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Blue Orchid

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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The Square, Aspley Guise MK17 8DF, England
+44 1908 282877
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have visited this restaurant twice, once as a couple and then with a group of friends. The food is amazing, the staff impeccable and the venue is perfect. Definitely recommend.

1 Thank BADickie
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thai set menu for two and a return after a couple of years food was as good as before excellent flavour and well presented. Waiting staff were all attentive and gave a great degree of service and a feeling of excellence and attention to detail and customer requirements and requests a must when in the area.

1 Thank Paul H
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not expecting much of a place that serves both Indian and Thai but I was surprised.. Nice food and a lovely restaurant

2 Thank Robjames84
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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247 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a takeaway from here on NYE and the food was excellent. WE were really pleased with the food. My husband collected the food and said the restaurant is lovely, so we look to return.

3 Thank Sophonthemove
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal here! Superb food. Fresh, vibrant, perfectly seasoned, deftly spiced. Incredibly professional service, attentive, friendly, enthusiastic. A really great little restaurant. I wish I lived closer! Definitely coming back here, the soft shell crab were sooo good.

2 Thank Sean M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a table for 7 people for Boxing Day weeks ago. I rang a few days ago check the booking and all ok. Really looking forward to it until I got a phone less than a week before the booking to say it's has got to be cancelled. WHAT A UNTTER JOKE. How am I going to find somewhere... More 

1 Thank Lucy W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Whether your taking away or eating in you are always treated like kings or queens. The food is the freshest around by a mile and is cooked to perfection. I know people who travel for miles for this amazing food, I'm lucky I only live a few minutes away! Thanks guys for another wonderful meal last night, amazing as usual.

2 Thank Georgina G
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Would go nowhere else in or around the Milton Keynes area for Thai or Indian food. You can sit anywhere and choose from either menu despite what you hear about where you need to sit for what you eat. I've dined regularly both as a party of 2, 4 and more recently 20+ which didn't phase them at all. The... More 

2 Thank Sunflower98
Buckden, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant offers both Indian and Thai cuisine, depending on when you visit. I have now tried both and the food is very good indeed. Service is prompt and the staff attentive. Prices tend to be on the high side but this is an ideal venue for a relaxed meal in an intimate atmosphere so I feel it is worth... More 

3 Thank Graham H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Probably would not go anywhere else for Thai food in and around MK. Food always good and staff always helpful.

3 Thank rwilsonaspley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Thai
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?