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Zen Garden Chinese Restaurant

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Shop G7, Rivonia Junction | Rivonia Boulevard, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 021 5811
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Magaliesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely real Chinese food . The type you see on photographs. Will definitely return . Our favorite is the sweet corn chicken soup so we both had that, I had the sizzling beef . And are it in the space of five minutes like a bulldog at his bowl ! My husband had the sweet and sour chicken but it... More 

Thank hekpoortheksie
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

First time to be there. As I am not a big fun of Chinese food, I had some difficulty to enjoy. I would try to understand more what I should order before visiting next time.

Thank Hiroshi N
Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Having had a craving for great Chinese food we decided to go to this restaurant. Entering it a lot of local Chinese patrons were sitting on all the tables. Felt like entering another country. With Family style plates been brought out in droves from the kitchen. And a smell of seafood engulfing the restaurant. Decided to order dumplings as a... More 

Thank Gerrarddv
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

The restaurant is tucked away in a small shopping centre with plenty of safe parking. The food is very pleasant with lots of choice on the menu; service is good and the staff and management very pleasant and accommodating.

Thank Mhimbi
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

I've always been told that you can tell how authentic a restaurant is by the patrons. On a typical Friday night 90% of the patrons were Chinese. The menu is vast and tempting. The food was served quickly and was great. We shared two dishes and were impressed with both. The prices were great. We had two full portions, a... More 

Thank Tamlyn D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

1st time in Zen Garden but definitely not the last one. Food was really good, we had a very simple meal, spring rolls, rice with prawns and vegetables and Singapore noodles with pork. Very good Chinese food.

Thank Monica E
Ichikawa, Japan
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172 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2012

We frequent this restaurant when we don't have time to make a drive to Chinatown. For us, this is the best Chinese food in Sandton. It is in a small shopping center on Rivonia Road. Chef does good Northern and Southern Cantonese food. Food that does have to be hot with chili is really hot and chili. Many restaurants in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop G7, Rivonia Junction | Rivonia Boulevard, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 021 5811

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