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Ruan Orchid

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14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Lancashire, UK
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited on Easter Sunday, discovering the restaurant by accident as we were staying next door at the Oddfellows hotel. My boyfriend is newly obsessed with Thai so we thought we'd give it a try, and were very glad we did! The restaurant itself is small and cosy, with exposed stone walls, with seating on two levels. We had thai... More 

Thank rachxx1xx
Chester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And won't be the last,having never really eaten in Chester,we decided to give this place ago given the good reviews,we weren't disappointed. Staff were lovely,nice ambiance,menu extensive. The food was excellent,well cooked and presented Beware of the condiment tray.....wow oh wow the chilly flakes are hot!!!!,but we loved em! Give this place a try,we will be back

Thank kevin p
Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You really feel like you're somewhere else here with lots of Thai items around the place. The food is delicious. I had the Thai Fishcakes and Thai Yellow Chicken Curry. Great flavours and service was good. I'll definitely be back for more!

Thank Jamie_Adventures
Chester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Thai restaurant very friendly staff. There are 2 floors very clean and decorated very well had a starter and main all served fresh with a great taste so if your looking for good Thai restaurant this is for you

Thank Thomas N
Bangor, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both the food and the staff was fantastic will definitely return when next in Chester. Highly recommend the mussaman curry.

Thank alcocos
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing - best Thai food outside of Thailand !!!! Caters for gluten free. Everything was beautifully presented and reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Rachel B
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We dined here the last time we stayed in Chester 6 months ago & ended up here every night off that stay. We decided to drive to Chester to go to the Ruan for lunch. The service & food didn't disappoint & was as good as our last visits. We dined from the £14,95 early bird 2 course menu &... More 

Thank GeoffRollo
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Compact cozy or congested depends on individual liking However the taste of food will leave a lasting impression Service was reasonable Would be happy to visit again

Thank sakiram0 .
Rushden, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Popped in for a quick bite while visiting Chester. Very good selection of veggie starters and mains. Service very good - friendly and attentive without being intrusive, Good quality food, beautiful presentation. Would certainly visit again.

Thank Phil C C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I've celebrated so many occasions here I've lost count. The food is superb with a great range, whether you choose from the lunch or dinner menus, or a set menu. The pricing is sensible, the early bird dinners are extremely good value. The service is always very good. My favourite restaurant in Chester, I would highly recommend everyone eats there... More 

Thank Cheshiregal15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400661

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