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Dans Le Noir

#218 of 7,910 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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Paseo Picasso 10, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 70 17
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 20:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 20:30
22:00 - 22:30
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Barcelona, Spain
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Weird experience, not for everybody. Although i love the concept and i have appreciate the service and the people working as waiters in the restaurant, i didnt like the food. Not suggested for claustrophobic people at all..... Its obviously my problem but i like to see what i eat.....i went there for a team building and i knew all the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The idea behind and the concept is great. 3 different menu to choose from and we went for the larger. the experience may be somehow disturbing if you aren't prepared to stay in the dark for a little bit more than a hour. What was disappointing was the quality of the food, we were expecting something more upscale but food... More 

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Thank S5758JFsimonem
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We were there with my girlfriend. It was a gift and we were very excited to try it. The crew were excellent and the waiters are top. The thing is the food, which is a very low quality, dosen't matter if you can't recognize what is it, you can feel and taste if it' good or not, and for 65€... More 

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Thank Eduard M
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had dinner here as an evening activity during a training for a team in our company. The experience brought up interesting discussion topics about your system of judgement, adapting and learning, being out of your comfort zone etc. Interesting ánd fun activity for a team! The administration/booking team of Danslenoir was very friendly and helpful. We'll come back!

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Thank Marieke L
Sutton Coldfield, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

It's the sort of experience that after doing, you feel everyone should be made to do! Life Changing!

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Thank Grant H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

me and my girlfriend decided to try this restaurant, we chose the most expensive menu that is 65 euro each having three courses with 3 glasses of wine. well I swear that the food was of a very low quality, and each course was 3 tastings where each bite was me sick. it's a shame. the wine? let's not talk.... More 

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Christophe y Ma... S, Gerente at Dans Le Noir, responded to this review

Good afternoon, A blind tasting dinner can mislead a lot. In this context, it is difficult to evaluate the meals. Our guests, soon find out, that they can be mistaken betweenfish and meet. They also discover that the taste of a white fish is harder to find than the taste of a vegetable. To sum up, cooking is full of... More 

Milan, Italy
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I visited the restaurant with my boyfriend and we were both really disappointed with the low quality of the ingredients, of the dishes and of the wine. It is unbelievable that they make you pay 65€ per person and serve you such terrible dishes. I would never recommend this place.

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Thank Caterina B
Christophe y Ma... S, Gerente at Dans Le Noir, responded to this review

Good afternoon, A blind tasting dinner can mislead a lot. In this context, it is difficult to evaluate the meals. Our guests, soon find out, that they can be mistaken betweenfish and meet. They also discover that the taste of a white fish is harder to find than the taste of a vegetable. To sum up, cooking is full of... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My boss recommended this restaurant and I'm so glad he did. It was a one of a kind experience that left us feeling incredibly humbled. As soon as we walked in we were treated like old friends, everything was explained to us in great detail and we had a drink in no time. I won't say anymore but it's a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

it is said that you eat first with your eyes and this is probably most noticeable when you find yourself eating in the dark for the first time, it's difficult to say just how the food was prepared and served but it was very tasty. As a vegetarian they were great at making sure I got the right dish. All... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely an experience however do not come with a group as I did.because u don't enjoy at all. To visit here as a couple will make u enjoy more or max 4 person. As I said it's great experience that I had in 2 hour. Being in dark..eating in dark makes u switch your brain totally upside down. Let's come... More 

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Thank seda m
Christophe y Ma... S, Gerente at Dans Le Noir, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your comment on TripAdvisor! It's very important for us that you understand the purpose of this experience. We feel sorry that you did not enjoy the experience with your friends, but part of the experience is to communicate and talk with everyone, as it is a social experience! Concerning your complaint about the food, we prepare... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
20:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
20:30 - 21:00
Thursday
20:30 - 21:00
Friday
20:00 - 20:30
22:00 - 22:30
Saturday
20:00 - 20:30
22:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Picasso 10, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 70 17
Description
Enjoy yourself and discover new sensations while eating. Experience a unique and surprising event. Come enjoy our meals and wine tasting in the dark. You will discover textures, aromas and flavours that will revive your most forgotten senses. More than just servers, let our visually-impaired guides be your eyes so you can enjoy the experience as much as possible. Trusting them will bring you closer to their disability, increasing your tolerance and personal development. Experience it!

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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