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“Good Food, although fairly rushed” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Zen Noodle Bar

Zen Noodle Bar
Ranked #51 of 363 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $28
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good Food, although fairly rushed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

I have visited Zen on several occasions and find it a little hit and miss, the food is pretty good. However recently when I have gone in even if it isn't that busy I have felt like they wanted people to leave fairly quickly. They bring you course over very quickly and for 2 courses we were in and out having paid in about half an hour. Although I have always enjoyed the food

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Worth a visit!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

This is our second time at Zen. Great service, very clean, nice decor and excellent food!

Highly recommended to all tripadvisors

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Thank Tiffertiffer
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Reliably tasty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013

I've eaten here half a dozen times this year. The food is always good, I'm slowly working my way through the menu. Service is efficient if somewhat lifeless. Plenty of seating but there is a good atmosphere at lunchtime. I've visited here as a couple and also a large group and its always been a good experience. Will be going again shortly, the only downside is that you don't get the specials of the day you get in good pubs and I'm running out of menu options.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank suntrail
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Essex
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2013

Have been here a few times the last couple of times has been with a friend and the time before was with a big group. Both times, the service and quality of food has been amazing, the only downfall is the size of the portions. The restaurant could slash some of it's prices and serve better portion sizes, on all occasions i've visited it hardly looks like i've even touched the plate.

The starters come out with the main course so if you would like them separately remember to let your server know!

Very good selection on the menu with specials that change frequently.

Definitley worth a visit!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Sarah C
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good food, cleanliness could be better ”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed the food but was a bit dismayed to see the state of the toilets. Unfortunately this has put me off visiting again.

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