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No 80, 82, & 84 Wayang Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
+60 82-259 450
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Ranked #20 of 346 Restaurants in Kuching
Price range: $3 - $40
Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 6:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sat - Sun 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Asian fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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. Instagram thejunkkch
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Or dinner was wonderfully prepared and from quality ingredients. Or waiter was distracted and seemed to have better things to do. Nice ambience and interesting place

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We wanted to treat our family to a nice meal in Kuching and they recommended the Junk. There were a shade over 30 of us in all ranging from pensioners to kids and overall everybody enjoyed the food. Of course Kuching is a fairly cheap place to eat, so a bill of £400 for 30 or so people including drinks... More

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Charleston, WV
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

If you are going for the pizza, find another place. Its like eating cheese on cardboard. Service is marginal at best.

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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Service was terrible, over 2 hours to get our food and when we got it, it was cold! There are much better places in to eat in Kuching, try Bla, Bla, Bla or Top Spot both are excellent.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had seen this restaurant on a TV programme and wanting to check it out. The ambiance is amazing so much weird and wonderful treasures. The rooms are small so it makes eating a little more special than a large open restaurant. . The food portions are large and served in over sized dishes. During our 9 days we almost... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Funky well decorated bar in Kuching, great selection of drinks and very cool place, highly recommend when in Kuching

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Bungendore
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Lovely decor. Western food and great bar but very pricey. Still worth going to have a look through because the layout and artifacts are fabulous.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

You'll need the light of your smartphone to see what you're eating, as it can be pretty dark in there. Generally a pleasant and interesting place, food is very good, staff pretty good. Over the years it has become trendy and popular, but the place has remained the same. Food portions are large, so only order a single dish and... More

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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18 restaurant reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The food here is delicious, but the portion sizes are a bit obscene. My dinner plate must have been at least 40 cms across and the lady at the table next to was sitting in front of a dish that looked like a serving platter. It will certainly taste good, but plan ahead to take at least half of it... More

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Kuching
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This restaurant has a lovely ambiance. The food is very good and the portions are huge. Great for sharing.

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Additional Information about Junk

Address: No 80, 82, & 84 Wayang Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 82-259 450
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Asian fusion

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