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Kampung Nelayan

Taman Tun Fuad, Kota Kinabalu 88790, Malaysia
+60 88-231 003
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steamed fish” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Halal
$$ - $$$
Taman Tun Fuad, Kota Kinabalu 88790, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staff very helpful, fast, warm and friendly. My kids love it plus the dance performances..so happy. I found plenty of seafood and meat in this floating restaurant. Just a bit hot so don't wear thick cloths when gng there. We will look forward to go...More

Thank johnvanessa1210
Reviewed 23 January 2018

huge restaurant serving HALAL seafood / chinese cooking with cultural show, Mainly for big tour group that need halal option.

Thank GuardianOfTheGalaxy
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Away from the busy traffic jam of Kota Kinabalu waterfront where the usual seafood restaurants are located. Ample parking lots with huge dining areas. Fresh sea foods with compatible prizes. Fast service and there is a cultural show which is rather interesting to watch. Only...More

Thank shamsul amri I
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very impress about the freshness of the seafood there. Reasonable price and good number of seafood variety to choose. Stage performance about locals made a great companion for the delicious dinner. Amazing performance and interactive.

Thank Kayzie C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I was made to understand that this Restaurant was closed permanently starting in March 2017 for some development purpose but then there's a sudden twist when the management decided to open it again. Having to hear this news from a friend made me to come...More

3  Thank thecuriostraveller
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very eager to try this place out but it was a disappointment. Despite the good reviews, we felt this was not worth it. The prawn they served is not fresh despite having an aquarium. I guess they just make us think it is fresh but...More

1  Thank Azam Y
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Had a joyous family dinner, whole family was enjoying the foods and the traditional dances that are amusing and fun

Thank Vivian W
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is my second time eating here, and absolutely love the food! It's a eat all you can steamboat buffet but you have to pay RM$30 if I'm not mistaken, per gram if you don't finish your food(apologize if I have given the wrong info)....More

Thank Qiffy
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I went here with my teacher for dinner and we ordered a few dishes and it came up to rm1750 like seriously !? I mean we could have eaten the same dishes in any other seafood restaurant but paid way below rm500 for that. The...More

1  Thank Sabbitan B
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I'm very disappointed ... I was recommended this place by a friend but it wasn't as great as expected. Food is very pricey ("tourist price") ... be especially prepared to pay extravagant prices for drinks (orange juice costs RM17!!!). Prices for food and drinks are...More

1  Thank Juliet75233
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Thomas L
18 February 2017|
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Response from Kayzie C |
Taman Tun Fuad, Bukit Padang, P. O. Box 23004, 88790 Luyang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taman Tun Fuad, Kota Kinabalu 88790, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-231 003
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In the year 1988, we first opened doors as Jaws Seafood Restaurant located on the 4th Floor of Gaya Centre. We served a fusion of Thai/Chinese Seafood Cuisine as well as Dim Sum. The restaurant also hosted banquet events up to 45 tables on a regular basis and soon earned a reputation purely by word of mouth. In 1997, we had a Vision to provide every Dear Guest with our slogan "Where very meal is an Experience". We decided to relocate and rebrand to something BIGGER and BETTER. Every aspect was painstakingly thought of from the Minangkabau -style architecture 'floating' on the lake in a botanical park, the 'floating' performance stage, the naming of the buildings, and to the menu creation. Hence the birth of Kampung Nelayan Floating Seafood Market Restaurant. Currently, we are the ONLY restaurant in Kota Kinabalu to present a NIGHTLY Cultural Dance Performance from 7.45Pm to 8.45Pm showcasing the Largest Indigenous Ethnic Groups in Sabah. Guests are encouraged to get up on stage to participate in some of the dances. We have also achieved a reputation of being one of the Most Unique Dining Experiences in Kota Kinabalu.
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