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Dine in the Dark - CLOSED

The Ascott Hotel, 2nd Floor, 187 Sathorn Road | Yannawa / BTS Chong Nonsi,, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 649 8358
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jul 2015
“Experiential delight!”
10 May 2015
“Enlightening Experience!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
International, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Ascott Hotel, 2nd Floor, 187 Sathorn Road | Yannawa / BTS Chong Nonsi,, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

I had already tried the concept before in Europe and was bit sceptic at the beginning. But once I entered the restaurant and was seated, I immediately felt very comfortable and well. The restaurant has a very unique atmosphere which differs from other dark restaurants....More

Thank Lala B
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Dine in the Dark, the name gives you a hint that you will be dining in an unusual way, in total darkness. when you arrive you have to deposit your mobile phone or anything else that could emit some form of light. the menu is...More

1  Thank Suresh M
Reviewed 4 October 2012

I would recommend this to ones who lean towards an experience dinner than a value meal. There were 3 choices for each course (included veg option) which comes around to 1200 THB per person. I think this place is a little overpriced but worth the...More

1  Thank Tony V
Reviewed 30 September 2012

DID is a must try experience. Dining in a pitch black room, slowly finding your way around the table, tasting every flavor, focussing on the conversations with friends and suddenly recognizing things you haven't before - amazing experience. Overall, the darkness can be a bit...More

Thank NC1824
Reviewed 11 September 2012

This is a uniquest restaurant that I ever dine before in my life. DID's providing more than a darkness restaurant. They gave us a new experience with the private guide as the blind for each table. He will guide you how they are living without...More

1  Thank Thanawut GoOd S
Reviewed 9 September 2012

...and I did not see a thing! Dining in the dark will redefine your perception of eating. I am going to make this a short review. There really is not much to say; you have to feel it to believe it. And what kind of...More

3  Thank Imedvindfranord
Reviewed 29 August 2012

A unique dining experience! You are escorted into a pitch black room by a visually impaired guide/server. There you have three different courses to enjoy and play with (literally as you spend much of the meal eating with your hands). It's an excellent way to...More

3  Thank x57114
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Elegant reception with staff greeting you, offering drinks menu and sorting out which members in the party have ordered which price fix option (Thai & International for our group). All electronic devices that may light up are stored elegantly and safely in a secure manner...More

Thank Kennellyadventure
Reviewed 17 August 2012

We saw the recent reviews and were intrigued enough to want to try ...after all when can you say you've been to a restaurant that was pitch black ....in the end this is all about an experience. When you arrive the staff won't give anything...More

1  Thank Paul_Haslam
Reviewed 11 August 2012

when i first walked into the restaurant, in the pitch-black darkness, i felt a slightly uneasy. i couldn't imagine feeling comfortable eating in the darkness. but by the end of the meal, i really didn't want to leave! i had the three-course vegetarian meal. i...More

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  • Address: The Ascott Hotel, 2nd Floor, 187 Sathorn Road | Yannawa / BTS Chong Nonsi,, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok
  • Phone Number: +66 2 649 8358
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DID -- Dine in the Dark is a fine dining restaurant in complete darkness. It is an interesting, fun and enjoyable experience, to discover with your friends, colleagues and loved ones.With dishes prepared by our Le Cordon Bleu trained Chef, DID - Dine in the Dark offers a choice of four surprise menus:- International (3-course menu)- Thai (3-course menu)- Vegetarian (3-course menu)- Culinary discovery (5-course menu, with additional wine pairing option).Menus are complemented by an extensive à-la-carte range of wines and cocktails. Special dietary requirements are accommodated upon request.DID - Dine in the Dark also has a social purpose. The restaurant employs qualified bilingual visually impaired individuals and provides them with employment opportunities. Moreover, 10% of the net profits are allocated to skills development programmes in support of the visually impaired in Thailand.DETAILS:Opening hours: DID - Dine in the Dark is open daily from 7:30pm to 11:00pm. Seating is offered on a daily basis, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.Location: The venue is located at Ascott Sathorn Bangkok, the city's modern business district. Dine in the Dark is easily accessible by road through Sathorn Road and has available parking. The restaurant is also conveniently located within 7 minutes walking distance from the Skytrain BTS Chong Nonsi station. Address: Ascott Sathorn Bangkok, 2nd Floor, 187 Sathorn Road, Yannawa, 10120 Bangkok, Thailand / BTS Skytrain Chong Nonsi.Special occasions: DID - Dine in the Dark is available for corporate events, special banquets, catering, and special events of all kinds. Concerts in the dark, poetry recitals, wine tasting and other special events are also regularly organized at the venue.
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