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11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50250, Malaysia (Formerly Shangri-La Hotel, Level 1)
+603-2074 3900
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  • 15
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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I am not much of a sushi fan but Zipangu helped me to at least learn to respect the art of sushi! Do checkout the walk-in wine cellar! My companions (who were sushi fans) told me that it was one of the best! I'll go by their opinion as I've no opinion when it comes to sushi!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Guwahati
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I am not much of a sushi fan but Zipangu helped me to at least learn to respect the art of sushi! Do checkout the walk-in wine cellar! My companions (who were sushi fans) told me that it was one of the best! I'll go by their opinion as I've no opinion when it comes to sushi!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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115 reviews 115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Zipangu at the Shangri La hotel in Kuala Lumpur offers very authentic and tasteful Japanese food. The quality of the Sushi and the Sashimi is always very good and fresh. During lunch the restaurant offers always a very good lunch menu for 80rm.

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Colombo
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

dinner at Zipangu was a treat. The food was cooked to perfection and the staff was really helpful and courteous. I like the ambience which is relaxing and spacious. The Garlic rice was good but I expected better, so it was 'okay'. The grilled mackerel was really good. All in all it was a pleasant dining experience.

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Malaysia
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236 reviews 236 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My view is that this is a great place to eat Japanese food. The décor is very authentic and there is plenty of space. Good menu choices without being overwhelmed, and the food comes along very well presented. And its freshly made with fresh, quality produce - if you sit up at the sushi bar area you can watch a... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Loved the sushi and sashimi Service was excellent Will definitely recommend for any occasion; business lunch or even a romantic dinner.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Really lovely Japanese restaurant in Shangri-la Hotel. The food was very good. Only thing that could be improved is bringing the courses in the right order. We had to ask for one of the starters to be brought to the table as it was missing. Other than that - a great meal

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kuala lumpur
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261 reviews 261 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Yes, I would agree with TA writer the food was lacking though the decor was very Japanese. Have been here with friends, family & business associates. A great place to talk & wile away the time.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Quite pricey, small quantity, and average quality Japanese food in a hotel restaurant setting. What was I thinking!!! ... Zipangu is for the desperate Japanese food craving in a late dinner or Malaysian monsoon situation. You get for what you plan for or lack thereof.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Came here for dinner with my parents and my wife while we were staying at the hotel and thought it would be a good idea to try it out. We were disappointed at the quality of the food but in hindsight, was not surprised at the price due to its location. Service - Good and friendly service from the moment... More 

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Colombo
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This Japanese restaurant had a very nice ambience and a pleasant staff which is consistent with the Shangri La offering. From the fresh Honey Dew I ordered to the Sushi platter the food tasted really good. The setting was very nice and the staff was very courteous and knew the menu well enough to give suggestions.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 50250, Malaysia (Formerly Shangri-La Hotel, Level 1)
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +603-2074 3900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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