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3 St Annes Square | Unit 3 St Anne’s Square, Belfast BT1 2LR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9027 8688
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 13:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Sat 13:00 - 12:00
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The low hanging table lights surrounded by near darkness make for an almost private dining experience. Excellent service and great dishes notably Pork Dumpling and Spicy King Prawns ( lots of them ). Missed out on trying the Cocktails which I did not realize are a house speciality. Will return to try them and arrange a taxi home.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered the crispy duck and it was cut into generous portions. Had the cherry blossom cocktail and that didn't disappoint, top notch cocktails. On the expensive side for Belfast but it is in a nice location. Would definitely come back.

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Thank Gavin I
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly, efficient, clean and cosy. Food was lovely too. Ribs were amazing. Cocktails were beautiful. Friendly and attentive staff.

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Thank Cbelfast17
Cumbria
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Again used trip advisor to find this plate lovely food i advise to book on weekends as very busy. Great service would go back again if / when in Belfast

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner at House of Zen on Friday night with some friend. Location was good and parking better than expected. I found this to be busy restaurant with extensive menu. Good drinks menu and food was excellent. There was 3 of us duck salad and prawn toast covered the starter and they were excellent. You could tell they were... More 

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Thank jacks024
Belfast
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modern twist in the Chinese Restaurant. Staff friendly. Food of high quality. Very tasty. Well presented.

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Thank Ian-ctn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really enjoyable meal at The House of Zen. It was easy to find and when we arrived were shown quickly to a table. Very busy and we didn't book. Had a well positioned seat and could see lots of interesting and creative meals coming from the kitchen. Exquisite meal and excellent quality. We really enjoyed the meal... More 

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Thank Stephen B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a great location, lovely inside with a great menu, service was superb, well worth a visit. Great lamb curry, signature prawns are amazing

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Thank Kevinhouston62
Belfast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for an early dinner before a concert. Really nice decor. Staff friendly and attentive. Had dim sum to share for starter, really nice. Then I had asparagus wrapped in rib eye steak for main, it was delicious too. Not a great selection of desserts. Cocktail list amazing, had a cocktail called bonsai tree, it was really nice.

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Thank em_2832
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This chinese is what it says above. I have been here a few times and always top notch. We went for the meal for 17.95 2 courses for the both of us but by the end it was near 70 quid which you might aswell just get what you want all that we got extra was a chip a bottle... 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
US$6 - US$31
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 St Annes Square | Unit 3 St Anne’s Square, Belfast BT1 2LR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9027 8688
Description
Cocooned in the Heart of the Cathedral Quarter is the newest addition to the Zen Restaurant Group, the Cool and Elegant House of Zen.

The House of Zen blends a little bit of The Orient into the Traditional cobbled streets and cosy bars of the Cathedral Quarter in Belfast.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?