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Court Lane, Durham DH1 3JS, England
+44 191 384 9588
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent & really cannot fault it And Ambience also lovely BUT it was a rushed service Yes it was busy as a Sat night However we wouldn't expect our mains to be placed on the table just as we finished our starters Empty starter plates hadn't even had the chance to be cleared away This is not a... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Couldn't ask for a better night out.Great service with a personal touch. Food full of colour and most of all flavor. Iv'e been in for drinks before and clearly missed out when Iv'e not stopped for food,what finishes it all off is the contemporary building. Lovely evening.

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Thank cncchris
Durham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

excellent food little out of durham 10 minute walk but worth it the food is excellent and always better to book as full nearly every wk end

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Spennymoor
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us were the oldest customers on 14 February at the time we ate here,(wish we'd put a bet on), but as always the meal was fantastic. We have never left this restaurant thinking "that was only average" always saying "that was lovely". We shared a starter of Crispy Duck, then I had Muay Thai Chicken which was grilled... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table for 6 and had a superb 3 course meal. This was the second time we visited and each time was excellent.

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Thank tarasholt
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five of us went for a meal for a birthday meal. We were seated very quickly but getting the drinks we ordered took ages, with 3 separate staff not managing the task. Once we'd got our drinks, things started to improve. We had prawn crackers to keep us going while we studied the menu. Everyone had a different starter and... More 

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like meat have the Meat Feast. Char sui, belly pork and roast duck. Almost too much pleasure on one plate.

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Thank Christine J
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a few times now and me and my husband absolutely love it! One of the best restaurants we have ate in by far! Tried different things off the menu each time and every time it has been lovely! After every time we go we always cant wait to go back! The staff are lovely really friendly and nothing... More 

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Thank Amber T
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to Zen many times, usually great food and this time was no exception. When we first arrived, we were shown to our table to await the rest of our party. After a couple of minutes it became apparent that our seating arrangement wasn't going to work as we were sat next to a really rowdy group of 10-12. (We... More 

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Thank foodie-girl1
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When Zen first opened many years ago it was superb in every respect, the venue, the food, cocktails, service - everything was great but since then has gone down hill since. The venue is still nice the cocktails are still excellent and to be fair the food still very very good but not where it was. The worst thing about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Court Lane, Durham DH1 3JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 9588

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?