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Food is secondary to spectacular service at Maidreamin

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Walk down the district of Akihabara in Tokyo and one sight you won't fail to see is frilly and kawaii/cutesy-looking girls dressed up in French maid costumes _ revealing factor optional _ trying to usher customers into maid cafes scattered all around the area. In these establishments, waitresses dressed up as maids will cater to all your requests (not the primal ones, ahem) and pamper you while you enjoy your meal. If you want to "transport" to a dreamland, where you can escape the bleak and grey realities of life by the hour, Maidreamin has just recently opened at Gateway Ekamai. It's the first branch to be open outside Japan and comes complete with pink and white sofas and merry maids to keep you in high spirits. 

A maid will pamper you since your first step into Maidreamin.

From the ceremonious moment your maid lights up the Dream Candle, you will no longer be in the "real world". You will have travelled through portals and transformed into a master (Nai Thun or Khun Noo in Thai) which the maids eagerly await to welcome. Manufactured to be polite, buoyant and entertaining while being endearing all at the same time, the maids kneel down to take your orders and also wave enchantments at your food to make it taste better before serving it to you. Pay an extra fee and they'll sing and dance for you and you can shimmy to girly J-Pop music along with them. For those who have no idea what you're in for, visits to these types of cafes are not exactly cheap and you have to pay for everything from entrance fees by the hour to photo ops with the maids, as photography within the cafe is not allowed.

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