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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Üllo Wine Purifier

Üllo is a revolutionary wine purifier that restores the natural taste of wine with Selective Sulfite Capture™ filter technology.


All wine contains sulfites, which are artificial preservatives added during production. They are no longer needed once the bottle is opened.


Proprietary polymer technology filters away free sulfites and their bitter taste, while allowing other compounds in wine to flow through unaffected.


Through Selective Sulfite Capture™, free sulfites are reduced to a more naturally occurring level for most wines.



Breathe life into reds, or maintain the balance of whites. Twist the aerator on or off to suit your preference.


The Üllo purifier is designed to fit on top of a variety of wine glasses.


Made from hand-blown glass, the Üllo carafe and decanter are the perfect fit.


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Episode 178 Üllo Wine Purifier

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.

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Amazon’s Luxurious 1 Hour Delivery!

Wines from Spirited wines and health and beauty products from John Bell and Croyden will be available to you within an hour (in selected London Postcodes) from Amazon! By joining forces with these companies Amazon will be expanding it’s product offering by approximately 47 percent. 

If you are a Prime Now customer you can browse Amazon like normal or you can visit special John Bell & Croyden or Spirited Wines stores which will add the things you wish to buy to a separate shopping basket. You do however have to spend a minimum of £20 before the 1hr delivery becomes available. If you cannot wait and have to have your goods super quick 1 hour delivery slots will cost you £6.99 but if you can wait a little longer 2 hour delivery slots will not cost a single penny!

That’s not all either! Amazin are now going to offer one hour delivery (priced at the same as luxury goods) from Morrisons to selected London or Hertfordshire postcodes! Amazons link with Morrisons began back in June however this latest agreement between the retail giants expands the ranges that are available to customers.

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