In a startling accident, the iconic Jumbo restaurant sank in the South China Sea. The legendary restaurant was led away from its harbor and thereafter dropped. This restaurant was more than a 50-year-old floating tourist attraction; it was also one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.
According to the parent corporation, “the floating restaurant simply turned over in the sea while being transferred to another place. Fortunately, no one was injured in this terrible accident”.
Previously, the restaurant was forced to close owing to the pandemic in March 2020. According to data, almost 3 million people have dined here. Everyone knows about this famed Cantonese food restaurant.
Among the attractions on board the 260-foot-long, the three-story boat was a roof deck, cookery academy, tea garden, bronzeware display, and a reception room for weddings or gatherings. On the first deck, the Dragon Court, a fine dining restaurant, was furnished in a Ming Dynasty interior design style with contemporary Chinese influences. This restaurant can seat up to 2000 people at once. This was 260 feet long and magnificent.
Jumbo became a prominent feature of the Aberdeen Harbor skyline. It was designed to resemble a traditional Chinese royal palace, with bilateral symmetry and a horizontal focus, both of which are typical aspects of Chinese architecture.
Jumbo was internationally very well-known and many foreign movies were shot in this legendary restaurant like Enter the Dragon (1973) by Bruce Lee and The Man with the Golden Gun, a James Bond movie of 1974.