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97 Watermoor Road, Cirencester GL7 1LD, England
01285653030
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great take away

There are a lot of take always in the area this is a good one, menue the same as most , price the same as most but the most important the quality of the good is spot on.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
Mike D
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Cirencester
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English first
Cirencester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It appears that Zen have had a change of management or staff. Unfortunately, standards have slipped as a result. The taking of orders/payment is pretty much the same experience that I'd come to expect (i.e. generally organised, unless busy), but it is the actual quality of the food produced that has suffered in the main. As the previous reviewer mentioned:... More 

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Glos, UK
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3 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Was our Chinese of choice for years but recent meals have fallen well below the standard of the previous owners - in particular sticky fried rice and lower standard of ingredients in main dishes. Sorry, I regret leaving a poor review but it is based on years of purchasing meals bought there and we have given the new owners 4... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Quite simply the worst Chinese I have ever had. I had the chrispy duck and the cucumber was rotten to the point where it was a solid lump of green s**t in the Tupperware. The duck was as soft as a wet fish and the source was watered down mucus.then I had the sweat and sour chicken which was just... More 

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Cirencester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

There are a lot of take always in the area this is a good one, menue the same as most , price the same as most but the most important the quality of the good is spot on.

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UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Never had a bad meal from here; always tasty and well prepared. They never get the order wrong which makes a nice change these days.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I feel this takeaway has gone downhill recently, persuaded by my other half to give it another shot. The plain chow mein was tasty enough, but Duck in plum sauce was presented with sliced carrots and a huge amount of ? Pineapple pieces? - not a plum flavour in sight

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

me and my wife get takeaway usually once a week from zen and we are always greeted with a smile and lovely food

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Food I had this evening was absolutely awful & disgusting . There just was not any flavour what so ever . It would of been far better if I had eaten a cardboard box. I feel very angry that I spent my money at Zen on food that was not edible . It is now in the bin . I... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The last few time I have tried this takeaway my group and I ended up with severe food poisoning. Though the food was freshly cooked within an hour of eating it the vomiting started and the diarrhoea followed very shortly with severe stomach pain. If you want to get revenge on an enemy, recommend this takeaway. You may even get... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We very rarely have a Chinese takeaway. That's because they're usually uninspiring and unappetizing, with bright orange or glutinous, congealed sauces and unidentifiable meat. Zen is a really good find. I am so glad we tried them because finally we might be able to have Chinese more often. The food looked and tasted freshly cooked. None of the meals had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 97 Watermoor Road, Cirencester GL7 1LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cirencester
  • Phone Number: 01285653030

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  • Cuisine: Japanese

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