One lump or twit twoo: bizzare cafe in Japan sees you get a cuppa with owls

Do you want one lump or TWIT TWOO – a bizarre cafe in Japan serves up a cuppa in the company of OWLS.

The Fukuro no Mise, in Tsukishima, Tokyo, offers drinkers the chance to get up close and PERCH-sonal with some feathered friends.

Owls are permitted to roam the cafe with patrons

Owls are permitted to roam the cafe with patrons

From the big to the little to the somewhat weird looking – there’s an owl for every taste at this unique beverage stop.

Many customers get up close and PERCH-sonal with the furry creatures

Many customers get up close and PERCH-sonal with the furry creatures

Animal cafes are not unusual in Japan and in Tokyo where it is often forbidden to have pets in apartments, but owl tea shops are far rarer than then the more popular cat cafes which have now spread to the UK and Europe.

Animal cafes are not unusual in Japan and in Tokyo where it is often forbidden to have pets in apartments

Animal cafes are not unusual in Japan and in Tokyo where it is often forbidden to have pets in apartments

Despite being an opportunity to meet the feathered creatures, customers at the owl cafe are not allowed to touch the birds unless with a member of staff.