Episode 362 Big Zuu’s Big Eats

Dans Le Noir

We recently attended a very unique restaurant dining experience in London, it’s called Dans Le Noir?. This restaurant has been ranked among the Top 10 most original restaurants in the world! As it’s a unique sensory and human experience!

The Dans Le Noir Restaurant

What separates Dans Le Noir? from other restaurants is that they offer the opportunity to taste gourmet, creative and seasonal cuisine in complete darkness. Accompanied and served by unexpected guides. You are guided and served by blind or partially sighted person. The dining experience is designed to be a moment of positive empathy. It’s intended to break our preconceived ideas of disability. The reversal of roles allows us to perceive the richness of diversity from within our society

Eating in the dark will have many different surprises for diners. There are surprise menus on offer from their chef, Gabriel Manole. So, you don’t know what you’re getting! Don’t worry, there is options for vegans and vegetarians! The menu is cooked with quality ingredients which are 80% organic in the case of fruits and vegetables. You even get surprise wines!

Furthermore, what you eat is chosen for you. So you get to the restaurant and tell the servers what you like to eat and what you can’t eat. Then they adapt the meny to you. Allowing you to rediscover the flavours of your favourite foods!

So, by taking away just 1 of our senses it allows the flavours, aromas, textures and temperatures to be experienced differently! As all of your uncertain senses are fully awakened! You are able to focus your attention on taste, smelling, touching and tasting, a range of sensations that will stimulate your emotions!

Other diners

What’s even more amazing that while we were seated we couldn’t even see who was sat next to us. You’re freed from the weight of other people’s gazes and social conventions. Communication with others becomes simpler and more authentic and spontaneous! You’re able to resasses your relationship with others and the world around you. No more distractions from your phone! The person next to you can become a curiosity to explore. Therefore, bonds are forged through discussions which intermingle. The Dans Le Noir? dining experience really is an opportunity to meet and reflect on how we consume or have relationships with others!

After eating the Dans Le Noir? team will use photos to show you what you ate and drunk during your time there. As we were caught by surprise from what we were eating. We thought it was chicken when it wasn’t!

The Dans le Noir? Sensory Lounge

To go further, Dans le Noir ? also has a Sensory Lounge where they offer a range of convivial workshops:


Dans Le Noir? also offer blind wine tasting in complete darkness by their sommelier Fabio Sutera. So, rediscover wine via a multi-sensory approach combining both taste and smell!


This experience is only available by reservation, available for children aged between 6-12. So they can dine and arouse their curiosity, an excellent idea for a birthday maybe?


Also, there’s team building exercises! Want a unique team building experience at Dans Le Noir? You will be forced to step outside their comfort zone and co-operate to find solutions. They offer a convivial experience that breaks with the conventions and hierarchies, to dive into darkness and discover those around you, all without preconceptions.


The Dans Le Noir? restaurant will soon showcase a Sensory Escape Game! From March 2020 there will be a unique sensory and human experience on offer. While it’s a little way off, we cannot wait to try that out!


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Legendary Guy’s Night Ideas You Need

A night with the guys. It’s a night for fun, laughing, banter, and drinks, and it has to be one that everyone can remember. It doesn’t have to be a bachelor’s night out for single guys in your circle. You can invite all the guys and have a night to remember – no limits!


Men need a way to blow off some steam. So, whether one of you buys one of the many used Aston Martin cars for sale from Dick Lovett and pulls up ready for a road trip, or you simply need a day out at the golf to unwind and bond, we’ve got some legendary ideas that should make the cut. You need to go and have fun every now and then. Let’s take a look at some of the best guys’ night out ideas around.


At The Grill

You do not have to jaunt up and down the country to get a good night in with your friends. The summer looms ahead, so why not coordinate when everyone is free and book a date in the calendar so that you can come together and grill? A few steaks, cold beers, and damn tasty side dishes already make for a great night. Throw in a darts board, and you have a competition going!

Poker Night

We’ve picked poker specifically based on the fact that the game isn’t hard to learn, and you can play for dares or bets if you don’t want to play for cash. Put a ceiling on your buy-in, and you can all have a good time without going bankrupt. It’s a great way to test each other and challenge one another to win, and you also get the chance to win some cash! You can swap houses for hosting, and then when you get good at the game, hit up a casino and enjoy what they have to offer with much a bigger prize.

Movie Night – With A Twist!

Instead of heading to the movie theater and not talking to each other, why not put your own cinematic experience in the backyard? You can add a large white sheet and get a movie projector to project the latest and greatest action movies. Bring snacks and drinks, and get comfortable. There are so many options for movie night that you are spoilt for choice.

Sports Games

Are you basketball fans? Is there enough of you to be able to play football? Get a team together and add sports games to grill night. You can run up a little healthy competition and get together to trash talk the action one on one.

Road Trip

The ultimate guys’ night idea is the beginning of a road trip. Pick a night you can all leave and throw a dart at a map to hit the city you want to get to. This type of trip can be life-changing for you and your friends, and if you’ve already got the Aston Martin, you can travel in style!


Four Thieves

Four Thieves – A whole lot of fun!

