Hey again special people who actually read my blog! I love you all so much! Kisses for everyone :* :* :* :*
So lunch with my best friends was awesome. We went to the a Orchid Bistro and was amazing. And so I am dedicating this post to reviewing the restaurant.
It was a lovely day, thank God for holding the rain! There is nothing worse than trying to locate a place when it is raining. And it would have been especially hard seeing as The Orchid Bistro doesn’t exactly have a signpost infront of or on the building.
It is hidden at 58A Isaac John street, GRA Ikeja. Many who know that street know that it is loaded with a lot of nice food places just like Yellow Chilli and Oh la la (both are nice too). If you’re driving looking for the bistro, you would most likely not find it because you would be expecting some sort of sign for recognition. Instead, you will see a blue building marked as Nos. 58 and 58A. You would also see a signpost of a saloon on the upper floor of the blue building.
Yes, that means you are in the right place. On entering and parking you would be directed into the bistro through a flowery path and a door with no name indicating that it is the entrance.
Initially, I was actually afraid that the guy leading us was trying to be funny but surprisingly it was the right entrance and not just a back door. Do they not want people to find the place?
I like how they have a sorta shedded garden place where you can eat. Caught two love birds enjoying a quiet lunch on my way in. Ahh to be in love and to be loved.
So if you’re looking for a quiet hidden place to take your lover to, Orchid Bistro might just be your place.
The interior is medium sized and has a cosy feel. Love the decor.
The customer service is pretty decent. The waiters were patient as five 20 something year old ladies laughed and throughly screened the menu looking for what we would settle on. And they asked if we enjoyed the meal when we were done.
Now down to the main gist. For drinks we had some lemonade, apple juice and Appletini. The lemonade is lemony lol it’s decent and the Appletini good too, but my friend who ordered the apple juice was quite surprised when they brought her juice. It was all foamy like beer like they actually just blended some green apples and served it straight in a glass. Well it didn’t taste so bad but I guess she would have preferred regular apple juice.
Now, food! Their spring rolls aren’t the best really. For N1500 I was expecting the big sized ones like they have in Shaunz Bar in Murphy’s Plaza (which by the way is a great karaoke bar). They were regular sized and didn’t taste so great.
We all had chicken stirfry some with fries and some with rice. Food was great but kinda pricey compared to the portions.
We picked up some muffins on the way out. They were good but their ‘red velvet’ cupcakes tasted more like regular cupcakes with red colouring lol.
In general it’s a pretty decent place and might just make another visit. I put up this post with pictures to give people an idea of how it is like and what to expect. I know this will be very helpful so you are very welcome.
It was an awesome day with my best friends (we all met in high school). I am thankful for their love, humour and infact their friendship. *this is the part where you awwwwwwww*
Till whenever I get something to write about again,