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Unique or unusual Restaurants

akron, ohio
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Unique or unusual Restaurants

We are traveling with teenage boys in July. They truly love great food and would like to eat in some places that are unique or unusual. Maybe a castle etc? Any help is welcome!!!!

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1. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

La Porte Des Indes, behind Selfridges, has quite lively interior décor.

Kensington Roof gardens has views over west central London (and a garden)

There are a couple of moored boats that are restaurants.

At teh Trafalgar Tavern in Greenwich you can watch the tide come in and creep up the walls.

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2. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

The Crypt in St Martins in the Field is pretty cool;

…stmartin-in-the-fields.org/page/…cafe.html

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3. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

I second La Porte de Indes and Kensington Roof gardens..

Also you could try Blue Elephant( Thai)

Mala or Dickons Inn in Katherine Docks

La Pont de la Tour with views of Tower Bridge..

Tate Modern Cafe

Skylon

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Tower Thistle Hotel has water cafe with view of Thames

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There is a restaurant called Dans le Noir (In the night) which is in pitch darkness, so that you get to sense and taste things as a blind person does. It's at the upper end of mid priced, and you choose either a vegetarian, a meat, a fish, or a surprise menu:

http://www.danslenoir.com/london/

Trader Vic's in the basement of the Hilton Park Lane is done out like a south sea island grass hut, complete with boat parapernalia, witch doctor's acoutrements, and waitresses in pacific island garb, usually to the tune of a live guitar and ukelele player. Quite expensive, but quite fun.

http://www.tradervics.com/rest-london.html

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6. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

Thank You for the great IDEAS!!!!! The kids will be very happy to hear someone has given some ideas. They truly are excited about London. My teenagers are not your idea of a teenager. They would be happy to sight see all day and have a very good dinner in the evening. We have reserved the private showing of Buckingham Palace on a Friday evening which will end at 19:00. Is there a Restaurant near there for dinner??????? Thank you

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7. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

You could try London's oldest restaurant - Rules. Said to be a favourite of King Edward VII and Winston Churchill.

Very good for game dishes.

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8. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

How about Bibendum? It was the old Michelin Tire building and has huge stained glass windows of the Michelin Man in the dining room - a much better value at lunch.

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9. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

Continuing the Indian theme, I'd vote for Cinnamon Club - very innovative and interesting Indian food and in a listed building that was formerly Westminster Library. Many of the old library fittings have been kept.

Le Pont de la Tour - interesting modern British food in an interesting warehouse setting and fantastic views of Tower Bridge (hence the name). In summer, if the weather is warm you can dine on the terrasse, which is lovely.

Skylon in the Royal Festival Hall - modern British food in the RFH, restored to its original 1950s glory; fantastic views of the London skyline, my favorite place at dusk to watch the lights come on.

For a quick bite to eat on the Southbank, the Wagamama by the Globe Theatre is in the Victorian railway arches of the bridge. YOu have to have one meal at least at Wagamama when you are in London, vaguely Asian style noodles, people become very addicted.

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10. Re: Unique or unusual Restaurants

Hi Proshopper

Here's one for the hat;

Roka, a Japanese place in Charlotte Street.

This a great foodie street.

It has a large centre piece Robata grill with seating like a bar overlooking the chefs. You can watch them cook your meat, poultry or seafood.

It's a big hit with many teenagers, not the cheapest place around but the food and service is excellent.

The teenagers will be interested and you get great food.

A photo and menu on it's website here:

www.rokarestaurant.com

Enjoy

Stoofer

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