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Chilli Vanilla

35 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-238 098
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (31 reviews)
“tortillas” (30 reviews)
“cakes” (42 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 513 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at about 7.30 to find a queue outside. We returned half an hour later and were seated straight away. We enjoyed 2 courses each with a few beers. Food was delicious - we particularly enjoyed our starters of meatballs and lamb kofta. Service...More

1  Thank Madam13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with family at this quirky establishment. Great atmosphere, food was delicious and prepared very quickly. Prices more than reasonable. Very enjoyable meal.

1  Thank akdow74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, we had the specials both delicious, friendly staff & serve good wine. I highly recommend.

1  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Found this on trip advisor when looking for a place with gluten free options. GF pasta with tomatoes and broccoli was very good as was the goulash. Specials included salmon and cordon bleu. Small, informal, friendly. Worth a try especially if you’ve had enough local...More

1  Thank hamishmom
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Located in area where couple of good restaurant are (Little Italy, El Centro etc) this restaurant has found his way to provide a different menu from the others. We had the special of the day: - Persian lamb chops with couscous salad and mint sauce....More

1  Thank Adel N
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The sweet potato fries here are just amazing. As well as the juices, coffee and salad. A small resturant not so well known compared to its neighbour but the best one. And we tried ALOT of resturants in KK. Thank you and hoping to be...More

1  Thank Johanne T
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We'd heard a lot about this place. It didn't fail to deliver. Excellent food and service. My kids said they had the best chocolate milkshakes they'd ever had in their lives!

1  Thank Jason R
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

If you at tired of Malaysian food I recommend this place. Good food and good service. Go for it !! I recommend the brownie as dessert very good, I believe they are homemade.

Thank Raphael A
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Having a Hungarian owner/chef the menu is a mix of local and European food with some Hungarian specialities. Portions are good and most of the food was very tasty. Salad didn't meet expectations. Overall, a nice place to eat but not if you are looking...More

1  Thank Barbora F
Reviewed 7 August 2018

i am yet to try the chocolate cake that a friend of mine recommended. the food we ordered the other night was average but the cafe was cozy and i like the simple deco.

Thank seahyl
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Questions & Answers
12 August 2017|
Response from ChilliVanilla | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for contacting us. We have quite a number of vegetarian options. The vegetarian grilled or fresh tortillas are the most popular. But we have vegetarian pastas like:broccoli n cherry tomato aglio olio, or... More
Saeed C
7 August 2017|
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Response from travelteacher2013 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure but no pork and Malaysia is a predominantly Muslim country.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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