We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Zen

Court Lane, Durham DH1 3JS, England
+44 191 384 9588
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (31 reviews)
“thai food” (42 reviews)
“noodles” (47 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Court Lane, Durham DH1 3JS, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (1,124)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,114 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

When we first arrived, the drinks service was extremely slow and, after very long waits for our drinks, we were worried how long it would take to get our food. Fortunately the kitchen seemed far more efficient than the bar and nearly all of our...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to go to Zen all the time, amazing for sushi and really nice atmosphere. However since going veggie there aren’t many options

Thank anna b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited this restaurant on Friday 6th October for a celebration family meal. First impressions were very good. A modern and inviting restaurant with plenty of staff. We were seated at our table straight away and after a few minutes a waitress...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a dinner, but a welcome visit and the food and service were excellent. Thank you. PS. They were very busy and although we got a seat without booking I would recommend that you book.

Thank JohnCLP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were up in Durham settling our daughter into university there and visited Zen for dinner. Staff are charming and helpful and the food was really fresh, clean and tasty. Try the hanging kebabs - they're quite a spectacle and the prawn crackers are so...More

Thank Flyfisher1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We and my friends recently visited Zen and were very satisfied with our overall experience. There is a great ambiance in this restaurant and the food is very very tasty and well presented. Staff are knowledgable about the menu and were happy to assist with...More

Thank brite44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, great atmosphere. Has a nice area to sit outside. Me and my girlfriend got the meat feast noodles, they were delicious but her food didn't seem to have much meat in at all.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this amazing place once again the service was excellent and even though every table was full our meals arrived quickly and were amazing We had a sharing platter for starter then I had peppered beef with rice and my partner had the...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for the first time recently and were absolutely delighted with the quality of the food, the atmosphere and the excellent service. Its a quality venue, and we would definitely go again next time we are in Durham!! We'd also like to...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited this restaurant for a family lunch. We have been several times and have enjoyed the food each time. It is advisable to book as they are always busy. The staff are really friendly and are good at giving recommendations. The food is...More

Thank maisiemoo54
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Tealicious Tearoom
407 reviews
.24 km away
Cafedral Durham
235 reviews
.34 km away
Lebaneat
773 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Durham Cathedral
5,226 reviews
.43 km away
Durham Riverside Walk
384 reviews
.72 km away
Durham Castle
933 reviews
.45 km away
Gala Theatre Durham
259 reviews
.54 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
vicky a
17 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from rachellamelia | Reviewed this property |
I think they do
1
Vote
Ahfiya
3 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from livelifetothemax1 | Reviewed this property |
No it's not
0
Votes
Gre-Soto
25 February 2016|
Answer
Response from kaesini M |
Yes they do
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing