London gets its first naked restaurant; waiting list already at 5,000

London gets its first naked restaurant; waiting list already at 5,000
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I don’t know about you, but if there’s one thing that’s always bugged me about eating in restaurants it’s having to wear clothes. Why stain them, when you can imbibe as the Romans might, naked, with sauce and wine spilling all down your body?

This is presumably the gap in the market The Bunyadi is hoping to fill, a pop-up restaurant coming to London this summer for three months.

‘Enter a secret Pangea-like world,’ its website promises, ‘free from phones, electric lights and even clothing (optional) and revisit the beginning where everything was fresh, free and unadulterated from the trappings of modern life.’

The Bunyadi — named after a Hindi term for ‘base’ or ‘natural’ — will have a naked and non-naked section, along with a changing room to cater for the former.

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