17 Restaurants That Are Anything But Normal

Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant (Diana Beach, Kenya)

Set inside an ancient coral cove is this incredible restaurant serving international cuisine.

The Snowcastle Of Kemi (Kemi, Finland)

The Snowcastle Of Kemi makes the ‘frozen bar’ much higher with their full-blown frozen restaurant.

El Diablo (Lanzarote, Spain)

The restaurant is located atop a volcano and uses the natural resource to heat their food. Rocks and special grills are put on top of these hot spots and cooked to perfection while guests watch.

Rollercoaster Restaurant (Several locations worldwide)

Servers aren’t much of a necessity at this topsy-turvy restaurant. Food is ordered on tablets and delivered down small rollercoasters connected to each table.

New Lucky (Ahmedabad, India)

The cafe serves up Indian food in the middle of an old Muslim cemetery. Guests can dine right next to old coffins and graves, which is believed to be good luck.


De Kas, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

An old greenhouse built in 1926 is home to this sustainable eatery with an interesting menu. Guests are presented with a list of ingredients that are ripe and dishes are created based on their choices.

Tsavo Lion Restaurant (Bali, Indonesia)

Amongst the many things to do at Bali Safari Park is dine with lions roaming around on the other side of the glass.

Ristorante Grotta Palazzese (Puglia, Italy)

This breathtaking terrace was built inside a natural cave and provides magnificent views of the water.

Wattana Panich (Bangkok, Thailand)

Some of the best dishes in the city are served up at this little restaurant where the beef broth is always continuously cooking and has been for the past 60 years.


HaiDiLao Hotpot (Worldwide chain)

The restaurant serves traditional Chinese cuisine with a modern twist, as diners must cook the food themselves at their table.

Rokunen Yonkumi (Tokyo, Japan)

This school-themed restaurant will take you back to your childhood. The building is complete with a headmaster’s office, a nurse, and classrooms. Drinks are served in flasks and at the end of your meal you can take a test if you so choose.

The Green Dragon Pub In Hobbiton (Matamata, New Zealand)

Nestled amongst the magical attractions of Hobbiton Movie Set is the perfect pub for Lord of the Rings fans and ale lovers alike.

Säräpirtti Kippurasarvi (Lemi, Finland)

What looks like a modest house is actually home to an incredibly popular restaurant with quite the history. Their lamb is cooked for 9 hours in a wooden tub and is so delectable that it is the only dish on the menu.

Truth Coffee (Cape Town, South Africa)

Voted best coffee shop in the world on numerous occasions, the amazing steampunk design is just one of the many reasons to love this place.

CuliAir Sky Dining (Culiair, Netherlands)

The CuliAir balloon is decked out with a full kitchen for master chef Angelique Schmeinck to work her wonders, as well as seats for 14 guests who will experience their meal as they float through the sky.

Northern Lights Bar (In Ion Hotel, Iceland)

The quaint restaurant inside the Ion Hotel is the perfect place to view the northern lights.

Ithaa Undersea Restaurant (Alif Dhaal Atoll, Maldives)

Ithaa lets you dine five meters beneath the water with otherworldly views of the fish and beautiful coral that surround you.




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