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Magenta Restaurant

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Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg | Waterfront, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
+60 12-877 3500
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 00:00
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was very good (and pricy). Service should be improved. The restaurant was more or less empty. The were 3 or 4 server, mostly playing with they I phone. When we finished the meal, we waited for 15 minutes. As nobody came (neither to empty the table, nor for a desert or a coffe) we left finally the restaurant and... More 

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Thank Daniel B
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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289 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like always Dino served the best western food in Kuching.what ever people say he is the best.his dishes are good excellent tasty and well decorated.fruit juices are fresh .desserts are very nice.well worted the visit.price wise very good.we come again Dino

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Thank Petrus Z
Kuching, Malaysia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

western food, taste average. nothing special. however staff are very polite. good place for tourist.

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Thank KP J
Cairns, Australia
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233 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located right on the waterfront in the old fort/ gaol. Great building. service and food was also good.

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Thank Travelgypsyisme
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Their lamb chop & lamb shank are simply delightful! I'd say this place offers 5-star quality food for an equally 5-star price!

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Thank Jutisha
Kuching, Malaysia
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101 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place to hang out, people watching from 2nd floor of the square tower restaurant. Not much coctails & wine list from the menu tu choose from. Prices of drinks starts from rm10 onwards. Service was pretty quick & polite. The throne room caught our attention, a must visit place after a meal...lol.

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Thank Ayla_Kosmonova
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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289 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We dinner last night again and it was supper like last year big portions well cooked Engilsh speaking staff now Good spanish weine Plenty space to sit quik service Yes we go again And the owner Dino nice man speaks english very well

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Thank Petrus Z
Ipoh, Malaysia
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Served western food and has a good selections of fresh fruit juices with health sounded names. The food portion is big as is the prices. However, the irony is that the sauces are a tad too sweet to be healthy! Maybe the chef take recognizance of this anomaly.

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Thank zhanruiyi
Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The quality of the food served is not on par with the ridiculously overpriced menu. Like seriously way disappointed! This establishment seems like it has seen better days. Don't be fooled just because the restaurant lies within a historical monument, you'll end up regretting it. Seems like there is a growing dissatisfaction with this establishment over time. Another thing I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Food was extremely disappointing. Calamari was chewy and soggy. Lobster tastes frozen. Lamb also feels frozen and is untrimmed. Worse of all, the owner/manager(?) is rude/obnoxious; shouting at people outside the restaurant for god knows what. Is also rude to the staff in front of customers. Took half an hour to take our order despite an empty restaurant. TLDR: Low... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Cuisine
International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg | Waterfront, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: +60 12-877 3500
Description
Winner of The Most Innovative Fusion Restaurant Awards by Tourism Malaysia in 2010 which makes us the Best Fusion Restaurant in Malaysia. We have moved to the Old Courthouse where we have taken up a block and tastefully converted into a Fusion restaurant. Exuding an ambiance of tranquility and elegance, the restaurant is without a doubt the perfect place to have romantic dinner with your loved ones, family and joyful meal with friends or special occasions like weddings, anniversary and corporate dinners.

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