Fancy trying something new? Here is a selection of places to eat and drink in London that might just satisfy your taste for adventure, anonymity and amusement! Image: Women eating spaghetti at Soho fair, 1958, vía businessinsider.com
The Bunyadi, the world’s first nude restaurant
It will open from June 2016 but it already has a waiting list of more than 4,000. Diners will be encouraged to disrobe and mobile phones and photographs will be banned. Designed by Lollipopup, the goal is for guests to “experience true liberation”. Its founder Seb Lyall explains. “I think it will appeal to vegans and naturists from all over the UK. It won’t be a first date venue but certainly second dates and dinner with friends”. The specific location is still a mystery, but we do know it has space for forty-two people and dinner will cost around £60 per person.
Dinner in the Sky, London’s South Bank
Operating in 45 countries, Dinner in the Sky offers guests an experience like no other: enjoying fine while suspended 50 metres in the air. Apart from London they are in Las Vegas, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Cyprus and many other amazing locations.
ABQ, The Breaking Bad Cocktail bar
Also by Lollipopup is ABQ, a place where ‘BB’ fans will have the chance to cook up cocktails, Heisenberg style. It was a huge hit last year and now it’s back in Shoreditch for a semi permanent run. All you have to do is book and bring your own base spirit. Once there, you will be given all of the other equipment and ingredients needed to cook up your own Bad cocktails.
Ice bar London
An icy experience with spirits to warm you up. Absolutely everything inside this permanent ice bar is carved from crystal clear ice from the Torne River in Jukkasjärvi, Northern Sweden. You are handed a hooded thermal cape and gloves before going in. There are always surprises if you’ve already visited it, since every year the icy architecture is transformed into a new theme.
Dans le noir? London
French for “In the dark”, this restaurant offer just that: eating in complete darkness. As they explain, “by suppressing the dominant sense of sight, you will enter a whole new world in which one is uncertain of their surroundings.” We have a couple of questions regarding the loo and napkins…