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The world's best disguised drinking holes and bars-within-bars

If variety is the spice of life, why do we keep going to pubs and bars that look like what they actually are? It is far much more fun to go to a bar that looks like a fridge, or a bookshelf, or even a pawn shop. Disguised bars are popping up everywhere - from a juice bar where you can sneak in your own alcohol in Central London to an unassuming boiler shop in Nottingham that is so much more than it seems. 

A new bar has just opened in Shanghai in which you enter through a vending machine, which has inspired us to look for the world's most fascinating bar fronts, and of course plan several trips out for drinks...

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