About Zen Oriental

For an elegant evening out in Aberdeen city centre, Zen Oriental is a top choice. This modern dining establishment offers guests the ideal setting to relax, unwind and chow down on delicious Chinese dishes in an atmosphere that’s one of a kind. Led by chef and owner Joe Lee, Zen Oriental is the perfect place for private hire with is spacious dining area (including seating for up to 70 guests), stunning textured walls, and mood lighting. Located on Bon Accord Crescent, the restaurant is right in the heart of town just steps from Aberdeen overground station and a stone’s throw from Bon Accord Terrace Gardens. Specialities at Zen Oriental include the steamed monkfish with ginger and spring onion, pan-fried lobster with black bean sauce or the incredibly flavourful yau pau scallops. Don’t wait any longer – reserve a table at Zen Oriental for a dining experience that’s out of this world.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm


Zen Oriental
16 - 17 Bon Accord Crescent, City Centre
Aberdeen AB11 6DE

Menu Highlights



Crispy Seaweed (Shredded Cabbage)

a delightful dish of deep fried crispy cabbage

Chilli Spare Ribs

sautéed ribs with hot chilli and spices

Yuk Sung

pan fried minced pork served with lettuce

78 Zen Oriental Reviews

78 Reviews
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Florencia M.a month ago · 1 review

Good atmosphere, great service and lovely food!! Had the steamed monkfish and the seafood supreme and they were delicious! Portions are not huge, but just enough. Definitely coming back!

Ed A.3 months ago · 5 reviews

Visited Zen with our children and had a lovely experience. Food was lovely and enjoyed by all, service was attentive without being fussy and ambience was ideal.

Graeme A.3 months ago · 2 reviews

Staff were very attentive but not intrusive in any way and food was excellent, I would recommend this restaurant to all my family and friends without hesitation