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The Lake Bistro and Bar

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22 Km Off Block P | Off KM 23 Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Off the beaten track but what a little gem! Our tour guide dropped us and have been fantastic. Loved the lunch far better then any of our 7 trips throughout our holiday. Staff very attentive. Can feed cat fish too!

Thank Eric K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came across this as I was wandering around trying to kill time before my flight back to KK after the morning at the orangutang sanctuary. What a beautiful place! The seating was gorgeous, very relaxed vibe, comfy sun loungers. I had miscalculated the time it'd take me for a day trip to Sepilok, so had looootssss of time to... More 

Thank Gabriele L
Batam, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found it by leaving the Orangutan Sanctuary and went for drinks and snacks but liked the overall feel & service so good that we stayed for dinner. All presented very creatively and tasty. The next morning we went back to enjoy their breakfast since it was in our nearby hotel terrible. Would strongly suggest to stay in their hotel... More 

Thank terbangbelanda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Sepilok Nature Resort so we ate here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We weren't going to stay for lunch on the day of checkout, but decided to because the food was yum! I enjoyed the vegetable curry and the vegetarian breakfast. I'm not vegetarian, but that's what I felt like! For lunch my husband and I both... More 

1 Thank oannao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food served in this very instagrammable hipster (but in a good way) relaxing place. Makes me wish we stayed at this hotel. Try the vegetarian lasagne it's amazing.

1 Thank Sylv R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fine, the pizzas are actually fab (shame they only do them between 6-9) I spent 2 months in sepilok and this was the closest restaurant/bar. Alcoholic drinks are not cheap, food is twice the price as the cafe in the rehab centre and only slightly better. But if you are in sepilok for two months you have... More 

Thank Melissa G
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This place is friendly and the food is delicious. It also has beautiful views overlooking the water and it is completely relaxing.

1 Thank Tammy T
Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The food here is tasty & clean & good value I particularly loved the Nasi goreng & satay! . It's not fine dining but it's a beautiful setting & food was tasty. Staff were eager to please. Drinks super cheap

1 Thank Trish C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We the most delicious food here! It is so lovely to sit by the pond and listen to the sounds of the jungle! The furniture and the interior is delicate and make you feel relaxed and comfortable! We just loved it! The location is the best if you want to visit the orangutangs!

1 Thank mamamiaindia
Scotts Valley CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

It seemed a bit quiet at the Banana Café at the Sepilok Jungle Resort, where we were staying, so we wandered down the street to the Nature Resort’s Lake Bistro. We swear that it looked like a baby crocodile in the lake, but the locals insisted it was a lizard ! No matter – we weren’t getting too close !... More 

1 Thank JKD

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  • Address: 22 Km Off Block P | Off KM 23 Jalan Labuk, Sandakan, Sepilok 90000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Sandakan Division  >  Sepilok
  • Phone Number: 6089673999

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?