Quirky And Unique Restaurants In The UK

If there's two things that Brits are pretty good at... it's wolfing down top-notch grub and being a bit weird. Then it's no surprise that we have put those two concepts together across the country, opening a whole host of eccentric eateries from Glasgow's West End to the Brighton beachfront. We've rounded up a selection of the most quirky and unique restaurants in the UK - just in case you're looking to try something a little different next time supper rolls around.

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Last updated on 16th January 2024

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London: Kenza Restaurant and Lounge

2 for £16.00 Cocktails and 1 other offer

If belly dancing through dinner, plenty of mezze and plates of baklava sound like your idea of a glamorous meal out, then Kenza Restaurant and Lounge in London is just the place for you. Gaze into your partner's eyes at this intimate setting, or gather with friends to enjoy sharing platters and fun entertainment.

London: Ballie Ballerson

It's a giant ballpit. Need I say more? Yes, Ballie Ballerson is the place giving big kids the night of their lives. If you dream of diving into a pool of plastic balls, then head over to one of the most quirky restaurants in London. They'll be serving up tasty pizzas and nostalgia-inspired cocktails to take you right back to those play days.

Leeds: The Lost & Found Club

4pm-8pm: The Lost Hours - 2 for £12 Cocktails and 2 other offers

Packed full of botanical cocktails and an impressive aesthetic, this Leeds city centre spot is inspired by adventurers of days gone by. With some of the most stunning decor in town, The Lost & Found is a maze of rooms fronting foliage, antique furniture, vintage portraits and plenty of trinkets on Albion Place and Greek Street.

Cardiff: The Alchemist

Enjoy a celebratory bottle of Moët & Chandon Champagne on arrival for £65!

Known primarily for its fizzing, smoking and popping cocktails, this quirky Cardiff restaurant also offers guests a menu of international plates, including tempura prawn lollipops and lamb kofta. If you're not in Wales, you can find venues all over the country, from Chester and Oxford to London and Leeds.