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County Hall, South Bank, Riverside Building, London SE1 7PB
 
 
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Every Day: 11:30-22:30
 

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Zen China RestaurantWith a position which will send other restaurateurs green with envy, Zen China is an exciting addition to the South Bank dining scene. Set within the County Hall, right on the banks of the Thames, Zen China is a high class Chinese restaurant head and shoulders above most. The interior has the atmosphere of an old country house drawing room, owned by a well-travelled aristocrat with an eye for antiques. That is to say that the combination of the very British location and the Chinese cuisine are reflected in the most beautiful way, making the most of a very special location with views over the water to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Serving traditional Chinese cuisine and Imperial style dishes, Zen China is without doubt one of the most unique spots on the South Bank. Zen China"s team believes "green food" is best, therefore they use only green and entirely natural ingredients for all of their dishes - no MSG or colour additives.

 

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
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Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  40% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  27% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £130  23% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 5 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
 
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Joy King Lau
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
3 Leicester Street, Soho, London WC2H | 15 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Chinatown’s best dim sum restaurant, (although outdone by the Royal China in Bayswater) this large, well run establishment is an excellent choice for more adventurous diners. ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Kong
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
21 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 15 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
This busy, lively restaurant covers three floors; try to eat upstairs if seats are available. The friendly staff will try and make you feel at home ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial China
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
25 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 15 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
One of the prettiest restaurants in Chinatown, with a cute little wooden bridge on the way in and a traditionally-clad hostess to take your coat. The ... More
 
 
 
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Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Zen China Restaurant
Dotted with steakhouses, grills, diners and burger joints, London isn't exactly lacking when it comes to options on where to find a good piece of meat, ... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
County Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-2 Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre's Winter Festival
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 11th November 2016 to 25th January 2017
Zen China Restaurant, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The Southbank Centre puts on a series of festive events and fun for all ages, in the lead up to Christmas including a new version of ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 23rd January 2017 - 3pm
Zen China Restaurant, South Bank, SE1 | 7 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Libby Purves chairs a discussion with the actor about the challenges of playing Hedda Gabler....More
 
 
 
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Hedda Gabler
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th December 2016 to 11th February 2017
Zen China Restaurant, South Bank, SE1 | 7 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Ruth Wilson, who so memorably played anti-heroine Alice Morgan in BBC drama Luther, stars in the title role as Ivo van Hove directs a new modern ...More
 
 
 
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The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
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10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Zen China Restaurant
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the new ... More
 
 
 
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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Zen China Restaurant
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and watch ... More
 
 
 
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Shrek's Adventure
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Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Zen China Restaurant
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction. A ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 16 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Zen China Restaurant
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Zen China Restaurant
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 8 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 8 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Zen China Restaurant
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Zen China Restaurant
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
 

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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Zen China Restaurant

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Five years after its well received premiere at the 2012 Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 'Written on the Skin' George Benjamin's full-scale piece ...More

 
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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Zen China Restaurant

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Zen China Restaurant

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...More

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Concerts | Until 30th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Zen China Restaurant

George Benjamin conducts in a first revival of his and Martin Crimp's highly acclaimed contemporary opera which draws on a ...More

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Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Zen China Restaurant

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Zen China Restaurant

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
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The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Zen China Restaurant

Olivier-nominated Gemma Arterton takes the role of Joan of Arc in Saint Joan at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn. Directed ...More

 
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Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Zen China Restaurant

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 

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