Food

Why we are one of the best restaurants in Newcastle

Our award winning chef takes the finest of ingredients and couples these with his high levels of passion, to make sure the dining experience at The Orchid is second to none. Take a look at our full menu below. We’re sure you’ll see why we are one of the best restaurants in Newcastle.


MENU

Early Evening Banquet

Sun-Fri from 5.30pm -7.30pm   –   £17.80 per person

Not available during December.

Soup

Chicken & sweetcorn
Crabmeat & sweetcorn
Spicy hot & sour
Mixed vegetables & sweetcorn (v)
Vegetables spicy hot & sour (v)

Platter

Skewer chicken with satay sauce
Crispy wan tons
Spare ribs, choice of BBQ sauce or salt & chilli pepper

Vegetarian Platter

Vegetable mini spring rolls (v)
Salt & pepper chilli tofu (v)
Crispy seaweed

Main Courses

Choose one of the following

(MEAT)
Beef
Chicken Spicy
Pork
Duck
King prawn (£2 supplement)
Cod fillet (£2 supplement)
Mixed vegetables
Paneer (v)
Broccoli (v)
Tofu (v)
Mushrooms (v)

(SAUCES)

Curry
Spicy Szechaun sauce
Sweet & sour
Green pepper & black bean sauce
Ginger & spring onions
Spicy chilli & garlic
Chinese mushrooms & bamboo shoots


ORCHID BANQUET (A)
FOR TWO PEOPLE

£38.50 per person

SOUP
mixed seafood hot & sour or
crabmeat & sweetcorn

APPETISERS
Pan fried scallop with
garlic butter
Salt & pepper chilli
king prawns
Deep fried squid
Chilli & garlic cod bite

FOLLOWED BY
Aromatic duck
served with pancake,
cucumber, spring onions &
hoisin sauce

MAIN COURSE

TWO PEOPLE
Honey chilli king prawns
Sizzling fillet beef in hot wine sauce
Yeung chow fried rice

THREE PEOPLE
Chicken in black bean sauce

FOUR PEOPLE
Deep fried pork in
Cantonese sauce

FIVE PEOPLE
Roast duck in mango sauce

SIX & SEVEN PEOPLE
Steamed sea bass with ginger &
spring onions

EIGHT OR MORE PEOPLE
Stir fried chicken with onions in a
dry curry paste

ORCHID BANQUET (B)

FOR TWO PEOPLE

£29.50 per person

SOUP
Spicy hot & sour or
crabmeat & sweetcorn

APPETISERS
Skewered chicken with
satay sauce
Salt & pepper chilli
King prawns
Cantonese spare ribs
Deep fried won tons

FOLLOWED BY
Aromatic duck
served with pancake,
cucumbers,spring onions &
hoisin sauce

MAIN COURSE

TWO PEOPLE
Sizzling fillet beef with black
pepper cream sauce
King prawns with ginger &
spring onions
Yeung chow fried rice

TO FINISH
Chinese tea or filtered coffee

THREE PEOPLE
Sweet & sour chicken Hong
Kong style

FOUR PEOPLE
Char siu, roast pork in light
soy sauce

FIVE PEOPLE
Szechuan style chicken

SIX & SEVEN PEOPLE
Deep fried shredded crispy beef

EIGHT OR MORE PEOPLE
Roast duck with orange and
cointreau sauce

ORCHID BANQUET (C)

FOR TWO PEOPLE

£25.50 per person

Soup
Chicken & sweetcorn or spicy hot
& sour

APPETISERS
Salt & pepper chilli spare ribs
Deep fried won tons
Aromatic duck
served with pancakes,cucumber,
spring onions & hoisin sauce

MAIN COURSE

TWO PEOPLE
Beef with green peppers &
black bean sauce
King prawns with chilli &
garlic sauce
Yeung chow fried rice

TO FINISH
Chinese tea or filtered coffee

THREE PEOPLE
Sizzling chicken with ginger &
spring onions

FOUR PEOPLE
Sweet & sour pork Hong
Kong style

FIVE PEOPLE
Chicken with cashew nuts

SIX & SEVEN PEOPLE
Roast duck in a lemon sauce

EIGHT OR MORE PEOPLE
Combination curry
Beef, chicken, pork or king prawn


STARTERS

SOUP

Crabmeat & sweetcorn  –  £4.50
Spicy hot & sour  –  £4.50
Wonton (clear)  –  £4.50
Shredded duck with vegetables  –  £4.50
Seafood & sweetcorn  –  £5.50
Seafood tom yum (Thai style)  –  £5.50
Chicken & sweetcorn  –  £4.00
Chicken noodle (clear) – £4.00
Chicken & shitake mushroom (clear) – £4.00
Tom yum chicken (Thai style, spicy) – £4.00
Westlake, minced beef with vegetables (broth) – £4.50

