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Lyndhurst Rd, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
441590624467
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 98
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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Thai food in a relaxed environment

I have eaten at the Zen Garden a few times, and it is always excellent. We came with friends who hadn't been before so it was great that once again it didn't disappoint. The food is very tasty, good quality produce all in a relaxed environment. It is great to be able to eat in very different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Irene L
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten at the Zen Garden a few times, and it is always excellent. We came with friends who hadn't been before so it was great that once again it didn't disappoint. The food is very tasty, good quality produce all in a relaxed environment. It is great to be able to eat in very different restaurants when staying... More 

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Thank Irene L
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear Irene L Thank you for your delightful 5 star review of Zen Garden . Your feedback and praise will be passed onto the team and we hope to have the chance to welcome you back for another return visit in the near future. Regards Lorella Negro Hotel Manager More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here whislt staying at Careys Manor and are familiar with the restaurant from previous visits. Love it. The food is perfect. Amazing quality, plenty of it (!!) starters and mains are huge, the food is beautifully cooked and presented and the staff are keen to tell you how and why the food is suitable to be eaten... More 

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Thank guest083
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear guest803 Thank you for the delightful review of Zen Garden , in particular, the food and service by the team . It is great to see our returning guests being once again truly satisfied and enjoying a relaxing break ., We hope to welcome you back again soon . Regards Lorella Negro Hotel Manager More 

England
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot recommend this restaurant enough! Nothing is too much trouble for the staff especially the wonderful manager! Fantastic range of food. Was outstanding standard, very yummy. Good range for allergies and also lower fat options Would definitely return! Great value for money!

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Thank PositiveReviewer
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear PositiveReviewer Thank you for your five star review of Zen Garden . I am delighted you enjoyed the food and service so much and found it to be great value for money. I hope you return again soon. Regards Lorella Negro Hotel Manager More 

Alton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous food - Thai Dinner, Lunchtime Sandwich and Sumptuous Breakfast. Highly satisfactory. Friendly, efficient service.

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Thank elainenewland72
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear elainenewland72 Thank you for your five star review of Zen Garden . I am pleased the team ensured you had a fabulous stay and hope you return again soon . , Regards Lorella Negro Hotel Manager More 

London
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1,016 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 568 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here while visiting the spa. My partner had a spicy soup and I had the beef salad which was excellent. They don't seem to serve fresh juices at all though which is a shame given that it is in a spa. I ordered a juice but it tasted like it had come out of a... More 

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Thank eatydrinky
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear eatydrinky Thank you for taking the time to write your review of Zen Garden. I am glad you had a great lunch, however i will be asking the team to review fresh juices as there should be a selection available for our Spa guests . We hope you return soon. Regards Lorella Negro Hotel Manager More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top quality tasty Thai food and served by knowledgeable staff who know the menu well and provide great service.

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Thank TheF0rest
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear TheF0rest I am delighted to see that you enjoyed our one rosette Thai Zen Garden Restaurant here at Careys Manor and Senspa, in particular our knowledgeable team and tasty cuisine . Hoping you come back soon for a return visit . Regards Lorella Negro Hotel Manager More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Relaxed and pleasnt restaurant with great selection of Thai dishes and a good wine list Nice to relax after a day at the spa

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Thank witsend18
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear witsend18 Thank you for your 5 star review of Zen Garden. The team will be delighted that you have an enjoyable and relaxing meal after your Senspa day . Please come back again soon. Regards Lorella Negro Hotel manager More 

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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lunch in the Zen Garden. We had two courses and both were tasty. Very tasteful decor. We would defiantly recommend :)

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Thank Zoe S
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear Zoe S Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and we are very happy that your enjoyed your lunch here in Zen and most importantly will recommend us to your friends and family. Please return soon . Regards Lorella Negro Hotel manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Currently staying a few nights, over the Christmas period, at the hotel/spa (review to follow) and booked a table for two for our first night after reading the positive reviews. The setting is pleasant and we were quickly seated to our table. We ordered some wine and asked the waiter a question on whether any of the soups were in... More 

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Thank LDL92
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear LDL92 Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback as it is most valuable for us and is treated very conscientiously. I am very sorry for the poor service your received and for the limited menu knowledge . All our team should be 100% trained on the menu and please be assured i will be addressing this... More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Took lunch as part of a spa break. Portions are a decent size and the food is very tasty. Most people in bathrobes but don't be put off by that.

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Thank Phil P
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear Phil P Thank you for your lovely review of Zen Garden , in particular highlighting our wonderful one rosette food. We do allow bath robes during the daytime as the restaurant accompany's our SenSpa , so we like to keep the whole feel of it very relaxed . We hope to see you again some time soon. Regards Lorella... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lyndhurst Rd, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: 441590624467

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 41
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings

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