Bali Bali Gardens
Entrance on Lorong Bunga Telur, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
17:00 - 22:00
Bali Bali Gardens is clearly visible from Jalan Mat Salleh where it is softly lit, except where its name is trumpeted in bright, neon lights.
The entrance, however, is on the other side of the venue in Lorong Bunga Telur, accessible from the turn-in just before the traffic lights as you head from the mosque towards Tanjung Aru.
Bali Bali Gardens, as the name suggests, brings a slice of Bali’s famed gardens to Kota Kinabalu.
The restaurant is in a converted, recently-renovated house, with distinct Balinese features, such as the cement and red-brick detail on the walls, the water features and the open-air areas dotted around the sizable yard.
The Balinese music, subdued lighting and the general atmosphere transforms you to Bali, and it’s quite possible to pretend to not be in KK anymore, in spite of being near the sometimes busy Jalan Matt Salleh.
The menu is Indonesian, which offers dishes not very different from Malaysian favourites, albeit under different names and with slightly different styling.
Bali Bali Gardens’ food items start from as little as RM3.50 for Roti Jala or Popia Goring, and the most expensive dish currently on the menu is Ikan Bakar Bumbu Bali at RM18.
They offer beer by the bottle at RM9 each, as well as a generous menu of red and white wines, starting from around RM78 per bottle, or from RM38 for a small, 2-glass bottle.
There is a pavilion in the garden, where Bali Bali Gardens plans to have cultural performances in future.
The opening times of this venue needs to be verified.
Bali Bali Gardens General Info
- Seats: 80
- Avg. Meal: RM 20
- Can Book
- Outside Seats
- Smoking Area