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Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-248 896
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Kuching, Malaysia
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565 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

It is completely an empty building now. On it's hay days, it was very popular and it does give you a very look of the river. Hope that there will be someone taking over the place soon.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2,878 reviews
1,040 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,372 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Walked past this place a few times whilst visiting Kuching recently (staying at the Grand Margherita) and there were no signs of life at all. The building seemed to be completely abandoned, and a long time ago at that. There was certainly no possibility of any food being served here.

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Thank KGB777
Kuching, Malaysia
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119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

The building is a Sarawak native Bidayuh Baruk design. It has loosed its attraction as a pleasant place looking over the river and Malay kampung houses. It has a very strategic location right on the walkway of the river in the city of Kuching. Foods are definitely not up to the expectation with struggling restaurant management. Prices on the menu... More 

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Thank CityFolks777
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438 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We visited this place in early August but unfortunately, we found an abandon building with a strategic location; right in front of Kuching Waterfront : (

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Thank Gerard R
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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279 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Serves local fare you will love, especially the Sarawak laksa (rich curried vermicelli). Price reasonable. A bit small so at lunch & dinner times you might not get a table. Great view of the river, you could get good shots from. So, do come back at other times as its open 24hrs!

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Thank iamsuhaini
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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259 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Upon my return to Kuching and walking along the waterfront I noticed that there was no more tables and chairs there. Maybe the owners read the reviews here and decided to call it a day. Good location though.

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Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2014

Only good thing is location but food is terrble. We couldnt finish small portion of meal even we were so hungry. Service is terrible as food.bad experience in kuching.

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climping
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125 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

We were told this 24/7 restaurant was a good place to go..WRONG!! The location is great; right on th eriver front. However, our experience was not one I would want others to shere...miserable unhelpful staff!! We went in and ordered our food, the fries came first but were cold, my wifes main course came out and looked dire. We didn't... More 

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Perth, Australia
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Do not be fooled by the beautiful exterior, as that is all this restaurant has and the fact that it stays open 24hrs, from the start, they really was not interested in serving us and it took them 20mins to to come to the table, then they did not bring the satay sticks out for our entree, so we had... More 

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Barcelona
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Terrible service, not a word (no good evening, no hello, no ready to order boys...) even not a glance!!! We ordered: Ginger chicken - Hard to find chicken pieces among onion and ginger. Ginger was also tasteless... Unbelievable!!! Lamb with oyster salse - maybe lamb meat... maybe whatever animal or thing. Deep fried calamari - the same problem Dishes were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: +60 82-248 896

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?