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Zen Garden Restaurant

Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
254 8034466
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (15 reviews)
“sushi” (50 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (6 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 weeks ago

I have had the pleasure of dining at Zen Garden a number of times; all Brunch meals. The garden provides a lush back drop to the delicious asian and continental meals served. Zen Garden is a bustling, lively, big restaurant with great people watching opportunities...More

Thank Albert N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable that the management thought to serve burgers and chips for a Christmas buffet where Africans are in attendance. The old folks in my group had nothing to eat. Zero variety of food selection and zero understanding of client base. Total waste of 4000 bob...More

2  Thank Njambi W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a great place to visit, would recommended even to families with kids as it conducive to kids too. They have Tasty pizzas

Thank lynn k
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The food is fresh and innovative! The concept is great. There is plenty of variety - we ordered about 12 dishes. Each one was a 5 out of 5!

Thank Javed M
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The beautiful and huge covered terrace is a lovely place to sit and enjoy the evening. The quality of the setting is beyond anything else in Nairobi. Food was great, as were the cocktails. Beware - the appetizers are the same size as the main...More

Thank Muzza-X
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Jade Coffee House at Zen Garden with family for my niece’s birthday lunch. First,my T Bone portion was so small that finished it in a second.Secondly,the food came cold.I complained,the waiters seemed reluctant to serve me hot food instead choosing to attend to...More

1  Thank iUnkle
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Pretty plants and flowers, I enjoyed taking photos! I had watermelon juice, vegetarian starters and vegetarian pizza. It was quite good! But the best thing surely was the desserts! Pina colada was really nice, and the chocolate one even better! A mint tea to end...More

Thank Ecate87
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a must go to place if you live in Nairobi and have children. The venue is spacious and allows kids to play (even has bouncy castle on Sundays), and the food has the all time kids favourites (pizza, pasta...) but also has quality...More

Thank Viv74
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a definite must do on your trip to Kenya. The place is clean, the ambience is amazing think of the word ZEN and it is exactly that! The food is amazing every dish you will eat is beautifully presented. The Staff is...More

Thank Angela N
Reviewed 22 October 2017

You would think that a place named "Zen Garden" would offer a serene experience. This restaurant is anything but that. We specifically requested a quiet table for our party of 9. Our table outside in the gardens was fine until the live band started playing....More

Thank johniglar
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254 8034466
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