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The Junk

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No 80 82 & 84 Wayang Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
60 82 259 450
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All 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
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Junk is a beautiful place, decoration and vibes are great. However compare to the price you'll pay: the service is not especially friendly or helpful and I came here twice, I've been disappointed by the food twice ... They should precise a little bit the recipe so we don't have surprise when we receive our meals. (For example I... More 

Thank Bustania
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you've just arrived and you want a 'safe' place to go where you can try local cuisine if you want to or stick to some western favourites if you prefer then this is the place! You can sit up or downstairs - down is smoking up is non and has air con!!

Thank Sarah J
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you feel like pizza, then The Junk is the perfect place for this. The seafood pizza is delightful and very reasonably priced. They also have a bottle of local rice wine that is cheap and good.

Thank MonkeysandWine
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried to eat here twice. The first time was fine, although it took quite a while for the staff to come take our orders. We both had the veggie lasagna which was good. The second time we sat at our table for ten minutes without being acknowledged or brought menus, so we got up and left. Disappointing.

Thank iriswieris
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty, excellence atmosphere, reasonable, freshness and excellence service. I will definitely go back there when I am back to Kuching. The only thing is where I am seated is a bit dark. Can't really see the color of my food.

Thank JJ_060174
Haughton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find. This place is full of atmosphere with its quirky decor and furniture. The food was excellent. When I ordered the Fisherman's Basket the waitress said, "are you sure?", how honest is that, the lemongrass chicken was lovely.

Thank Giles62
Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food was good, huge portion, it's very easy to over-ordered. convenient location, within walking distance to China Town

Thank GCL2013600
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here are big portion, tasty and with reasonable price, it is very much cheaper than in KL and bigger portion. I like the design in the restaurant where the owner put the kids' drawing as part of the design. It is so lovely and sweet.

Thank JES627
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(1) While waiting served, one of the hanging heavy deco (a traditional basket more than 3 feet high) fell from the ceiling truss onto my left shoulder. The staff didn't immediately making any apologetic gesture, and in fact being demand, the manager came and apologized; (2) foods are expensive and quality wise are so so; (3) special beef soup came... More 

Thank Albert T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With its artistic ambience and young staff, this is a bit trendier than the street cafes of Kuching, and the food prices reflect that, but the difference is in the quality of the food on the menu. Some superb modern Asian fusion dishes worthy of many more renowned establishments and large and robust servings. Great seafood and a feast of... More 

Thank Hazzz M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $40
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Fusion
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:30 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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
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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