Written by @Joehairie
For affordable BBQ Delight buffet dinner with Whole Roast Lamb as the centerpiece, be at The Coffee House, Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu on Friday’s evening. The hotel is located above the One Place Mall shopping centre. It is just 5 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA), 15 minutes’ drive to Kota Kinabalu City Center and steps away from Sabah Railway Station.
Priced at RM68/adult and RM45/child, Friday’s BBQ Delight Buffet Dinner starts at 6.30pm. The Coffee House is on level 3M and there are two dining sections; indoor and outdoor with the latter as the center for delicious BBQ dishes. Indoor, generous buffet spread is served with a combination of international and local dishes; from starters to desserts.
Muslim diners will be pleased to know that The Coffee House at Pan Borneo Hotel is Halal Certified. As in the norm of buffets, The Coffee House have stations that serves starters/appetizers, main course dishes or entrées and desserts. The layout is strategically thought of to give easy access for diners, to move around.
We were privileged to savor the best of BBQ Delight Buffet Dinner with some friends and all of us were impressed with the quality of food and service. The Coffee House itself was immaculate, with neat and orderly arrangement of dining tables. It’s airy and those opting to dine outdoor will have great view of the hotel’s pool while observing the live cooking stations; roasted lamb, satay and many more.
The appetizer station mostly serves Malaysian and Nusantara Salad, such as Mango Salad and Ulam-ulaman. Western and Oriental selections are available as well. Here are some of the appetizers that were served during the night we visited The Coffee House at Pan Borneo Hotel.
We tried each of the appetizers and we’re satisfied with it’s taste, texture, color and presentation. Each of em’; delicious. Staff religiously refilled each dish even if it’s only quarterly taken.
Entrées Station (Indoor)
There’s generous entrées served from Tandoori Chicken to Buttered Corn, Grilled Vegetable, Beef Stew, Ikan Goreng Berempah, Nestum Oats Prawn and many more. Each of the dishes, delicious and we actually went for second for most options. Here were the dishes served during the night we visited The Coffee House.
Entrées Station (Outdoor)
The outdoor Entrées Station serves BBQ food options from Roasted Lamb to Satay, grilled fish and many more. Soup options are available as well. There are some dining tables available here with amazing view of the hotel’s pool.
Pan Borneo Hotel’s Swimming Pool
Roasted Whole Lamb Station!
From cakes to ice-ream, pudding and fresh fruit selections, the dessert counter was equally interesting as the other stations. The Chef and his team did an amazing job by serving not only beautiful but delicious desserts. Here are some of the desserts that were served during our visit.
The dinner experience at The Coffee House, Pan Borneo Hotel Kota Kinabalu was a memorable one. We’re indeed impressed with the quality of food served at the buffet stations as well as staff’s level of attentiveness. They were friendly and polite. The price of the BBQ Delight Buffet Dinner which is set at RM68/adult and RM45/child is affordable. The total number of dishes justify the price. It’s an eatery that is worth visiting especially during Friday’s evening BBQ Delight Buffet Dinner!
THE COFFEE HOUSE
PAN BORNEO HOTEL KOTA KINABALU
(Formerly known as Soluxe and Narada Hotel Kota Kinabalu)
One Place Mall, Lorong Putat 3
Putatan, Kota Kinabalu
Tel : (60) (88) 327 777
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GREAT SAVINGS WHEN YOU DINE IN A GROUP!
*Minimum 3 paying adults, the next 1 person dine for free
*Minimum 10 paying adults, the next 2 person dine for free. For table reservations, please call 088 327 777 or whatsapp 012 878 9027