Kota Kinabalu Food Guide For Tourists – walking distance from Centrepoint – Sin Kee Bah Kut Teh
Bah Kut Teh is a popular food for Sabahans. That delicious herbal soup coupled with that melt in your mouth pork belly – combined with lots of char kueh ~~ oh that’s heaven! The good thing is – the best Bah Kut Teh is within walking distance for those who are staying around Imperial Boutech Hotel, Warisan Square, Centrepoint, Suria Sabah or Gaya Street areas. I present to you ~ SIn Kee Bah Kut Teh.
Bah Kut Teh – to those who don’t know about it – is a pork based stock that is infused with Chinese Herbs or Tea to create a unique delicious herby tasting soup. It usually consists of pork ribs, sliced pork, pork belly, pork intestines and all sorts of porky goodness.
Although most people would say You Kee Bah Kut Teh is the to go place for bah kut teh but in my opinion I prefer Sin Kee Bah Kut Teh 新记肉骨茶 located at Gaya Street. It is just opposite the famous Ang’s hotell and is the same shop as Kedai Kopi Kwong Tung Chai which happens to serve good roasted duck!
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Zoom into the map and look for the green arrow. Located along Jalan Pantai, Gaya Street
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Pork belly slices are my personal favourite! I personally can finish 2-3 bowls of this …. unless my health conscious girlfriend is around (who will pinch my thigh really hard under the table, with a very sweet smile)
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The Bah Kut Teh place is less than 15 minutes walk from Imperial Boutec Hotel. Follow the map for directions!