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Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$51-US$79
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner

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In the heart of Auckland City, surprise your senses as never before! Enjoy a unique sensory experience, thanks to our famous surprise menus in three different versions assisted by unexpected guides. Your evening will be full of conviviality, excitement but also self-questioning. A full immersion in this sensual dining adventure will impress you as a once lifetime experience.
PRICE RANGE
US$51-US$79
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
International, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews chef's menu lamb seafood dining in the dark complete darkness sensory experience our waiter pitch dark mindful eating your taste buds food and wine dining experience your plate lovely waitress wine matches nice dinner wonderful evening
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You must experience this once in your life. It was amazing. Pitch black. You are sat with strangers and guess what they look like (I was way off on that one). The blind guide was fantastic. Food though was not. We had the Trust the...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jennie G
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jennie G, Thank you for taking the time to write us your feedback. We appreciate to read it as we are constantly working hard with the whole team to improve day after day and deliver the best experience. We are glad that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we lived for 2 hours without using our vision it was such a wonderful experience of dining by using senses other than visionMore

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ratan lal J
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ratan lal J, Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to welcome you at Dans le Noir? Rydges Auckland. I will share your feedback with the whole team. We look forward to having you back soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining in the dark was a amazing experience, we had our Christmas dinner there and the whole team loved the experience, great food, and our waiter (Praveen) did a absolutely fab job tending to the team, made the whole experience even more enjoyable! Rajina KMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gina2019
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rajina, Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to welcome you at Dans le Noir? for your Christmas dinner. I will share your feedback with the whole team. We look forward to having you back soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique experience to test your senses. Loved it from start to finish. We had 5 courses and each was different!More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Navigator52573757546
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Navigator52573757546, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed the whole experience and appreciated our surprise gourmet menu. I will share your excellent feedback with the staff and the kitchen team. We look forward to having you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time at Dans Le Noir! Thank you to waiter Luke for his great service. It is very much a fun experience and the food was lovely. It is a little bit noisy and hard to eat so be prepared it’s more of...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jet28053154398
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jet28053154398, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the whole experience and appreciated our surprise menu. We are sorry if the noise level was quite high on that night. In the dark, noise level tend to be amplified,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dining in the dark is certainly an adventure in another level. The food at Dans Le Noir is amazing and eating it in the dark has made every taste bud in your mouth buzzing.Thanks Dans Le Noir for an very enjoyable service and great food.More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DayTrip10689908619
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi DayTrip10689908619, Thank you very much for your really kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed the whole experience and appreciate our surprise menu. I will share your excellent feedback with the staff and the kitchen team. We look forward to having you back...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

This was such a special experience, it was challenging, thought provoking, fun and unusual. The waiters were great. We ended up making friends with the others at our table and all headed out for a night out after. This wouldn’t have happened had we not...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GoPlaces36531924353
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi GoPlaces36531924353, Thank you very much for your really kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed this unique experience. I will share your excellent feedback with the whole team. We look forward to having you back soon. All the best, Kind Regards Hélène

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Staff: Great Guests: Hard to hold a conversation at times with strangers when you have little in common and not sitting next to your partner to chat freely.Food: Poor compared to previous experience in different country. More like a basic Sunday roast as opposed to...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 240edwinas
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Hi 240edwinas, Thank you for taking the time to write us your feedback. We appreciate to read it as we are constantly working hard with the whole team to improve day after day and deliver the best experience. We made the decision of seating people...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

It would be do nice to have been offered a welcome drink or a pre dining drink before entering into the dinning room. My overal meals were average. My white wine was served not chilled. There was a long wait between the entree and the...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kanokwanc74
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Kanokwanc74, Thank you for taking the time to write us your feedback. We appreciate to read it as we are constantly working hard with the whole team to improve day after day and deliver the best experience. We are sorry to hear that your...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

I am wheelchair bound so as you can imagine my anxiety was a tad high but our waiter that evening not only put my anxiety at ease but was able to navigate my wheelchair backwards into the dark safely and without banging into anything. Tamati...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank janenetihema
Hélène C, Manager at Dans Le Noir ? at Rydges, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi janenetihema, Thank you very much for your really kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed this unique experience. I will share your comment with Tamati. We look forward to having you back soon. All the best, Kind Regards Hélène

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