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Blue Orchid

The Square, Aspley Guise MK17 8DF, England
+44 1908 282877
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (43 reviews)
“mixed starter” (20 reviews)
“coconut rice” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Square, Aspley Guise MK17 8DF, England
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1 - 10 of 478 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a couple for a birthday celebration. The restaurant has a warm ambiance and proper restaurant furniture with white tablecloths. The food, from the set menu was plentiful and tasty. The service throughout was very good indeed with surprise rendition of ‘happy birthday ‘...More

1  Thank Mplipm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love our Thai food and are very fussy about it. The food here was just lovely. Most noteworthy was the honey lamb starter. Flavours were great, reasonably priced and service was very good and friendly.

1  Thank Emma B
Reviewed 11 March 2018

A while since we were last here, but still a very good dining experience. We had the Thai set menu for 2 and one of us had free choice, the food when it came was served on hot plates with care having been taken on...More

1  Thank city-crystal
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We went here for my wifes birthday. Lovely food, we really enjoyed it. Was v busy but service was excellent and we werent waiting long at all. Prices were ok, not cheap but you get what you pay for.

1  Thank DaveandGem1986
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This is easily the best Thai in the area. Fresh, feisty, tasty. Very very good service. Excellent garden open in the summer. Complete step up from the rest.

1  Thank roadstar_racer
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Other than I have sensitive teeth and I had to brush my teeth after the salad I’ve been going here with my family and every time we have been the service has been excellent, they almost go out of their way to make you comfortable,...More

1  Thank SylAbdul
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Great find with wonderful setting (can't wait to sit in garden in summer). Excellent service and beautifully presented food. Nice clientele compliments the authentic atmosphere; I love how you can order Indian food. Reasonably priced and unhurried experience. Recommended

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 25 February 2018

A very busy Saturday evening at the Blue Orchid. Guests at the bar being escorted to their tables only to be replaced by another group and so on the whole time we were there. The staff expertly kept the flow from bar to table moving...More

1  Thank beerlover932
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Do not mistake my rating for mediocre, this website wouldn’t work if I rated everything 5*! This is a well deserved ‘3’ with a lovely clean restaurant, and more than lovely staff and a nice restaurant in an area that is rather lacking in Thai...More

1  Thank Penney951
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Staying at the hotel next door, and looked for something different to hotel food This Orchid accommodated us with short notice, three of us walking in on a busy Monday evening. So a mixed choices from our group, but the important things you need to...More

2  Thank Martin F
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ChrissyBedfordshire
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Response from Moe C | Reviewed this property |
There's few dish are gluten free if you ask for help they will till you
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mickcangel
16 June 2016|
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Response from K_Mannan_786 | Property representative |
Apologies in delay in reply. Yes, right next door to the Best Western Moore Place.
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Theresa R
10 March 2016|
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Response from K_Mannan_786 | Property representative |
Hello Theresa, The taste card can only be used on alacarte menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Aspley Guise MK17 8DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Aspley Guise
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 282877
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Description
The building is an attractive traditional Grade II listed brick built property built 1837, and lies within a conservation area. The property is divided into areas with distinct characteristics to provide luxurious and intimate areas, as well as more open areas for larger functions. All rooms have been dressed with traditional Thai furnishings, exotic foliage, and have retained some of the properties original period features such as high ceilings and covings. The restaurant also has a large garden which has been enhanced with palms.
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