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4 Guildhall Street, Folkestone CT20 1DZ, England
+44 1303 256885
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Brill food, good price, needs brightening up

I go to eat here at least once a week. I usually have the Singapore noodles (I like chilli). All the food is excellent and fresh. The service is good and the food comes very quickly. I think the restaurant gets quite busy in the evening but is sadly very quiet at lunch time which suits me because... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I go to eat here at least once a week. I usually have the Singapore noodles (I like chilli). All the food is excellent and fresh. The service is good and the food comes very quickly. I think the restaurant gets quite busy in the evening but is sadly very quiet at lunch time which suits me because we can... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Being a resident of Folkestone you generally have to take a gamble when you fancy a Chinise take-away however, we found this little gem and have gone back countless times without disappointment. It is perfect every time, the food is always hot, fresh and tasty we have never had a bad one (yet). We haven't sat down in the restaurant... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great take-away menu too. Not a great atmosphere but comfortable, especially for groups of four to six.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I frequently dine at Zen Kafe, either enjoying a quiet dinner with my partner, or an evening out with friends. Recent updates to the furnishings have improved what was already an excellent venue, with a tastefully stylish Far Eastern decor. The menu has a good selection of oriental cuisine, and the food is always prepared to a high standard. The... More 

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Bexleyheath
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stopped a member of the public to ask the whereabouts of a Chinese restaurant and was pointed to the Zen Cafe. Ordered varying starters and a main meal each. All the food was piping hot although the main meal was a little bland and needed plenty of seasoning and sauce. Tuesday evening and very very quiet so felt like nomads... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

One word for it - Superb. I like Chinese food and could eat it every day - in fact I do have it most days - but this was very good. It's a small restaurant at the bottom of the precinct next to the Town Hall, a short walk from the Bus Station. Had the Oriental ribs for starters and... More 

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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

nice food..staff good food at good prices well worth a visit good for a night out with friends or family or just lunch

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Just wanted to commend theZen Kafe on providing a fantastic night last night for a friends birthday. All the staff went out of their way to provide a friendly and professional service. Over 30 of us had the function room upstairs which worked a treat. Food was lovely and well priced too. Thank you very much.

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Los Teques, Venezuela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Maybe because was a monday night....the place was empty and the food was bad, but at least we try this place, not coming back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Visted here as we wanted to try something a bit different! Super experience staff friendly and food tasted fresh. Only downfall was the small of damp! Little overpowering but would visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Guildhall Street, Folkestone CT20 1DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 256885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Fusion

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