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Zen Noodle Bar

86-87 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1JP, England
+44 1245 353899
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“noodles” (40 reviews)
“laksa” (5 reviews)
“prawn toast” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
86-87 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1JP, England
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91 - 100 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2016

Called in relatively early on a Sunday evening. As always service was good and the tasty food was quick. Would happily eat here again.

Thank cngj
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick meal as we were in town late and didn't want to cook ourselves. Bearing in mind the restaurant was quite empty I didn't really like the fact most of the staff were milling around the bar area idly chitchatting...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Had a business lunch at the Zen noodle bar and was pleasantly surprised. Was seated quickly and we were able to order right away. I tried the Zen Ramen noodles and they were excellent. I'd have them again.

1  Thank Anders L
Reviewed 16 December 2015

we had the sticky ribs and they were simply delicious.... and singapoor duck noodles lovely a huge portion too. ... both were expensive but lovely and worth it. The restaurant is beautiful as well and spacious. I would recommend to any one

1  Thank laura d
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

The service here is fast efficient and friendly . The food is well priced for excellent quality I have eaten here a number of times alone and with friends and never been disappointed. It's not gourmet dining it's home cooked food at a sensible price...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Arrived at 5.30pm on a Saturday night, there were only 3 other people sat eating, we were shouted at from across the bar to sit down at a table in the centre whilst the staff faffed around and completely ignored us. After 15 minutes of...More

1  Thank Liquorice-Legs
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Good place for great noodles not always busy but the food and service is very good. The pad Thai is excellent and the menu has great choices .

Thank Martino B
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Booked table and had a great meal with friends. Food was excellent quality and reasonably priced. I will return and spread the word. Keep up the fresh food and friendly service.

Thank scott c
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at Zen's quite a few times over the last few months and have never been disappointed. The staff are professional and the food is delicious. I would recommend a visit.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We've just tried Zen Noddle Bar out for the first time and we were all very impressed. We were a group of 6. You can genuinely tell the standard of the food just by looking at it and I could see that the quality of...More

Thank Kenkonti B
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Charlotte E
15 October 2016|
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Response from Kenkonti B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Charlotte, very sorry I've only just noticed the question from T.A. I would have responded but by now you have already been. The first time we went there we spoke to the Manager and the Chef, and they both seem to know... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86-87 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 353899
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