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Jalan Labuk Segama Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-270 775
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Seoul, South Korea
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have energy to encourage peoples. Each menu is delicious and cheep. The only place to drink bear in midnight out of hotels.

Thank SungwooKim
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant with hubby last Saturday and it was ok. The restaurant as usual has a huge crowd especially if its a weekend. I ordered Nasi Lemak King and was a bit disappointed with the sambal - although, I can say that it was OK overall.

Thank SJP717
Vancouver, Canada
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82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Came in here for a late night meal. Menu looked ok. I was seated upstairs on the verandah. I was brought a menu. The first waiter could not speak/understand English properly when I asked simple questions like what do certain dishes have as I have food intolerances. He couldn't understand a single word I said. So he went to get... More 

Thank Wayne T
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The service given getting worst. New associate or not, you still need to give your very best. Need to be more attentive. We have to wait for 5 minutes until the service attend us with the menu. Even that i've raised my hand they act busy and ignoring me. Our table don't even have cutleris set. Food Comment: I don't... More 

Thank shofey f
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Big portion but full of fats(Lemak) Over cooked,Not fresh meat, Disappointed it was like having chewing meat. The worst Lamb Chop i had in my life..

Thank Revin S
Level Contributor
33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived here on a cruise with almost 3 thousand fellow passengers who, typically looking for a free wifi spot. This cafe serves nice coffee and beer and in my view a bettet choice than Starbucks where it's too many people and not as competitive as this place on price. One thing though it only opens late at about 4pm.

Thank sydneyloner
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The interior of this restaurant is decorated with many wall frames and objects on the shellac-painted wooden walls with the chandeliers emitting warm white light creating a cosy, fancy environment at night. They serve Malaysian and Western cuisines and I tried a few dishes which I couldn't recall the name except for Malaysian Delight, and all of them tasted fine.... More 

Thank Muthannah88
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop by for a drink. Were harassed by the waiters who claimed they had no whiskey so could not make the drink of our choice. Instead they insisted on making B52's for us... we nervously accepted. The waiters returned with two drinks and then then lit them alight... not a good tasting drink but seemed to entertain the... More 

Thank Louise R
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A nice little local fusion cafe with budget priced set menu. Some seatings with PC & free internet usage. Try their Malaysian Delight, Penne with Chicken or Hainanese Chicken Rice. A local favorite for the family.

Thank Henry C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Kk town is not much a happening place at night so we had a chill out time at upperstar damai. Enlightening ambience with classic posters and portraits that give out a balanced and light mood. Most of all, the beer is considerably cheap. Great choice to enjoy on own or with friends.

Thank nicholas c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Malaysian, Bar, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Labuk Segama Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-270 775
Happening place for the youngster to have gathering. Some western type food with reasonable price.

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