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Although it’s part sensory experience and part social experiment, there seems to be no shortage of volunteers willing to eat in complete darkness at Dans Le Noir. Diners assemble in a noisy bar with a ‘surprise cocktail’ before stuffing their belongings into swimming pool-like lockers and stumbling into the pitch-black dining room, aided by waiters with walkie-talkies. In keeping with the mystery of the exercise, gastronomic guinea pigs can choose between four different ‘surprise’ menus (including a vegetarian version), but are left to guess exactly what’s on the plate in front of them. The cooking style is described as ‘global with influences from French cuisine’, and darkness is intended to heighten the sense of taste – although you can’t help feeling that too much emphasis is put on the novelty of the whole shebang, at the expense of attention to detail in the kitchen.


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    Tasting Menu at Evoluzione, Hotel Xenia LondonThat Adventurer :: Dans Le Noir, London | That Adventurer

    As if a luxury weekend in Snowdonia wasn’t a good enough way to celebrate my birthday on my return to London I was whisked off to a surprise destination to celebrate even further. I stepped off the tube at Farringdon, walked a few minutes, turned and a corner and saw where we were going: Dans Le Noir.

    If you haven’t watched the film ‘About Time‘ then, first things first, you need to, and secondly you may not have heard about the restaurant Dans Le Noir or know the concept. The concept is a simple one; especially when you know that “Dans Le Noir” translates from French into “in the dark”...
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