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Blue Orchid

70 North Street, Romford RM1 1DA, England
+44 1708 761763
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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70 North Street, Romford RM1 1DA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good selection of food on the menu and all that we had was perfectly cooked. Service was good despite this restaurant being packed - I had booked ahead as I thought it would be busy and it was. Go here if you are in...More

Thank sandra999
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Went for an early evening dinner on a Sunday night. Quiet at first but soon became very busy. Very large menu helpfully divided into sections - fish, chicken pork etc. Very good quality dishes and generous portions giving excellent value for money. Useful wine list...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My family have dined at this restaurant for over 30 years and have always been delighted with the food, ambience and service. It is a family run business and they all contribute to a wonderful evening.The restaurant was refurbished a few years ago and this...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I used to go here at lunchtime when I worked in Romford many years ago, they did a great value, good quality business lunch. Well 30 years later and visited on the off chance. The restaurant has been completely modernised with a good feel. They...More

1  Thank Pricey2512
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Comfortable, modern decor, great ambience and the staff were friendly, attentive and efficient. The food was well presented and cooked Cantonese dishes. We ate there two nights in a row as we enjoyed it so much.

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Real shame not as nice as it used to be ! Don't like chinese food if I'm honest but this was the ONLY one I trusted and liked! Ordered chicken curry. Now, it as was always cubes of chicken breast never any gristle bits in...More

Thank nicrichEssex
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the blue orchid on the chance they had a spare table and luckily they did, within 20 minutes of us sitting down the place was packed out, for a Wednesday night it was buzzing. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, drinks...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Went here for a start of a Friday night out and it was a really good choise. Very good food, nice settings, friendly staff and not too long waiting times. Didn't knock me out, but still very good experience in overall.

Thank Mateusz G
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had heard such good things about this restaurant and was just not impressed. Service was great at the start of the meal. It once the restaurant was full, became slow. Main courses for both of use were bland. Decor is very nice. Overall disappointing and...More

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely mid town centre restaurant that had been there for years. However, the food, although very nice is not exceptional and for the money I didn't think it was good value . Not one that I would visit again, there are plenty...More

Thank granniesally1955
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27 April 2017|
Response from Essexfoodrater | Reviewed this property |
No they don't have a online menu, you'll have to go in to try , I recommend it will be worth it !!
29 October 2016|
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Response from Stephen E | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about during the week but it gets busy at weekends so I would definitely book for Friday/Saturday. The place has plenty of seating upstairs so walking in during the week shouldn't be a problem, but bear in mind... More
4 September 2016|
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Response from Billy R | Reviewed this property |
No you cant but you can phone them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 North Street, Romford RM1 1DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Romford
  • Phone Number: +44 1708 761763
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