Sunset Bar

Sunset Bar

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Hours
Sun
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
3.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.5 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.7 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
$7.00 – $465.00
CUISINES
Bar, Grill, Malaysian
Meals
Drinks
features
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About
Perched on the edge of its very own peninsular, Sunset Bar is a world away from the madding crowd, yet close enough to the heart of Kota Kinabalu city. This trendy and upscale bar brings fresh meaning to the term “perfectly chilled” and sets the standard in style and five-star service along with what can only be described as a stunning view of the sweeping Kota Kinabalu colourful skyline. This chic hang-out has locals and guests flocking for a spot on Sunset Bar’s natural timber decking furnished with cosy couple loungers. Tune into the whispering sounds of the ocean whilst Sunset Bar’s sultry and mood-enhancing tunes keep the vibe fun. An authentic Borneo lepa (boat) seeks attention as the bar’s unique hanging centrepiece, flanked by traditional handcrafted Borneo totems. Alfresco tables and seats along the bar make for a relaxed space. Opens daily from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (weather permitting). Snacks are available from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.
PRICE RANGE
$7.00 – $465.00
CUISINES
Bar, Grill, Malaysian
Meals
Drinks
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach, Non-smoking restaurants
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles570 reviews
Excellent
304
Very good
178
Average
61
Poor
14
Terrible
13
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

YIJIE
Kuala Lumpur20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 solo
I went to beach yesterday and i came to Sunset bar today. I paid RM 39 for entrance and one free drink (my choice is Wine), i feel like reasonable because this location and their staff is super friendly too. I can say that public Tanjung Aru Beach and Sunset bar gave me difference feeling. You can have more fun and take more photo at public beach. If you don’t want crowd then you can choose sunset bar.
Written 17 January 2020
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ShangrilaTAH
Dear mryijie, Thank you for stopping by the Sunset Bar and for giving us a good rating. We are certain many will find your tips useful here. We hope to see you again at the Bar soon. Happy New Year from all of us here. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong, Director of Communications, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Written 30 January 2020
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roel v
Brussels38 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 friends
We had a really good time at this place, staring at the sunset. The service is very personable and quick, the selection of gins is huge for this part of town, plentiful cocktails and a nice variety of snacks. Combined with a gracious sunset when the weather gods allow, this is the perfect setting for a romantic evening or just a great start of your holidays!
Written 21 January 2020
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ShangrilaTAH
Dear roelv45, Thank you so much for giving the Bar full rating. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you had enjoyed your time at the Sunset Bar, it's definitely one of our favourite places here in the resort. Until we meet again, we wish you a new year filled with great cocktails and summer breezes. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong, Director of Communications, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Written 30 January 2020
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Akmama
Liverpool23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
It is very lovely place amazing view for sunset. Food is fine, love the snacks. And best thing is the staff all are so nice and friendly, great service. 388rm packages is great value which includes cocktails beer or wine also free refill champagne.
Written 7 October 2023
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear angelaw109, Thank you for sharing your enjoyable experience at Sunset Bar. We are delighted to hear that you had a genuinely enjoyable time with us. It is great to know that the staff's friendliness added a welcoming touch and that the bar's amazing view for sunset and the foods, created a relaxing atmosphere for you. We look forward to welcoming you back for another pleasant experience in the future. Yours sincerely, Ryan. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Written 2 February 2024
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nisha
Kuala Lumpur2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
First time come here at sunset bar tanjung aru , we really enjoyed the sunset , one of the staff approached us from bar entrance with really energetic personality and wide smile. Calvin was really outgoing and cheerful all the time with us and other guests as Well. Very attentive to every request . Exceptional service . He made our 1st trip here memorable . Even joking around with us which made us non stranger to him . Thank you sunset bar team ! Thank you Calvin! Hope to see you again !
