‘Chai Ada’ – Pakistani man opens UK’s first café accepting crypto as payment


ISLAMABAD – A Pakistani man has hit the headlines for his innovative idea of launching a café in London that accepts various cryptocurrencies as payment.

Tayyab Shafique has opened “Chai Ada” that offers variety of Pakistani food ranging from chai, parathas, biryani to Kebabs and rolls Westfield in Shepherds Bush, West London.

The 26-year-old entrepreneur has become the first in Britain to open an eatery accepting cryptocurrencies as payment. The café has been decorated following the truck art theme,

Shafique said that custormers can now pay their bills using digital currency including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, Verge, Litecoin, and Horizen.

The young entrepreneur has developed an app, which allows customers to make instant payment from their crypto wallet accounts against the British pounds, local media reported.

Talking to private news channel, he revealed that so far about 20% of the payments to him are made in bitcoins and other crypto currencies.

Despite risks involved in the digital currency, the Pakistani man is of the view that crypto is the future.

Tayyab Shafiq is the same person who first shot to fame in the UK when he launched a Biryani café in the UK’s capital using the iconic red phone box.

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