Springwise: At This Russian Cafe Patrons Pay By The Minute To Sit

Springwise: At This Russian Cafe Patrons Pay By The Minute To Sit
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At Anticafe, the food and drinks are free, but 'customers' are charged a fee to use the space.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 16 march 2012

We’ve already seen free food and drinks served up at brand-sponsored cafés — Toronto’s Optimism Café, for example, and Japanese Free Café Harimaya Station — but Russian Babochki Anticafé is taking a different approach. At this Moscow establishment, consumers pay nothing for their refreshments, but they are charged by the minute for the time they spend there.

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