Written 1 February 2020
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ShangrilaTAH
Dear nishawong92, Thank you so much for this amazing review of the resort, I am so happy to hear that you had enjoyed your time at the Bar. I cannot wait to show your review here to my colleagues, especially Calvin, I am certain this will put a HUGE smile on his face! We look forward to welcoming you back. Until we meet again, we wish you many more amazing cocktails against stunning sunset backdrops. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong, Director of Communications, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Written 5 February 2020
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TMa
Hong Kong622 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 family
We booked the Sun Lounger a few weeks ago and kindly ask for the best location for the view. No disappointment on the arrangement. Thanks to Mr Alan, he was very helpful on following our drinks and let our glasses never empty. The other staff was also helpful, but Mr. Alan was the best! The package was the Sun Lounger was a little bit pricey but definitely worth it. The Sunset Hook, all the food was overcooked. But the free flow of Champagne was excellent. The processing of the cocktail was a long waiting. Draught beer was cold enough but with very few choices. The most important thing was very disturbing was when the magic time came, there suddenly a lot of people standing behind us and don't know where they came from. Noticed that no matter how hard Mr Alan and other staffs try friendly to tell them back to their own places. They just don't move. May be management make some arrangement on this issue will be nice.
Written 22 February 2024
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear Mayeung, Thank you so much for your great review! We are thrilled to hear that Alan went the extra mile to make your visit exceptional. We will be sure to pass along your compliments to Alan, who will be thrilled to hear about the impact he had on your visit at Sunset Bar. It is great to know also that the team’s helpfulness added a welcoming touch for you. Providing outstanding service is our goal, and we are delighted that you had such a positive encounter. We will continue to work on our crowd control and I truly apologize for the inconvenienced it caused you. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back. Yours sincerely, Ryan R. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Written 27 February 2024
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Elizabeth_P
Hong Kong49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 family
We stayed at Tanjung Aru for 4 nights and 2 nights were spent at the Sunset Bar. It was honestly one of the highlights of our stay. Coming from a busy city, having such a stunning view was so relaxing and peaceful. We took lots of amazing photos. We ordered a lot of food from the snacks menu which was delicious and filled us up (didn’t end up having dinner after). All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. A huge thank you to Haniff for looking after us. It was lovely to see him again as we met him 5 years ago the last time we stayed at the hotel. He even inspired our son by sharing the artwork that he’d done at the hotel. My family and I miss the beautiful sunsets!!! We will be back.
Written 9 April 2023
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T Zen
Malaysia2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 friends
1. View: the sunset is up to your luck, if the weather is cloudy or rainy then say bye to sunset. Managed to get a little view of the sunset that day after the rain stopped just few hours before sunset. In short, the view is the main attraction here. 2. Food: they only serve snacks, not main meal, so don’t expect much. The Chicken Quesadilla taste good, on the other hand, their Sunset hook is very disappointing - the chicken tasted so dry and salty, the medium cooked beef still acceptable, the lamb lost its juiciness, the prawn was salty. 3. Beverage: mixed juice - Sunset cooler and fruit punch taste good (sweet and sour).
Written 15 January 2024
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear tzers2016, Thank you for your honest feedback on Sunset Bar. We appreciate it very much and are pleased to that know you enjoyed the ambiance and beverages. We will continue to work diligently to create more exciting beverages. Our culinary team will improve on our offerings and will aim to offer a top-notch dining experience. Thank you. Yours sincerely, Ryan R. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Written 2 February 2024
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Yachu Y
2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 couples
Great place for sunset, the “Sun Downer” meal deal was good value. The service was also really good during the earlier hours, however, the bar started wrapping up from 7:30pm on a Saturday night. Getting service then became harder as the staff were focused on tidying away the unused tables as chairs. I would say the kids’ play room had more fun than the sunset bar!
Written 30 December 2023
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear yachuy2019, Thank you for your kind words and for sharing your positive experience with us! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time at Sunset Bar. It is fantastic that you enjoyed the amazing food, drinks, and the scenic view. However, rest assured that that we will definitely be looking into the area you have mentioned and improve on them. Yours sincerely, Ryan R. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Written 2 February 2024
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Biljana I
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 none
Good service, and top quality food made with freshest ingredients ,nice presentation of food. Reasonably priced ,right portion,tasty seafood pasta ,and pizza.Good selection of beers.Great energy,overlooking the see .
