World’s first vegan 2D restaurant is opening in Amsterdam

Have you ever wanted to experience what it’s like to be in a-ha’s iconic ‘Take On Me‘ video? Now you can as Vegan Junk Food Bar is opening the world’s first vegan 2D restaurant in Amsterdam.

Opening this summer, the vegan 2D restaurant is designed to play tricks on your eyes thanks to its cartoon-like appearance.

Diners will feel as if they’re dining in a comic book as every corner of the restaurant is decorated in trippy two-dimensional drawings. In fact, the illusion is so convincing that it may take you a while to discover which elements are real and which elements are part of the artwork.

But although the interior in the vegan 2D restaurant is entirely black and white to maintain the illusion, VJFB’s menu will provide bright pops of colour to diner’s tables.

Classic VJFB dishes such as flashy VJF Burgers, Freak Fries and Zeafood will all be making an appearance on the menu.

VJFB has not yet revealed the location of the new restaurant but has teased that details will be released soon.

The Instagram-worthy restaurant is inspired by Japan’s ‘2D Cafe’ which makes diners feel like they’re eating inside a drawing. Inspired by the Tokyo-based restaurant after it went viral, other 2D concepts have since opened across the globe.

Vegan Junk Food Bar

The futurist new monochrome concept is very different to Vegan Junk Food Bar’s usual restaurants which are an explosion of bright colours.

Vegan Junk Food Bar opened its first restaurant in 2017, followed quickly by four additional branches in the Netherlands.

Moreover, the chain has proved so popular that in 2020 it opened its first international location in Barcelona.

The plant-based chain is on a mission to revolutionise the fast-food industry with its eye-catching restaurant concepts and menus. Alongside its eye-catching restaurants, VJFB opened a vegan ice cream bar in Amsterdam last year.

In 2020, VJFB also launched the sale of various signature products in select Dutch supermarkets.

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