IKEA opens a DIY restaurant where the customers are the chefs

You’ve probably built some IKEA furniture at some point in your life; smug at the thought that you got a huge bookshelf for a bargain price before later throwing the instructions across the room and crying over an Alan key.

Anyway, now the Swedish furniture store has taken its DIY ethos to a whole new level – a restaurant where you have to make the food yourself.

Welcome to the latest hipster pop-up…

The idea is that you learn how to cook a meal for up to 19 people under the watchful eye of a head chef. Booking a “dining club” place means you get to take over the restaurant and choose your own menu. You’ll have a sous chef and maitre de on hand and even get to name your eatery whatever you like.

You can try your hand at some Scandinavian classics too. But the best part? You don’t need to clean up.

The Dining Club opens on September 10 in Shoreditch, London.

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