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Zen Garden

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Unit 3 326 Midsummer Boulevard | Central Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes MK9 2EA, England
+44 1908 668888
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had read mixed reveiws about this place but my children had a good experience earlier. This is a 'eat as much' Chinese buffet with varying prices (about £8 during weekdays lunch time and about £18 for the evenings and weekends). If you are spending £18 per cover, your expectations would be high and this place may not meet them.... More 

Thank BS1_MK
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

looks nice from outside but thats it. when we first walked in we thought it spelt horrible but though it must taste better than it smells . we were wrong . all the food was lukewarm not hot , it tasted disgusting and gave us both stomach aches and diarrhoea before we had even finished. we left without finishing and... More 

Thank Gavin W
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bought this on groupon. My daughter is 10 and not as tall as I am (I am around 150cm). Her brother is the same height as her. Got there and they refused the child tickets that I bought so had to pay extra (don't mind but I do mind the way it was handled the manager made me feel horrible).... More 

1 Thank Caroline W
Luton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for my fifth Chinese in about 9 years... As you can see I'm not a massive fan of Chinese but really fancied it once it was mentioned this was about. And a buffet at that too - as I'm not too sure what I like yet. We went on a Saturday night and ate lots of food! The... More 

Thank chelsxdsx
Milton Keynes
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get lots of choice of food here but the overall quality is not great. There are plenty of starters including crispy duck. Mains including sweet and sower, beef in black bean sauce. Again lots of deserts including a chocolate fountain. They also have a takeaway option where you can fill one box for £6.00

1 Thank Lazerbeam79
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zen Gardens remains one place where I know what I'm going to get consistently. Food is good value for money, never have to wait for a table, and always leave promising to come back!

Thank SamJC_88
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Food was varied and very tasty. Self service so you can try each type of food to find out what you like. Great for a party of 20 of us so no squabbles about what type of food to have.

Thank margaretthorne58
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with my other half for a midweek Chinese! We came straight after work. It was heaving - lots of couples and lots of families there. I like to see it busy. I had two plates of food along with my starter which was chicken and sweetcorn soup which they do so perfectly here - its amazing. On the... More 

Thank ToniMurphy
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Very busy had to wait to be seated which is normally a good sign, buffet food was good and could see it being replenished and service quick.

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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

better than most Chinese buffets food was OK would return again no issues the deserts were better than most Chinese buffets all the usual dishes all for £15

Thank jasonval

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 22
Chinese, Asian
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
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 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 3 326 Midsummer Boulevard | Central Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes MK9 2EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 668888
The Zen Garden Oriental Buffet Restaurant is located on Midsummer Boulevard in Central Milton Keynes. We offer a range of fresh, healthy Chinese, Japanese and Thai style dishes, using authentic recipes to excite your taste buds. Our buffet style service means you can try a selection of everything, which is perfect for anyone who is new to this cuisine.

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