Diamond Restaurant

A good place to experience good tasty Chinese cuisine, yet keeping the wallet friendly is Diamond Restaurant. Popular dishes for Diamond Restaurant include the lemon chicken, steamed fish, pork chop Chinese style, ginger beef, and sweet & sour prawn, just to name a few here. Actually they have many more dishes for customers to choose from which consist of vegetables, soups, and meats. For seafood, clients can choose from prawn, crab, and cuttlefish. Apart from these dishes, Diamond fried noodles dry or wet which are also very popular, whether one chooses to dine in or take away. Like most other Chinese restaurants vermicelli and flat rice noodle (kui teoy) are also available. Diamond Restaurant was established in the early 70s, and KK Lites have been coming here for decades, while some of the local residents at the suburb of Luyang even grow up with this eatery. The older folks would have remembered that the restaurant was called Red Lantern, before changing to the present name in 1979.

Pork Chop with Sweet Gravy

This restaurant does not have air-conditioners, but the place is kept cold by the fans. Since it only opens in the early evening and night, the temperature here is always not too warm. The shop has about twelve tables which come in big and small sizes. The small ones can sit about four persons while the big ones can easily accommodate eight to ten persons. A few tables are also located at the walkway. Warm yellow lights are used for the interior lighting. Three big red lanterns are hung up on the walkway ceiling, and many small ones are seen inside the restaurant.

Table at Diamond Restaurant

Steamed Talapia with Spicy Sauce

Wet Butter Prawn

Braised Beef with Mushroom

Kang Kong (Local Vegetable)

Price Guide (start from):
Lemon Chicken - RM 10
Pork Chop - RM 10
Ginger Beef- RM 12
Sweet & Sour Prawn - RM 16
Talapia - RM 19.60 per 600 gm

Business Hours:
5:00 pm to 2:00 am

Deep Fried Prawn

Sweet Corn Soup

Fried Flat Rice Noodle with Gravy

How to go there? If one comes from Kota Kinabalu (KK), look for Tunku Adbul Rahman Road and travel south. Upon reaching the traffic light near the Police Station take the exit on the left to Nenas Road. Move along the Nenas Road when one reaches the roundabout turn right and the Nenas flyover will link to Kolam Road. From here travel for two kilometres and just before the Foh Sang traffic light, turn in a small junction on the right side of the road. Diamond Restaurant is just hundred metres away on the left side. In total the distance from downtown KK to Diamond Restaurant is about 3 KM. Public bus will stop at Foh Sang traffic light, and it is only a short walk away from there.

Diamond Restaurant
Luyang Phase 3,
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
tel: +6088 258 157 / +6088 216 281
fax: +6088 239 346

Diamond Restaurant

Tables at Diamond Restaurant

Live Talapia Fish at Diamond Restaurant

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