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London has quite a few number of quirky pop up restaurants. There is an eatery that serves only canned food and then there is a pizzeria in a double-decker bus. In case you missed, a nude restaurant, The Buniyadi, will soon open its door to public in London. And recently, a businessman, Ben Spier, transformed London’s iconic red phone booth into a mini restaurant called Spier’s Salad. (ALSO SEE This British chef is selling Kolkata’s chat Jhal Muri on the streets of London… and it’s a SUPERHIT!) Also Read - Unlock 1.0 in Odisha: Hotels to Open at 30% Strength, Religious Places to Stay Closed Till June 30



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The red telephone booth serves as a refrigerator and offers five different types of salads made using seasonal, organic and local ingredients. The salad booth is located in Bloomsbury Square and appears twice a week.Ofcourse, there is no space to sit inside thepop up. The tasty salads cost between $6 and $11. Spier pays $29 per month to Red Kiosk Company to rent the place. The firm refurbishes unused old telephone booths into small office space. Entrepreneurs can buy a booth for about $15,000 or rent it out for around $15 per day.

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These red telephone booths were common in London for a long time and a trip to London is not complete without posing next to one of these. However, the arrival of mobile phones has made them obsolete. Even the operators of these telephones booths are not interested in maintaining them. Most of the time the phones are out of order. Although some of the telephone booths have been converted to offer unusual and interesting services, the city still has 48,000 of them.

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