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English Tea House & Restaurant, Kota Kinabalu

Alamesra | Lot 58, Block G, Lorong Plaza Permai 2, Kota Kinabalu 88400, Malaysia
+60 89-222 549
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
6 Apr 2017
“Nice view with average food”
16 Jan 2017
“Having Christmas Breakfast there”
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Cafe, Asian, British, Malaysian
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Alamesra | Lot 58, Block G, Lorong Plaza Permai 2, Kota Kinabalu 88400, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Had lunch here on a sunny day so the view was great. The food is tasty but not outstanding. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Beautiful grounds to have a wander through

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Feel nostalgic as I was here for the authentic European food. Unlike the mass trend of franchise in the town or elsewhere in Sandakan. As it is up the hillside, the foundation of the area looks a bit unsafe now. the concrete stair has some...More

Thank clainlaw
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I was taken here for lunch as part of my speilok day trip tour. The views are amazing the gardens beautiful and food very very good quality and today I was accompanied by some very British weather the rain, but not for long. The music...More

Thank Livingmydream68
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant was beautiful. It s location is elevated and it has a glorious garden.The food was just delicious and a nice break from the Malay standards we d had so often.Lovely staff too

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Look, I order 2 scorned on my first visit to this place! It was great! They decorate it on a big plate together with the Jam & butter properly place. On my 2nd visit with my friends, they put my scorned in a small plate...More

Thank mohdmmadk
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Old world setting. Had dinner there and really enjoyed same. You possibly need to book and if your outside watch out for the flying insects. Really nice experience

Thank lkoulton
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The first time I dined here was for lunch & they had a set menu as I was travelling with a tour group. The food was excellent however I found when you requested something simple like a lattee, they knew it was coffee but just...More

Thank bucketlist721
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We are sitting in a cafe called Rocks, which on the google map we believed to be the English Tea House at their new location of Jessleton Point. Yes they have tea and shepherds pie, but it is clearly not the venue we have read...More

Thank Traveller_J0
Reviewed 15 May 2015

We had lunch here and it was like something out of 1920s England from the waiting staffs outfits to the music and the building. I had the soup to start which was full of flavour with the fish for my main which was perfectly cooked....More

1  Thank Louise F
Reviewed 16 April 2015

traditional English tea which started in Sandakan and probably the best place to experience it. the KK outlet is small and feels like another coffee shop with its English deco. i don't see myself visiting this place everyday, perhaps once a month if at all....More

Thank Terry R
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US$ 5 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Alamesra | Lot 58, Block G, Lorong Plaza Permai 2, Kota Kinabalu 88400, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 89-222 549
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The English Tea House and Restaurant, Kota Kinabalu offers the very best of traditional British cuisine at an affordable price. Whether you are looking for tea and a scone, a quick lunch or a full evening meal The English Tea House has a wide range of English and Asian favourites. With its cosy tea room feel, the restaurant welcomes couples, families and groups into its friendly and relaxing environment.
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