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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: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 25
    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
Great food Great location

Do not be misled by the name or the almost rustic, open air, vision that greets you. Food was excellent. Both Malay and Western. Ranks right up there with the best I had in Sabah, and probably elsewhere as well. Lived on seafood. Swordfish steak unforgettable and the tuna and prawns excellent as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Do not be misled by the name or the almost rustic, open air, vision that greets you. Food was excellent. Both Malay and Western. Ranks right up there with the best I had in Sabah, and probably elsewhere as well. Lived on seafood. Swordfish steak unforgettable and the tuna and prawns excellent as well. Stayed just down the road after... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Do not be fooled by the outlook of the restaurant, the dogs and chicken around the kitchen, because the food is just incredible tasty and their natural smoothies also. The boss recomended us sword fish and prawns with chips and we said yes and we never regret it, because it was f*** delicious :) We retrun there just before we... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Harold the host is a lively soul and very hands on!! Does a lot for the community too and is a real character. Food was recommended and was a good choice, consistently good!! Accommodation can get busy at times, wasn't able to stay here, but appeared popular especially with backpackers, younger crowd.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

It is my second time here. After the first time having spaghetti bolognaise I couldn't forget how much I like it. So we came here a year later and I ordered the same dish and its still as delicious as the first time I had it. The restaurant is fully packed both the times we came so you might have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Exactly the kind of menu you want to see after a day of adventure or relaxing on the beach. The smoothies are incredible and for evening pretty cheap beer with all the classic board games available to play.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

once we found this place we didn't even bother looking for alternatives but we were coming there every single day of our stay. I think we tried every single menu entry and everything was just delicious and freshly cooked in front of our eyes. We loved also fresh juices, coffee and famous mango cheesecake. Staff is extremely friendly. The place... More 

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Mildura, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

This place is a great place to chill, eat and drink!!! Prices are reasonable, foods good and the beer is cold!!! It's a good place to meet other people too.... Or take a nap if you're tired.... There's couches with an ocean view!!! Relax or go for a swim... Eat here every time I head up that way!!!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Loved the 'Healthy breakfast' - fruit, toast, fresh juice, the ikan bills was PERFECT with beer and the cheesecake... there really aren't enough words :-) I basically ate my way through the menu, it was all pretty great!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We popped in to Tip Top because our accommodation had run out of beer! However, after seeing the menu and hearing Howard's recommendation we decided to give it a go and sample some of the day's catch. I'm not a big seafood fan but went for the tuna steak which was absolutely delicious! Super fresh and all smoky from the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Simple good menu and amazing location on the curve of the bay, a super nice place to hang out, the kind of place you hanker to return when you leave!

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?