New Metro Restaurant is a great place to have simple Hakka style Chinese cuisine, and it is one of the best restaurants at Donggongon township. Located to the south of Kota Kinabalu, a 20 minutes drive will take one to the township of Donggongon, which is situated next to the Crocker Mountain Range. Travelling by the new highway to Donggongon, a beautiful scenery of padi fields can be seen on the right hand side. The padi field scenery is especially stunning during the harvesting month of March and April. Donggongon town is also home to the local tribe called Kadazandusun.
Beef, chicken, fish, pork, prawn and venison (deer meat) are the main selection at New Metro Restaurant. Among the popular dishes here are Lemon Chicken, Guinness Pork’s Rib, Ginger Beef, Prawn with dry chili, just to name a few. Sizzling Beef, Japanese beancurd, and Prawns are also very popular, these dishes are served very hot on a black iron plate, and the sizzling sound still can be heard when served.
Fish lips, puff and all is another special dish by New Metro Restaurant. Another shop speciality is the delicious fish cakes which is self made. New Metro Restaurant is also well known for its catering services, on occasion like birthday, anniversary, wedding party and so on.
Sweet and sour sauce is a very popular Chinese style of cooking in Malaysia. Here we have sweet and sour sauce cooked with pork chop, very tasty and a must try dish for people who fancy pork meat.
A variety of vegetables are available at New Metro Restaurant, do ask the captain for the vegetables that are available on that day. We have “mak choi” and “su chai choi” fried with garlic, simple and tasty, and the bean sprouts are fried with salted fish. The soup is complimentary and the Sambal Balacan is great for mixing up with the foods.
Prices at New Metro Restaurant are reasonable, and dishes start with RM 8, prices will be increased accordingly depending on the number of persons.
Business hours: 10am to 11pm daily
New Metro Restaurant
Lot 16 & 17, New World Commercial, Donggongon,
89500 Penampang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
tel: +6088 720 068