Written 30 March 2020
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ShangrilaTAH
Dear Biljana I, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you had enjoyed your time at one of our favourite hangouts in the Resort and look forward to welcoming you back when better times return. Until we meet again, stay safe. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Written 7 April 2020
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fridaynic99
Johor Bahru127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 solo
You’ll get the best spot for sunset here! I have visited a few Sunset spots in Kota Kinabalu but Sunset Bar is the best. Need entrance fee but there are options to choose depends on our budget. Gonna be early because best view seats are limited.
Written 27 December 2023
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear fridaynic99, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you had a delightful experience at Sunset Bar! We are also so happy that you found the best sunset spot here in the resort to hang out! We look forward to welcoming you back. Yours sincerely, Ryan R. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Written 2 February 2024
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CaptainC
London220 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 none
A great little spot for enjoying the spectacular sunsets here in KK. As well as the views - the staff provide fantastic and friendly service. The manager Mr Jazni ? greeted us personally and made sure that we had a great experience even though the place was full! I would go every day (as long as the weather behaves)
Written 17 August 2020
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ShangrilaTAH
Dear CaptainC, Thank you so much for this amazing review. We are so happy to hear that you had enjoyed your time at the Sunset Bar, it's one of our favourite places to hang out here. We'd love to welcome you back soon but until we meet again, do take care and stay safe. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong Director of Communications Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Written 21 August 2020
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Sherona Maisarah
Ranau20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 none
Excellent place to chill & enjoy the sunset view of Kota Kinabalu. It's so mesmerizing! Great cocktails and attentive service rendered. I think this is the best spot to see the sun goes down!
Written 14 November 2020
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TAH Team
Dear Sherona, Thank you so much for this amazing review of the Sunset Bar. We are so happy you found one of our favourite spots in the resort to hang out! Did you know it is known to be one of the world's top ten places to view the sunset? We look forward to welcoming you back. Until we meet again, please stay safe all the time. Yours sincerely, Claudina Wong, Director of Communications, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu
Written 1 February 2021
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Khay
Perth86 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 couples
I don’t know why but I thought this bar was on a rooftop so imagine my confusion when we arrive at a hotel, walk up 4 flights of stairs then end up outside on the ground haha. Anyway besides being hard to find it had really good cocktails. It’s very expensive though and about a 10min taxi from main K.K.
Written 18 May 2024
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear ReservesOfficer, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We appreciate your feedback and apologize for any confusion regarding our location. While we are not on a rooftop, we boast to have the best sunset view in all of KK! We are thrilled to hear that we made your visit to us worthwhile with our excellent cocktails. We understand the prices may seem high; however, we aim to provide high-quality drinks and service. Regarding our distance from the city, we are glad you found us worth the short taxi ride. We hope to welcome you back for more great cocktails soon! Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back. Yours sincerely, Ryan R. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Written 18 June 2024
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Lole W
Hong Kong149 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 friends
Booked your appointment for front sit , they have packages drink & snacks you should be love it. Price for me is reasonable for 5 star hotels, you can see on they website for they packaged
Written 12 October 2023
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear l0lew, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to hear that you had enjoyed your time at one of our favourite hangouts in the resort. We look forward to welcoming you back to Sunset Bar. Take care and stay safe. Yours sincerely, Ryan R. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage
Written 2 February 2024
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Maiken H
4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 couples
Amazing sunset, but the service was really bad! Long time waiting for food, drinks and to pay for everything
Written 4 September 2023
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Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Kota Kinabalu
Dear 57maikenh, Thank you for sharing abut your experience at Sunset Bar. We are sorry to hear about your negative experience with our service. Please be assured that we will definitely be looking into all the area you have mentioned and improve on them. Thank you for your feedback, and we hope to welcome you back for a more enjoyable experience in the future. Yours sincerely, Ryan R. Regodon Director of Food and Beverage Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Written 2 February 2024
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