The biggest restaurant in the UK opened its doors this week with a capacity of feeding a small army of 2,100 diners a night.
Bristol’s harborside restaurant Za Za Bazaar spans 30,000 square feet (2,790 square meters) and two floors, and serves up an all-you-can-eat buffet that includes Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Italian and traditional British fare.
Like a giant food court, diners take in a lay of the land, sidle up to different sections, choose their ingredients and watch as one of 36 chefs cook their meal.
Styled after Asian street markets, the restaurant is a smorgasbord of cuisines, ranging from Vietnamese, Tex-Mex, American BBQ and dessert bars and can accommodate a thousand diners in one seating.
A wet bar will also serve more than 300 different drinks from five continents.
The Bristol location in the southwest of England is the first of eight buffet restaurants the chain hopes to build throughout the UK. Evening dinners start at £12.99.
According to the Daily Mail, the restaurant will go through a truck-load of veggies a day, 5,000 chickens and 1,000kg of beef a week and 60kg of pasta a day.