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35, Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-238 098
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Kota Kinabalu in July 2016 with wife and friends. we read a lot of good reviews of this place but were at first reluctant to visit since we were keen on local food. However, went there one night after dinner in hope for some desserts.. We ordered the Mocha cake and the chocolate brownie and both were amazing. We... More 

Thank Rishabh M
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely simple cafe set up with a basic menu. They manage to do justice to every item on their menu including desserts. Good service and highly recommended

Thank Abyvt
Kuala Lumpur
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Hungarian grilled chicken breast and a chicken burger with truffle oiled mashed potatoes. Both dishes were great. I had a cappuccino which was lousy. Staff were friendly and the cafe played nice music in the background. Not cheap for KK standard but the food was worth it.

Thank meames
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spend a fortune for an OK dinner at our hotel we ventured into KK, this place was recommended in Lonely Planet book. Clean,good value and simple but tasty food. Our 8 year old was happy with the clean toilet after a few scary encounters in KL. We will be returning there this trip as even with the taxi fares... More 

Thank Cps1972
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here because it was #1 and ate nice, simple food for lunch. We didn't think much of the place from the outside (being #1 rated) but if you want simple food that is fresh then this is the place to go. Toilet was clean; which is always a good sign. Fast wifi connection. Oh, and if you're looking for... More 

1 Thank Vivian O
Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place based on Trip Advisor recommendations for Vegan / Vegeterian choices. There were a few but pretty limited. Food was good average fare but no better. There are much better dining choices in the near vicinity - particularly if you are looking for Vegan or Vegeterian food.

1 Thank Steve L
Alor Setar, Malaysia
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209 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most agreeable desserts that they make here is their cake. They do make some of the world's most meanest cake here and I'd have to agree with my friend that their Red Velvet is indeed one of their finest delectables. I didn't really have the opportunity to try out their food menu, but having a slice of... More 

Thank Syme0n
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must to try out their "Hungarian Chicken" dish, i dont quite remember the name but it's something like that.. And also the spicy duck quesadillas, that's a literally food heaven. There is one more dish, which i forgot the name, it's a deep fry chicken with a spinach cream cheese filling. Their dishes served in quite big portion so... More 

Thank Wei xin V
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place to eat, food was excellent staff friendly and efficient. Could not find anything wrong. Have eaten there twice now and will definatly go again.

Thank sherylatkinson21
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my wife and it was a lovely meal. The menu is only small but it is complimented with a specials board. The menu is Hungarian with a couple of other varieties thrown in. We had 2 starters and 2 mains and a shared dessert, plus a bucket of Tiger and the whole meal was about 120... More 

1 Thank Tony_mc27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian, Hungarian, International, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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
Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.Home Made Cakes and gluten free díshes.

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