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No 80, 82 & 84 Wayang Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
60 82 259 450
Today
18:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon 18:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 18:00 - 00:00
Fri 18:00 - 01:30
Sat - Sun 18:00 - 01:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is hype about this place - with the visit of a celebrity chef lining the walls etc - the food here is really nothing to write home about. It was bland and lacking of flavour. Not sure what else there is though. This place is in a group of a few places that is open late and has a... More 

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Thank BrianTaylor9
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a place where you can have a lot of good beer and nice place to hang out , part of the great 4 chain together, this place is more cozy and nice compare to some of the others

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Thank telur1
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 4 dishes and was very impressed with both the mango duck salad and fettuccine carbonara with beef bacon but the fisherman's basket was a huge letdown. The waiter promised calamari, soft shell crab and fish but all we got was a huge bowl of deep fried batter dough with really dry calamari, and small crab. Very very disappointed. The... More 

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Thank go_eat_pee_pee
Kuching, Malaysia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place you can't miss. Good serving is big and the price is fair. Crew service is great. If you are looking for fushion food in Kuching, this is the best place to go.

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Thank Lmmei
Kuching, Malaysia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the historical surrounding area and the food served. The beef cooked to perfection. And, i glad to have it the way i like it. The menu was full of varities of wine for you to choose. A wonderful place to gather with friends and families. Lots of junks that will make you felt too excited and fascinated. The... More 

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Thank Hazelnutmynut
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I love this restaurant and all the quirky items decorating it. The food is very good and good portions.It can get bust Fridays and Saturdays so it is best to book

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Thank 918teresah
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I love the ambiance and the food. Great place overall. Highly recommended for any visitor to Kuching. Big portions a great value for money.

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Thank Abakhache
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We ate here with a group of about 13 people. The food was lovely. Salads were nice and the prawn and asparagus entrée was great. Main meals are truly huge. There was only a limited selection of cold white wine (despite a reasonable wine list, many of which were out of stock). The service was prompt and friendly. Décor is... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

How can a restaurant group famous in Kuching being closed on Saturday lunch and dinner !!! A shame. I wanted to experience good time but it s failure place. No notice on doors... Not a reliable place and business. Flew it.

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Miri, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The ambiance was impressive, spotted antique furniture placed strategically which I wouldn't consider as junk. Staff were friendly and attentive, very accommodating too. Had medium rib eye steak and it was prepared as I expected it, medium and most importantly, juicy. Had salmon salad too, which was really a good serving portion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, European, Fusion
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 01:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 01:30
Saturday
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 80, 82 & 84 Wayang Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: 60 82 259 450
Description
The Junk is an eclectic collection of five establishments carefully cultivated within the confines of the heritage buildings of Wayang Street, Kuching. With the proprietors' personal curation of actual antiquities and memorabilia over the years, The Junk houses remnants from days gone by, each with their own eccentric story to tell. Since 2002, the award-winning Junk Restaurant specialises in the fusion of Italian, Western and Asian cuisines. They also offer an impressive list of handmade pizzas, even adding their own twist to conventional toppings. Whether it is an intimate table for two or a party of 12, Junk Restaurant has several dining areas to cater to your needs. Red Room started as an after dinner lounge area. It now serves as a karaoke lounge. In 2006, Junk Bar started as something more akin to a speakeasy. It would be easy to miss this unassuming bar accessible through a hole in the wall from Red Room. Don't let the narrow walkway and rambunctious regulars intimidate you as it is perfect for quieter nights out. Since 2008, Backstage has been one of the most popular night spots in Kuching. On weekends, resident DJs spin through the night. When crowded, it looks like a party in an antique shop. Be prepared to stand as the crowd pours in throughout the night. Choose your poison and dance the night away. If you want something milder, head next door to the newly renovated Living Room. The perfect blend of a lounge and an al-fresco garden, choose to sit by the water fountain or in the actual living room on the first floor overlooking it.

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