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Zen Oriental

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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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here lots of times, Normally come here for a date with the Mrs when we can,Food is brilliant can't ever say ive had a bad bit of food, The staff are happy and the atmosphere is fantastic. Price is not that expensive given its location and quality of food and service, Overall cant fault the place highly recommend for... More 

Thank Scott C
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing family run restaurant, lovely decor and a great atmosphere. One of my top restaurants in aberdeen and you will NEVER leave hungry !

Thank Rossymac
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was tasteless and bland.... both main courses were left. Chicken and cashew nuts had more peas and carrots than chicken or cashew nuts. Run out of seaweed?! But we were charged for it. Service was really poor....not once were we asked if our food was ok or if we wanted anything else to drink, staff hovered over us to... More 

Thank SneakyPeaks7
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's always a tricky one when a restaurant generally gets good reviews and yet you don't feel able to concur with them. Went Saturday 18 March at 7.30pm - table for 3. Restaurant environment nice enough and much fancier than say the Manchurian (also in Aberdeen). One of the 3 starters we ordered was crispy seaweed and that was the... More 

Thank StepTrac
Inverurie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit in a few months. Was so impressed the first time when we went for my birthday, we came back here for our 2 year anniversary. The food is amazing and the service is brilliant. Staff were friendly, polite and very attentive. Def my new favourite restaurant and we will be back!

Thank Lou8920
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been many times before food always fantastic service always good staff superb can't praise Zen high enough best Chinese restaurant in Aberdeen

Thank 520albertf
Ellon, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The place opens at 5.30pm, we arrived at 5.25 and the gate was padlocked shut! We then got let in and seen to out table. I was there as part of a 10 person group. Some older VERY grumpy Asian woman started taking our orders and was writing the orders on the back of a used envelope! Possibly the strangest... More 

Thank defendertd5
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

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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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
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?