Wijn of Water - Shipping Container Restaurant Rotterdam

Description of Affordable Container Restaurant:

Starting a restaurant business doesn’t have to expensive any more.  With an affordable container restaurant, you can be in business in a matter of weeks.  In fact, the total cost of an affordable container restaurant may be somewhat less than the yearly rent of a conventional venue, depending on the location and area.

An example of an affordable container restaurant is the terrace restaurant Wijn of Water (Wine or Water) in the Lloyd-quarter in Rotterdam. The affordable container restaurant was built using recycled shipping containers.  The general idea at the time of construction was that the affordable container restaurant always going to be a temporary structure, as the restaurant is now housed in the Sint Jobsveem warehouse, about 250 meters away.

To build the affordable container restaurant, 9 40 ft containers were used. The restaurant project was completed from sketch plans to opening in 6 months.

Number of Shipping Containers Used in this Affordable Container Restaurant:

Nine 40 ft shipping containers

Credits to:

Affordable Container Restaurant by Caroline Mugwor

Benefits of Affordable Container Restaurant:

Affordable Container Restaurants aren’t very common. In fact, you could think of an affordable container restaurant as one in 100,000. This affordable container restaurant is very ecofriendly, uses solar power, is cheap and affordable, not to mention mobile.

Entrepreneurs and investors thinking about investing in restaurant franchises can save a ton of money on rent by investing  in an affordable container restaurant. With its designs, this was built to accommodate 50 guests or customers in the restaurant at every point in time.

Also, you can get custom made designs that will take no more than 2-4 weeks to be ready for use.

Other buildings made from shipping containers include CabinsOfficesApartments Pop up restaurants and even a Container City Project.

Investment: € 165,000

Time to build: 6 months from start to finish.

For more information about building an entire house or granny flat from containers go to ‘Build a Container Home

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