Best Indian Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu

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Spicy, fragrant, or if you may, sweaty- the elements of Indian food where the third applies to those who just can't give up the fire even if the body says no. Here in Kota Kinabalu, your options range from your perennial mamaks, curry houses, to finer establishments that packs a cozy environment as well. Feast your eyes and taste buds on the factions of South and North Indian cuisines and indulge yourself in the plethora of herbs and spices that gives this cuisine its fame. 

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    K.Sanba’s Curry SpecialsPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    A great place for friends and families to enjoy authentic Indian cuisine at a simplicity that’s delicious and mouth-watering. The homey hospitality and service too present a constant flow of crowd and customers who seek to curb their spice cravings. From their lamb curry to spicy fried chicken, you will surely fill up that tummy with satisfaction.

    Tips

    A family oriented place.

    Things to expect

    Authentic Indian food.

    Best with

    Banana Leaf

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM10.00

    K.Sanba's Curry Special View restaurant

    Block F, Lorong Plaza Utama 1, Alamesra Lebuh Raya Sulaman, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    0168332308

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    07:00AM—08:30PM
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    Restoran SalimPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Sure, you won’t find the fancy tables and comfortable chairs here, but this is exactly what the Malaysian culture is- hang outs with a cup of teh tarik and an order of your favourite spice-infused dish. Having said that, scouring the lands for a quick and easy Indian meal just got easier with a visit here- whipping up your local mamak food from tandoori chicken, naan, flatbread, and all the spices you can imagine. 

    Tips

    Your typical mamak feel here.

    Things to expect

    Simple and quick meals.

    Best with

    Roti Kaya, Cheese Naan

    Price

    RM1.00 to RM9.00

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    Restoran Salim View restaurant

    Lintas Plaza (Lorong Lintas Plaza 2), 88300 , Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088235160

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    24-hours
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    Naan- Flavours of IndiaPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Putting together a finer environment to elevate the experience of Indian cuisine, comfort seekers will definitely find this place mingling on their to-go list. Well crafted, scrupulous efforts, and meticulous preparations, the dishes served here are fit for a moghul’s feast. Guess it’s time to indulge yourself in fragrant aromas and exquisite flavours.

    Tips

    It’s tucked in Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa.

    Things to expect

    A comfortable and refined ambience.

    Best with

    Signature Mango Lassi

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM40.00

    Naan - Flavours of India View restaurant

    Pantai Dalit Beach, 89208, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088797888

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    06:30PM—10:30PM
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    KohinoorPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Need some spice after a drink? Or perhaps a view while sampling off a tandoori platter; Kohinoor is the place for you to visit if you’re looking for a cozy environment and Indian food. The selection of North Indian dishes are is truly extravagant when it comes to flavours and textures. Need a view to accompany your dinner too? Done.  
     

    Tips

    You can request for vegetarian dishes.

    Things to expect

    A slightly high price.

    Best with

    Tandoori Mixed Platter

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM80.00

    Kohinoor View restaurant

    Lot No 4, Anjung Samudra Waterfront, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088235160

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    11:00AM—02:30PM
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    05:30PM—11:00PM
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