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Orchid

The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 221 1388
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (51 reviews)
“prawn crackers” (24 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Good food is somewhat easy to come by nowadays, good service is quite sparse. Not here. The owner, Kevin, was attentive and always wearing a smile. The food was incredible, the prawns and scallops were perfectly cooked (and scallops are tricky) and as for the...More

Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We just read reviews for this and thought to have a go, and we weren’t disappointed. The staff were super friendly, not in your face at all but super attentive. The food was amazing. Just can’t really fault it. My family all praised choice of...More

Thank Jenn T
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

When looking online for somewhere to eat we came across ‘The Orchid’ on trip advisor but online it said it was permanently closer, however we later realised that ‘Orchid’ has changed names and is now ‘Liu Dining’ so don’t be put off by websites saying...More

1  Thank ThomasGibson2013
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

When looking online for somewhere to eat we came across ‘The Orchid’ on trip advisor but online it said it was permanently closer, however we later realised that ‘Orchid’ has changed names and is now ‘Liu Dining’ so don’t be put off by websites saying...More

Thank Moment93
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The service was exceptional with all the staff extremely friendly and took an interest in talking to us, the food was quick in arriving and one of the best Chinese food we have tasted, can’t recommend this restaurant highly enough

Thank StuartMacGregor
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I'd call myself a fussy meat eater so often lose out on banquet/set menus. Not here though, so much variety. Soup course, appetisers,duck then mains. Wow - an explosion of flavours. Service was excellent as was the wine.

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Good food and Authentic Chinese food ! We came here for my mom's birthday and all enjoyed. Will come back !!!!

Thank Thuyng90
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Ah, what a pity. I ordered dim sum to start, generous enough portion but plain. We then ordered a shredded duck. This was amazing. Delicious, most yet crispy. Sadly my main wasn’t good. Duck stuffed with prawns in a crab meat sauce. The duck was...More

Thank ChrisHarkus
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Went years ago and thought we would give it another go. Really good, food was lovely, service was great. Would definitely go back

Thank David H
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Food here is very tasty however every course we had was just warm nothing hot at all. I will return as it's normally ok however there is a strange smell lingers in the lobby as you walk in not sure if it comes from the...More

Thank bonflipinjour
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hinney911
21 March 2017|
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Response from Milliejune | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the review, but the food is honestly amazing, well presented, doesn't look dirty from the outside, hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:30
Monday
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 221 1388
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