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The Thai Orchid Restaurant

5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
+44 1392 214215
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (22 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
“tom yam” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice experience in our first Thai restaurant. The pad Thai was really sweet, we enjoyed!! And also with the dessert of fried banana with melting vanilla ice, always delicious. Good restaurant to visit in Exeter.

Thank victorac90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restraunt is situated in the historic catherdral yard area of the city. Established some 25 years ago, they serve authentic Thai cuisine in as an authentic Thai setting as is possible. The food is excellent and freshly prepared to your order, highly recommended to...More

Thank iainhannan1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love Thai food but I was very disappointed with my meal at the Thai Orchid. Staff were very friendly but the food just didn't seem up to par, particularly for the price charged. :-(

Thank MogoChilli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great setting and friendly staff could not rescue the poor meal. The reheated crusty rice was particuarly annoying. At these prices you would expect the basics to be correct.

1  Thank 44Chrispy3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’ve been to the Jasmine several times, but feel it’s been rather going downhill recently. The last time we went, the food was so uninspired, we wondered if there had been a change of chef. We chose the Massaman curry, because we’ve always liked it,...More

Thank Mistletoe5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service. The staff were very friendly and quick to attend all of our needs with no delays in between courses. My wife is from South East Asia and is an excellent cook yet we still enjoyed the food they cooked for us. I fully...More

1  Thank adamfrads
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We booked a 6pm table here in order to eat before attending an 8pm concert at the cathedral next door. The staff were very courteous and we were seated at a great table in the small downstairs area of the restaurant. We ordered drinks and...More

1  Thank 1960sally2016
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had a meal here prior to an event in Exeter Cathedral. Beautiful venue with a view across cathedral green. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. The flavours were exquisite with a huge range of tastes and textures. A lovely birthday meal!

Thank malcolm709
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely Thai restaurant situated conveniently in the heart of Exeter. The service and food is top notch and they've always been very accommodating to special requests. Highly recommended.

1  Thank NigelC8999
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

One of the best Thai meals I have had outside of Thailand. Authentic exceptional dishes. Well worth the visit

Thank stub0612
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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