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Tip Top Beach Bar and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Kalampunian Beach, Kudat, Malaysia
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4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The good here is exquisite, especially the fried noodles with chicken. A must try drink is the fresh mango juice which often still has chunks of mango left that hasn't been squashed, delicious.

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Thank Arion E
Paris
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, right on the beach which is cleaned up regularly by Howard and his crew. The food was excellent ( I recommend the fresh fish) and the cheese cake was the best! Prices are not bad considering the quality. Good place for lunch or dinner, specially if you stay at Tampat do Aman.

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Thank Brunozen
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

There are not many restaurants in Tanjung Simpang Mengayau and Tip Top is one fo the few that is on the beach front. We had breakfast there and the staff was nice and informative. There are chickens walking around so be mindful of where you step as you don't wanna end up with chicken poop on your shoes. The waitress... More 

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Thank Shana A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Came too early for lunch on 13.09.16. Had to settle with nasi goreng & spring rolls which were not bad at all. A staff told us the grill wasn't working when we asked for burgers. Haha..an acceptable excuse I suppose. Came back for back for dinner to the main table. This time we got our burgers - mighty filling ones.... More 

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Thank Zainudin K
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Tampat Do Aman accomodation was top notch clean well laid out and door to door service to the restaurant. Howard Larina Margaret and the crew are first class and will help you navigate around the tip as well as serving up first class service and food. Highly recommend.

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Thank Andrew M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The grilled fish was good and the service excellent. Beer was cheap but they close around 9. It's located on the beach. Oh and do try the cheese cake

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Thank vive71
Quezon City, Philippines
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The restaurant charges quite a lot for the food. BUT i don't regret paying RM 17 for an 8oz burger at tip top restaurant because it was worth every cent. I also tried the chicken mee goreng. At first I thought it was quite expensive but i figured out after that the serving is quite huge. I was not able... More 

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Thank Abbey C
Poole, uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Fab food, nice relaxed place, lovely beach Friendly staff Useful local info Lovely chicken curry and smoothies

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Thank Russell B
Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The food at Tip Top is fab, Ikan Billis with an afternoon beer, snack on Hinava whilst waiting for my amazing chicken curry. Or maybe share some homemade spring rolls or crispy chicken wings and watch the sunset... And this is before even mentioning the fantastic staff who really are a delight. Last but not least the mango cheesecake cannot... More 

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Thank Wideroad
Melbourne
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

The menu is a combination of Malaysian and western dishes, they serve beer. The food and drinks are good,try number 1 juice for a treat or a well priced beer with your menu choice. The service is friendly and the atmosphere very laid back. The view over the sea is delightful especially around sundown.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, Malaysian, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalampunian Beach, Kudat, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Kudat

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?