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The Orchid

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1 Khoktanod soi 3, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious curries,especially their red and green chicken curries. My boyfriend found their pad Thai to be too oily. Price was average, not cheap considering its Thailand. 2 drinks, 1 entree and 3 mains cost approx 810 bhut

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Thank Isabella A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Everything was oily and anything that had sauce was orange and super sweet. My husband had chicken cashew nut - a staple in any Thai restaurant - and it was like the sauce was made of rancid palm oil or something. The pad Thai I had seemed to be marinated in the same sauce (I'm gagging just writing this). I... More 

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Thank Jacintha M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Always been there when i visited Phuket. Cheap prices, food's very tasty. Have a beautiful time with family and of course ill be thr again

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Thank Chanikan S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

This is a horrible restaurant - food was very very bad. Shrimps smelled and had very strange aftertaste. My friend got a rotten (!!!!!!) tomato in her order. We complained - but no-one wanna do anything. Horrible management, ABSOLUTELY NOT RECOMMENDED!!

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Thank elenapavlovva
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

Food was good and there was lots of it. It was also pretty cheap. The location was near busy street, but the restaurant was very quiet. Staff was nice and friendly.

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Thank Hemppainen
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

We found this restaurant on our last day and were a bit upset because it was one of the best we had been to. The pad thai is fabulous and so were the other meals.

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Thank worktotravel3
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Brilliant!!!! Got to try the fried banana and pineapple with ice cream!!! We stayed at Katathani and ate here a lot, the service was excellent and food yummy.

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Thank Trina B
Mossel Bay
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

Intersting to see the cashew factory - fro the raw product to the various finished product. The staff were friendly and inform you all about the product. You could taste and also purchase all of the product

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Thank AirDelMar
Melton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Located just down from the Katathani Resort. Staff are very Friendly. We went there with 2 other couples and they were more than happy to split the bill by calling us family 1,2 and 3. Great variety of food for adults and kids, great food at great prices.

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Thank Sherryn S
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Had a quick lunch here - decent enough Thai food, but nothing special. The papaya salad was nice, as was the Penang Curry. The fried crab was average - probably not the freshest catch.

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Thank GriffinSingapore

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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
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Khoktanod soi 3, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?