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Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get full meals and other snacks here, but it's also a great place for a coffee and some delicious cake (of which there are plenty of varieties). It's a very relaxing place, tables well-spaced out and plenty of board games available if you'd...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

really enjoyed the cakes and also drinks were nice. Ambient space and great for afternoon high tea catch ups.

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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This place is situated near the water front area, British styled building, nice surroundings and courtyard. We tried almost every cake, and they were all so nice, especially the basque burnt cheesecake, very fresh. Highly recommended for cakes and coffee.

Thank RoriM
Reviewed October 1, 2018

we stumbled across this as we did not know it was here , it is worth spend 20 minutes or so wondering around here taking in the history of how this place came to be and what each section was . ( it would make...More

Thank stephen2912
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We visited and had a drink at the cafe attached to this building. Awesome choc cake I must say. Price was also good.

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

It's worth to spend a nice afternoon in the nicely renovated building, me and my hubby had a nice rest here during our exhausted old town side seeing on feet. They serve quite a variety of cakes, I tested a few of them, The Burnt...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

It's hot and humid in Kuching, so this is a great place to relax and take a break in lovely surroundings. An old colonial style building around a courtyard garden - the Tourist Information Centre and a number of really lovely cafes and clean toilets...More

Thank Declan B
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Such a lovely place for cake and tea. Went twice during our stay. A great location and a good place to cool down after a visit to the fort or the palace and a walk over the bridge. Reminded me of the China House in...More

Thank Pjwelly
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a must, very relaxed atmosphere, very good food, especially the noodles. A fantastic selection of cakes.

Thank Ann A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Used to be the Judicial Courts Complex before it was moved to the current premise. It now hosts a cafe, fine dining restaurant and a bar. Events are also frequently held here as there is ample space for corporate events. It's a heritage listed building...More

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