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“Love the atmosphere!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Sailors' Cafe

Sailors' Cafe
Ranked #239 of 561 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Cuisines: Cafe, British, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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54 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Love the atmosphere!”
Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

It's so obvious with its name of restaurant - Sailor's, the atmosphere is all about sea, from the entrance, that area is all about sailor, ships, sea and etc, the another area (after the cashier) is with vintage English style, not too bad. We are seated in vintage English area because we had 6 of us, most of the big tables are there.
Service is average. Food is good. The chicken wings are delicious. We've tried their fish and chips, surf n turf, grilled salmon and pasta, the portion of surf and turf, fish n chips are small. Howeve portion of pasta is quite big. I love their grilled chicken pasta. Price is quite average, RM18 for pasta, RM25 for grilled salmon, surf and turf costs RM39.
The server was keep refilling water for us which was attentive.
Will go back again during lunch time. I will order pasta again.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Shan0407
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English first
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1 review
“My favourite makan place!”
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Nice environment and great food..I like their decor which is simple and creative! When you reach the front house you notice the shipping rope tide around the balcony. The menu variate is great and i like their Asian choices too.. another thing is they serving fresh fishing fish which is excellent.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Bond Y
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UK
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Awful food and awful service”
Reviewed 26 February 2013

The atmosphere was fun if a little kitch-i. The menu was greasy and the staff not really interested. The food very commercialised, the meat over-tenderized. The meat in the burger (which did look good), was cold and raw in the middle. When informed, the staff didn't do anything about it, nor seem to care.

Visited December 2012
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2 Thank Coco85
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cozy and yummy choice of food”
Reviewed 22 January 2013

The menu are very creative and food are extremely very good. The ambiance here are unique plus the service is also good.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Makiko_S
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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204 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Great food and ambience”
Reviewed 10 December 2012

A nice, cozy cafe located a bit further out - probably only accessible by taxi for tourists.

The set-up and concept of this cafe is really nice - when you step in, the atmosphere is quite pleasant and their staff are friendly too.

The selection on their menu isn't that extensive, but what food they do have is of quality and the portions and prices are reasonable.

A recommended cafe to dine at.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank KKgirl93
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