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97 Watermoor Road, Cirencester GL7 1LD, England
+44 1285 653030
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Food always delicious - hot and plentiful with always fresh ingredients - highly recommended Parking can be a bit of a bear, but as it's walkable it's the easy way to go

Thank Paula C
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We have been to zen a few times & the last time was awful, so thought we would give it one more try. This time was even worse! The chicken was just mush & I literally had to spit it out, it made me gag! Will never go back ever again.

2 Thank Victoria S
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Me and my partner stopped near Cirencester today and really fancied a Chinese, I looked up some local ones which was Zen and read the reviews from this site which were good. As we was eating the food we discovered that the chips were not fit for seagulls, the chicken (in the curry) was like jelly and not cooked enough,... More 

2 Thank Jimbobsa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was OK but very bland not as good as other Chinese takeaways from where I am from. Food was hot and you got plenty of it but it's was very bland and the quality of the chicken was pretty poor.

1 Thank Lewis T
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

I have been using this takeaway for several years. Food always hot and tasty. Can get a bit expensive if you over-order. (then again, leftovers good for next day!). Best Chinese in town. Staff always polite which is a bonus.

Thank Freedee1
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

I have always enjoyed the food we've brought from Zens would definitely recommend thank you to staff there .

Thank Kerry B
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

We've used this takeaway for years while we stay nearby for the airshow at RAF Fairford. We were concerned to hear that it was under new ownership and even more concerned at the negative reviews on here. We need not have worried though, because both the food and service were as excellent as before on all 6 nights we visited.... More 

1 Thank n_london_218
Cirencester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2015

It appears that Zen have had a change of management or staff. Unfortunately, standards have slipped as a result. The taking of orders/payment is pretty much the same experience that I'd come to expect (i.e. generally organised, unless busy), but it is the actual quality of the food produced that has suffered in the main. As the previous reviewer mentioned:... More 

2 Thank Paul R
Glos, UK
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015

Was our Chinese of choice for years but recent meals have fallen well below the standard of the previous owners - in particular sticky fried rice and lower standard of ingredients in main dishes. Sorry, I regret leaving a poor review but it is based on years of purchasing meals bought there and we have given the new owners 4... More 

2 Thank Tom1951
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2014

Quite simply the worst Chinese I have ever had. I had the chrispy duck and the cucumber was rotten to the point where it was a solid lump of green s**t in the Tupperware. The duck was as soft as a wet fish and the source was watered down mucus.then I had the sweat and sour chicken which was just... More 

1 Thank Toxley666

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Fast Food
Restaurant features
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Watermoor Road, Cirencester GL7 1LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cirencester
  • Phone Number: +44 1285 653030

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?