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The Old Courthouse

Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400, Malaysia
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Btwn. Carpenter Street and India Street, Kuching 93400, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Court House is worth a visit. There is a column (not quite a statue) in front giving information on Charles Brooke, a governor during the period of the White Rajahs. To the left side of the Court House (facing a bank) the entrance is...More

Thank Emmanuel123
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A small white colonial building which has been renovated and now house a cafe and restaurant. Walk around the courtyard and have a coffee and cake.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely old building. The staff are very friendly and the food delicious. We had dinner here and lunch before we left Kuching. They also have a great selection of yummy cakes.

Thank Krystyna F
Reviewed 24 August 2017

There is nothing much to see other than the beautiful old colonial building. Offcourse there is restaurant where you can enjoy good coffee, cakes and snacks. It is almost at the fag end of Water front and just adjacent to water front hotel and Merderka...More

3  Thank deepaksaxena88
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nothing to visit, but worth looking round the attractive courtyard and reading the inscription on the Brooke statue. They appear to be much revered by the Sarawakians - an unusual positive legacy of colonialism

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A large colonial house now repurposed....hard wood floors, high ceilings. Good coffee and desserts. The restaurant has a collection of games so one can sit in a leisurely fashion.

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Friends we met for the first time and us shared a delightful afternoon, enjoying delicious cakes, fruit drinks were very tasty, coffee was more than acceptable. Staff were competent, Location was in a set of old buildings and we had the veranda table. Very pleasant,

Thank baldwaiter
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This amazing colonial architecture houses Kuching's courthouse today. We took a walk around the building and was impressed by how well the building still looks today. There is a cafe and gallery inside and a lovely green courtyard inside. Well worth a stroll and photo...More

Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The old courthouse has a colonial charm about it, and would have been a very pleasant place to visit if it was better maintained. It is currently occupied by various restaurants and looks slightly worse for wear.

Thank esquire84
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It's great seeing old buildings etc in different parts of the world... lots of history, not far from shopping.. worth having a look

Thank Ustwoguys
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