 reviews)
“red curry” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was fine and staff were OK but what was that music??......Shazam'd it and found out it's a Thai rock band called Jao Tak, it was insanely bad , imagine your drunk uncle who can't sing ,recording an album. A mixture of Rock and 80s...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Thai food having lived in Thailand for 20 years really missed great food Thankyou Thai Orchid

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Tom Yam Gai - very tasty. Good medicine after feeling unwell. Kind and friendly waiting staff. Would like to try the rest of the menu when I go for a bigger meal.

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Food fine, but very, very slow service, needing to chase wairesses for food 3 or more times each course. 10 mins before drinks on table, 25 mins before starter, (just spring rolls), then a further 45 minutes with nothing to eat, before main course. Ended...More

Thank ITBusinessman2014
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Went here with some work colleagues on a Monday night and was surprised to find it full. The menu is extensive and the staff are really friendly. The prices are reasonable and the portions are huge

Thank kevinmck
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We were due to go here for my husband's birthday unfortunately he wasn't well enough. We decided to go for a takeaway & we weren't disappointed, it was beautiful. Thank you Ron & Bonnie See you soon.

1  Thank Mary E
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Eaten in many Thai restaurants in the South West and around the country, and also in Thailand. We have also cooked in Thailand so know a good authentic Thai restaurant when we find one - and this certainly is. This was our fourth visit, and...More

Thank amanda w
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I've eaten in all sorts of restaurants from cheap and cheerful to Michelin starred one's but the one thing I expect from all of them is good food for the prices I'm paying and the food to reflect that price obviously. Here it doesn't at...More

2  Thank penguinmum
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I am a regular customer for Thai Orchid. As a student it is somewhat difficult to find the balance of both cheap and filling whilst still simultaneously tasting of perfection. Thai Orchid finds this balance seamlessly. Not only is the food Devine they also provide...More

2  Thank Connor B
Reviewed 29 January 2017

It's much smaller inside than it looks from outside so the tables feel a little too close together but this is more than compensated for by the typically wonderful Thai customer service experience. Having been a regular visitor to Thailand for over 40 years I'm...More

Thank DevonBlueboy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 214215
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