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27 Eccentric Cafes

From Clothes-Cleaning Cafes to Feline-Focused Coffee Shops

— April 29, 2014 — Business
With the on-going competition amongst retailers to capture clientele, companies are turning to unorthodox techniques to draw attention, and these eccentric cafes are some fantastic examples of how adding unexpected elements to a traditional retail space can easily add enhanced appeal.

With coffee chains like Starbucks continuing to expand into every city block and suburban area, smaller cafe retailers are easily being overshadowed by such a massive, and well-known eatery. These eccentric cafes however, have creatively added new and exciting features to their retail space, turning ordinary eating and drinking experiences into much more enticing activities.

From cafes that incorporate furry felines to those that offer convenient laundry services on the side, these eccentric cafes will certainly make an impression with consumers with their hybrid design aesthetics and abstract overall concepts.
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Diplomatic Middle-Eastern Eateries
Diplomatic Middle-Eastern Eateries
This Restaurant Offers Free Hummus to Those Who Dine Together
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34
Kinetic Steampunk Cafes
Kinetic Steampunk Cafes
The Enigma Cafe is Decorated in Moving Mechanic Artworks
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33
Mystical Pony Cafes
Mystical Pony Cafes
The My Little Pony Cafe Design in Japan Celebrates the Magical Cartoon Equines
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32
Cozy Companion Coffee Shops
Cozy Companion Coffee Shops
Find Comfort in a Stranger's Arms at the Cuddle Cafe
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31
Feces-Themed Cafes
Feces-Themed Cafes
Korea's Poop Cafe Is Feminine and Dainty With Themed Treats
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30
Bike-Powered Coffee Carts
Bike-Powered Coffee Carts
The Sustainable and Affordable Wheely's Cafe Can Take on Starbucks
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29
Ball-Run Beverage Stands
Ball-Run Beverage Stands
LAVA Lemonade Cafe is a Quirky Drink-Serving Contraption for RCA Campus
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28
Newspaper-Branded Coffee Shops
Newspaper-Branded Coffee Shops
Winnipeg Free Press Cafe Invites Interaction With Publication
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27
Karma-Inspired Coffee Houses
Karma-Inspired Coffee Houses
The Optimism Cafe Serves up Free Cups of Joe and Hope
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26
Pet Store Cafes
Pet Store Cafes
The Felis Ristorante and Cat Lounge Lets You Drink Tea and Cuddle Pets
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25
Weekend-Inspired Coffeeshops
Weekend-Inspired Coffeeshops
This Enchanting New Cafe Resides in Amsterdam's Jordaan District
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24
Bulletproof Coffee Shops
Bulletproof Coffee Shops
Dave Asprey's Bulletproof Coffee Shop Boasts High-Tech Brewing Equipment
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23
Clothes-Cleaning Cafes
Clothes-Cleaning Cafes
Copenhagen's Laundromat Cafe Lets You Do Laundry While Sipping Lattes
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22
Surreal Artistic Eateries
Surreal Artistic Eateries
This Salvador Dali-Inspired Restaurant Pays Homage to the Great Artist
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21
Cinematic Fashion Cafes
Cinematic Fashion Cafes
The Wes Anderson Prada Restaurant Boasts a Whimsical Design
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20
Amazing Treehouse Cafes
Amazing Treehouse Cafes
The Naha Harbor Diner Is Perched Atop A Giant Imitation Banyan Tree
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19
Pop Culture-Inspired Cafes
Pop Culture-Inspired Cafes
The Wormhole Coffee Shop Goes ‘Back to the Future' in Style
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18
Library-Resembling Cafes
Library-Resembling Cafes
The Starbucks Espresso Journey by Nendo is a Pop-Up Marvel
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17
Pay-Per-Minute Coffee Shops
Pay-Per-Minute Coffee Shops
The Ziferblat Cafe Offers Unlimited Drinks, Snacks and Wifi
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16
DIY Sewing Cafes
DIY Sewing Cafes
The Sweat Shop in Paris Features Per Hour Sewing Stations
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15
Interactive Cafe Storefronts
Interactive Cafe Storefronts
My Starbucks Rewards Program Rewards Frequent Customers
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14
Laundromat Cafes
Laundromat Cafes
'Wash & Coffee' Offers a Chic Chore Experience
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13
Paperless Cafe Newsstands
Paperless Cafe Newsstands
The Box Coffee Shop in Croatia Replaces Newspapers With iPads
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12
Bike-Powered Java Shops
Bike-Powered Java Shops
The Mobile Kickstand Coffee Bar Hits New York Streets
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11
Hidden Coffee Shops
Hidden Coffee Shops
Hong Kong's Indy Coffee Houses Take Cover With Big Chains Moving In
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10
Hybrid Bookshop Cafes
Hybrid Bookshop Cafes
This Quaint Istanbul Bookshop Has a Cafe and Swingsets
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9
Wooden Crate Cafes
Wooden Crate Cafes
Muzeum Sztuki Cafe Adds Comfort to Your Daily Cafe Trips
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8
Warehouse-Style Eco Eateries
Warehouse-Style Eco Eateries
Elements of Fastvinic Cafe by Alfons Tost are Designed to Be Recycled
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7
Boutique Cafe Hybrids
Boutique Cafe Hybrids
Citizenry in Toronto is Redefining the World of Cafes
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6
Cozy Concrete Cafes
Cozy Concrete Cafes
Smith&hsu Teahouse by Carsten Jorgensen Merges Industrial & Natural Components
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5
Fashion Shop Cafe Hybrids
Fashion Shop Cafe Hybrids
'Property Of...' Store is Both a Cool Hangout and Retail Establishment
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4
Modular Cubed Pop-Ups
Modular Cubed Pop-Ups
Illy Temporary Shop by Caterina Tiazzoldi Can Be Adapted to Different Areas
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3
Cozy Eco Cafes
Cozy Eco Cafes
This Cafe Interior Features a Sustainable Green Wall Installation
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2
Eclectic Coffee Shop Redesigns
Eclectic Coffee Shop Redesigns
Cielito Querido Cafe Branding Embraces Idiosyncrasy
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1
Coffee Shop Offices
Coffee Shop Offices
Urban Station Will Provide an Ultra Comfortable Working Environment
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