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English Tea House and Restaurant

The gate to the tea house and restaurant overlooking the Sulu Sea

The English Tea House and Restaurant is an English tea house and restaurant that was located in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia, on a little hill overlooking the Sulu Sea from the Sandakan Bay.[1]


The tea house and restaurant

The tea house was opened on 8 December 2002, with the building architecture was inspired from the former house of the American author, Agnes Newton Keith that was situated not far from the tea house.[2]


The building is built based on English colonial architecture and is surrounded by 1.5 acres manicured lawns complete with a croquet pitch and outdoor seating.[3]


The tea house room serving English tea while the restaurants offers traditional English cuisine as well Asian cuisine.

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  1. ^ Robert Kay (10 May 2015). "Visiting Sandakan–Borneo's charming entrepot". Hawaii Reporter. Archived from the original on 27 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  2. ^ Chris Rowthorn; Muhammad Cohen; China Williams (2008). Borneo. Ediz. Inglese. Lonely Planet. pp. 135–. ISBN 978-1-74059-105-8.
  3. ^ David Jr. (30 August 2010). "English Tea House & Restaurant in Sandakan Sabah". Malaysia Asia. Retrieved 27 March 2016.

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