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Ruan Orchid

14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
+44 1244 400661
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (44 reviews)
“green curry” (18 reviews)
“boiled rice” (10 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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14 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to be me and my wife's favourite place. A lot of times,we would drive 1 hour 1/2 just to eat here but sadly, after our recent visit , we won't be coming back again. The food use to be good and rich/generous, but we...More

1  Thank JohnandM69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with girlfriend, other than the main coming out within a few minutes of taking away the starter (I like a 5/10 minute gap, however, this is just my preference) the food was tremendous! Presented well and tasted better! Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where else can you get a two course lunch with crisp napkins and white linen table cloth wonderfully fresh Thai food presented beautifully. I went for the hot and sour Seafood Soup Starter,my wife chose the Spicy Chicken Salad to start. I opted for the...More

Thank Glyndwr_10
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Second time in a matter of weeks, certainly expensive for Average Food especially the portion size was super small.... I think best to eat somewhere else where you haven't got to start looking for more food once you have departed.....

1  Thank manilakev
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The staff are minimalist. Not sure if any of them speak much English. But they're polite and efficient. The food is the best I've tasted in any Thai food restaurant I've been in. I had spicy fish soup with noodles and a vegetable stir fry....More

Thank Bex A
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly, knowledgable, professional service. Beautifully presented, tasty, quality food. Spot-on recommendations re: menu choices.

Thank Naomi J
Reviewed 10 December 2017

There was a time when there was a few Thai restaurants in this area, for some reason the Ruan is the one that is left. The lunch course shows up the problems well. A lot of starters have some decorative vegetables which English people do...More

1  Thank Food_Jedi_Rules
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting Chester and looking for somewhere for lunch and came across Ruan Orchid. What a great find. A two course special lunch for under £10. Good quick service without being rushed. There were other diners but it was by no way busy. Certainly a great...More

Thank 31CMD
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Had a wonderful meal .The staff are so nice and the food is amazing my husband had the yellow curry and i had the pad thai the best 1 i've had outside of koh samui .just delicious.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We are there last Friday as a party of 4. Everyone enjoyed both started and mains that we completely authentic and great tastes. Staff were most pleasant and the overall meal was good value for money with 2 bottles of wine. This is my 6th...More

Thank Bill S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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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