Fish Cafe: (noun) place where fish nibble on your feet after you nibble on drinks and snacks; said to have health benefits because the skin exfoliation is gentle and natural, the fish only eat dead skin cells.

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Curious and always up for an adventure, gyopo wife and friends went to a Fish Cafe. The sensation on your feet is a bit like electric tingling which takes a while to get used to. The sloughing was not nearly as effective as a pumice stone. But for 8,000W (price includes drink, snack and soak) per person, you can’t complain.

Tips:

-For sanitary reasons, eat before you soak. You will touch your feet and slather them with lotion to end the treatment.

-Don’t go with a fresh pedicure. There is no time limit and the polish will lift off after a lengthy soak.

-Bring along your own pumice stone and use it after the fish nibbling in the rinse area.

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