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Thai Orchid

5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
+44 1392 214215
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (20 reviews)
“tom yam” (3 reviews)
“red curry” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been their a few times with my foreign friends. They all love the taste and atmosphere. It is quite a bit expensive for us but as we are student, we got 20% discount, so it turn to be very fine compared to its...More

Thank Pangdashi
Reviewed 4 days ago

Whats not to like!! Super friendly, welcoming and efficient staff, tremendous ambiance and atmosphere with Thai decorations blending in surprisingly well within this ancient building in Cathedral yard and the food is top notch. This is a family owned restaurant and has been running for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So refreshing to spend a night in a completely independent restaurant in Exeter. The owner 'Bon' is a breath of fresh air in a city swamped with increasingly more chains. I feel ashamed that I haven't eaten here before! The food is super tasty and...More

Thank tilleywyatt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Thai Orchid this evening after meeting the owner out shopping in Exeter earlier in the day. We had a great time! The owner and all of her staff are very friendly and welcoming, but also very professional. The food...More

Thank travelling_wilbury1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently in Thailand and think this rates better than the local dishes. Very delicate and without fault. A little pricey but well worth it. Super staff.

Thank cedric_chapple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were the only people there. The phone kept ringing with takeaway orders and delivery collections coming and going right next to us. The reception staff were friendly and efficient on arrival. We were shown to the downstairs window table, bit cramped and warm. So...More

Thank CAH1951
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food, good range for vegans. Shame it is so expensive (£12 for a Thai veg curry). But good location.

Thank Emilie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fine and staff were OK but what was that music??......Shazam'd it and found out it's a Thai rock band called Jao Tak, it was insanely bad , imagine your drunk uncle who can't sing ,recording an album. A mixture of Rock and 80s...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Thai food having lived in Thailand for 20 years really missed great food Thankyou Thai Orchid

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Tom Yam Gai - very tasty. Good medicine after feeling unwell. Kind and friendly waiting staff. Would like to try the rest of the menu when I go for a bigger meal.

Thank Jenny P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 214215
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