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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Amsteldijk 55, 1074 HX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow! This was such a great experience dining in the dark. The food was amazing and we were in total darkness. Such a great idea and you get to use your sense of taste and smell without seeing. Had a great evening! If your visiting...More

Thank Madison D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to CTaste was enlightening and fun. Even though we were delayed by transport problems on our journey there the staff were welcoming and friendly. We chose CTaste as a treat for a U.K. visitor. The concept is thought provoking and enjoyable. Flavours change...More

Thank Lizardjones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here with my parents (seniors) and my two teenage sons. It was a great experience for all. The food was fine but the service was excellent. We had brunch and enjoyed the idea of not knowing what to expect. The foods that we...More

Thank mireille5353
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were extremely excited as we have been wanting to experience eating in the dark for some time. The concept itself is very interesting since your other senses, like smell and taste gets enhanced. With this particular restaurant the emotions are mixed, there are even...More

Thank Mickey_paw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly unique experience. Go there with an open mind, as it's not the most comfortable dinner you can have :) But you really experience what it means to live in the dark. The food was pretty good as well!

Thank Reuben B
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It’s probably the most interesting and exciting experience I have ever had. The dishes were very tasty and also we ordered beer and wine degustation. So during the dinner they brought us 3 glasses of different wine and 3 of different beer. Was incredible just...More

Thank Marianna Z
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We went with friends who had never been before. Again, a humbling experience. The food was first class, but the boys, Michael and Leon gave the best service that you long for in other restaurants. Super friendly and attentive. Leon sharing his story made us...More

Thank stuartenyves
Reviewed 7 March 2018

My husband and I had a two course lunch. I didn't book because of the food; I booked for the experience. Many meals are offered: dinner, brunch, lunch, chocolate fondue or ice cream. I chose to do a lunch. Why eat in total darkness for...More

Thank k2xsara
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great service with lovely staff. A really good experience. Don’t go purely for the food as it’s not that great but if you’re after some fun and something different try here.

Thank Emm43210
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Such a unique experience, to be able to elevate your other senses by taking your sight away. food was great, service was great, and we would definitely return

Thank Fayanne C
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Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
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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 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
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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