Even when you can’t travel, sometimes simply watching planes fly overhead or trains whoosh by can mentally transport you to a far-flung destination. Perhaps that’s why some restaurateurs decided to house their eateries inside stationary planes and train cars. Airplane food may have a bad reputation, but at these restaurants, there’s nary a foil-sealed beef pile or tiny tray-table in sight. From a Ghanaian restaurant serving groundnut soup and grilled tilapia inside a DC-10 passenger jet to an exclusive supper club inside a decommissioned London tube car, here are eight restaurants and bars that just might satisfy your hunger and your wanderlust.
Editor’s note: Visit each place’s website or social media to get the latest information on openings, closures, and how to support them. If you do choose to venture out, please follow all guidelines, maintain social distance, and wear a mask.