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OITOM, which in the Kadazan-Dusun language means 'black,' the restaurant pays tribute to the local indigenous heritage, a theme celebrated in every dish since its inception in 2019. We have earned recognition from Tatler Malaysia as a beacon of the locavore movement and has delighted fine dining enthusiasts in Kota Kinabalu, earning nominations for Malaysia's Best Restaurant top 100 from 2019 to 2024 in Sabah, establishing it as the premier fine dining destination in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

OITOM is a fine dining restaurants in Kota Kinabalu that champions the use of locally-sourced, premium, and seasonal ingredients, with a particular emphasis on seafood, given Sabah's rich bounty. From the sea to the mountains, where ingredients like kodop and Asian grapes are harvested, We are dedicated to fostering a sustainable and vibrant food culture through its seasonal tasting menus. And also committed to collaborating with local farmers and producers to showcase Sabah's unique flavors, support passionate small-scale producers, and promote local ingredients.

The commitment to locally-sourced, premium ingredients is central to our's philosophy. The mission extends to empowering the community by endorsing local produce and aiding small-scale farmers. In doing so, We aspires to cultivate a sustainable and fair food system, all while preserving and celebrating Sabah's rich culinary heritage, solidifying its status as the finest fine dining experience in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.


We recommend booking in advance for your preferred date, as all our ingredients are freshly sourced and prepared for the "IDEAS" Full Experience Menu on the day of your reservation. If you have any inquiries about hosting an event with us, please feel free to contact us; we would be delighted to host you!

Open Monday to Sunday
(Closed on Tuesday)

Dinner is available by reservation only through Umai or Whatsapp


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