You've asked yourself at least once in your life how does it feel like not being able to see a thing. Dans Le Noir offers you this unique experience: you can now serve your meal in complete darkness, gripping and completing the flavor of your food with all your other senses, without even being blind-folded. So that the darkness is complete, you will be asked to place all potential sources of light such as cigarettes, lighters, watches, cell phones or cameras in lockers. This place really gives you a inside of what it feels like being sightless, so guess what? You will have to completely trust your waitress, that is actually blind. You're pretty much in a dark world now, so you will have to give them all the credit.
Your order will be taken in a lighted area, and the menus are color coded: red (for meat lovers), blue (for fish lovers), green (for vegetarians) and white (surprise menu from the chef).
So if you will decide to give this experience a try, you will be amazed to understand a little bit more about the way your body completes 'taste' using and combining all your senses.
Remember that in the dark room it doesn't matter who you are or where you work, how tall you are or how your hair looks like. All those that accept to deprive their bodies from one sense become equal in the dark where social differences are not an issue.
You might find this experience amusing, but when you come but into the light, remember that there are people that live all their lives Dans le noir. This way, you will surely start seeing life in a different light and this experience will be more than a fun dinner. It could change your perspective!
Quite an original place to go on a -literary- bind-date, isn't it?
30-31 Clerkenwell Green EC1R 0DU , London, United Kingdom
020 7253 1100
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