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The Most Unique Coffee Bar and Restaurant Concepts in the World

Posted on September 19, 2020 by Allen Brown

The hospitality industry is very competitive. As it includes hotels, bars, and restaurants, it’s no wonder that new ones keep popping up all the time. 

Business owners are constantly in search of something that will help them stand out from the competition. Some decide on one-of-a-kind menus that cannot be found anywhere else on the planet, while others put a lot of effort into the concept of their establishment. To see some of the most unique coffee bars and restaurants in the world, keep on reading.

Dinner in the Sky

Have you ever considered dining 50 meters above the ground? Well, Dinner in the Sky allows customers to do just that. This interesting concept has been around since 2006 and has appeared in over 60 countries ranging from Belgium to New Zealand. 

However, not only does this company offer a breathtaking dining experience but they can be hired to organize all sorts of events. For example, there was a Poker Match in the Sky at the Grand Prix Moto of Jerez and an Opera in the Sky where Lesley Garrett sang at the Tower of London. 

It might seem scary but all safety precautions are in place as even the toughest countries like Australia and Canada have authorized these events.

Chill Out

Dubai has the first ice lounge in the Middle East. The space looks quite unique with its ice tables and seating,  as well as mesmerizing ice sculptures. 

You will be welcomed with a drink once you arrive and while you can opt for tea or coffee, they recommend hot chocolate. In terms of the menu, hot soups, grilled sandwiches, and all sorts of desserts are available as well as a variety of mock-tails. 

As the temperature is always below zero, you should bring some thermal pants with you and you will get a warm jacket upon arrival.

Casino Vinophil

This wine casino in Germany is designed to provide its visitors with authentic entertainment that combines wine tasting and gambling. 

Instead of croupiers, these sessions are hosted by sommeliers that are specially trained. They offer their knowledge and assistance to help you on your journey of discovering the most amazing wines. Plus, if you have something special to celebrate, you can even organize an event with your friends and teammates. 

These games are played on high-quality playing surfaces designed with appropriate fields specifically for wine. Even though they are not played with actual money, boosting your skills beforehand is a great way to spice up the event a bit and keep everyone engaged and animated. You can always do an online round of casino games that require no cash depositing. This is a great way to level up your gaming virtue for the Vinophil, which can make the gambling-wine tasting exploit even more fun.


Visit the Maldives if you’d like to see the first undersea restaurant in the world. Located five meters below the surface, this 14-seat restaurant offers a 270-degree panoramic view of coral gardens and the diverse marine life. 

The view is stunning but the food should not be disregarded either. A blend of international and Maldivian cuisine offers delicacies such as kingfish with kataifi langoustines and Angus beef with truffles. The desserts are yummy as well.

El Diablo

Off the coast of Morocco, you can find Lanzarote, a Spanish island that is home to El Diablo restaurant. This unique dining spot is built on top of an active volcano (that hasn’t erupted since 1824). Their expert chefs use the volcano as a heat source to prepare the food. 

Aside from the tasty dishes, you can go on a tour of the volcanic grill and enjoy the surrounding vistas of the nearby Fire Mountains. Plus, you might get a seat next to the “geysers” if you get there early.


Going to O.NOIR in Montreal or Toronto will give you a dining-in-the-dark experience. You are probably aware of the concept where customers cannot use their sight. This approach allows them to stimulate their other senses and really savor the taste and smell of their meal. 

What is more, the guests will get a better understanding of what being blind is like and be able to relate to the entire staff of the restaurant, as they are all visually-impaired.


Regardless of whether you’re thinking of starting your own restaurant and want to know what the competition is offering or if you are looking for your own adventurous restaurant experience, these six are just some of the unique dining locations in the world. From cat cafés to dining in a prison-like environment, you can truly find everything.


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