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Quarantine greenhouses, The Netherlands

Image: Willem Velthoven, Mediamatic Amsterdam

Waterfront vegan restaurant and bar Mediamatic ETEN is to offer diners a plant-based four-course menu served in individual “quarantine greenhouses”.

Meals will be deposited into each structure on a wooden plank by staff wearing protective gear.

Customers at Mediamatic ETEN can pick a date and a time slot, either from 6pm to 8:30pm or from 8:30pm to 11pm, for a table for two. The greenhouses have space for a maximum of three people. Tables of three are charged an extra €40 at the door, while those wishing to dine alone will be offered a €40 discount on the price paid.

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