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“Zen, yes - if you can 'zen-out'” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zen Garden Restaurant

Zen Garden Restaurant
Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
254 8034466
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Ranked #17 of 417 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Thai
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Zen, yes - if you can 'zen-out'”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The setting is lovely, gorgeous gardens, good (though pricy) food, incredible space. No wonder Zen Gardens is beloved amongst many. The downside is that Zen Gardens, due to its occupancy rates and the linear spacial design is very noisy. If you are looking for good food, nice ambiance and 'the ZEN', try to avoid weekends, holidays and pre-evening hours.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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ottawa
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148 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Beautiful setting but a let down”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

over priced....beautiful setting if thats all you are going for then do it...you can find far better food elsewhere in Nairobi shame because they could have had a fab place

Visited January 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“kick back and down it all....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The ambiance is relaxing, choice of food-very good but most of all.......great service. We've done a bit of resto-hopping and could pick the zen garden as a top contender for our favourite. It has been open for some time now, but they have maintained it well and improved tremdously. Give it a try!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank tonyrg
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India
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Continental,, Chinese, Thai, Japanese,you name it they have it, great location, one could choose to sit out in the garden under the shade of bamboo trees, helpful staff, ready to cater to special requests, a very understanding manager, excellent. ambiance.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank JerryIndia
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Durham, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent food Excellent presentation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I never knew i would find some of the best Asian fusion food in Nairobi. I really like how the meals are presented in these cylinder bowls.

The wait staff were quick to help out but rushed around a bit.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Jojo A
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