If you are looking for an original and cosy cafe in London, have a tour at the God’s Own Junkyard, an entirely decorated with neons bar. For all the warm and kitsch deco lovers, this place will be an insolite experience. The owners, Chris & Linda Bracey, are neons collectioners since 40 years and they can be proud of having in their collection lights from iconic movies like Eyes Wide Shut, The Dark Knight and Charlie and the chocolate factory.
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