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Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (14 reviews)
“minimum spend” (13 reviews)
“watch the sun” (16 reviews)
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Bar, Malaysian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 393 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I been here many times since few years ago, as a walk in guest, I had no problem to have my lovely cocktail while enjoying sunset here with a perfect view. Until recently I went there again, I was told the place was fully booked...More

1  Thank sendo7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff, lovely views. Expensive drinks but better if you go during Happy Hour (which are good hours from 4-5 & 8-11).More

Thank utanportsmouth
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear utanportsmouth, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of the Bar. We are so happy you found out about the Happy Hours. Look out for more Sunset Bar promotions coming your way soon! See you again. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frequent by guests and locals can be very packed at times. Luckily priority is given to hotel guests. Great location for any one . Highly recommended .More

Thank Metter C
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Metter C, Thank you so much for your recommendation. We are delighted to hear you had enjoyed the Bar, one of our favourite places in the resort. When you return to Tanjung Aru, do come by the Bar again. Especially during the Happy Hours....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The manager who serve us named Charlie was talking very rude and unpleasant. I am feeling very ashamed talking to him. As a 5 star hotel with a zero star manager. How could him become a manager?! Even though we are ready to spend but...More

1  Thank Aiyiing
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Aiyiing, I read your review here with much concern. This is because my colleagues and I are trained to show all our guests signature Shangri-La hospitality when they are here. Can you kindly email me at tah@shangri-la.com as we would like to begin immediate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our stay at the Tanjung Aru we had some beautiful and magical moments at the sunset bar jutting out into the sea at sunset. We were very lucky, on two evenings the clouded sky was purple with stunning orange and deep red sunsets and...More

Thank David N
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David N, Thank you so much for sharing this amazing experience with us. I must admit, I've never seen both the fish and dolphin two nights in a row! All of us here can't wait to welcome you back soon. Jumpa lagi. Yours sincerely,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A waiter name Charlie, his service was so bad. I feel so disappointed because paying 5 star prices and treated by 1 star service.More

1  Thank Nicholas H
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nicholas H, I read your review with much concern. We take great pride in providing our guests with excellent service during their visit. Thus, this comes as a great surprise to me. Can you kindly get in touch with me soon as we would...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Good location for relaxing and a spectacular evening sunset view. This place is easily accessible from the city centre. Uber and Grab Taxi services are always available to send you there. Drinks are a bit more costly, expected of a 5 stars hotel, however it...More

Thank GTTulas
ShangriLa_TAH, Director Of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear GTTulas, We are so happy to hear that you had enjoyed your time at the Bar. Can't wait to see you back here again soon! Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

One of the most unique and popular Bars in and around Kota Kinabalu where you can catch an awesome sunset daily if weather permits.Sure rekindled every ecstatic moments that were spent there in the Bar.Seeing is believing.Satisfaction guaranteed.More

Thank 8Jerry88
ShangriLa_TAH, Director Of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 8Jerry88, Wow, thank you so much for the amazing review of the Bar and for the many quotable quotes! We can't wait to welcome you back - for yet another memorable ecstatic moment. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

its like sitting on seaside and enjoying some good food with alcohol, the best time to visit the bar is sunset as its name suggest you see the sky changing colors which apparently is not visible from the other end of the resort.

Thank Mohit D
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear Mohit D, Thank you so much for these excellent tips and for giving the Bar full rating! We can't wait to welcome you back. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went here for sunset drinks, we booked ahead and managed to get one of the front lounges. The sunset was close to one of the best I have ever seen throughout the world. The place is very relaxing, staff were very attentive, even better...More

Thank racy_rachel
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear racy_rachel, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at the Bar. Watching the sun set from the Bar is magical, isn't it? We can never get enough of it. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
farrelfred
is there any entrance fee?
14 January 2017|
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Response from shrivastava_pawan | Reviewed this property |
Not if you are staying in the resort and make a booking in advance.
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Kami N
Hello:) is it possible to make a reservation if we would like to have the sofa seats?
16 August 2015|
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Response from TheChoobs | Reviewed this property |
It's good to go 2 hours before sunset, that usually guarantees a spot. Enjoy the view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Bar, Malaysian
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: 606088327868
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Description
Located in Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Peppino’s is amongst Kota Kinabalu’s treasured culinary locations for Italian fine dining. Touted as one of Malaysia’s Best Restaurants since 2002, Peppino’s promises patrons impeccable authentic Italian cuisine complemented by unforgettable Shangri-La hospitality.
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