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Zen Garden

Lyndhurst Rd, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
01590 624467
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Ranked #17 of 45 restaurants in Brockenhurst
Price range: $30 - $41
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Esher, Surrey
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92 reviews 92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This small restaurant, Zen Garden, in the Carey's manor hotel by their spa has a lovely decor and atmosphere. The food is a lovely change from big roasts and fine dining puréed vegetables and foams.

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Sway
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Just had a beautiful meal with friends in this lovely place! I had the Tom yum to start, which was exquisite, with wondrous taste explosions with every mouthful ! Main dish was a beef dish with chilli, outstanding and very hot and flavoursome ! Pudding was fried Banana, which was devine! We had a great night, with great laughs ,... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Both the food and the service here was very good. Wonderful panini at lunchtime- good value as plenty of it! Dinner was also lovely however the dishes were very pricey and quite small considering the price!

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Had lunch, partner ordered biscuits -2arrived on plate £1.50. Also had two scones. I had a Greek Salad a whopping £15.95. With a tea and coffee whole bill came to almost £35.00. I also ordered a melon juice, nowhere on the menu did it mention dairy products in it, which I cannot digest (ok with goat or sheep milk but... More

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Chelmsford, England
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

On a spa break and ended up having lunch and dinner here as it was so good. We have a great Thai cafe in our local market which is run by some Thai ladies.... And this restaurant goes one better. It's pricey for Thai food but when it's this good you don't mind. Service was excellent and variety of dishes... More

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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Had lunch here while on a spa break at Careys Manor. Food was fantastic had a lovely Thai beef salad, not something i would normally choose but was still full from cooked breakfast and had a big evening meal planned. Was very impressed indeed and can reccommend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The Zen garden food was fresh and very tasty and the service was friendly. The waitresses were so helpful and pleasant. The food was some of the best I have ever eaten, being a picky veggie I had no complaints. The presentation was amazing!!! If only I lived closer, this would be a weekly visit.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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102 reviews 102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

A rather pricey but classy Thai restaurant serving really wonderful dishes. We had the four course set menu at £37.50 per head and the variety and tastes were superb.Sadly my sirloin steak done the thai way was very chewy and typical of British meat, sinuey!!!!I did complain and we received two glasses of bubbly complimentary which we declined. Wine list... More

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West Yorkshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. The food was exquisitely presented, tasted delicious and the service was very good. Will definitely return.

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Kent
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Enjoyed a quick visit with a meal -- the beer was ugh pretty ghastly -- service average -- food quality average -- atmosphere ok -- but left a bit to be desired --

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