Gallery: Dubai’s Chillout Cafe Brings a Subzero Ice Lounge to the Middl...


As if having the tallest and most expensive skyscraper in the world wasn’t enough, Dubai has shown its decadence once again by building an ice lounge right in the middle of the desert. The Chillout Café looks as if it were lifted right out of Sweden or Quebec, with couches, chandeliers, and even glasses made from ice. The carved-ice café hits about 21 degrees Fahrenheit, and it offers designer winter gear for its patrons to keep warm while the city blazes at 95° F outside.

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  1. The Other Guy May 20, 2013 at 2:38 am

    This has been there for years already, I took my son there in 2009 when I was living there. Most ‘things’ in Dubai don’t belong close to a green article or web site, as they spare no expense in creating tourist attractions regardless of the environment or nature.

  2. legalegl May 17, 2013 at 10:49 am

    Hopefully it is massively insulated to maintain the proper temperature so that less power is required.

  3. Michael Bradley May 16, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    What a spectacular waste of energy.

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