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69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-532 166
07:30 - 22:00
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Bangkok, Thailand
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96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza was well made and tasted great. The real highlight was the apple crumble. It is right up there with the best apple crumble I have ever had.

Thank APinBKK
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148 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located centrally and looked in TripAdvisor before we went there so had quite high expectations but it turned out to be a nightmare. The waiter who served us is very creepy, he stands just 1 meter from us when we ate. And was kind of in a hurry so when my friend finished his lamb rack he... More 

Thank yanzhang85
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for breakfast and lunch a few times over the Christmas break. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food is unpretentious and tasty. There wasn't anything we could fault it on. Would definitely go there again when I'm in KK.

Thank Shaheena P
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90 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a fantastic place if you're planning to dine on a budget. The food is good and there is always an offer in Groupon which makes this place a better option then other places in KK to dine. My suggestion All grilled dishes Soup of the day

Thank Sabbitan B
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two families a party of nine visited and have rebooked for our last night here. Very festive mood, food was amazing. They looked after the kids and let them order and feel special. All the food was presented well and tasted even better. Good portion sizes and great range of foods. More than happy to change food order from the... More 

Thank Nichola K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A regular customer of Kudos. It's an excellent place for special occasions. Food is amazing, definitely worth the price you pay for. My favourite dessert is the crepe suzette. Definitely recommend it to everyone :)

Thank Yi Woan G
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It used to be a favourite place for western food in their old place of operation at City Mall. Somehow after moving to this present place, food presented also changed from good to average.

Thank Billy S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We loved Kudos so much that my friends and I ended up eating here 6 times in 3 days -- breakfast three times, lunch once, dinner once, and dessert once. I did not expect to find such excellent European food in a place like Kota Kinabalu. Their Sussex Apple Crumble was the best I have ever had, the pan fried... More 

Thank Lynn N
Hastings, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant, and perfectly located under the Jesselton Hotel and in the centre of the main part of the city. The service was excellent and the range was good, not super extensive but a good variety, it was well cooked and good quality. I had a burger as fancied some western food for once, it was good... More 

Thank Kiffs68
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Located groundfloor of the old Jesselton hotel. It's menu has a great variety to choose from. Selections from veg - fish -meats- and scrumptious desserts too. Friendly + attentive staff and service. With good meal portions at that. Our table of 3 Had a soup and 1 other starter, was warming and not too filling. The bolognaise wasn't dry✔. Both... More 

Thank MMadeleineM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
International, Mediterranean
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-532 166
Kudos first opened its doors on 24th March 2014 in the main Central Business District of Kota Kinabalu at the iconic Jesselton Hotel where the casual dining restaurant has an airy, modern yet classic feel to it. Within our newly launched a la carte menu we proudly serve a selection of modern British food which incorporates French, Italian, Mediterranean and other European dishes complimented with ever-changing weekly specials. The wine list is cosmopolitan and has a modest selection of wines by the glass from a light Sauvignon Blanc to a robust Cabernet Sauvignon or Shiraz to satisfy the most discerning wine enthusiast. Our European Executive Chef and culinary team are committed to using, where possible, local sourced organic produce, premium meats and sustainable seafood. It is the perfect venue for a relaxing breakfast, a business lunch, a romantic candlelight dinner or a meeting place with family and friends. Reservations are recommended.

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