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Windbell Seafood Restaurant

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20 Jalan Selangor | Jalan Penampang,, Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We went to this restaurant twice during our stay in Kota Kinabalu. The staff and the owner Fritz were very accommodating. They explained the process for newbies like us. Choice of two base flavours in the steamboat. Then pick your ownfood to steam, cook and flavour the stock. Plenty of variation to get through from fresh fish, cockles,squid, crab, prawns... More 

1 Thank gezb
Fritz J K, Owner at Windbell Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed our steamboat buffet, as well as the service. We look forward to see you again on your next trip to Kota Kinabalu More 

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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This was my first time to try Steamboat,so i expected to have a Great Expirienced and My anniversary with my hubby so we celebrated it there. Im not comfortable that the staff always taking the plate every minute,dont even ask if done or not, no signal , no taxi, they dont even bother to help u get a taxi, far... More 

Thank chezka analee r
Fritz J K, Owner at Windbell Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion and review. I am sorry we did not meet your expectation. More 

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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Dinner with hubby....Im full, delicious food..yummy Many choices..delicious dessert. Good staff. Recommended for family and for who want to try new food.

Thank Diana Salakup 黛
Fritz J K, Owner at Windbell Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for our comment, appreciate you feedback More 

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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Not much variety but food quality wise consider ok.... service wise I would say good and up to par.... Price wise was a little bit expensive with the food offered.....

Thank Liong C
Fritz J K, Owner at Windbell Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we will work to improve More 

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Place is clean, they always refill the cooking ingredient, staff are friendly and helpful. They won't let your table full with empty plates. There's wifi available (No signal for DiGi!) but depends on your luck if too many people you won't be able to access it.

Thank nataschatze
Fritz J K, Owner at Windbell Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to evaluate our restaurant More 

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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

the only thing u hv to watch for in any steamboat is how fresh the seafood is n the verity. in general, seafood is never cheap and some places will hv all u can eat steamboat for RM27-30 per person which might be a better deal. food has to be good since ur cooking it yourself so u can't say... More 

Thank Terry R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

Not value for my money..I can paid more if they have alots of items..but its just to simple that i can get it in supermarket..Even the ketchup and tomyam@chicken soup very tasteless..I came here last night with my frens,all of us feeling the same way..

1 Thank Nazir85
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Hi All, This my first & last visit to dis restaurant... Please think twice before u all come... Not many choice of foods!!

Thank Amirul H
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

We often head to Windbell for some healthy seafood and meats cooked in the delicious chicken &/or Tom Yam Soup. The management here are very hands on, needless to say the service is great and the food is always topped up just waiting for you to take it. At a set price, all you can eat this is by far... More 

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

Clean atmosphere and aircond temperature acceptable. Limited choice of foods. Should upgrade outdated credit card terminal. Credit card declined twice in separate visit. So embarassing in front of friends... How is the person didnt have enough cash??? Management pls take note

3 Thank BMU2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Jalan Selangor | Jalan Penampang,, Kota Kinabalu 88300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
Full service restaurant serving predominately Steamboat buffet. Chinese as well as Malay and other Asian Dishes are available. Western Food is also available for groups.Casual dining, with air conditioned rooms Covered outdoor setting is available

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