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“A special place”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Zen

Zen
Ranked #12 of 137 Restaurants in Kigali
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Thai, Chinese, Sushi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A special place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

I loved every meal at this special place in the quiet neighborhood of Nyarutarama. The service was always very attentive and the recommendations of the staff was usually "spot-on". Please do not miss this restaurant if you visit Kigali!

Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kigali, Rwanda
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3 reviews
“Very good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

Good food, good service and consistent. Also a super little bar with a nice selection. Well done Zen. Bring on Bistro!

Visited April 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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90 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Asian Fusion food done well in Rwanda”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013

Nice, fresh sushi with a beautiful ambiance. I was here for a reception, so we received a nice selection of hors d'oeuvres. It's a pretty big place which is terrific for a group, but there were also some nice, quiet nooks for a couple dining out.

Visited May 2013
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Super”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

Who would have thought that Owner Yasser would be serving up Sushi and Sashimi here in the middle of Africa. At first it looked like a large house but as we made it to the rear everything changed into this super garden bar/patio experience.

Visited May 2013
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Melbourne
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4 reviews
“Asian food at its best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

not the cheapest place but the food is authentic asian fusion of thai, philipino and japanese cuisines. Highly recommend if you want to impress your girlfriend !

Visited April 2013
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