DIM SUM

Sui mai – pork dumplings steamed (six)  –  £6.00
Har kau – prawn dumplings steamed (six)  –  £6.00
Wok grilled war tip – pork & vegetables wok grilled (six)  –  £7.00
Dim sum platter – sui mai, har kau, war tip  –  £7.00

HOMEMADE SPRING ROLL

Duck –  £7.00
Pork  –  £7.00
Vegetable  –  £6.50

SPARE RIBS WITH EITHER

Salt & pepper chilli garlic  –  £7.00
Plum sauce – £7.00
Cantonese sauce – £7.00
Sweet & sour – £7.00
BBQ sauce – £7.00
Salt & pepper chilli garlic chicken – £7.00
Salt & pepper chilli garlic frogs legs – £7.00
Salt & pepper chilli garlic duck – £8.00
Deep fried wantons – £6.50
Deep fried spicy chilli & garlic chicken – £7.00
Deep fried honey chilli chicken – £7.00
Fried seaweed with garlic – £6.00

Smoked chicken
Chicken strips in a light crispy corn flour coating,
garnished with chilli & spring onions. – £8.00

Skewered chicken served with satay sauce – £8.00

Tai pei chicken
Grilled chicken with deep fried onions,in a Chinese dressing – £8.00

STARTERS

AROMATIC CRISPY DUCK

Served with spring onions, hoi sin sauce and pancakes
Whole – £41.00
Half – £21.00
Quarter £11.00

ORCHID’S MIXED PLATTER (MINIMUM ORDER OF TWO)

Satay skewer chicken, Cantonese spare ribs, sesame
prawn toast, deep fried wontons, crispy seaweed – £8.00 per person

YOOK SUNG (LETTUCE PARCEL)

Finely chopped pork, stir fried bamboo shoots, water
chestnuts, carrots & cashew nut, to be rolled – £11.00


SEAFOOD APPETISERS

Seafood Hor D’ouvres selection of:
Pan-fried scallops with garlic butter
Golden fried squid
Salt & pepper chilli king prawns
Spicy BBQ cod fillet – £12 per person (MINIMUM ORDER FOR TWO)

 

SALT & PEPPER CHILLI GARLIC

King prawns – £11.00
Scallops – £12.00
Squid – £10.00
Cod – £10.00
Steamed king prawns with garlic & soy sauce – £11.00
Steamed scallops with ginger & spring onions or black bean sauce – a pair – £12.00
Tempura king prawns with dipping sauce – £11.00
Crispy butterfly king prawns in golden breadcrumb with dipping sauce – £11.00
Prawn Toast – £8.00
Stuffed crab claws – a pair – £9.50
King prawn with chilli garlic sauce – £11.00
Spicy BBQ king prawns – £11.00

Seafood lettuce parcel
Mixed seafood chopped, stir-fried with bamboo shoots,
water chestnut, carrots & cashew nut, to be rolled in lettuce leaves – £12.00

 

SEAFOOD MAIN SECTION

With chef recommendation:
Ginger & spring onions
Spicy chilli & garlic sauce
XO sauce
Spicy hot wine sauce
Green peppers black bean sauce

King prawns – £14.50
Scallops – £16.00
Squid – £11.00
Cod – £13.00
New Zealand green mussels – £11.00

 

KING PRAWN DISHES (ALL  £14.50)

King pao king prawns
King prawns with lemon sauce
King prawns with spicy BBQ sauce
King prawns with plum sauce
King prawns with cashew nuts
King prawns with onions & curry paste – dry
Deep fried king prawns with seaweed, garlic pepper -dry
Salt and pepper chilli king prawns

 

MAIN FISH DISHES

Steamed sea bass fillet (served with either ginger & spring onion or black bean sauce) – £16.00
Steamed cod fillet (served with either ginger & spring onion or black bean sauce) – £13.00
Steamed monkfish (served with either ginger & spring onion or black bean sauce) – £16.00
Steamed salmon (served with either ginger & spring onion or black bean sauce) – £15.00
Sea bass fillet wok grilled – £16.00
Cod bites in plum sauce – £13.00
Cod bites in sweet & sour sauce – £13.00
Cod bites in spicy BBQ sauce – £13.00


