Year 2015 start off slowly but with the opening of Imago Mall on March, new eateries start popping up. If year 2014 is the year of Coffee Cafes, year 2015 see more big brands and franchises making their presence at Kota Kinabalu Market.
Below is the list of new eateries in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan opened for business in 2015
Bake Code Bakery & Cafe– new choice of french bread with a variety of ingredients. Outlet at Citymall and Lintas Plaza and 1 Borneo
Fresh Loaf Bakery & Cafe – New Bakery cafe at Cyber Square, Penampang serving sandwich, croissant and bruschetta.
Adelphi & Co – New cafe at Damai serving good quality food and coffee
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/adelphicoffee
Cafe 33 – Located at Taman Khidmat operated by daughter of Kopitiam 33. Good place to have a cup of latte with buns and pastries from Kopitiam 33
Haus Cafe – New cafe (formerly The Hairdresser barbershop) at Marketplace serving coffee, pastries and cakes
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/hauscafebki/
Relax Coffee Cafe – New coffee cafe serving coffee at Plaza Menggatal
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RelaxCoffeeCafe/
Socialize Cafe – A new cafe atMetro Town
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/socializecafe
New Restaurants or Eateries
BBQ Chicken – Originated from Korea and one of the biggest franchise brand in Korea. Located at Imago Mall, KK Times Square.
Beans N Beans Dessert Cafe – Dessert cafe at Suria Sabah serving coffee, bingsu and pastries
Biru Biru Cafe – Serve Lihing (Sabah rice wine), waffle andLocal food with a western twist. Located at Jalan Dewan, Popular backpackers area
Boost Juice Bars – Australian Juice Bar phenomenon open their first outlet at Imago Mall!
Caffe Benne – Korea biggest coffee chain open their first shop at Imago Mall. Serving bingsu, coffee, waffle and gelato
Cafe No. 5 – A new cafe at Hotel no.5 serving Asian and Western food at affordable price.
Chan Kee Dessert House – Serve Penang style dessert recipe at Plaza 333
Borenos Fried Chicken – Sabah very first own fried chicken franchise located at Asia City. Crispy and delicious
Diner Cafe – Helm by former Executive chef of Secret Recipe and Beyond Vege.Diner Cafe along Jalan Sulaman Serve pasta, burgers and asian favourites, and yummilicious frozen blended drinks
Dubuyo – Korean food chain open their first outlet at Imago Mall
Hailam Kopitiam – Kopitiam franchise originated from Kuala Pilah is in Kota Kinabalu now. Located at Imago Mall Kota Kinabalu.
Hard Rock Cafe – Enjoy delicious food and drinks and rocking entertainment. Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu is located at Oceanus Mall
Ichiryu Japanese Restaurant – Conveyor and Semi fine Dining concept Japanese Restaurant at Pavilion Bundusan.
Kurtos Spiroll – delicious Kürtös Kalács a.k.a. Chimney Cakes, freshly baked everyday. Located at Imago Mall Kota Kinabalu
Meet + Wine – A place to sniff, swirl, and enjoy a glass or two (or bottle) of wine at affordable prices. Located at The Peak
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/MeetWineBistro
Mia boat noodle – Thai boat noodle also known as kuai teow ruea, are small bowls of noodles sold by hawkers on a boat in Thailand’s floating markets. Mia boat noodle opened at Imago Mall.
Oceano Italian Restaurant – Italian Restaurant at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa. Located at the new Ocean Wing building.
Oink Deli – Located within Everrise Imago Mall. Serve everything porky. Serve Carlsberg and Kronenbourg Beer ice cold, on the Tap.
Roti & Chaai – Indian restaurant serving North Indian and South Indian delicacies at Metro Town
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Roti-Chaai-675236659248548In
Sakagura Japanese Restaurant – Sakagura Japanese Restaurant is under FrontierOne group with over 10 Japanese restaurant in Japan. Sakagura Japanese Restaurant at Oceanus Mall Kota Kinabalu is the group’s first restaurant outside of Japan.
Souled Out Imago Mall – our favourite “as good as a hug” restaurant bar is all geared up in giving you an experience that will leave smiles on your faces.
Sticky Malaysia – Sticky Malaysia sprang from Sticky Australia where Sticky candy are traditionally hand-made just in front of you! Find all these colourful candies at Imago Mall Kota Kinabalu.
Sushi Zanmai – Famous Sushi Chain open their first outlet at Suria Sabah and Imago Mall
The Bunk Gaya Street – Backpacker and Used Books Cafe
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/thebunkgayastreetsabah
The One Hong Kong Cafe – Hong Kong Style, local taste. Located at Karamunsing Capital
Twenty2 Crust KK – Originated from Tambunan, serving handmade, yummy pizzas open their first shop at Plaza 333, Donggongon bypass
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/twenty2crustkk
Yuzu Japanese Restaurant – Semi fine dining Japanese Restaurant at Oceanus Mall.
New Eateries at Sandakan
Lindung Sepilok – located right at the entrance to Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary
Know any new eateries and can’t found it in the list? Let us know!
Latest posts by Joanne Lee (see all)
- Marks & Spencer Celebrates its Debut in East Malaysia at Imago Shopping Mall - May 24, 2023
- Discovering the Vibrant Culture and Dynamic Energy of Jakarta: A Journey through Indonesia’s Capital City #enjoyJakarta - March 15, 2023
- Ramadan 2023: where to go for Buka Puasa dinner in Kota Kinabalu - March 10, 2023
brug hokkaido is closed
New Arab restaurant – Mashawi located at Tang Dynasty Bay Hotel Sepangar. They’ve got the longest yummy tasting pizza!