Bizarre: Nine most weird and unusual restaurants in India
The Bar Stock Exchange, Mumbai: This popular pub in Mumbai works typically on the theory of our stock exchange. Guests can buy a drink as low as its cost price when the market (pub) opens in the morning. Also, like a stock market, the concept of zero-hours exists at the Bar Stock Exchange. Thanks to the great minds who created this unique drink and dine stock market. All pics/YouTube
Where: Sakinaka, Bandra (W), Lower Parel, Colaba, Dadar, Bandra Kurla Complex, Malad (W)1/9
Hauz Khas Social: Previously known as Social Offline, this is probably one of the best and most unique socials of Delhi. A story says that the restaurant is located in a place that once served as a jail. On entering the restaurant, one will get the feel of staying disconnected from the outside world. Take a look at the crockery on which food is served. You will find similarity with those served in jails.
Where: 9A & 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi2/9
Hijackk Restaurant: Will food lovers actually mind if they get hijacked for food? Maybe they will not. This one-of-a kind restaurant is basically a double-decker mobile bus that takes people to popular attractions across places like Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot. The bus has fully air-conditioned dining arrangements on its upper and lower decks.
Kaidi Kitchen: Yes, you heard it right! Set foot inside this jail and be sure to be greeted by prisoners and police inspectors- this is what Kaidi Kitchen in Chennai is all about. The ambience resembles an Indian Police Station, and this is what makes it stand out of the lot. If you are in Chennai, plan a visit to this unusual restaurant for an exclusive lunch or dinner.
Where: 20/3, Bishop Wallers Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai4/9
Minus 6 Degrees: How about putting your jackets and gloves on before entering a food joint even during scorching summer? Well, that's weird, isn't it? Minus 6 Degrees is Kolkata's first frozen bar cum restaurant that gives a rare dining experience in the city. It is freezing yet amazing to be inside this ice-encapsulated vegetarian eatery.
Where: Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Sarani, Kadapara, Phool Bagan, Kankurgachi, EM Bypass, Kolkata5/9
Nature's Toilet Cafe: Weird, isn't it? This cafe has an exclusive toilet garden which boasts of more than 20 urinals and lavatories dating back to the 1950s. People sit on the toilet seats and enjoy their meals at this weird restaurant in India. In fact, Nature's Toilet Cafe is India's first toilet-themed restaurant.
Where: Safai Vidhyalay, besides Mahatma Gandhi Ashram, Ashram Road, Old Wadaj, Ahmedabad.6/9
Veli Lake Floating Restaurant: This floating restaurant is basically a part of Veli Village in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. You have to cross floating bridges to reach the village and that is where the fun rests. Enjoy the natural beauty and relish local meals cooked with local produce and traditional Kerala spices.
Where: Veli Road, Veli, Thiruvananthapuram7/9
Silver Screen Kolkata: Located in the bustling Tollygunj area of South Kolkata and opposite to the famous Indrapuri Studio, Silver Screen is all about the dazzling Bengali actors cinema which was popular during the early and mid-90s. Posters of old Bengali movies hung at the entry and even across walls inside the restaurant, doing justice to the Bengali film industry and the name 'Silver Screen'.
Where: 5, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Opp Indrapuri Studio, Tollygunge, Kolkata8/9
New Lucky Restaurant: Creepy isn't it? The restaurant operates in a place which used to serve as a graveyard years ago. Also, this is Ahmedabad's legendary restaurant that remains packed with food lovers from morning to night. Milk tea, bun maska and freshly made rolls are some of the popular food items available here. So, the graveyard seems to have brought good fortune to the owner.
Where: Opposite City College, Lal Darwaza, Ahmedabad9/9
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Have you ever thought of enjoying a delicious meal while sitting on a toilet or in a graveyard? What if you are served by a prisoner? Well, India has some innovative and unusual restaurants. Here's a look at some of them