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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
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“satay” (15 reviews)
“minimum spend” (13 reviews)
“watch the sun” (15 reviews)
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Bar, Malaysian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is absolutely the place have a cocktail to watch the sunset over the South China sea. However, when we arrived, we were told that we had to have a booking to sit where we sat on one of the loungers overlooking the sea. As...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very pleasant but unfortunately the weather was not so no sunset. The bar is a walk away from the main area of the hotel and is a little dark at night.More

Thank stephanie s
ShangriLa_TAH, Director Of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear stephanie s, I am very, very sorry you missed seeing a Borneo sunset while you were here. We will be sure to post photos of brilliant sunsets on our social media platforms next time. I sincerely hope we will see you here again one...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the shangri la and had to book three days in advance to get a table....yet when we got here its chaotic....people that hadnt booked were wandering up....it bacame crowded and oppresive....also the menu is small...but over all a wonderful view .....just watch...More

Thank Suzanne C
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear Suzanne C, Thank you for sharing your review here. We will work on improving our services from the comments you have made here and hope we will have the opportunity to serve you again in the near future. Yours sincerely,

Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is one of the most breathtaking places to view sunset while enjoying your drinks and favorite cuisine. If you visit Kota Kinabalu but not visit this place, then surely you are missing out on something spectacular.More

Thank FHM2013
ShangriLa_TAH, Director Of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear FHM2013, We are absolutely delighted to hear that you've found one of our favourite spots in the resort! Thank you so much for this review and for the recommendation. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

So the only thing about this place is the view. Stayed in the hotel and went one of the evenings. Got a bed at the edge so had a brilliant view. There was a 75 myr minimum spend per person - which was okay cause...More

Thank Anuj G
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear Anuj G, Thank you for dropping by the Sunset Bar during your holiday and for taking the time to write this review. I am very sorry to hear that the food we served at the Bar had failed to meet your expectation. Can you...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I been here many times since few years ago, as a walk in guest, I had no problem to have my lovely cocktail while enjoying sunset here with a perfect view. Until recently I went there again, I was told the place was fully booked...More

2  Thank sendo7
ShangriLa_TAH, Director Of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Dear sendo7, Thank you very much for highlighting this incident to us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the miscommunication and the inconvenience this has caused you. We are working on ways to better communicate this clearly and accurately immediately. We also regret to note...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Nice staff, lovely views. Expensive drinks but better if you go during Happy Hour (which are good hours from 4-5 & 8-11).More

Thank utanportsmouth
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear utanportsmouth, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of the Bar. We are so happy you found out about the Happy Hours. Look out for more Sunset Bar promotions coming your way soon! See you again. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Frequent by guests and locals can be very packed at times. Luckily priority is given to hotel guests. Great location for any one . Highly recommended .More

Thank Metter C
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Metter C, Thank you so much for your recommendation. We are delighted to hear you had enjoyed the Bar, one of our favourite places in the resort. When you return to Tanjung Aru, do come by the Bar again. Especially during the Happy Hours....More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

The manager who serve us named Charlie was talking very rude and unpleasant. I am feeling very ashamed talking to him. As a 5 star hotel with a zero star manager. How could him become a manager?! Even though we are ready to spend but...More

3  Thank Aiyiing
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Aiyiing, I read your review here with much concern. This is because my colleagues and I are trained to show all our guests signature Shangri-La hospitality when they are here. Can you kindly email me at tah@shangri-la.com as we would like to begin immediate...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

During our stay at the Tanjung Aru we had some beautiful and magical moments at the sunset bar jutting out into the sea at sunset. We were very lucky, on two evenings the clouded sky was purple with stunning orange and deep red sunsets and...More

Thank David N
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear David N, Thank you so much for sharing this amazing experience with us. I must admit, I've never seen both the fish and dolphin two nights in a row! All of us here can't wait to welcome you back soon. Jumpa lagi. Yours sincerely,...More

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farrelfred
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
15 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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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
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.
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