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Ctaste

#176 of 3,135 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Amsteldijk 55, 1074 HX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 675 2831
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17:30 - 23:30
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Sun 11:00 - 23:30
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a group of 5 and had the most amazing experience. I'd recommend this to anyone. It's really fun and the food was great. The staff were exceptional. Leon and Leanne that served (and helped) us, were fabulous. I can't say enough good things. TRY IT!

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Thank JimWood1818
Worcester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant with work colleagues, and it was an experience worth having. You are escorted into the dinning room which is in complete and total darkness, you have to feel you way to your seat, the table is laid, and then you are brought drinks which you have to serve each other, once you have found the glasses... More 

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Thank Andrea P
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This really was a great experience and we don't regret going, staff were friendly and the actual experience was great although we had booked for 11am and didn't go in until almost 12 with no explanation as to why we had to wait so long and it didn't even seem that busy plus we'd booked so surely they could have... More 

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Thank Emily C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were definitely not expecting the food to be as great as it was! Figuring out all the different flavours in the dark just added to the experience. Will be taking friends there in the future for sure!

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Thank zkhattana
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A dinner in the dark, what an incredible formula, in particular when served by visibly impaired staff. We had a useful introduction as starter and were served by Jeroen, a very friendly waiter who put us quickly at ease. We had the extra sorbet and cheese plate which were worth the extra experience. The atmosphere created interesting discussions on taste... More 

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Thank Coen W
Curitiba, PR
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Much more than just a dinner, we had a totally new sensorial experience. The food was great and the staff was super nice!

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Thank Luise M
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We went last night, a Saturday night, with friends. I knew dining in the dark was going to be something special, but the food and service was also exceptional. On arrival we ordered a drink at the bar, spoke with staff about any dietary issues about 5 minutes later and then in, minimal wait time. 3 of us had the... More 

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Thank Natalie Z
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I went here with my boyfriend and we had an amazing time. First it was slightly uncomfortable to be sitting in the dark, not having a clue what you're eating and who's around you. But at some point we sort of got into it and we really enjoyed the pure experience. The food itself is not very special, but the... More 

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Thank Lea S
London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends and it's absolutely an experience. I'm not going to lie, I freaked out a little bit at the start when you realise that your eyes don't adjust to this darkness, you don't eventually begin to see the outlines of people. It's pitch black. Once you've got over that then there's the food. I was so disappointed... More 

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Thank AnnieAppleI
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The staff and overall experience was really fun but the food itself was not good. The only nice taste was the desert!

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Thank Mary C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$58 - US$58
Cuisine
European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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De Pijp
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 find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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