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Chilli Vanilla

Opposite KK Emporium, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
+6088 238098
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Ranked #4 of 314 restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.
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Busselton WA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

4 Nights in KK...3 very enjoyable meals here. In the main street of KK City, but, this has a small street presence, and can be easy to miss.....Please perservere! Real Greek cafe feel here, lively atmosphere, attentive friendly staff & owner. Special thanks Chia!!!. Each night, as a table emptied, someone was ready to take the spot. It wasn't hassled,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely evening at Chilli Vanilla with great food - the menu was varied, featuring Hungarian dishes as well as salads, burgers, pasta etc. I found it difficult to decide what to eat as everything coming out of the kitchen looked so good! In the end I went for the chicken roulade, which was delicious, although I was... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here 2 nights out of 4 and could easily have gone back again and again. The food is great and reasonably priced. They have a specials board which changes often. The staff are really friendly and definitely offer service with a smile. If you are staying in KK even for 1 night make sure you pop by here,... More

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I wish we had tried out Chilli Vanilla earlier! The service is so much friendlier than that I have experienced elsewhere. Unfortunately in KK as a whole customer service is really severely lacking! This was one of the few times we have been greeted with a welcoming smile! We tried the Chilli Vanilla platter - light, tasty and the bread... More

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Hasselt, Belgium
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Why did we first go to Chilli Vanilla? Because of previous reviews on tripadvisor. Why did we go back 3 times? Because of the great food they serve, and the feeling that owner and staff really want to run this place in the best possible way. Dishes served were a level above all we received in the 3 weeks we... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

What a lovely place. Sweet and friendly service from hostess 'Carameena' and the food is GREAT: Very fresh, comprehensive menu and decent portions. Probably the best spot for Western good in KK, and at a venue with a real travellers cafe vibe but smarter around the edges. Really recommend the salads, particularly the Aphrodite salad with smoked duck!

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Delicious dishes. Impeccable service. We were really ready for European cuisine. The pate, salad, and goulash really hit the spot. We rarely eat dessert but as the dishes had been delicious we gave the carrot and chocolate cakes a try. Fresh, light and certainly homemade. Staff were extra attentive and tidied the table after each course - much appreciated. A... More

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Fairford
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We dined at Chilli Vanilla this evening. We had the sharing dips to start with ... Lovely and fresh ... Then the Lamb burgers very tasty and finished off with homemade chocolate brownie and ice cream. it really was a lovely restaurant and service . We also had a bottle of wine and water and it was extremely good value... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have been wanting to try chilli vanila for ages. I was there last week with gf and the food was fantastic. We had beef burger and brownies ice cream. The beef burger comes with mashed potato with truffles and the beef patty was splendid. Ice cream brownies was fabulous and perfect for a sweet tooth person like me too.... More

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Umea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

À restaurang that have everything you wont, good food, good service, everything with à smile. We liked it very match, we went back three times!

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