Restaurant robots made of car parts and vacuums, cost over $5K: photos – Business Insider

December 18, 2021 by No Comments

Robots of all shapes and sizes were dotted around the restaurant, while four talking robots delivered food to customers sat at tables.

Robotazia restaurant.

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Read more about the talking server robots here.

Optimus Prime, who was made out of salvaged car and motorbike parts, used to stand outside a store in London before the restaurant adopted it, Swannell said.

Optimus Prime robot in Robotazia.

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Near the door stood Iron Man. Swannell said that the restaurant was selling the huge recycled replica for around £4,000 ($5,300).

A replica of Iron Man in Robotazia.

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Co-owner Joy Gittens told Insider how she collected around 800 Yves Saint Lauren makeup boxes for Swannell to make “Yslabelle.”

“Yslabelle” at Robotazia.

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Meet “Mike Dyson,” who was made entirely out of recycled Dyson vacuum cleaners. At three metres tall, it’s the biggest robot in the restaurant.

“Mike Dyson” the boxing robot at Robotazia.

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After assembling the robot, Swannell painted it red and brown. I thought Mike Dyson was the most impressive robot in the restaurant.

The foot of “Mike Dyson”, made out of old vacuum cleaner parts.

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Adam 1971, made out of recycled waste, had a Star Wars aura. It was one of the smaller robots, standing at 147cm high and weighing 15kg.

Adam 1971, one of the smaller robots in Robotazia.

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Tagan was one of the bigger robots in the restaurant. It was made from assorted recycled materials, including vacuum cleaners, and car parts.

Tagan is made from assorted recycled materials.

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This Transformer-like robot, called “Audibot”, was mainly made from a children’s toy electric car. It also has parts from a pressure washer, a bike and an engine.

“Audibot” on display in Robotazia.

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Gittens and Swannell found Tronik stored away at an industrial unit. The robot has the ability to turn its head and body, and its eyes light up blue when it’s switched on.

Tronik the robot at Robotazia.

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