Four Thieves is like no pub you have seen before! It’s unlike anything we have seen before, we’ll say that much! If you want fun on a Friday night head down to the Four Thieves pub as we can guarantee if you’ll have fun! There is so much to do there besides drink copious amounts of alcohol. So much more, if you’re a big kid, you’ll love it. Ok I’ll stop hyping it up now and actually tell you why we think that it’s so good. It’s impressed us. Can you tell?

This pub has a lot of games inside it, there’s a whole room dedicated to it! There’s Moonshine Racing which is remote controlled car racing, Virtual Reality Booths, Mini-Golf and Retro Arcade games! The beers that the guys sell here are all brewed from their own on-site brewery. Great food available, lots of different events on weekly, it’s no surprise that the pub picked up a best pub nomination from Time Out just two weeks after opening!


Four Thieves Food

Four Thieves Food

The guys over at Four Thieves have created great dishes taking influence from great British pub food and also the vibrant street food scene made with seasonal, fresh locally sourced ingredients! It’s so good it’ll make you want to stop gaming to grab a bite to eat.






Here’s a bit more about those games we were telling you about:

Moonshine Raceway

Four Thieves Raceway

Four Thieves Raceway

The Moonshine Raceway is an intense RC car race against 10 other players, in a game that’s described as the hottest “true to life motorsport experience”



Four Thieves VR

Four Thieves VR

The VR venue at Four Thieves is the UK’s only dedicated virtual reality installation, available to the public! There has a range of different games available to you whilst at your time at the pub.

Brookhaven Experiement

In this game you step into a deserted town square, at night and a lone. Fight a swap of Zombies armed with just a pistol and a flashlight. You can even change the theme with this one, ask the guys there to be put into the storm drains, or the reservoir.


This game is a classic! It’s a simple protect your castle with a bow and arrow game. Shoot hoards of enemies as they attack your castle with your trusty bow and arrow.


Your tasked with making sure that a giant is fully functional. You’re the technition and it’s your job to make sure it works. The twist. The way you check that it works is by firing bowling balls at towering stacks of crates in the warehouse.



Plonk Golf

Four Thieves Golf

Four Thieves Golf

Plonk Golf is a crazy golf game in the middle of a pub that’s dark, but it’s filled with a lot of colour to keep things crazy. (Alongside the obvious when it comes to crazy golf) The crazy golf does cost £6 a game, no pre-booking though, just turn up and get swinging.


Lady Chastity’s Reserve

Solve the sordid secrets of Lady Chastity’s vineyard in time to win her fabled bottle of aphrodisiac wine, but hurry, she doesn’t suffer idiots lightly. This new immersive gaming experience promises to be an entertaining and exciting challenge for you and your friends.

The game has been described as ‘the next generation of the ‘escape room’ format, offering surprising challenges throughout, while involving a ‘Punchdrunk’ twist with a comedic tale of mystery. This immersive story plunges players into the action, much like a dark ‘Secret Cinema’. Lady Chastity’s Reserve is proud to be dubbed as ‘the Crystal Maze on crystal meth’.



Four Thieves Events

Four Thieves Events

Four Thieves hosts different events each week, so there’s always something on for you to check them out! They host the very best comedians and even take part in an you-have-to-see-it-to-believe-it quiz hosted by Boogaloo Stu!








Four Thieves Brewery

Four Thieves Brewery

So, the guys over at Four Thieves brew their own beer, a whole 40 casks! That’s 1440 pints! So therefore there’s a steady flow of craft ale at the Four Thieves Pub. The Four Thieves has its own Keg pale ale and their own brewer fresh lager – a Czech style pilsner, served straight into the glass in the bar.




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Smart Recipes

The FREE Smart Recipe app from Change4Life is an easy way of helping you and your family eat tasty, healthier meals the whole family will love.

We all love tasty food but it’s not always easy to cook for the family if you’re short on time and the kids are picky.

Remembering ingredients and keeping track of portion sizes can be a hassle. But don’t worry, our Meal Mixer will take care of that for you!

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Sugar Smart

We checked out this super cool sugar app to see how much sugar that’s in our foods!

The Sugar Smart app highlights how much total sugar is in your everyday food and drink. The Change4Life Sugar Smart app is designed to show quickly and easily how much total sugar is in the things you’re buying, eating and drinking, to help you spot it more easily so you can make healthier choices and cut your sugar intake.

Without us realising it, we’re all eating and drinking too much sugar!

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Food Smart

Without realising it we’re all eating too much sugar, saturated fat and salt.

That’s why the brand new Be Food Smart app is here to help you and your family make healthier food and drink choices.

Simply scan the barcode of your food and drink to find out what’s inside.

You’ll also get loads of simple hints and tips to help you make healthier choices, plus food detective activities for the kids and fun mini-mission ideas for the whole family.


To download Food Smart please click here Apple / Android

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Vivino Wine Sampler

Vivino is like Shazam but for Wines.

Instead of playing a track to Shazam all you got to do is take a photo of any wine label and the app will pull down a load of information about the product for example, pricing, wine merchants in your area, trending wines, deals, ratings, reviews and food pairing suggestions. The app even has an offline mode which saves the images and then uploads them for information when you have an internet connection.

To listen to the guys chatting about this please click here! 

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