The Bunyadi will be London's first clothing-optional restaurant, set to open this summer for three months. It's a temporary pop-up restaurant, and as press time, it has a waiting list of over 7,000 people. The restaurant name is a Hindi word meaning "basic" or "fundamental," which is the theme of the entire dining experience. Here's the description of the experience from their website:
Enter a secret Pangea-like world, free from phones, electric lights and even clothing (optional) and revisit the beginning where everything was fresh, free and unadulterated from the trappings of modern life.
Never mind that Pangea pre-dates humanity by over 173 million years. In Pangea, apparently, everything was touching and connected, which could be gross with naked strangers in a restaurant.
There will be a clothed section and a nude section, with changing rooms since you can't just stroll through London naked before rolling up to the restaurant. Here's a picture of the natural seating from their website:
For sitting while naked, they went with the sensible option of hard wooden logs. So, even if a customer is comfortable being naked, they'll never be comfortable enough in those "chairs" to lean back and let it all hang out. Which, let's be honest, is a very good thing.
Hopefully, they have a little fun with the menu. There's a famous British pudding called "spotted dick," and if that's not on there, they're doing it wrong.