20 Weird And Unusual Restaurants From Around The World
Eating out at restaurant is a luxury for many people. There are normal restaurants and then there are some really weird and unusual ones all throughout the world. Although the normal ones are nice to eat in, the weird ones give us a different perspective of the world. Many times, people even have parties at their favorite restaurant. Everyone already knows about all the normal ones in the world but have you heard of a restaurant made out of ice? Here are 20 weird restaurants from around the world.
Devil Island Prison Restaurant
Ever wanted to be handcuffed before taken to your table at a restaurant? The Devil Island Prison Restaurant in China does just that. They wanted their customers to experience what a life of crime would lead them to, to scare them away from ever doing anything to go to prison. First they handcuff you and lead you to your table where you are then served fried bread in the shape of a coffin. As you are sitting at your table, you have prison bars all around you and the wait staff are clothed in black and white striped jumpsuits. If you don’t believe they get many customers, thing again because people actually do eat here. Wow!
Calico Cat Café
The Calico Cat Café in Tokyo is a restaurant where you get to play with cats while you eat. This may sound weird but many people in Tokyo don’t have cats as pets so this café opened up to provide you with a kitty companion while you eat and sip tea. Also, the staff watches you to make sure you treat the cats with respect. They also give the customers complimentary bags of dried cat food to lure the kitty of your choice to your table so you can play with the cat while you dine.
A-380 in Flight Kitchen
Do you like airplane food and can’t get enough of it but you don’t want to go through airport security and wait in long lines to get it anytime you want? Well, the A-380 in Flight Kitchen in Taipei provides you with a unique dining experience that allows you to feel like you are eating on an airplane from the luggage compartments right down to the seating that looks like airplane seating. Although you don’t get to experience flying on an airplane while you eat, you do get to choose more than just chicken and fish for your meal.
The Ice Restaurant in Dubai will give you a unique experience because the whole restaurant is made from ice. Right down to the very plates you eat off of and the glasses you drink out of. Even the benches and tables are made from ice. Although this restaurant is in Dubai, the technical inputs came from Canada-based Iceculture, Inc. The bar where the drinks are served is even made from ice. Talk about unique!
Dinner in the Sky
Ever wanted to eat in the sky? This restaurant is in Belgium and you get to go clear up in the sky to eat your dinner. This place is definitely not recommended if you are afraid of heights since it goes 150 feet above ground. You are sitting at a table and strapped inside a crane that lifts you up into the sky. Then you are served ham salad and sautéed prawns that are cooked inside a smaller than normal oven in the middle of the whole thing. Wow! Could your stomach handle this?
This underwater restaurant is in Maldives and you get to eat almost 17 feet below sea level. The restaurant seats 14 people and they get a 270 degree panoramic view of the sea while they eat their meal. This is pretty cool!
This restaurant tops the cake with everything on the list already! It is located in Taiwan and not only do you get to sit on toilets for seats but you eat from toilets too.
Have you ever wanted to know what it is like to eat a body? Well, now you can eat sushi and sashimi from a woman’s body that is also made from food at this cannibalistic restaurant in Japan. Once you cut the body to start eating, red stuff comes out, as if the body is bleeding. It is also served on a table that looks like a hospital gurney.
Although this restaurant is called D.S Music Restaurant, this name in no way tells you what it is like inside. Once you walk into the restaurant, you are wheeled to your table in a wheelchair by wait staff who are dressed like nurses. Once you are seated at your table, you are then served drinks from IV like contraptions which hang from the ceiling. The ‘nurses’ then ask you trivia questions and if you get them right, you get shots of fruity drinks squirted into your mouth from a syringe. Wow! Who thinks of these places?
Ever wanted to sit beside a tomb and eat your dinner? This restaurant is famous for their tombs of the dead in between the tables. Don’t know if it can get any weirder than that!
Dining in the Dark Restaurant
In this restaurant, you eat in the dark. You know how hard it is to eat in complete darkness? Well, this restaurant makes you rely on your other senses for eating your food because you don’t get to see it. The wait staff and the chef wear night vision goggles so they can see but no one else can see in this dark restaurant in Beijing, China.
Princess Heart Restaurant
Ever dream of being a princess? This restaurant will make those dreams come true for you. This restaurant is located in Japan and customers are led to a mirror where they are supposed to look into it and ask who the fairest one of all is before being led to a throne and being crowned with a tiara. Single men aren’t allowed there but women can bring their man with them.
Yellow Tree-house Café
Maybe you liked playing in treehouses when you were little and now you get to dine in one in New Zealand. This restaurant was built around a redwood tree. Although people used to be able to eat here, the Yellow Treehouse Café is only open for private parties.
Dick’s Last Resort Restaurant
Ever wanted to go to a restaurant only to be called names and cursed at by the wait staff? Well, if this is what you really want then head on over to Dick’s Last Resort in Chicago, Boston, and Dallas. If you’re into getting treated rudely and called names when going out to eat, then this one is right up your alley! Not only this but they will even write the names they called you on a dunce cap and let you wear it while you eat if you wish.
Wizard of the Opera Restaurant
If you are into the opera, then the Wizard of the Opera will be your favorite restaurant located in Tokyo. They have a Phantom of the Opera theme going here with red velvet, the Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical soundtrack will play over and over again for your enjoyment and they will even write the word Opera in chocolate for you!
This restaurant will give you free condoms when you pay the bill. It’s called Cabbages and Condoms and it is located in Thailand. There are condoms everywhere in this restaurant — on the wall, on the carpet, and in paintings. The wait staff also wear a condom shaped cone on their head.
Ever wanted to know what it felt like to eat on Mars? Now you can at this restaurant. This restaurant is located in New York’s Time Square. Once you arrive, you will be led into a hot and dry dining area by a Martian himself.
Roller Coaster Restaurant
This roller coaster restaurant located in Germany and they call it a roller coaster restaurant because your food will come to you from a long, winding track from the kitchen above. What about the wait staff? Forget them, in this restaurant, waitresses and waiters are something from the past and you get to order your food from a touch screen computer from your own table.
Ninja New York
Ever wanted to know what it was like eating in a dungeon? Now is your chance with this restaurant located in New York. First, you will be led to your table by ninja’s in a dungeon-like setting where ninja’s lurk in the dark shadows. Then, the waiters will perform tricks that create your meal such as sauce that catches on fire. Wow!
This restaurant is called Hajime and is located in Bangkok, Thailand and is robot run. And, they will dance for you while serving you Japanese delicacies. The owner of this restaurant invested $1 million for the dancing robots.