We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


59 Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
+60 88-230 582
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good54%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
59 Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (56)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a variety of food - the appetiser filled with generous portions of fresh crab meat (complimentary), garden salad, sashimi moriawase, yosenabe, soya ice cream - and thoroughly enjoyed all of them. We could taste the freshness of the ingredients used. The thick slices...More

Thank Exceeding_Joy
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great quiet ambience in a hidden corner of the banking district in the CBD, this oldest Japanese restaurant in KK serves authentic Japanese cuisine true to the spirit and culinary passion of its founder, Mr Nobu. It is a world away from the mundane mainstream...More

Thank Rayyap
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Since they've changed owners, the quality of the food has dropped tremendously. Nothing taste the same

Thank geri3787
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Genuine delicious Japanese food.The set lunch s excellent value and the macha ganache was excellent.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went for a date at the restaurant and everything is just nice as the service is really good. You can feel the Japanese essence just by having your dinner there.

Thank kizaki p
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The restaurant is a walking distance to Hotel Eden 54. The ramen prices are moderate but the Sashimi price is quite expensive. I compared the food price with KL, their price is more expensive. A simple chicken rice can cost RM10.

Thank tingjin
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

After a long day traveling we wanted to eat somewhere quiet, calm and reliable. Given that Kota Kinabalu is known for its seafood, a Japanese meal, having come across Nishiki by chance, sounded good. The miso soup was nourishing and warming as it ought to...More

Thank AntSydney
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We were yesterday for dinner and ordered the iidako, shake teriyaki, garlic rice, tempura soba and green tea drink. The noodles were undercooked, garlic rice smelt weird (maybe it's a different style of cooking), green tea drink was nice, the fish was alright and the...More

Thank ellycmc7
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Just visited here yesterday 05.05.2016, Time 12 noon. Dine with a friend in Nishiki Japanese Restaurant. Food are still very good. Sashimi very fresh. The lunch set still as good as ever. In term of prices, Nishiki is still cheaper than other Japanese Restaurant around...More

Thank Frank8789
Reviewed 5 February 2016

A warm welcome and good service. The lunch time food selection is very attractive and enjoyed by both of us. The restaurant is clean and cool with a good hand wash area, especially after climbing the steps to the nearby observatory platform. The experience was...More

Thank Magnalan
Nearby Restaurants
Little Italy
1,268 reviews
.09 km away
Nook Cafe
106 reviews
.14 km away
Yu Kee Bak Kut Teh
254 reviews
.04 km away
Restaurant Keng Wan Hing
39 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gaya Street Sunday Market
444 reviews
.29 km away
Suria Sabah
350 reviews
.17 km away
Jesselton Point
224 reviews
.53 km away
Signal Hill Observatory Platform
475 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Nishiki staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-230 582
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing