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“Great food & service”
Review of Chilli Vanilla

Chilli Vanilla
Ranked #1 of 572 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.Home Made Cakes and gluten free díshes.
Newcastle, Australia
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407 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
“Great food & service”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

We had a morning tea & an evening meal at Chilli Vanilla & enjoyed both.
It is a small cafe with very friendly staff, a small but very interesting menu, & excellent food at reasonable prices ( by our standards)
Definitly worth a visit. There were 4 of us & we would all go back.

Visited May 2014
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Can be better”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Don't get me wrong, food at Chili Vanilla is good as everyone raves BUT i wish they can do better with the cafe. They lack of environment, cozy and homey feelings which is few thing that i want to enjoy when we eat outside besides a good food. We went there because its recommended by some friends but at one point we didn't feel like going back there. If i ever stop at Chili Vanilla nowadays, it just to take away some slices cake from them which is truly delicious but thats all. No more dine in.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Cinte S
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Wollongong, Australia
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225 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Delicious”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Great platter of Lebanese dips and olives with bread. Have missed this type of food fate being in Asia for months. It was lovely to taste it again.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Laj S
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not a bad restaurant except for the smoke from the kitchen”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Located in one of the small shoplots near town. Disliking the smoke coming out from the kitchen and that makes my hair and shirt stink. Other than that, it is a perfect place to chill. A little bit pricey for the locals. Most of the customers are Caucasians.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Amandachng
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Alice Springs
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good option in Kota Kinabulu”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

In general we found the food in Malaysia quite boring. This little restaurant was our saviour in an otherwise very mundane restaurant scene in Kota Kinabulu. We found the food at Chilli Vanilla to be very innovative and the service was very good...we dined here twice in space of 10 days...before and after our tour of Sabah...if you are looking for variety this is "the" place in Kota Kinabulu

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank John-Sharon-EXOTIQ
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