Walk into Sri Melaka Restaurant, immediately one will enjoy the cool air which is very much a blessing from the hot tropical weather outside. Once settled down one can look over the many delicious dishes (about 100 types) listed in the menu. Sri Melaka specialises in the fusion of Chinese, Malay and Nyonya cuisines. Traditional recipes and ingredients like assam, belacan, curry, chillies, gingers, onion, pepper, sambal and spices are used in the cooking of beef, chicken, mutton, to-fu (bean curd) and seafood. Assam fish head is by far the most popular dish. Other signature dishes include sambal prawn, curry fish head, fried cuttlefish, claypot seafood, beef rendang, to-fu salted fish and nasi lemak. Various types of soup and vegetable dishes are also available. Note: this restaurant does not serve pork.
After three decades, Sri Melaka has served a few generations of customers, locals and travellers alike. This restaurant is also very popular with tour groups who want a taste of this unique fusion cuisine. The restaurant is clean, air-conditioned and has a classic Malaysian restaurant look. With a two storey-dining areas, it has a seating capacity for about 160 guests and it also offers private functions and parties. Catering service can be arranged upon request. Business hours are from 9 am to 9:30 pm.
How to get there? Sri Melaka restaurant is located at Kampung Air, which is right in Kota Kinabalu city centre. It is within walking distance from the city’s landmarks like the Cathay Cinema, Golden Screen Cinema, Taman Selera (Seafood Centre), and Centre Point Shopping.
Restaurant Sri Melaka S/B,
No. 9, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kampung Air,
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Tel: +6088 224 777 / +6088 213 028
Fax: 6088 255 136