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Chilli Vanilla

35 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-238 098
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (26 reviews)
“tortillas” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (37 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Hungarian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Jalan Haji Saman, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch and found the staff very friendly and attentive right from the start. The food was very nice and portions more than enough. The surrounding were pleasant and clean. We would defiantly eat here again.

Thank Axell33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food, great menu and wonderful service, all at a very good price. Would highly recommend.

Thank kathryn044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the beef/ egg burger and chicken kebabs. The burger was ok but not really good. The cold slaw was already topped on the burger and soaking the beef and bread. The kebabs were not marinated and kind of tasteless. Only with the dip...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, especially french fries were very good!!! Nice atmosphere nice location...! It's small but when I went there for lunch it was almost empty. And most clean toilet in KK town lol

Thank Inji K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so happy to find Chilli Vanilla in Kota Kinabalu, during our mountain climbing days. After the climb, the goulash gave me back all energy! As a hungarian I have to say the chief did a really good job, I felt myself as at...More

Thank sarenka25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant. I had the moroccan lamb w/ cous cous, my boyfriend had the spicy duck tortilla and we shared some chunky chips, with a slice of red velvet cake after. It was all delicious, and reasonably priced. The service was good...More

Thank Coni P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Local gem. Excellent food in a range of styles. Good vegetarian dishes. Wonderful service from friendly staff.

Thank 444travelVG
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This could easily have been one of our best meals in KK-the pumpkin soup was delicious, the onion rings the best my husband had ever had and the chicken and cheese burger was fantastic. Unfortunately the goulash is what lost this place a star-the meat...More

Thank J9london
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I've been here couple of times when it first opened years ago & all I can say is the food quality & taste has improved a lot. Love coming here now with family/friends for lunch/dinner. This cosy eatery serves food that's different than those commonly...More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Eating here made a nice change from the usual Asian fare ((dont get me wrong - love Asian cuisine). Good choice of food including wraps, burgers and Hungarian food, Friendly service

Thank MairGravatt
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi. What kind of Hungarian dishes do you serve and what nationality is your chef?
29 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
What about the average prices? Anyone knows?
29 February 2016|
Response from ChilliVanilla | Property representative |
Hi , the menu prices star from rm10+ up to rm32+. We have set lunch available for rm19 nett on weekdays and frequently changing daily specials. Beverages from rm5+. We serve beer, wine and cocktails as well. Home made... More
Hi, is this restaurant halal?
11 February 2016|
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Response from ChelseaAiden | Reviewed this property |
They are not halal certified but serve no pork. Ive bumped to few Muslims dined in. It depends on how you define halal. But the cakes are omgee...unbeatable...its sooo cheap for the marvellous...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
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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