Top Choice Indian in Kota Kinabalu


Come to this silk-festooned waterfront restaurant, for northern Indian cuisine and classic dishes ranging from chicken tikka masala to prawn biryani and lamb rogan josh. The aromas from its tandoori oven are mouthwa…
Top Choice Hawker in Kota Kinabalu

Night Market

The night market is the best, cheapest and most interesting place in KK for barbecued squid, ray and a vast selection of delicious seafood cooked up right before your eyes. Vegetarian options available.
Top Choice Seafood in Kota Kinabalu

Alu-Alu Cafe

Drab on the outside, perhaps, but this restaurant wears its stripes in the tastiness of its food, and the fact it gets its seafood from sustainable sources – no shark-fin soup here. Alu-Alu excels in taking the Chin…
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Sibu Central Market

Malaysia’s largest fruit-and-veg market has more than 1000 stalls. Upstairs, Chinese, Malay and Iban-run food stalls serve up local specialities, including porridge (available early in the morning and at night), kam…
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Zaini Satay

Mohamed Zaini comes from a long line of satay-stall owners – his grandfather was known as the 'King of Satay' in the 1960s – and these days KLites regularly make the trip to Ampang to satisfy their craving for the b…
Top Choice Cafe in Kota Kinabalu

Print Cafe

In the backpacker street of Lg Dewan, this brilliant cafe is a cool (in both senses of the word) place to catch your breath, read a book or play Jenga at one of its tables. Excellent coffee, papaya and orange shakes…
Top Choice Seafood in Perak

Luen Fong Restaurant

This Chinese place in the small town of Tanjong Tualang serves impeccably steamed fish, freshwater prawns sizzled in garlic and ginger, and a host of other seafood treats. A feast at Luen Fong well worth incorporati…
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Payung Café

An exquisitely decorated cafe where diners feast on healthy local food (no re-used oil, deep frying or MSG) such as spicy otak-otak barbecued fish (RM13), deliciously fresh herbs salad (RM8) and generous servings of…
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Sambal Hijau

One of the best places in the greater KL area to sample authentic Malay cuisine, served in the traditional buffet style. At lunchtime more than 50 dishes are laid out to choose from, including ikan bakar (barbecued …
Food Court in Kota Kinabalu

Centre Point Food Court

Your ringgit will go a long way at this popular and varied basement food-court in the Centre Point mall. There are Malay, Chinese and Indian options, as well as drink and dessert specialists.