A country known for its laissez-faire attitude to nudity, France already boasts stacks of beaches, campsites and pools that can be enjoyed in the nude. But now, Paris has opened its first-ever naked restaurant where diners can bare all while tucking in to dinner, Le Parisien reports. And, while it remains to be seen whether Parisians will warm to the idea of naked dining specifically, with more than 2.
A little over a year after it opened, Paris' first nudist restaurant, O'Naturel, is set to close its doors in February due to a lack of business. O'Naturel opened in November in the city of lights' 12 arrondissement, a testament to the rising popularity of naturism in France. But unfortunately it didn't prove as popular as expected, as the owners just announced the final date to dine coming up next month.
The latter is not the most appetite-inducing dining atmosphere in the world. No one wants to eat there, because food is not exactly enjoyable when consumed in a room filled with so much skin. The scenario is not appetizing, nor is it hygienic.
Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — The first nudist restaurant in Paris is set to close after just over year of serving classic French dishes to diners in the buff. O'Naturel, in the French capital's 12th district, will close on February 16, according to a Facebook post from the owners. In another Facebook postthey called on customers to take advantage of the remaining time.
Upon glancing at O'Naturel's menuthe restaurant seems like many others you'd find in Paris. What sets it apart is the attire of the diners or lack thereof —it's Paris's first all-nude restaurant. A little over a year after opening its doors, though, O'Naturel is closing.
Jump to navigation. Maybe your dream to eat in the nude shall remain a fantasy, especially when Paris's only nudist restaurant is due to draw curtains by February, this year. The news has caused discomfort to many aspiring, practicing and adventurous nudists around the world.
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THE first naked restaurant in Paris has been forced to close after failing to attract enough diners up for eating in the raw. O'naturel will serve its last meals to nude guests on February 16 - just 15 months after it opened. The year-old twins, who are not nudists themselves, felt they'd spotted a business opportunity in a country which is one of the world's top nudist destinations. But it would appear the idea of tucking into a plate of Coq au vin in the buff is not high on the menu for Parisians.
O'naturel opened in November According to The Independentafter people enter the restaurant, they are asked to remove all of their clothes and leave them in a wardrobe before they join the seating area, which fits 40 people. The French eatery features dishes like lobster, foie gras and snails, according to DailyMail.
But to avoid financial embarrassment, twins Mike and Stephane Saada said they were having to close. We will only remember the good moments and the great people we met. The restaurant in the east of Paris opened amid a blaze of publicity in November Clothes must be left in the cloakroom along with mobile phones, to prevent people from sneaking a photo of other customers.