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Zen Garden

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Lyndhurst Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
+44 1590 624467
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Wokingham
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57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spending a few days away for a relaxing break and fancied a change in fare and decided to eat at the Zen Garden. So glad that we did. Friendly greeting on arrival was followed by attentive staff who spent time advising my wife on some food choices. The restaurant has a good atmosphere with relaxing decor and matching background music.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Thai restaurant ever. Flavours amazing staff and manager so friendly. At spa for break but restaurant open to public so you don't have to stay at hotel. Well worth a try. Will be going back .

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Thank 28ewie
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent feedback, Presh and his team will be most pleased and we look forward to your return visit . Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Brockenhurst as part of a weekend getaway in the New Forest. The menu looked authentic and the decor was very inviting, so we decided to give the Zen Garden a try. I can safely say that I've never had Thai food like that outside of Thailand, it was absolutely impeccable (and very spicy!) The staff were attentive... More 

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Thank mrmarley2
CareysManor, Executive PA Assistant at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear Mr Marley, I am so pleased you enjoyed the food in our authentic Thai restaurant, the Zen Garden and our staff will be delighted to hear that they provided a level of service that made your visit so enjoyable. We hope you will have the opportunity to visit again soon. Best wishes, Michelle More 

wiltshire, England
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While my husband and l were staying at this hotel. We had dinner in the Thai restaurant. Staff very helpful. We chose the tasting menu.We have been to Thailand so we expecting wonderful food. We were able to change a couple of the courses so we had the variety. The first two courses were delicious. Sadly the other three courses... More 

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Thank Elphinstone
CareysManor, Executive PA Assistant at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Zen Garden, our Thai Restaurant, is very popular within residents and non-residents alike and with all our Chefs coming from Thailand we are proud to be the best authentic Thai restaurant in the New Forest. I am delighted you enjoyed the first two courses of the tasting menu and found... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I were offered a night at the hotel and decided to try the Thai restaurant. We were very pleased with the whole experience. From the service to the food and even the choice of wine were brilliant and we highly recommend anyone in the area try it out.

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Thank Jorge C
CareysManor, Executive PA Assistant at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear Jorge, Thank you for your excellent review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your evening in the Zen Garden. We hope to you have the opportunity to visit us again soon. Best wishes, Michelle More 

Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a spur of the moment meal out. We have always enjoyed the food here but tonight was incredible! We had the prawn salad and coconut shrimp starters which were possibly the best Thai food we have ever had! Mains we got the beef panang and the chicken salad and the flavours were lovely! Had a such a... More 

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Thank Holly S
CareysManor, Executive PA Assistant at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear Holly, It is wonderful to receive such praise from our regular guests, thank you for taking the time to post your review. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Michelle More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

The food is well presented,generous portions, and delicious.Nice balance of flavours. The food is freshly prepared with high quality ingredients.The staff from the second we arrived where superb,professional and outstanding.We had a nice n interesting conversation with waiter Christian who was working on the Celebrity cruise line,where we wanna go. Definitely recommend to friends n would return!

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Thank Jamie G
CareysManor, Executive PA Assistant at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Dear Jamie, Thank you for your fantastic review. We are very proud of our authentic Thai restaurant, the Zen Garden. I am delighted you enjoyed the food and will pass on your comments to our staff members who will be pleased to learn that they provided a level of service that made your visit so enjoyable. We look forward to... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food and service. Outstanding flavours, that leave one eager to experience the entire menu. Thank you Presh and colleagues!

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Thank Ermc2
CareysManor, Executive PA Assistant at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I shall be sure to pass your comments onto Presh and his team. Best wishes, Michelle More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Having booked a stay at Careys we thought we could give this go being on our door step. I am always dubious of 'Authentic Thai' food as it is often watered down for the masses. What a surprise the food was flavoursome, fresh and on point. I opted for the Meang Khum starter and whilst it may not be everyone's... More 

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Thank Fadeel B
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback , the team will be pleased. I can assure you our Chefs are all from Thailand to ensure 100% authentic food for our guests . Our Spa Director, Lina used to live and work over there for many years and it is her great passion that drives the Senspa and Zen Garden to delivering... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant!! The manager was so polite and the staff were so helpful. We have eaten many Thai foods and i have to say it has to be one of the best, if not the best, compliments to the chef. We will be going again!!

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Thank jamesp1975
CareysManor, Manager at Zen Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent feedback. The team are delighted that you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Lorella More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $41
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyndhurst Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 624467

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?