5 Themed Restaurants in Taiwan Worth Visiting

Eating out in Taipei is definitely not boring when you get to play with animals, build Lego blocks or even sit on the toilet while dining!


Oia Cafe

Two words: Too adorable. Who could resist dining in a café with some beaming alpacas strolling past you now and then while they check on their patrons? Get the ultimate wefie by luring them with carrots (provided by the owner) – it’s not difficult as the animals are so friendly. The café serves rather pricey western cuisine, but you really are there for the alpacas. Getting there can be a challenge as it’s quite out-of-the-way, so the fastest way would be to get a cab or Uber ride. Do take care of your belongings - you wouldn’t want the alpacas chewing on your new bag!

Address: 252, Taiwan, New Taipei City, Sanzhi District, No.12-1 Beizhizi, Houcuo Road, Xinbei 

Modern Toilet Restaurant-(photo-credit--wikimedia.org)

Modern Toilet Restaurant

If you are curious to find out what it would feel like to sit on a real toilet bowl while you tuck into your food (which looks like things you would commonly see in the loo), Modern Toilet Restaurant in Ximending offers you the opportunity to do so and yet somehow manages to make the food look enticing at the same time. Apart from an extensive menu, they also sell toilet themed merchandise such as mini sinks that store paper clips for your desk.

Address: 8, Taiwan, Taipei City, Wanhua District, Lane 50, Xining S Rd 


Déjà vu Restaurant

A collaboration between popular Mandopop singer Jay Chou and celebrity magician Liu Qian, this restaurant rides on two themes – music and magic. The gothic furniture and high ceiling with chandeliers transport you to medieval Europe the moment you enter. Top it up with a 3D illusion backdrop , a Batmobile and a Harley Davidson bike, and voila – you’ll have plenty of chances for great Instagram shots. Food portions are generous here, plus there are live music and magic acts to entertain you in the evenings.

Address: No.1, Sec. 1, Bade Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei city 100, Taiwan 

Brick Works-(photo-credit--fun-taiwanzine.com)

Fans of Lego will go crazy in this Lego-themed café. There are cupcakes topped with brick candy, brick waffles and even brick-shaped utensils. This family-friendly restaurant has plenty of Lego pieces for guests to exercise their creativity while filling their tummies. For the hardcore Lego fans - you can also buy the latest and newest Lego sets here!

Address: No. 1, Yumen St, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 104

Alice Is Coming-(photo-credit--amaya-enit.blogspot.sg)

Alice is Coming

Have your own Mad Hatter tea party at this whimsical café themed after Lewis Caroll’s Alice In Wonderland. Spot the Cheshire cat grinning down on you while you sit in a giant teacup and marvel at the intricate and creative décor that truly makes you feel you are in a magical wonderland. You can see that much effort is put in to ensure every experience fits right to the theme. Food served here is colourful and crazy, from multi-coloured drinks to ice cream waffles topped with generous servings of fruits and edible chocolate poker cards. Be sure to order tea (served in a teapot with 3 spouts)!

Address: No. 111, Yanping S Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

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