Restaurant robots made from car parts and vacuum cleaners cost over $5,000: photos

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

Restaurant Robotazia.

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Optimus Prime, which was made from salvaged car and motorcycle parts, stood outside a store in London before the restaurant adopted it, Swannell said.

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

Robot Optimus Prime in Robotazia.

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

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

A replica of Iron Man in Robotazia.

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

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

“Yslabelle” in Robotazia.

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Meet “Mike Dyson”, who was made entirely from recycled Dyson vacuum cleaners. At three meters tall, it’s the largest robot in the restaurant.

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

“Mike Dyson” Robotazia’s robot boxer.

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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.

Robot foot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

Mike Dyson’s foot, made from old vacuum cleaner parts.

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Adam 1971, made from recycled scraps, had a Star Wars aura. It was one of the smallest robots, standing 147cm tall and weighing 15kg.

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

Adam 1971, one of Robotazia’s smallest robots.

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

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

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 contains parts of a pressure washer, a bicycle and an engine.

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

“Audibot” exhibited at Robotazia.

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Gittens and Swannell found Tronik stored in an industrial unit. The robot has the ability to turn its head and body, and its eyes light up blue when turned on.

Robot made from recycled materials at Robotazia

Tronik the robot at Robotazia.

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