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Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400, Malaysia
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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.

1  Thank Katrina R
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

1  Thank cellowei
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

Thank KeithKong20
Reviewed July 6, 2018

The Old Courthouse is a wonderful colonial building in the center of Kuching, right next to the waterfront. There is a cool coffee shop inside. It is free to visit and well worth it.

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited The Commons at The Old Court House in Kuching as part of a Aciwnce Cafe held in conjunction with a Tropical Biology Conference being held here this week and I have to say it’s the perfect venue for such an event. What’s more, their...More

1  Thank TheHabitatTeam
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Cakes good ,but pricey for locals. Building nice, central to the waterfront.service good and friendly.

1  Thank epkss
Reviewed June 19, 2018

It is a very nice building with a courtyard, you can sit on the benches there. Also, the tourist information centre is in the house, where they can give you some info on whatever you are interested in, grab a copy of brochures and maps....More

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