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bilzin

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Jumbo Restaurant
« on: Jun 16, 2022, 06:49:50 PM »
Sadly today I read of the demise of Jumbo in Aberdeen Harbour Hong Kong.
Covid has claimed one more victim I fear and Jumbo's future location and eventual use have yet to be decided.
I wonder if there are any old Kai Takkers like me who remember that great restaurant and night spot with the same fondness as I do ?

bilzin

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Re: Jumbo Restaurant
« Reply #1 on: Jun 21, 2022, 04:04:17 PM »
And today the tragic news that Jumbo has sunk whilst on tow to a new location in the South China Sea.


It has gone down in 1,000 metres of water, rendering salvage imposible......it will be missed


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-61875061

Michael Rolls

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Re: Jumbo Restaurant
« Reply #2 on: Jun 21, 2022, 06:13:30 PM »
what a fantastic looking place - what a shame
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bilzin

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Re: Jumbo Restaurant
« Reply #3 on: Jun 21, 2022, 08:32:05 PM »
Never be another place like it Mike and I'm sure that other Kai Takkers lurking on here would agree with me.
Incidentally, a Sqdn of us broke the all time record for breaking the taxi cab (kai tak - jumbo) packing record back in '72 along with the longest "Dance of the Flaming ****holes in boogis street Singapore (Helens Bar)
Surely some ol' grunt must remember those frenetic times ?


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