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The Lake Bistro and Bar

22 Km Off Block P | Off KM 23 Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
+60 89-535 007
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (9 reviews)
“rendang” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Asian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22 Km Off Block P | Off KM 23 Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best food we had, cooked fresh and tastes amazing wish we had more than one nights food there! Also good value for money

Thank Cherpaul
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant on a balcony over a lake. Very picturesque. Interesting decor. Food good pricing around the 20 - 25RM mark for lunch varied menu with some western and malaysian options. Cocktail menu also great! Within walking distance of the orangutan sanctuary and a lovely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only came here for dinner one evening as we were staying at another resort. Food was excellent, however maybe need to improve cocktails as my gf had a pineapple mojito which wasn't so nice. Was a very nice setting sitting on couches overlooking the lake...More

Thank Alastair W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for only 2 nights , the food was reasonably priced and good,drinks a little bit more than UK. Had B,L & D at the bistro.

Thank Munki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed relaxing here after our visits to the Orang Utans and Sun Bears and were lucky enough to spot our first Orang Utan in the wild sitting in a palm tree across the lake who was kindly pointed out to us by a member...More

Thank KerryJackson-Rider
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lake Bistro and Bar offers nice western and local style breakfast, lunch, and dinner walking distance from the Orangutan and Sun Bear Sanctuaries. Comfortable seating with fans overlook a pond. Food is tasty and waitstaff are kind- and a plus- there is a full...More

Thank Julia D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A welcome retreat from the heat. Great food in a beautiful location. We stayed at the forest edge resort which was fab but this place looks great as well. 5 minutes walk from the orangutans so a great place to retreat to over lunch when...More

Thank heaton45
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Everything about this lakeside rainforest restaurant is outstanding. From the delicious menu, vast selection of freshly made juices and cocktails, to the peaceful surroundings. Enjoy the views of the lake and natural sounds. Food is a very high standard and affordably priced. Staff are fast...More

Thank miszy81
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the bistro for lunch between Orangutan feedings and we were very impressed!! The staff were friendly, food was tasty and the view lovely.

Thank Fi-JN123
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to eat. Mix of western and Malay food- great if the kids are needing something they recognise from home (e.g. Pizza oven here for light bites). Food absolutely delicious. Great cocktails. Very relaxed terrace. Lite bites available all day in...More

Thank catodonoghue
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13 March 2017|
Response from terbangbelanda | Reviewed this property |
They have Chicken and Beef not sure about the Lamb though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Km Off Block P | Off KM 23 Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Sandakan Division  >  Sepilok
  • Phone Number: +60 89-535 007
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