Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 22 October 2019

RoboCafe: A cafe run by robots is opening in Dubai

Orders will be taken, prepared and served by a high-tech team of robots

The future of food? A cafe run by a team of robots is opening in Dubai this summer. AFP 
The future of food? A cafe run by a team of robots is opening in Dubai this summer. AFP 

A cafe run entirely by a staff of robots is opening in Dubai later this summer. RoboCafe will be located in Dubai Festival City, and will see customers order via iPads, and have their food served by a team of robots.

The cafe will be operated by three robotic arms that, according to the cafe, "will also perform light and musical shows to entertain guests".

RoboCafe is keeping details quiet, but it has announced that it will open in August, and has also given customers a sneak peek at the robots on Instagram:

It looks like, as well as serving the orders, the team of robot arms will also prepare drinks, like tea and coffee, for customers.

The menu will include a range of organic hot drinks, as well as mocktails and snacks.

RoboCafe is not the first eatery in Dubai to thrill customers with a robotic staff. The Dubai Mall's Tanuki, an Asian restaurant, has a state-of-the-art robot to greet guests upon arrival:

There is also, Ruby the robotic waitress, who started serving customers at Bur Dubai restaurant, Drink and Spice Magics, last summer.

See Ruby in action here:

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Updated: July 31, 2019 05:05 PM

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