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Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food

January 15, 2013, 10:40 am
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • A sci-fi restaurant in Harbin, China, has employed robots to work as waiters, cooks, entertainers and receptionists.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • The restaurant has 18 types of robots, each gliding out of the kitchen to provide dishes, with speciality robots including a dumpling robot and a noodle robot.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Pedestrian looks at a robot that specialises in greeting people outside a Robot Restaurant in Harbin. As a diner walks in, one of the robots extends its arm to the side and, with a sci-fi flourish, says "Earth Person, Hello, Welcome to the Robot Restaurant."
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Robot that specialises in cooking, prepares "jiaozi", or Chinese dumplings, at a Robot Restaurant in Harbin.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • After the diners have placed their order, the robots in the kitchen start cooking and once the dish is prepared, a robot waiter, which runs along tracks on the floor, carries it from kitchen to the table.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • A boy touches a robot that specialises in delivering drinks at a Robot Restaurant in Harbin.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Robot delivers a dish to customers at a Robot Restaurant in Harbin.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • As people eat, a singing robot entertains diners. The robots have been designed and manufactured by a Chinese company.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Chief Engineer Liu Hasheng, said they invested USD eight million in setting up the gen-next restaurant.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Liu added that after a two-hour charge the robot can work continuously for 5 hours.
    Sheng Li, REUTERS
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food
  • Restaurant run by Robots: An eating house where robots cook and serve food