MAIN MEAT SECTION

FIRST CHOOSE

Chicken – £11.50
Beef – £11.50
Pork – £11.50

With chef’s recommendations:
Cantonese style sauce – tangy flavour
Green peppers & black bean
Ginger & spring onions
Hot wine sauce
Spicy satay sauce
Cashew nuts
Chilli & garlic sauce
Plum sauce
Three mixed mushrooms
Honey chilli sauce
Onions & curry paste

Shredded crispy beef
Famous dish of crispy beef, stir fried in a spicy Peking sauce & chilli – £12.00

BBQ pork, char sui
Served on a bed of Chinese leaves with light soy sauce – £11.50

Lemon chicken in a light crispy cornflour batter – £11.50

Sweet & sour (Hong Kong style)
Meat or seafood in a crispy batter with onions, peppers & pineapple in
our homemade sweet & sour sauce
Chicken – £11.50
Pork – £11.50
King Prawns – £14.50
Fish – £13.50

LAMB DISHES (ALL £13.50)

All dishes are served in a hot pot:
Chilli & Garlic
Hot wine sauce
Ginger & spring onions
Spicy satay

DUCK DISHES (ALL £14.50)

Served with pineapple, plum sauce – it’s tangy & slightly sweet
Duck in orange & Cointreau sauce

HOMEMADE CURRY

Beef – £11.50
Chicken – £11.50
Pork – £11.50
King prawns – £14.50
Combination (king prawns, chicken, beef & pork) – £15.50


CHEF’S SPECIAL DISHES

Beef fillet in a spicy hot wine sauce – £16.50

Beef fillet in a spicy seafood XO sauce – £16.50

Beef fillet in a cream & black pepper sauce – £16.50

Mixed seafood cook in Thai Chinese style sauce – £16.50

King prawn & scallops in spicy
hot wine sauce (may contain nuts) – £16.50

King prawns in a mango curry sauce – £15.50

King prawns in spicy XO sauce – £15.50

Sizzling stuffed king prawns in black bean sauce – £16.50

Stuffed duck with minced prawns in crabmeat sauce – £17.50

Chinese style fish hot pot with tofu – £14.50

Ma por beancurd
Stir fried king prawns, chicken & tofu
in a spicy chilli garlic sauce – £15.00

SIZZLING HOT PLATES

With chef’s recommendations:
Creamy black pepper
Ginger & spring onions
Cantonese sauce
Spice hot wine sauce (contains nuts)
Green peppers & black bean sauce
Spicy satay sauce (contains nuts)

Beef fillets (sliced) – £16.50
King Prawns – £15.50
Chicken – £12.50


SUNDRIES

RICE

Vegetable egg fried rice – £4.00
Mushroom egg fried rice – £4.00
Egg fried rice – £3.50
Steamed rice – £3.00

NOODLES

Shredded por crispy noodles – £12.50
Chicken chow mein – £11.50
Beef chow mein – £11.50
King prawn chow mein – £14.50
Singapore vermicelli – £9.00
Soft noodles with beansprouts & onions – £5.50
Udon with beansprouts & onions – £5.50
Chips – £3.50
Salt and pepper chilli garlic chips – £4.50


VEGETARIAN MENU

SOUP (ALL £4.00)

Hot & sour (spicy)
Mixed vegetables & sweetcorn
Tofu sweetcorn
Mushroom & noodle
Vegetable tom yum

STARTERS

Mixed vegetables and pancakes or lettuce (with hoi sin sauce) – £7.00
Salt & pepper chilli mushroom – £6.50
Salt & pepper chilli tofu – £6.50
Chilli & garlic mushroom – £6.50
Chilli & garlic tofu – £6.50
Seaweed with garlic & pepper – £5.50
Vegetarian spring rolls – £6.00
Vegetarian won tons – £6.00
Chilli & garlic panear – £7.00
Salt & pepper chilli panear – £7.00

MAINS (ALL £7.50)

Mixed mushrooms in oyster sauce
Sir fried broccoli with cashew nuts
Chilli garlic mushroom
Pak choi with garlic or oyster sauce
Ma por – vegetables with tofu in hot chilli sauce

Mixed vegetables (in choice of sauce)

Satay sauce
Creamy black pepper
Kung pal with cashew nuts
black bean sauce
Garlic sauce
Chilli sauce

RICE & NOODLES

Vegetable fried rice – £3.50
Steamed rice – £3.00
Egg fried rice _ £4.00
Mushroom egg fried rice – £3.50
Vegetable chow main – £7.00
Vegetarian Singapore noodles – £7.00
Soft noodles with onions & beansprouts – £5.50

 

We’re one of the best restaurants in Newcastle

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