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Tip Top Beach Bar and Restaurant

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Kalampunian Beach, Kudat, Malaysia
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Andrew M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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61 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank vive71
Quezon City, Philippines
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Abbey C
Poole, uk
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Russell B
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Wideroad
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

Thank alanloy
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

we just stopped by for a slice of cake. they have Mango cheesecake, oreo cheesecake, and banana cheesecake. all priced at rm8.50 per slice. first, we tried the mango cheese, it was quite interesting. it still tasted good, though we couldn't really taste the cheese. then we got the oreo cheesecake to go. and this one is great. we highly... More 

Thank alshane
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were staying at Tampat Do Aman which is related to the Tip Top restaurant (Howard is the owner of both places). Thanks to Howard, the place gets runned by locals. The meals are great, the people nice and the view at see is also very nice. When you stay at Tampat Do Aman I recommend to go to La... More 

Thank Rogier L
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I was staying at Tampat do Aman so took my breakfast and dinner here, as well as evening beers. Great place to hang out on the beach, mingle with other travellers and enjoy the local food. Very friendly owners who will give you lots of help about the area. Cracking place to watch the sunsets too!

Thank Matthew H
Den Haag, Netherlands
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Really nice place at the beautiful beach at the tip of Borneo, serving varied food, both local and western, really affordable and really tasty! Owner Howard is a great host too, and does loads of mega good things for the community. Also runs the nearby jungle camp.

Thank Friso T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Asian, Malaysian, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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?