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Zen Garden Restaurant

Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
254 8034466
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Ranked #32 of 301 restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Very fantastic amazing place and especially an amazing ambience and very fast waiters one of the best Chinese and Japanese or Thai food in Kenya. This is a great choice for a lunch and has play ground activities for children.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I attended a wedding held at Zen gardens a while back and the food was delicious. It was Asian which I love and was prepared to perfection. Awesome views and perfect for a day out with family

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Nairobi, Kenya
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

As my title explains it...Its Great! No Doubt! Lovely thai food from Bamboo! Did a business dinner, and my guests were very well impressed! Keep it up!

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Kilifi, Kenya
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

If you are in need of a Chinese or Japanese fix in Nairobi, this is the place to come. The setting is very relaxed with excellent service, and very well put together food. The only gotcha is that the wine is really expensive and not that good. Stick to the tea or Tusker!

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I will always remember my dining experience at Zen Garden, the courses, the service ware, the flavours, the ambiance and the wonderful chef! she gave each of us a lovely rose flower - excellent personal touch. I will be back!....

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Washington DC, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I went there a week ago for a late sunday lunch. I had heard a lot about the place prior to my visit so I wasn't surprised to see that it was very crowded. We were seated at table 15, right by the patisserie which was great. I was able to see my toddler run all around the garden from... More

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nairobi
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Jade burger is something one has to try if they are keen burger fans. I have also tried the pancakes (which they no longer serve!), they were fine, but the portion was small. The roasted chicken sandwich is also outstanding. Great view and place for teh kids to play, only issue is we find the play way too pricey and... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Had dinner with four friends at Zen. Service was excellent, food was good, wine was 'meh' and somewhat pricey. I really appreciated the diverse menu and the fact that each of us was able to get exactly what we wanted. The thai chicken wraps were fantastic, sushi was great (finished it off for breakfast), the sashimi was fresh and tastefully... More

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Kiev
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

A very relaxing and quite environment for a very nice lunch or dinner. Spacious outside area with large tables makes dining very enjoyable. Has a good and diverse menu to choose from. I was with a group and we had a selection of Asian dishes, chicken, fish, beef prepared in Asian style along with Tempura vegetables. All were well prepared... More

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Douala, Cameroon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Six months after arriving in Nairobi, was able to finally dine in to this restaurant. On first arrival to Nairobi, a write up on this establishment was brilliantly published in a local magazine (I think). Write up was impressive, so one evening my husband & I decided to try it out. As in any restaurant in Nairobi, Zen menu is... More

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