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Chilli Vanilla

35 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-238 098
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“goulash” (27 reviews)
“tortillas” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (57 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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35 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food at this restaurant is excellent! Not Malay but a mix from around the world. I had the persian style lambchops (omg so good) and the second time i tried the chicken roulade (excellent). The desserts alone are reason enough to go... cocktails 20+...More

Thank Myrthe T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I ate here a few times during our stay in KK. For appetisers the lamb kofta and calimari were beautiful. The calamari wasn't the least bit rubbery which is always a good indication they know what they are doing. All the food...More

Thank Daryl P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We two very good starters. The union rings were absolutely amazing. The desserts were even better. Some cakes you'll want to take home. Can't remeber the main dish. Nothing special.

Thank Henrik H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the best food we have had in Kota Kinabalu - not to be missed! For RM19 we got the lunch set menu and it was fantastic. Highly recommend.

Thank GerryMcG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It came as a disappointment. Order their gloulsh but only 20 mins later they informed that it was sold out. Had their tortilla chips w salsa. It was nothing spectacular. Had their coolers also.. again disappointed.

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in KK. Loved all the food we tried- pasta, burger, kebab and wraps were all so good. The gluten free pasta is especially good. I also recommend the chilli vanilla house cocktail, which I was skeptical about, but...More

Thank ENB96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking forward to having great Hungarian goulash after eating Asian food for two weeks. Unfortunately it was nothing like what we had in Budapest few weeks prior to this. Other meal was good and service was also great. However goulash was a letdown....More

Thank PeteHLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and location excellent menu quality food good music. Nice cakes also available worth a visit

Thank glenn h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stoppes by for lunch. Everything was perfect, amazing fresh juices, dips and vegetables after days of rice and meat. So many yummy options on the menu to choose from: even as a gluten free diner!

Thank amyQ1934BT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch and found the staff very friendly and attentive right from the start. The food was very nice and portions more than enough. The surrounding were pleasant and clean. We would defiantly eat here again.

Thank Axell33
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Questions & Answers
30 April 2016|
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Response from ChilliVanilla | Property representative |
Hi, Im the owner and chef of Chilli Vanilla.Im Hungarian and live in Borneo for 9 Years My crew is local but I trained them personally in the last 5 years so in case im not around they also can prepare all dishes. We serve... More
29 February 2016|
Response from ChilliVanilla | Property representative |
Hi , the menu prices star from rm10+ up to rm32+. We have set lunch available for rm19 nett on weekdays and frequently changing daily specials. Beverages from rm5+. We serve beer, wine and cocktails as well. Home made... More
12 February 2016|
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Response from ChelseaAiden | Reviewed this property |
They are not halal certified but serve no pork. Ive bumped to few Muslims dined in. It depends on how you define halal. But the cakes are omgee...unbeatable...its sooo cheap for the marvellous...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-238 098
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Mediterranean and Healthy foods, reasonable prices and ambient atmosphere.Home Made Cakes and gluten free díshes.
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