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Zen Kafe

4 Guildhall Street, Folkestone CT20 1DZ, England
+44 1303 256885
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Ranked #24 of 142 restaurants in Folkestone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ordered from zen kafe having been told there was a big improvement in the food, unfortunately we were very disappointed. The saving grace was the wasabi prawns which were enjoyed. The sweet and sour chicken was so sour that i couldn't eat it, there was no balance to it. There was hardly any sauce in the dishes about 2... More

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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We found this place in the fairly desolate town centre on a Sunday night. It was a real treat. The food is Asian in that there is a bit of everything from Thai to Chinese to Japanese. We chose a range of fish and vegetable dishes that were all freshly and perfectly cooked. Staff are very friendly and helpful so... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Very good experience here, lots of fab tasty dishes to choose from. Has to be said the chicken satay was absolutely scrumptious!!! Really super friendly staff and helpful if you're not quite sure what each dish involves!!

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Kent
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We've all been to Chinese restaurants that are predictable and mediocre. Zen Kafe goes the extra mile; everything's well cooked and well presented from an imaginative menu which also draws on Thai and Japanese cuisine. The best Asian food I've had in quite a while, well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We have been here a number of times and also used the takeaway and delivery service. Quite simply the best Asian/Oriental food in Folkestone! Also by blending the various delicaces on offer, you can create your own unique menu. The starters are great and better value than tapas.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Visited the Zen Kafe for the first time last Friday, so glad I did. The food was.all freshly cooked and very tasty. The staff were all welcoming and friendly, I will be visiting again soon. Just a couple of things I would change, food not served on hot plates and the restaurant lacked atmosphere ( we did get there early,... More

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The food is very good, tasty and prompt service. The atmosphere could do with a little work and it's very over priced however the menu does give a huge choice

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My husband and I went to the Zen Kafe after work today - 24/02/14. We had lovely vegetarian dishes. These were well presented and very tasty! However after a long, busy day of rushing here, there and everywhere we would have wished for a more relaxed and calming atmosphere. Instead, as soon as my husband had finished his meal, the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

we popped in to this cafe for a light evening meal. My sister had noodles, which were delicious (if a little sweet) and I had rice with pork and chinese greens, which was very tasty. well worth trying if you are in the area

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We visited Zen Café on 31st January 2014. The weather that night was terrible with heavy rain and wind. Zen Café is a warm relaxed place to eat, the staff are welcoming and eager to please. We started with Ribs, Satay chicken and Sesame Prawn toast followed by Sweet n Sour Chicken, Beef in black bean and Egg fried rice.... More

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