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Zen Oriental

Certificate of Excellence
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16-17 Bon-Accord Crescent, Aberdeen, Scotland
+44 1224 212702
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant cold (warmed up hands on food warmers), not enough lighting to read menu where I was sat, mains took a while to come and by which point, plates were cold. Food tasty enough but overpriced for quantity served. No atmosphere.

Thank TERESA5751
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Made another visit to Zen this place never disappoints arrived on time got lovely table in the corner then the service and food were first class even though the place was full to capacity.

Thank 520albertf
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

food was really good, nice cosy place, i would suggest to book a table in advance as the place is quite small. staff was nice as well and I would go back :)

Thank Gosia2455
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Five of us met to enjoy an annual reunion and for the sake of easiness, we ordered the set meal B for 5. It was nothing short of excellent and we were all very satisfied by the evening's close. Lovely surroundings, excellent, attentive waiting staff and great food - what more could you want? The price was a little above... More 

Thank Bill Y
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

On the whole lovely food and the house white was a lovely south african at a good price. Positives ... good wine & good food Negatives. .. the service. 3 different wait people kept chasing for order despite being advised we were chatting and would say when we were ready. It really was quite annoying. As this has happened on... More 

Thank susan2909
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've been to Zen on many occasions. Each time I go the food never disappoints. Its very tasty and always served piping hot. There are always plenty of staff on hand and you never have to wait long. As Zen is quite small, please remember to reserve your table well in advance. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars... More 

Thank carol m
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was perfect for food drinks and service the atmosphere was spot on too it's a must if you're in this area at anytime 10/10 from us

Thank Pjs C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've been at zen on a few occasions now and alway had fantastic food and enjoyed the atmosphere. The staff are very lovely and attentive. I would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Donna186487
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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296 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Arrived with no booking and no expectations at 7pm on a Saturday night to find only 2 other tables taken. The food was fine and certainly not inspirational and for the most part fairly tasteless. The satay chicken as a starter had dried out a little and the satay chicken as a main didn't seem to have had any peanuts... More 

Thank Durris681
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Went here with family for a meal. Was very tasty and we enjoyed the set meal B, all was presented well and staff were very attentive. Good selection of Wine and all went down a treat. Parking outside was easy and will return again as always a winner each visit!

Thank Pacco212

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-17 Bon-Accord Crescent, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 212702

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