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Zen Garden Restaurant

Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
254 8034466
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (49 reviews)
“dim sum” (14 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (5 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 1 week ago 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

Thank iUnkle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Friends had been telling me about this place, which I finally managed to visit two weeks ago. The surroundings are beautiful and the grounds are large. There is a vast food and drinks selection. My mint fizz was refreshing. We had tuna, squid and seasonal...More

Thank Talampakan
Reviewed 20 September 2017 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 16 September 2017 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 15 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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 5 September 2017

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