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“Just amazing”

DID - Dine in the Dark
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Ranked #28 of 13,763 Restaurants in Bangkok
Price range: US$1 - US$43
Cuisines: Asian, European
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Khlong Toei
Description: Prepare yourself for a dining experience like no other. We invite you to step out of your comfort zone at Dine in the Dark (DID). Designed to raise awareness about blindness and raise funds for a local charity, DID is an extraordinary culinary evening where you order your choice four-course set dinners, Asian, Western, vegetarian, or a special surprise menu served and eaten in total darkness. Diners can also choose menu to be complemented with wines or cocktails to enhance your gourmet evening. DID allows you to get in touch with all your senses – except one. During this journey of taste, sound and touch, you will discover that not only is the cuisine and wine enhanced, but you will also gain an understanding of what the blind experience throughout their lives. Dare you step out of your comfort zone and experience Dine in the Dark? Switch off the lights and turn on your senses at Dine in the Dark.
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Didn't know what to expect after I heard about it.
Perfect introduction from the service staff what is happening and how it's all set up.
It really makes you feel all your senses and you are desperate for the next course on the menu just to find out that your are useless in blind tasting.
Great experience which makes you really appreciate the finer details in cooking.

Only downside for me was the sometimes noisy neighbouring table which doesn't help your senses.

Next time in BKK , I'm there again

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

When they say dark, they mean dark. 200% PITCH BLACK. This restaurant really gives you an insight on what blind people have to battle with every day. From start to finish, it was a very memorable experience. The staff are were so welcoming and hilarious! You're guaranteed to spill/knock things over but it's just really funny at the end of the day. Getting to see the photos of the food at the end is a shocker too! The food was pretty nice - the appetizer and dessert were ok but the main was decent. Remember that you're paying for the experience, not the food!

Date of visit: August 2016
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Thank Nick B
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GMSGS, General Manager at DID - Dine in the Dark, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Dear Nick B,

Thank you for your patronage and the time taken to share your feedback on your experience at Dine in the Dark on the Tripadvisor forum.

At DID, diners can take their dining experience to a whole new level as visually impaired guides lead them on a remarkable journey of sensory awareness in the dark. I am delighted to learn that you had enjoyed your experience with us and the level of customer service provided by our team of visually impaired guides. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

With kind regards,

Richard Chapman
General Manager

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner served in total darkness by our blind server Oak who was awesome. He helped us throughout the meal to find everything using touch and explained very well what was happening and what to expect. Hearing his story was quite sobering but his positivity and outlook on life was one I hope I could have if ever I lost something as fundamental as sight. We enjoyed the meal which was of high standard and although it was our most expensive meal we had in Bangkok we didn't mind as it was something we are unlikely to ever repeat and will be remembered for a long time.

Date of visit: August 2016
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GMSGS, General Manager at DID - Dine in the Dark, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Dear Sharon H,

Thank you very much for taking your time to share your experiences at Dine in the Dark.

I was delighted to hear that Khun Oak, our guide had done an excellent service during your dinner and that you enjoyed the experience. I look forward to welcoming you back when you return to Bangkok in the future.

With kind regards,

Richard Chapman
General Manager

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Great emotional moment...had a very wonderful time with our guide who's name is oak.great experience to be in the dark...

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank Luchmun I
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GMSGS, General Manager at DID - Dine in the Dark, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Dear Luchmun I,

Thank you very much for choosing to dine at Dine in the Dark Bangkok and for taking the time to share your feedback with us.

Your compliments had been shared with our team, with extra recognition had been given to Khun Oak. We all look forward to the next opportunity of welcoming you back soon.

With kind regards,

Richard Chapman
General Manager

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

What an experience - the need to engage all your other senses while eating and drinking in what seems to be total darkness. We had an amazing time and our waitress was fantastic - we went for the Chef's Selection - the food was great and we had great fun trying to work out what we were eating!!! Thoroughly recommend this dining experience as something totally different to do!

Date of visit: August 2016
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GMSGS, General Manager at DID - Dine in the Dark, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Dear _andrea_jopling50,

Thank you very much for choosing to dine at Dine in the Dark Bangkok and for taking the time to share your feedback with us.

It gives me great pleasure to read that you had enjoyed your dining experience in total darkness. Your compliments had been shared with our team and we all look forward to the next opportunity of welcoming you back soon.

With kind regards,

Richard Chapman
General Manager

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