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Chilli Vanilla

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International, Mediterranean, 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, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.

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    Very good
  • 25
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  • 9
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Western Food

The food can be really nice sometimes, but not always. Would recon to order their "Today's Special" menu. Friendly service and yummy spaghetti.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The food can be really nice sometimes, but not always. Would recon to order their "Today's Special" menu. Friendly service and yummy spaghetti.

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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went as couples and was immediately enlighten with the menu which is very rare in Kota Kinabalu. Taste of food is rather average with generous portion. Price is reasonable as well. Atmosphere is not bad, would be much better if there's air conditioning considering Kota Kinabalu as a Hot climate city

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Tasty food, fab service and free cake! Boyfriend and I ordered the Frikadell, Goulash and some sweet potatoes fries. Goulash was small but tasty, bread was a little stale and no butter, that's personal northern England taste though. I prefer my sweet potato fries deep fried but pretty good. Ice cream shake is a joke its that good aaaand then... More 

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Seria, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Excellent food in wide variety menu, great service, fast turnaround. Really nice place. The cakes at the end are highly recommended!

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Hanoi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The more trendy place 2 doors down was full so we went in here and am glad we did. A more varied menu and drinks list , a tiny but more in price, but more spacious and bigger portions, if we had a few more days we would have only been eating in here.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Kota Kinabalu is awash in very mediocre Italian restaurants, and that is about the extent of Western food here, except for even worse fast food. It was such a breath of fresh air to finally have something that not only wasn't Italian, but was really, really good. The cocktails are inventive and good. The wine is well-priced. The juices are... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We just ate here tonight but it was so good I wanted to review it right away. We live in Sabah and now I'm so sad it took me this long to try this restaurant. The menu was so enticing we had a hard time ordering. First of all they have tons of fresh juices, smoothies, and cocktails, all with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Food were superb Delicious.... just perfect for my taste buds...love d staff, very friendly n good service...good location...

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Kuching, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Everytime when I drop by KK for work, my friend and I would try out different restaurants. This was our most recent stop after seeing its really good reviews on TA. The price of the food was not too pricey comparing it to other western restaurants in the area. We had the meat balls, smoked duck tortillas and the chicken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is my first time to try Hungarian food, I enjoyed it very much. Food are good here, service is above average. It's a small place and felt quite cozy. I will come back again.

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Additional Information about Chilli Vanilla

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

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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, 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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