Breaking Bad-themed pop-up bar set to open in London

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This July, London-based fans of hit series Breaking Bad will have the opportunity to literally be 'the ones who knock'. A pop-up bar themed around the TV hit is due to open on the July 24 in an as-yet-to-be-named location in the capital.

Named ABQ (after Albuquerque, the setting for the show), the bar is a project by the same group which brought London 'Annie the Owl' – the pop-up bar where guests were joined by live owls.

That one didn't go down so well with health and safety. Or animal rights activists. But we're sure this new theme will do much better.

For a mere £30, participants buy tickets so they can "cook" up cocktails inspired by Walter White's drug empire – all in an adapted RV, just like Jesse and Walt. So far, more than 30,000 people have signed up for the spot's three-month run.

In an interview with City A.M., organiser Seb Lyall said: "Gas masks, blue crystals, chemistry flasks in a motorhome-based cocktail bar? Oh yes, as Walter White said: 'We're just getting started'."

Might we suggest some deep-fried chicken (a la Los Pollos Hermanos) to perfectly complement that blue meth-tini?

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Breaking Bad-themed pop-up bar set to open in London

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Others are more like traditional cafes, serving food and drink, with rabbit runs around the tables, or rabbits in cages by your chair.

You can eat and drink rabbit-themed food, while hanging with Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton Tail and Peter.

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They also advertise themselves as a bit like an internet cafe without the internet - so you come along, drink tea and coffee, and pay for a sewing machine by the hour.

This cafe garnered several acres of column inches when it launched in East London.

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The first crowdfunded cat cafe in the UK has gone from strength to strength, and now sells its own merchandise, as well as running a bustling cafe and offering early morning yoga with cats.

The rescue cats will come to visit you at this Shoreditch institution, while you enjoy tea, cakes and snacks.

This toilet-themed establishment in Los Angeles has tragically closed its doors for the final time.

Sadly it seems that the world wasn't ready for a cafe where patrons sat on toilets, and could order ice cream from bowls shaped like toilets.

The business was opened in late 2013 and closed by May 2014 - giving commentators plenty of scope to use the phrase 'down the toilet'.

Andrew McMenamint launched the crisp sandwich shop, Simply Crispy, in Belfast, as a joke. It was intended to run for a month, and disappear without a trace.

However, after selling out every day and people queuing round the corner he decided to keep it open. He's even considering opening more branches


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