Aimed at the discerning rabbit enthusiast, bunny cafes are fast-emerging as a popular venue for people to hang out with the furry animals – and enjoy a brew at the same time
All ears: A diner plays with bunnies at Tokyo’s rabbit cafe, which offers customers dining with a difference
Fancy a nibble? This new breed of coffee house is proving quite the crowd-pleaser
Even in a country renowned for its quirky culture, this is one craze which is creating quite a stir.
It is attracting animal-lovers in their droves and is packed out most weekends, it has been reported.
Between 20 and 30 rabbits reside at the cafe, and attached to it is a breeding centre where customers can buy their owns bunnies for pets.
Creature comforts: Bunny cafes are all the rage in Japan, where other rabbit-themed restaurants have also opened
The cafes are designed to be a ‘healing space for stressed-out people’ where they can eat, drink and enjoy the rabbits’ company
Tea for two: Customers can not only feed themselves, they can give the animals fresh vegetables
However none of the cafe’s resident rabbits are for sale, according to the Japan Times.
Many come to the cafe to relax in the company of the bunnies.
One woman, in her late 20s, fed the rabbits fresh vegetables as she told the Japan Times: ‘I came here during my break to relax.’
Other bunny cafe owners say their establishments are designed to be a ‘healing space’ for stressed-out people.
Popular: Some of the cafes even have a breeding centre attached to it, where customers can purchase a pet rabbit
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