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“hearty food, friendly owner”
Review of Moon Bell Restaurant - CLOSED

Moon Bell Restaurant
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 18 December 2011

I stopped in because I had heard that the food was good, hearty and authentic and Karen (the owner) did not disappoint. I am generally not a huge fan of heavy chinese food, but the flavors made up for it and the experience was a good one. I would def go back!

1  Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 25 November 2011

Went to moon bell based on other recommendations. Was a little difficult to find, but worth the hunt.
The owner was very friendly and spoke excellent English. And recommended some good dishes.
The food was really delicious - the best meal we had in KK. The price was very reasonable.
The restaurant was clean, but the decor was basic. But don't let this put you off.
It was difficult to find, but we popped into the nearby best western hotel and asked for directions.

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1  Thank 2coats
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Reviewed 26 September 2011

Our party of 4 adults and 2 young children visited Moon Bell twice on 22 & 24 Sep 2011. The first time was just a random thing as we were putting up at the nearby Hyatt Regency. The second time was to indulge ourselves and also to thank our host, Karen, for her recommendations.

Some of our favourite dishes were the stuffed brinjals (eggplants), the lazy crab (softshell crab) and squid (calamari). The blended pineapple drink was extremely refreshing and the host was also very obliging with our many additional requests for the 2 kids. She gave advice on where to go for other meals, we took it and it was spot on. She even helped arrange for late pickup for a wetlands tour that we had booked in the afternoon as we were running late after our lunch at her place.

The only minus I could mention is the fact that some of the dishes are somewhat salty and we were especially conscious of that fact since the kids were having the same food as us. But as I understand from friends from Sabah, that's just the way it is with food over there. If you're picky with salt, make sure to let Karen know and I'm pretty sure she'll oblige you.

Highly recommended for people looking for good food, friendly atmosphere and a chatty host.

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Thank DoubleEl
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Reviewed 23 September 2011

Went there last night it was great there was a birthday party of the owners cousin we were all treated to some free chocolate cake. Yeah the host talks a lot - get over it and enjoy the warmth and great food

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Thank Leedufty
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Reviewed 7 August 2011

Friendly hostess who made us very welcome. Good food and well priced. We were pleased to find this place after a tiring day.

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Thank RosannaNorfolk
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