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Zen Garden Restaurant

Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
254 8034466
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (15 reviews)
“sushi” (49 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It used to be the best place for gourmet pizza but now it's just cheap fast-food pizza. The quality is just plain appalling but you're guaranteed to pay same gourmet price. It's the cheap cheese that tastes like rubber. Two stars because they deserve a...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ordered on the phone cause I knew it would be long and still took over 30 mins to prepare .worth the wait ,was the nicest Peking duck in Nairobi they don't serve it with plum sauce but the hosin sauce was good enough with 3...More

Thank Al-Karim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two years ago....i proposed to my fiance here............ Last week...the menus were burnt...the cutlery is outdated..the prices are exorbitant.....the food is tasteless The staff are really great thoughMore

Thank Globe T
shivradia, Owner at Zen Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry to hear you didn't have a good experience at Zen. We do our best to ensure that we offer an overall great experience at our restaurant. We will take your comments on board and work on improving our services. We hope one...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last night of our African Safari, we had dinner here with five friends. Sangariya, beer and vodka with prawns, chicken and crispy fried vegetables, followed by another round of drinks. Finally Hakka noodles and Manchurian. We sat and yakked it up till close to...More

Thank Tapan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for lunch with friends. The best part was sitting outside in such a great weather! The food was ok; nothing special. Offering an "Asian" menu doesn't really help. We like more specialized restaurants where the chef can really focus and offer something...More

Thank The_Egyptian_Couple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really impressed with this restaurant. The decor, the cocktails and the amazing flame heaters were all beautiful but what really made it special was the brilliant vegetarian food. I had crispy tofu with pancakes ( a veggie version of duck pancakes) and vegetable...More

Thank Bizeemee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zen Gardens has never had an issue with food A friend brought his family for a Visit to Kenya Three young adults and the parents The General Manager and the Main Chef, Den quickly recommended amazing starters and main course We had the Papaya Salad...More

Thank krishna1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The garden is very nice and good for children to play. The food are very pricy. Taste Asia with its own character. But do not try Peking duck. Very unsuccessful imitation.

Thank Yi J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is indeed in a lovely garden with great space for busy children and a playground. The restaurant is great for both families or just adult dining. The kiddos are in a playground far enough from the main eating area... yet close enough for...More

Thank 1972Sylvie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has so many good attributes, the food and service are impeccable, the different far eastern cuisines all prepared under the roof of one kitchen is simply baffling for the quality produced. The ambience and setting of the restaurant is also something of note....More

Thank Azhar K
shivradia, Owner at Zen Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a positive review. We will pass on the message to the team. Zen Management Team

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Response from CheckInNGO | Reviewed this property |
can't give any better an answer but those up.
Mahuvy K
16 July 2016|
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Response from shivradia | Property representative |
We have a large PolyPlay Kids Area at Zen everyday. We don't charge for that. On weekends, we have a bouncy castle and face painting on Sundays. We don't charge for that either.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254 8034466
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