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Upperstar

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Jalan Labuk Segama Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-270 775
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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in here for a late night meal. Menu looked ok. I was seated upstairs on the verandah. I was brought a menu. The first waiter could not speak/understand English properly when I asked simple questions like what do certain dishes have as I have food intolerances. He couldn't understand a single word I said. So he went to get... More 

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Thank Wayne T
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The service given getting worst. New associate or not, you still need to give your very best. Need to be more attentive. We have to wait for 5 minutes until the service attend us with the menu. Even that i've raised my hand they act busy and ignoring me. Our table don't even have cutleris set. Food Comment: I don't... More 

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Thank shofey f
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Big portion but full of fats(Lemak) Over cooked,Not fresh meat, Disappointed it was like having chewing meat. The worst Lamb Chop i had in my life..

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Thank Revin S
sydney
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28 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived here on a cruise with almost 3 thousand fellow passengers who, typically looking for a free wifi spot. This cafe serves nice coffee and beer and in my view a bettet choice than Starbucks where it's too many people and not as competitive as this place on price. One thing though it only opens late at about 4pm.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The interior of this restaurant is decorated with many wall frames and objects on the shellac-painted wooden walls with the chandeliers emitting warm white light creating a cosy, fancy environment at night. They serve Malaysian and Western cuisines and I tried a few dishes which I couldn't recall the name except for Malaysian Delight, and all of them tasted fine.... More 

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop by for a drink. Were harassed by the waiters who claimed they had no whiskey so could not make the drink of our choice. Instead they insisted on making B52's for us... we nervously accepted. The waiters returned with two drinks and then then lit them alight... not a good tasting drink but seemed to entertain the... More 

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Thank Louise R
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A nice little local fusion cafe with budget priced set menu. Some seatings with PC & free internet usage. Try their Malaysian Delight, Penne with Chicken or Hainanese Chicken Rice. A local favorite for the family.

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Thank Henry C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Kk town is not much a happening place at night so we had a chill out time at upperstar damai. Enlightening ambience with classic posters and portraits that give out a balanced and light mood. Most of all, the beer is considerably cheap. Great choice to enjoy on own or with friends.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Loads of better choices for eating in KK if you want western food. I would only come here for drinks and then only the jugs of cocktails which are reasonably priced.

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Thank 394MichaelB394
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Drinks are not cheap but this place is pretty reasonable. Nice hot chips. opposite the Hyatt. Upstairs and down.

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Thank Chris P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Labuk Segama Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-270 775
Description
Happening place for the youngster to have gathering. Some western type food with reasonable price.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?