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

) #7 of 499 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu €€ - €€€ , Malaysian
No. 20 Jalan Aru | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu 88100, Malaysia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (15 reviews)
“minimum spend” (13 reviews)
“watch the sun” (16 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 19 April 2017

We went here for sunset drinks, we booked ahead and managed to get one of the front lounges. The sunset was close to one of the best I have ever seen throughout the world. The place is very relaxing, staff were very attentive, even better...More

Thank racy_rachel
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear racy_rachel, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at the Bar. Watching the sun set from the Bar is magical, isn't it? We can never get enough of it. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We just enjoyed a delicious meal of satay and antipasti with sunset cocktails at Sunset Bar, and everything would have been wonderful except for one thing: We felt very rushed to pay our bill, even before we had finished our meal. Not only this, but...More

Thank WendyLaurenEla
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear WendyLaurenEla, Please accept our most sincere apologies for this experience. We try our best to provide our guests with exceptional service but it seems that we have failed in our attempt this time. We will remind our colleagues to provide memorable experiences at all...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place is definitely popular for watching the sunset. If you can manage getting a table, the only thing you have to worry about is enjoying the view through everyones camera lenses. Its a small area and some are not the most courteous about photo...More

Thank Austin K
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Austin K, Thank you for sharing your experience of the Bar here. Our colleagues at the Bar work hard to ensure that all guests at the Bar thoroughly enjoy their time there. If you require any assistance the next time you are there, please...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

It is operated by Shangarila Hotel group known for excellence in service. Weather here is tropical and sunshine most of the year is guaranteed. Temperatures about 30 degrees Celsius max not more than 33 degrees Celsius. So enjoy the sunset in your beach wear listening...More

Thank NKFOO2016
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear NKFOO2016, Thank you so much for this mention, we truly appreciate this. We're terribly proud to note that we've witnessed several wedding proposals here as well... so happy to have been a part of several couples' new journeys together. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Good ambience in an open-air setting. Happy hour on weekday evenings. After sundown you can see the reflection from the fire coral in the distance - an exotic touch!More

Thank Mary T
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Mary T, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of the Bar. Sometimes, we catch a school of fish perform some synchronized swim stunts for us when we look out into the sea as well! We hope you'll have a chance...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Not really much to say about the Sunset Bar except, wow, stunning views. Make sure you book early to get the best seats and smother on that insect repellent. A definite must do....More

Thank Irisheyesaresmilin
ShangriLa_TAH, Director of Communications at Sunset Bar at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Irisheyesaresmilin, "Wow, the view!" .... right??! We can never get enough of it, even though we see it every day. I'm so happy you found one of our favourite spots in the resort. Can't wait to welcome you back again soon. With smiling Malaysian...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Lovely view and service at the sunset bar and definitely worth booking the lounge chairs that face the sea. Only gripe would be the background music which was a bit too dance-y.More

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

Dear Dian I, Thank you for this review of the Bar. It's wonderful to hear that you had enjoyed the lounge chairs at the Bar - perfect way to kick back and enjoy the tropical evening. We note your feedback about the background music and...More

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 reviewResponded 3 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 3 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 14 March 2017

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

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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
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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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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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