5 Course Dinner & 3 Matching drinks in the dark
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5 Course Dinner & 3 Matching drinks in the dark

For two people: 5 Course Menu (Amuse-bouche, Starter, Main Dessert, Cheese plate) ; 3 Matching beverages (beer, wine, cocktail or mocktail) including car parking and drink on arrival

  • Valid for a period of 36 months from date of purchase
  • Reservation required and subject to availability
  • Reference number must be specified in the field when making the booking
  • Acceptance of the voucher subject to final verification on the day of booking
  • Not refundable, not redeemable for cash and cannot be exchanged

  • Instant and editable e-voucher
  • Downloadable from your client's account after purchase
  • Valid for a period of 36 months from date of purchase


Do your family or friend a favor by offering a unique dining in the dark experience in Melbourne. This online gift voucher is the ideal present to celebrate and greet your mates.

Five course dinner & three pairing drinks in the dark


Do someone a favor by offering a unique experience full of senses with a five course surprise menu and three surprise pairing drinks in total darkness. Guided and hosted by blind or sight impaired guides, this original adventure is completed by a welcome drink and car parking.

Everyone is keen to enjoy a multi-course dinner in complete darkness? Isn’t it?

Not knowing what the menu is the color of the wine? And talking about lives with the other guests around the table?

Dans le Noir ? is a unique, convivial and full-of-sense adventure being enjoyed by more than 1.5 million guests around the world.

Get in the Rydges on Swanston and let’s start the evening being hosted by vision blind or partially sighted waiters and waitresses. Let’s swap for few hours the roles between our guests and the guide.

When the lights are switched off, our guests are plunged in the pitch darkness adventure of senses, flavors and textures thanks to a five course surprise menu and three surprise pairing drinks (beer, wine, cocktail or mocktail).


Offer a sensory adventure

If you are short of ideas for a birthday, anniversary or farewell present, do your family or friend a favor by offering this unique adventure in pitch darkness!

This Australian most original adventure has been experienced by more than 8,000 guests in Melbourne.

We welcome Melbournians, Interstate guests, or people travelling from overseas to wake up their tastes buds and reverse their method of savoring using all their senses: taste, smell and touch.

The idea behind this 5 course surprise menu & 3 pairing drinks is to reshape our guests’s buds, to make them really discover the flavors and hints composing the dish.


Most original experience in Melbourne

Surely the most original gift idea for a Melbourne resident. Purchasing this restaurant voucher is very smooth! Purchase this instant e-voucher online and receive it by email.

This restaurant voucher is valid for 36 months from the date of purchase.


Blind dining experience in Melbourne

Located close to Melbourne CBD, the foodie Lygon Street in Carlton and University precinct, Dans le Noir ? at Rydges on Swanston welcome its guests from 6.45pm to 7.45pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The booking is crucial and is subject to availability.


The pitch darkness experience lasts between 1,5 and 2,5 hours.


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