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69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-532 166
07:30 - 22:00
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Vientiane, Laos
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a very civilized dinner, gin and tonic each, shared the Caesar Salad and garlic bread, had mushroom risotto and pollo with linguini as mains. Total bill with tip $50 USD. Expensive for KK, but in the U.S. this would be very reasonable. Good but not overbearing service, food tasted good and we left full and happy.

Thank Wendy K
Geraldton, Australia
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392 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and the presentation very professional. Prices are a bug high for the average restaurant in Sabah but I guess they are in a market that can command that extra few dollars. Was a busy place and I would suggest you book if you have a large number going.

Thank Dicko1947
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checked into Jesselton Hotel late and needed somewhere close to get decent food. This completely fit the bill. Nothing spectacular, but reasonable prices on interesting pizzas (got the spicy beef, which was a nice combo of Italian and Malaysian).

Thank jpeggers93
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and i frequents this place for special occasions, anniversaries and celebrations, from the time it was at City Mall. We would speak highly of this restaurant whenever asked by our friends and families (even when we feel that there was a drop in food quality at certain times). However, our recent experience was utterly disappointing. We made a... More 

1 Thank Chaurun
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Heard about Kudos so over Xmas 2016 when I was back on holidays I went to pick up Shepherd's Pies for my sister's office party....hearty helpings separated into 2 containers....Perfect! I managed to have a box left at home. Delisss!! Off menu so order beforehand. It's a tad pricy if one compares to other restos in.KK. Perhaps should not have... More 

Thank SunnSunny277
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Worst dining experience and meal. Definitely not fine dining, given the service and bad quality of food served. Its probably worst than a casual dining cafe. This restaurant charges RM20 for birthday cake or rather charges corkage fee for cake which is ridiculous and upsetting. To make the dining worst, the food is not as good as reviewed but one... More 

2 Thank sirod89
Bangkok, Thailand
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100 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The pizza was well made and tasted great. The real highlight was the apple crumble. It is right up there with the best apple crumble I have ever had.

Thank APinBKK
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148 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located centrally and looked in TripAdvisor before we went there so had quite high expectations but it turned out to be a nightmare. The waiter who served us is very creepy, he stands just 1 meter from us when we ate. And was kind of in a hurry so when my friend finished his lamb rack he... More 

2 Thank yanzhang85
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went there for breakfast and lunch a few times over the Christmas break. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food is unpretentious and tasty. There wasn't anything we could fault it on. Would definitely go there again when I'm in KK.

Thank Shaheena P
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90 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a fantastic place if you're planning to dine on a budget. The food is good and there is always an offer in Groupon which makes this place a better option then other places in KK to dine. My suggestion All grilled dishes Soup of the day

Thank Sabbitan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-532 166
Kudos first opened its doors on 24th March 2014 in the main Central Business District of Kota Kinabalu at the iconic Jesselton Hotel where the casual dining restaurant has an airy, modern yet classic feel to it. Within our newly launched a la carte menu we proudly serve a selection of modern British food which incorporates French, Italian, Mediterranean and other European dishes complimented with ever-changing weekly specials. The wine list is cosmopolitan and has a modest selection of wines by the glass from a light Sauvignon Blanc to a robust Cabernet Sauvignon or Shiraz to satisfy the most discerning wine enthusiast. Our European Executive Chef and culinary team are committed to using, where possible, local sourced organic produce, premium meats and sustainable seafood. It is the perfect venue for a relaxing breakfast, a business lunch, a romantic candlelight dinner or a meeting place with family and friends. Reservations are recommended.

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