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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
“sushi” (46 reviews)
“dim sum” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I used to enjoy this restaurant, the food was fresh and the service professional, albeit, somewwhat 'mechanical'. Last night while the service was acceptable, the food was not fresh and as I write this review, the morning after, I am suffering the consequences. The 'all...More

Thank foodykla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Zen Gardens with family and as a visitor to Nairobi, found the place to be very relaxing and enjoyable. Food was healthy, food presentation and the range varied.

1  Thank razmips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the place, where we always go to relax on the lazy day and eat something while kids run around. Food is good, for the good value, with the vegetarian options and kids menu. Good choice of desserts (but recently they became smaller for the...More

1  Thank eriele_r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are in Nairobi these days and our host sent us a schedule for things to do on our trip. Amongst the extensive stuff, the first thing to do in Nairobi was to have lunch at Zen Garden. The restaurant is in lush green setting...More

1  Thank aliwahab79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant with good food and excellent service, the weekends are a little busy but all in all it is a great place to eat, the Thai menu is wonderful and the vegetarian options are awesome. It is our local

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to enjoy eating at Zen. The concept was great. But now, it's just lacking everything. The food is ok, but there needs to be some serious refurbishing done. The gardens have the potential to be superb, but they have been neglected. Eating in...More

Thank msafirimbili
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I past this restaurant for years, but today I got to dine here and asked myself why I had never been . The food was excellent and the wine was nice, wonderful ambiance with a band playing an eclectic selection of music. It was a...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have visited this restaurant a number of times. Honestly, I can't understand the fuss about this joint. It serves good Chinese food yes - ALBEIT AT RIDICULOUSLY EXPENSIVE PRICES. The place is usually packed, perhaps because people believe that spending money at an expensive place...More

2  Thank Aliasgher Z
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I have patronised this facility twice for business lunch. The facility is a small paradise. Spacious with wonderful lawns, well kept and natural. The restaurants are tastefully designed with a variety of setups. There is also a good variety of food offering both local and...More

Thank J.M. M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

A good Chinese restaurant but a bit far from the city . A very good ambience and good food as well. They could improve on their service part a little bit.

Thank Kamleish D
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29 January 2017|
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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, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254 8034466
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