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Level 1 The Magellan Sutera Resort | 1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
6088308431
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Gurgaon
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

food is good but little pricier with limited choice. the sitting area is good near the pool and sea front too is visible.

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Thank Pijush H
SHR-Management, Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear Pijush H, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you had an enjoyable dining experience. Your valuable feedback have been duly noted and shared with the team for further improvement where necessary. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Adrian De Rozario Hotel Manager The Magellan Sutera Resort. More 

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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice spot to have dinner with live music and a nice view. Service however while pleasant was very slow and the serving sizes are very small, probably best to order one meal each and share some other plates if you want to fill up. Food tasted nice and was presented well.

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Thank Jamie P
SHR-Management, Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear Jamie P, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you had an enjoyable dining experience. Your valuable feedback have been duly noted and shared with the team for further improvement where necessary. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Adrian De Rozario Hotel Manager The Magellan Sutera Resort. More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the best places I have ever stayed. The service was first class. The room we had was amazing. A deluxe suite overlooking the South China Sea. The facilities and the restaurants in the resort were first class. Special mention to our favourite waiter Jual and his friend at the Alfresco bar who gave us excellent service and a... More 

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Thank myra p
SHR-Management, Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear myra p, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're honored that you have chosen our hotel for your stay and thank you for your fantastic compliments on our restaurants as well. We will pass on your thanks to Jual who made your night delightful. Also, we will pass on your compliments to the people... More 

Forfar, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

My husband and I ate here twice in the evening and once for lunch. We enjoyed the meat skewers. I do recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Lawriesj
SHR-Management, Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear Lawriesj, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Glad you had an enjoyable dining experience with us. Your compliments are a great encouragement to our team and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Adrian De Rozario Hotel Manager The Magellan Sutera Resort. More 

Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

al fresco food is good, and the waiter and waitress provide good services to our family, and bank sound is nice

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Thank laihophilip
SHR-Management, Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear laihophilip, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Glad you had an enjoyable dining experience with us. Your compliments are a great encouragement to our team and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Adrian De Rozario Hotel Manager The Magellan Sutera Resort. More 

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665 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Next to the sunset bar (in fact there are two of the same thing...as its run by the same staff)...its a good place to have lunch or watch the sun go down The food is mixed of asian, grill, western snd italian The pricing is quite reasonable too especially during happy hours of 7pm to 9pm if you like a... More 

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Thank Julian F
SHR-Management, Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear Julian F, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Glad you had an enjoyable dining experience with us. Al Fresco indeed is a great place to just sit back and relax while you have your meal, and enjoying the sunset is an additional bonus. We can't the deny the scenery is breathtaking, too. Your compliments... More 

Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Close to the pool so it's the easy choice, but the food is not great at all. The service is quite slow too.

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Thank helles517
SHR-Management, Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear helles517, Thank you for this valuable feedback. We apologise for the experience that did not meet your expectation. Please be assured that this incident is not reflective of the usual service standards that we pride ourselves on. We are dedicated to customer care and your constructive feedback has been channeled to our team for further improvement as it is... More 

BSB
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I was not impressed with the spread for breakfast at the Magellan Sutera - it didn't have a very big range of choices and the food itself was so-so in taste.

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Thank Juliet75233
SHR-Management, Hotel Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear Juliet75233, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on our TripAdvisor page. We have noted your comments in regards to the breakfast buffet experience at Five Sails, The Magellan Sutera Resort in which there are over 100 items offered with an array of freshly prepared dishes that caters for both Western and Asian tastes. We are... More 

Corowa, Australia
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110 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a great poolside eatery with tasty menu at good prices at any time of day . The staff are local and love to have a chat and are proud of their town and where they work . The pizzas are yum and the Malaysian dishes are why you come here . Love the Laksa and the satays .

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Thank Stuart D
SHR-Management, Hotel Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear Stuart D, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Glad you had an enjoyable dining experience with us. Your compliments are a great encouragement to our Al Fresco team and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Adrian De Rozario Hotel Manager The Magellan Sutera Resort. More 

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This review is for the outdoor Sunset Bar area. Attentive and friendly service even with lots of guests around. Excellent views at sunset. Stay for the great happy hour from 7 to 9. RM10.50 a Tiger. Used to visit Breeze Bar at the sister property Pacific Sutera regularly but we're starting to prefer this spot now. A lot more chilled... More 

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Thank Shanduu
SHR-Management, Hotel Manager at Al Fresco, responded to this review

Dear Shanduu, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Glad you had an enjoyable dining experience with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Adrian De Rozario Hotel Manager The Magellan Sutera Resort More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1 The Magellan Sutera Resort | 1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard, Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: 6088308431
Description
Perched on a vantage point overlooking the South China Sea, Al Fresco serves a range of Meditarranean specialties and designer wood-fired pizzas that are complemented by a lively cocktail menu.Open daily from 11.00am to 11.00pm.Happy Hours: 5.00pm - 7.00pm.

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