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Tip Top Beach Bar and Restaurant

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Kalampunian Beach, Kudat, Malaysia
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4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 45
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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We visited the tip of Borneo and went to tip top for food. The food wasn't the best, but good enough. In the menu folder they give a lot of information about the area, transport and other things. Wat was really good is that you could work at tip top and get your accomodation for free. A good place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Alexenanna
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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We visited the tip of Borneo and went to tip top for food. The food wasn't the best, but good enough. In the menu folder they give a lot of information about the area, transport and other things. Wat was really good is that you could work at tip top and get your accomodation for free. A good place for... More 

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Kota Kinabalu
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

It cause me food allergies after I ate the 6 pieces of the prawn from the seafood fried rice I ordered. From my experience, I won't have seafood allergies if it freshly served.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed nearby for a few days and had some of our meals at Tip Top. Friendly service with a smile but definitely not 'fast food'. I only tried the local dishes and they were delicious, home-cooked style. The mango cheesecake was fantastic and so are their mixed fresh fruit juices. The place looks simple but is kept very clean.

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Hong Kong, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

They have all the beach toys you'll need to have a fun day on the beach. Beer, wine, fresh juices, and food is a little over priced but worth it. We have 3meals a day here. Awesome staff and great location.

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great local food, variety of fruit shakes and beers. In case of emergency Howard will offer you "some good Russian stuff" into your drink ;) Try HINAVA - local food from raw fish, onions, chilli, lemon... The place is very busy!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

There were only really 2 restaurants to choose from where were staying in Borneo and we nearly always ended up at Tip Top for the main reason that Howard and his team managed to create a laid back ambiance for young travellers to chill, relax and enjoy - not just the food and beers (or shandy in my case!) but... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Everything I ate there was wonderful, but the cheesecake is a must. Large servings of cheesy gram crackery goodness, though it isn't think like New York style it is nothing short of amazing. Their homemade chilli sauce is also wonderful. With the hospitality of the staff the only reason to not eat here is if you aren't in Borneo.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed at Tommy's place, but we ate at Tip Top restaurant, a 15/20 minute walk. They have a variety of meals, also veggie meals. The food is okay.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at Tip Top a few times now & have always enjoyed it. The setting is great, the food is good & the prices are reasonable. What really raises the bar here is the service. Having spent a year in Sabah I have come to realise that customer service is not a priority in many eateries. So, to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

my friends and I went to Simpang Mengayau and stay for a night for the sunset music fest. We had our lunch while waiting for our friend to arrive. So we ordered a plate of seafood fried rice (RM9) and grilled chicken sandwich (RM16). The fried rice was awesome we liked it very much asked for extra rice without any... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kalampunian Beach, Kudat, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Kudat
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
Monday
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
Friday
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 1:30 am

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