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“Good option only if staying at the resort, not worth it otherwise”
Review of Sands

Sands
Ranked #103 of 437 Restaurants in Langkawi
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
541 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
“Good option only if staying at the resort, not worth it otherwise”
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We ate at the Sands restaurant in order to see Tanjung Rhu beach, but were staying at a different resort in the NW part of the island. The food was above average, but was diverse and reasonably priced given the location. Service within the restaurant was very good. If you plan to eat here while not staying at the resort, then you will have to go through multiple security points where you will learn the rules for non-guests. Some of the rules, such as not taking pictures or using facilities such as the restroom, seem a little pretentious and impossible to strictly enforce. Understandably, the resort wants to maintain some exclusivity and keep the beach private, but they would be better off then keeping the Sands restaurant for guests only. The image they give is that they are doing outsiders a favor by letting them pay money to eat at the Sands. While the restaurant is decent, it's not that unique and doesn't merit a special trip.

  • Visited September 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Surrey, England
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Michelin-star quality”
Reviewed 11 April 2012

It was always a special treat to eat at Sands Restaurant

Visited May 2011
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Chesterfield
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Menu was confusing with dated pictures of the food on a plate.
not enough Malaysian dishes

Visited February 2012
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Thank SallyChesterfield
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
184 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Tasty food”
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Sands serves very tasty food Malay and Chnese style which we loved.

Visited January 2012
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Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing choice”
Reviewed 15 December 2011

Whatever food you're in the mood for, you'll find it here. Excellent service, brilliant quality and generous portions in a nice relaxing atmosphere.

Visited October 2011
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Thank Samantha H
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