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Zen

KG 9 Avenue | Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 782 588 593
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“thai noodles” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Thai, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
KG 9 Avenue | Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tried their spicy salmon rolls (actually on the menu it's tuna rolls but they were sweet to switch with salmon!) and prawn sushi. All was very well prepared and presented. The service was fast and the staff was pleasant. The merlot rose wine was...More

Thank Banu_Altunbas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place twice both for dinner and simply what I like is the variety of fresh succulent Oriental dishes and also the absolutely fast turnaround on the dishes and also the warm ambience accentuated by the warm woody furniture and tall African thatched roof.....More

Thank James K
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you want a real Asian Fusion in Kigali's neighborhood of Nyarutarama, this is your spot. It is fabulous. We had a vegetable dish, a meat dish, rice, and Pad Thai. We could have skipped the pad thai, not because it was anything but tasty,...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Went for a late dinner and we were the only ones in the restaurant...not a great sign. The old Zen was always fresh and wonderful, this time it really wasn't. Ordered chicken money bags--a little dry and tasteless.Ordered sushi which was not good at all...More

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I took my friend to this place one evening Tuesday and they have fulfilled my request and desired. We went for a soft drink and the atmosphere is really good at this place and the staff are quick.

Thank Elevate Hotel S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Two visits made here. They really tried hard to fulfill my vegan requirements. I told them exactly what liked. The staff listened attentively and worked with the kitchen to make something that suited me. They were busy and still did this. Fresh and pleasing food.

Thank Letchy
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to Zen several times, always in a large group. The food, services, and prices are not to be beat. I have never been disappointed. Zen moved since I was there in 2016, and the new location is beautiful, large, and open aired,...More

Thank photosinpink
Reviewed 8 February 2017

After a long days business, we decided to treat ourselves to a chill evening out. This is about as chill as it gets with high and airy out door eating under a canopy of beautifully constructed wicker roofing. The food and service is excellent if...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Ok place for mainstream Asian food. Really good tempura and spring rolls. Have not tried the sushi/sashimi, but only cooked food. Would go back.

Thank Pascal C
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Walked here from hotel (flame tree village). Safe to walk but watch for missing pieces of the sidewalk and drop-offs ! Great menu, I had fish, husband had a curry. both excellent. Not cheap, around $40 for appetizer/soup, 2 main dishes, one beer, one (very...More

Thank Donna_Lucky-Now
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: KG 9 Avenue | Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 782 588 593
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