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Chilli Vanilla

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International, Mediterranean, European, Hungarian
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35, Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-238 098
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10:00 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.

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  • 153
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Stumbled across this place after reading about it in Lonely Planet. Unbelievably good food, quirky little place and friendly staff. Good selection of both food and drinks on the menu. Quick and efficient staff. Cannot express how good the food is here. It was our last night but if not we would have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
jennie s
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Stumbled across this place after reading about it in Lonely Planet. Unbelievably good food, quirky little place and friendly staff. Good selection of both food and drinks on the menu. Quick and efficient staff. Cannot express how good the food is here. It was our last night but if not we would have gone back again. A must try.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stumbled across this delightful little restaurant whilst shopping and decided to have a selection of their appetizers from the large, varied and interesting menu together with a cool down drink. The service was quick, friendly and efficient and we soon had our banana milkshake and guava juice, both delicious. We ordered our selection of food and the waiter asked... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Although on the pricey side the food was really good. The chilli chocolate beef was rich and delicious and will be one of those memorable dishes!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had moraccan lamb with cus cus and a kebab/wrap and carrot juice. It was all perfect we also shared a delicious chocolate cake. From fussy people :)

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Ate here once. The food is Mediterranean/Hungarian. All nicely cooked and good quality. Visited here a couple of times for cocktails accompanied by a couple of starters - really good cocktails and the food was great too. Friendly, efficient service. Would advise booking as it is quite small.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I'm not quite sure how people have given this place a good review but my experience was terrible. We got ignored when we came in even though the place only had 1 table at 7pm, no music or atmosphere at all (FYI we only came here because the other restaurant we liked down the road was full). My partner had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

We went here for lunch yesterday and enjoyed hummous, sweet potato fries, Moroccan lamb stew and cous cous and the spicy duck tortillas. Very reasonably priced with the whole meal plus drinks coming to around 65Rm. Yummy!

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Manchester UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Just had a lovely meal here. Vegetable wrap and the Baba Ganush were excellent and the atmosphere was nice - a mix of locals and tourists. Service was good too :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was blown away by this place. Delicious food and great service. I tried the veggie wrap after a gym session which was perfect and came with sweet potato fries cooked in a very healthy way. I will be going back for sure to try the goulash. Best restaurant in KK and very reasonably priced.

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A restaurant that uses market fresh produce (saw it being hand carried during our meal) and tastes like it! We settled on the soup of the day and a green salad--our Western pallets were craving raw and recognizable food. The smells from the kitchen added to the cozy environment. The flare of different flavors from that of resort food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35, Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-238 098

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, European, Hungarian

Description

Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?