The Weirdest Restaurants Around the World
Is it possible to get a new eating experience and dine in a completely insane place? It turns out that there are many restaurants in the world that invite people to enjoy food in some crazy, unexpected, and unusual places. Underwater, in the sky, in prison or even in the toilet – you name it! We invite you on a trip to discover the most eccentric restaurants of the world.
Ithaa Underwater Restaurant in Maldives
This aquarium-type restaurant is owned by the Hilton industry and is located on the island of Rangali in the Republic of Maldives. It was arranged by using technologies taken in the constructions of public aquariums. The nine-meter restaurant cavity is surrounded by three five-meter high acrylic arches. This is the largest space ever installed underwater. The construction of the restaurant was made in Singapore, later it was shipped, and submerged by a huge crane. It is supported by four steel columns embedded in the sea bottom.
The entire construction cost nearly $5 million. The underwater restaurant can accommodate only 14 guests at a time. The range of prices are huge, as a result, guests of the restaurant should be ready to pay about $120 for breakfast and about $250 for lunch.
Baggers Restaurant in Nuremberg, Germany
One man, Michael Mc from Germany was tired of rough and angry waiters, as a result, he founded the first automated restaurant in Nuremberg. Guests sit at a table with an installed screen where they choose and order a meal by their own. When food is reade, it is lowered by a special spiral belt lift. While customers are waiting for their order, they can write emails or messages to friends from the same screen device. The restaurant offers the traditional German dishes: meat plates, sausages, and steaks. Recently, this Bavarian has patented its own automated restaurant, so similar places will open their doors to visitors in other locations as well.
Restaurant of Fortezza Medicea Prison in Voltera, Italy
Access to this restaurant is extremely difficult. Those who want to have a lunch in Fortezaa Medicea must have an excelent reputation and obtain the approval from the Italian Ministry of Justice because visitors are served by the real prisoners, and some of them have been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison.This restaurant was established in 2006 near the city of Pisa at a 500-year prison. It was a social experiment in order to find out whether the criminals are capable of being trained and work. Visitors dine in a large hall furnished with simple benches. For safety reasons, people eat from the plastic plates and everything is monitored by the prison guards.
Toilet Restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan
It is truly one of the most eccentric restaurants in the world. This innovative idea has gained a lot of popularity among Asians. All visitors sit on real toilets while they are eating. Fortunately, they are covered. The tables are the real baths covered by a glass sheets. The interior is also decorated with other details such as wall-mounted neon taps and urinal lamps. Surprisingly, the prices at this restaurant are quite low and lunch including soup and dessert here costs just about $10.