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Plantation Cafe

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Level 1, Sabah Hotel Sandakan | KM1, Jalan Utara,, Sandakan, Malaysia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are friendly, food is great, selection is international buffet. Did not manage to try the ala carte cause only stay for one night. The croissant is great and pastries too.

Thank WBOS8
Queanbeyan, Australia
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This cafe serves both western & local style meals - all of average quality. You can sit inside in the air conditioning or outside alongside the pool. Outside is pleasant with a cool breeze blowing most of the time but y oh also have to put up with smokers. We were visiting during Ramadan & in the evening you can't... More 

Thank Alison C
Canberra, Australia
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We ended up here by accident and low blood sugar forced our hand into eating at the hotels restaurant. We really didn't have high expectations, however the food really was a touch bland...... Come on sandakan!!! Give me some spice!!! 20ish RM for a laksa and about the same for a noodle dish. Quite expensive but it is convenient if... More 

Thank SiScarlett
Perth W.A.
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here so ate in the restaurant when we arrived. We went out to eat at other times but none compared with the food here. The banquet is amazing but the a la carte is wonderful too. Highly recommended.

Thank Marina R
Sandakan, Malaysia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The restaurant was quite newly renovated and the ambience was very good. Service was good. Food was really well cooked and up to expectation.There was a lovely free form swimming pool outside the restaurant.Good food and wonderful view. What more do you want!

Thank phillida2015
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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

For the offerings of restaurants at this hotel, we really enjoyed the food here. It did take ages to cook but they must have prepared it from scratch, very fresh and tasty. Lots to chose from and it was great value.

Thank 00awesomeisme00
Sandakan, Malaysia
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012

I was at the hotel attending a 1-day seminar early Dec '12. Buffet lunch was at the Plantation Cafe. There are two sections - air-conditioned and open air seats. Their appetizer is quite limited with only basic salad - lettuce, tomatoes and few vege. Most of their main dishes on that day are spicy. It looks more like Malaysian theme... More 

Thank BelleWong
Penang Island, Malaysia
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100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2011

Dined in Plantation cafe while staying in Sabah Hotel on business in early December 2011. Plantation Cafe is located on Level 1, by the Pool and the environment on the Terrace is especially nice since it is surrounded by the rain forest and lots of greenery which is very soothing. They offer buffet breakfast which is similar with most hotels... More 

Thank FplusV

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, International
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1, Sabah Hotel Sandakan | KM1, Jalan Utara,, Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Sandakan Division  >  Sandakan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?