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Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
606088327868
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (14 reviews)
“minimum spend” (13 reviews)
“watch the sun” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Malaysian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Whilst a nice view this over priced, over guarded, over peopled location is not the 'go to bar' in KK. Look around for better choices.More

Thank stingalert
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear stingalert, I am very sorry to hear that we had failed to meet your expectations when you were at the Bar recently. We hope you will find it a more enjoyable venue to meet friends before and after its peak hours. The first session...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The best place to see the sunset.amazing experience. Not to be missed. The atmosphere is electrifying.More

Thank dilip212015
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear dilip212015, Thank you so much for this amazing review of the Sunset Bar! We're so glad you feel the same way as we do about it. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had lunch here along the beach. The hotel is beautiful and pools are lovely, The cafe along the water was so refreshing. We enjoyed the food.More

Thank Dwain I
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dwain I, Thank you so much for this wonderful review of the resort! It's wonderful to hear that you had enjoyed your meal at the Sunset Bar. Please come back again soon. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort &...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

beautifull place to watch the sunset though there is a min spend of 75ringit to enter, this was covered by a burger and a beer. get there early as it fills up fast but is worth it. it is part of a lovely hotel complex...More

Thank Andrew S
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Andrew S, We're very happy to hear that you had had the chance to drop in at the Bar recently. The Bar is a particularly great place to sit after sunset hours too, actually. Hope we'll see you there again real soon. Thank you...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

It is a great spot to enjoy a romantic sunset this for sure! But the cocktails not really.the mojito it tasted like water ( but maybe i have not be lucky) but anyway you can still go just for the sunset :)More

Thank Arianna Ariel S
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Arianna Ariel S, Thank you for stopping by the Sunset Bar. We're really happy to hear that you had enjoyed the sunset. Our thanks, too, for your feedback about the quality of the drinks. I'll be sure to share this with the Sunset Bar...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Most amazing place to sit and watch the sun go down.nthe evening entertainment was very funny, and different each night, we never laughed so much, we tried to chat to some Japanese people, who were very nice, a good place to be.More

Thank YorksFish
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear YorksFish, You've found one of our favourite places to hang out in the evenings! From drinks to entertainment, the view plus the people. Thank you so much for this review and for the full rating. We can't wait to welcome you back again. Yours...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

very expensive, not worth the day fee You only get the use of a sun bed for the fee, nothing else, and all the food and drinks are very expensive here.More

2  Thank worlddivingtraveller
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear worlddivingtraveller, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review of the Bar. We appreciate your feedback and will take the time to include a wider price range of items in the menu. Meanwhile, the initially-charged RM75 minimum spend for the...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This is the thing! Either they allow outside guest or they don't! Period ! Ground rules should have been set!! I was told I had to spend minimum 75.00 ringgit in order to have a a place. I totally understand that it's an amazing place...More

Thank Traveller210776
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Traveller210776, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review of the Sunset Bar. I will be sure to share your compliments with my colleagues there. Meanwhile, I read your feedback with much concern. Please accept our apologies for failing to...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Everyone told me that we should not miss this! And I have to agree. Though it would have been better if we had reached this bar much earlier, to score a space right at the edge of the bar, where we may have gotten an...More

Thank beboptang
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear beboptang, Thank you so much for this amazing review of the Sunset Bar. I'll be sure to share this with Sunset Bar Manager Rosley and his team. We look forward to serving you again soon. May the year 2017 be filled with fun adventures...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Staff were horrible during the early evening. To my info they were gonna have an event tomorrow at the bar. When we arrive, they were preparing for the event and not attentive to serve people passing the bar. I had to go to the counter...More

Thank Amelia S
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Amelia S, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of the Sunset Bar. Please accept our most sincere apologies for your experience at the Bar recently. We will provide immediate training to the relevant colleagues to ensure that our service improves....More

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farrelfred
is there any entrance fee?
14 January 2017|
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Response from shrivastava_pawan | Reviewed this property |
Not if you are staying in the resort and make a booking in advance.
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Kami N
Hello:) is it possible to make a reservation if we would like to have the sofa seats?
16 August 2015|
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Response from TheChoobs | Reviewed this property |
It's good to go 2 hours before sunset, that usually guarantees a spot. Enjoy the view.
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윤경 손
I heard that we have to book seats infront of the sea at the bar.Where do I book? Can I do it on the day I visit there?
15 November 2016|
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Response from ShangriLa_TAH | Property representative |
Hi. You can book on the day you arrive or email us (my apologies, as per TripAdvisor rules, we cannot post email addresses in the replies). The Bar opens daily from 4:00p.m. to 11:00p.m., weather permitting. A live band... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Bar, Malaysian
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: 606088327868
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Description
Located in Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Peppino’s is amongst Kota Kinabalu’s treasured culinary locations for Italian fine dining. Touted as one of Malaysia’s Best Restaurants since 2002, Peppino’s promises patrons impeccable authentic Italian cuisine complemented by unforgettable Shangri-La hospitality.