Container City Miri
The name Container City Miri also may sound like a lifestyle bazaar, but in actual fact, it is a food haven that operates from refurbished containers.
Yes, those old shipping containers have been converted into kitchens at this exciting new place here in Miri, Sarawak.
|Entrance to Miri Container City|
Opened in October 2017, Container City Miri has been receiving raving reviews from visitors to Miri, namely from Malaysians, Singaporeans and Bruneians. Among all the restaurants here, the Tusan Ice Cream is probably the most popular.
However, the balance of choices are well thought off and caters to almost everyone. Note that the food here is all pork free, and there is no alcohol served here.
|What the place looks like from the main entrance|
What to Eat in Container City Miri?
Seafood at Container City Miri – One of the favorites here is Captain’s Catch, which serves couple or group seafood meals that are reasonably priced. This is highly popular among couples.
|What it looks like inside Container City|
Miri Container City Photos
Below are random photos taken at Container City Miri when I visited here on the 12th May 2018. They show almost all of the container restaurants that are available here.
A majority are on the ground level while on the upper level, there are a few more, plus seating options as well. This place is suitable for singles, couples, families or even large groups.
|The Brew Crew|
|Lalapan Selera Kampung (Halal Food)|
|Customers buying the famous Tusan Ice Cream|
|Only Mee, serving noodles|
|Sebenak, one of the container restaurants serving Halal food at Container City Miri|
|Halal menu at Sebenak Container City Miri|
|Egg Taste, serving desserts|
|Juice Jungle, healthy option for drinks|
|Cheese and Chong, for cheese lovers|
|On the first floor, a container selling burgers and western food|
|Madness Delicious, serving local food|
|The menu at Madness Delicious|
|Berbara, serving western, fusion and local food|
|Captain’s Catch, serving awesome seafood in Miri|
|Seafood menu at Captain’s Catch in Miri|
|Tusan Ice Cream container, famous in Miri|
|Tusan Ice Cream, I ordered a small cup|
|Pretty Pink, serving frozen yogurt at Container City Miri|
|What Container City in Miri looks like from outside|
Where is Container City Miri?
|Map to Miri Container City|
If you are staying in Miri City center, just walk there as mentioned above. If you are driving in from Brunei or Sabah, it is located on the main street of Jalan North Yu Seng.
Just use Waze or Google Maps and search for Container City Miri.
If you are staying at the Pullman Hotel Miri, it is only a 10 minute walk there. If you stay at Everly ParkCity Hotel or the Miri Marriott Resort and Spa, you need to take a taxi there.
Other general hotels in the city is only a short walking distance.
|A larger map of Miri showing where the Container City Miri is locate at|
Container City Miri Information
Open: 7 Days a week
|Some of the murals seen on the upper level of Container City Miri|
|View of Container City in Miri|
For the traveler or businessman visiting Miri, be sure to take some time to experience this unique eatery. It is also recommended to visit during dinner as the place looks beautiful when lit up with lights at night.
For those wanting a peaceful and quiet time here, it is best to visit the Container City Miri before lunch or just after the lunch hour as the place is nice and quiet.
For me, I visited this place around 5.00 pm, and there were already a few tables occupied.
You can also read my other article on what are the things to do in Miri, if you are a first time visitor here, as I have generally identified most of the attractions in and around Miri.