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78/3-4 Thawiwong Road | ซอยเพิ่มพงศ์พัฒนา 3, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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+66 76 340 462
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here as it was a restaurant that we had enjoyed on a previous visit to Patong but as with some of our other favourites the Thai food seems to have become very much aligned to that liked by conservative tourists. We ordered a Tom Ka Gai and a Green Chicken curry both of which were ok but... More 

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Choppington, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here during a 3 night stay in Patong and although it was really busy the service was fast enough as was the food. We ate thai red curry, pad thai and a duck dish and all were really tasty and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend eating here and there's the added bonus of a singer in the restaurant... More 

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Thank Kayleigh3
Romania
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Up to give this place we ate at street with street prices, but things have changed. Gosh I miss is this place, the food is incredibly good i tried almost all the menu, considering that we ate here five days continuously. Service is not of the best but you can overlook. Highly recommend.

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Thank Daniel M
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Properly done Thai food (not tourist style with for example, lek gung removed from classic dishes "...because tourists don't like it" ) plus the usual ++ international dishes. Nice mix of Asian tourists (= always a good sign food wise in phuket) and the more perhaps more informed - or lucky to stumble in - western tourists. Not even on... More 

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Thank Robert M
Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Orchids is situated on a corner and has an expansive open air feel to it. Food is top quality and drinks are generous. Always ask the staff for their recommendations. We have been there several times over the years and have never been disappointed.

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Thank Craig D
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The photo in the menu looked appealing/yummy. So we decided to try. However, the actual food was not the same. Small portion, tasteless & dry. Very disappointed. Price was slightly highly than others. On the wall, there is no smoking sign but because it's an open air restaurant, some customers tend to smoke, but the waiter nvr stop them. Very... More 

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Thank Alice K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

the food is very delicious (Rice in pineapple) the restaurant is clean This attracted a lot eat the orchids every day I recommend this restaurant .

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Thank Jamal A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Walking along the streets of Patong, you constantly get harassed by restaurant staff to come to this restaurant. Not this restaurant, they don't have to, the food and service were outstanding and speak for themselves. This is a quality family owned restaurant in this area for over 20 years. We have dined here on several occasions. Amazing food!!! Will be... More 

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Thank Eric T
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ate here every second night, staff are great, Food is great, and pricing is fantastic. Menu is a huge variety for all cultures, Standard is exceptional

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Thank Jobro157
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We are Scottish and love our Thai food. Came across this restaurant by chance. Authentic Thai food of a very good standard at a very good price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78/3-4 Thawiwong Road | ซอยเพิ่มพงศ์พัฒนา 3, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: +66 76 340 462

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?