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Zen Garden Restaurant

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Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
254 8034466
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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is extremely good and according to your choice, vivid menu to offer. staff is nice and polite. Beautiful place for family gatherings and celebrations.

Thank Vasco Da G
Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ambience, delicious food and excellent service. As this place is pretty popular, advance reservations are needed. You can choose from variety of food, but sushi, sashimi is recommended.

Thank Dinko P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sushi is to die for in the Chinese restaurant BUT all the meat dishes tasted like they had too much sugar/honey, not pleased. I would order the sushi again and again. I haven't eaten from the Indian restaurant but look forward.

Thank Anni B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the food at Zen Garden. Best shushi I've had in a long time. Decor, ambience was fantastic. Loved the food so much that I bought a recipe book. Love it.

Thank Suyangi G
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in a garden with variety of vegetation and flowers. Ambiance is superb. The furnishings are simple but elegant. Busy on Saturdays and Sundays. Better to book in advance. Food is good esp. for the Thai restaurant Bamboo. Cocktails are good too.

Thank 972raja
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Zen Garden. Our meals were prepared to perfection and the iced tea was bursting with flavour. Our waiter was very attentive and the service was quick. But the best part of the whole experience was the relaxed atmosphere of the beautiful garden. We will definetely go back there soon.

1 Thank Christelmh
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One never tires eating out at Zen Garden. They have an excitingly long menu such that you always find something new you haven't tried before. The food is delicious, service is welcoming and the ambience is warm and friendly.

1 Thank ZahraNairobi
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location and garden. BUT! Half food super nice, half terrible, so just a lucky choice.. sunday was full of people, we spent the whole day there with friends and kids, it took hours till out dirty table was cleaned up (also after asking the waiter twice). We got food in take away boxes and then plates brought (???!!). No... More 

Thank Rugile S
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were treated so very well! We went out for my husband's birthday, and everything was just perfect! From the immaculate table settings to the perfectly served wine, from the sushi that was the best I've had in a long time to the long stem rose that they allowed my husband to pull from their vase and present to me... More 

1 Thank Mommydoe
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70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fresh and well tasting, the garden environment is relaxing and the service is friendly. It's all fine - but for the price I would expect a bit more innovation and wow-experience. Shame.

Thank Anna T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254 8034466

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