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Amsteldijk 55, 1074 HX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 675 2831
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Amsteldijk 55, 1074 HX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend the experience. The food was good and the experience is special. The waiter and the chef were great and very friendly. The could adjust to everybody allergies or preferences. Things to work on for the restaurant are: 1. the introduction - could be...More

Thank Ruspaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great idea, different kind of experience when you dine in completely dark. The process goes like this: You are waiting for your turn till the room gets empty (or your dining hall). During this time someone will come and ask you if you have any...More

Thank lavishleisure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first experience eating in the dark. At first mostly funny figuring out how to find everything on the table. Later on also quite tiring trying to use other senses than the sense of sight. Our waiters Jeroen and Werner were great. Funny,...More

Thank Menno007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really fun experience here with my girlfriend, dining in pitch darkness! Discoving flavours and touch and taste without the benefit of sight was a really novel experience.

Thank Jeroen U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great idea by serving dinner in complete darkness so you just have to trust your taste without actually seeing anything. You're served a three course meal in complete darkness, and it's an amazing experience sitting together with other people that you easily can...More

Thank Thomapeter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After doing a cthecity tour we went for just a main course in ctaste and it was unbelievable. Eating in the dark really enhances your taste and your feeling. The main course we had was one of the most delicious things I've ever eaten, and...More

Thank Cleópatra S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Being visually impaired I was intrigued as to how this restaurant would be, it did not disappoint. The food was fantastic served by highly skilled & very helpful staff. Being in total darkness was calming for me but my wife was quite anxious but loved...More

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went tried the chocolate foundie at complete dark and it was a fun experience. If you are ready to challenge yourself and try to eat dipping in chocolate in darkness this is the place for you. Be aware: the room is...More

Thank bea_ibeas
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went to ctaste for his birthday. I told the staff what he did not like and what he liked most. As we went in we had to follow our waiter into the dark room by touching his shoulder. Everything was pitch...More

Thank Time2traveltheworld
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I really enjoyed this experience. It was unlike anything I have experienced before, very unique. A group of four of us had booked the high wine and beer tasting session which includes three dishes and three different wines/beers depending on what you choose. The wine...More

Thank Jordan T
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Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp
Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s
many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic
thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in
search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly
half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners
and a good number of them are students. Here you'll
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Questions & Answers
1 February 2017|
Response from BasdeRuiter | Property representative |
Hi thank you for your comment. It is suitable, and our waiters will give a bit more attention to your kid, and try to explain how they work in the dark. A 5 year old might like it, or not. It depends on the child. I would... More
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27 October 2016|
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Response from Akaasha | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jacinta, I think you will be fine. The staff are really friendly and helpful and they will from what I saw make you very comfortable. One of the best experiences I have had.
29 May 2015|
Response from BasdeRuiter |
Hi and thank you for asking. Time flies when you're in the dark. A dinner usually takes around 2 hours, On a Saturday evening, when every table is booked, it's wise to add half an hour. But we can work with a tighter time... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$58 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amsteldijk 55, 1074 HX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 675 2831
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