Since 2004, Dans le Noir? restaurant has offered all over the world the opportunity to taste gourmet, creative and seasonal cuisine in complete darkness, accompanied and served by unexpected guides. Dinner or lunch in pitch darkness is an original experience that allows us to re-evaluate our perception of taste while reclaiming our senses, to reinvigorate our relationship with the world and others and to experience a surprising encounter with something different.
Dans le Noir ? is an experience available in Melbourne since January 2018. Our team is delight to welcome you at Rydges on Swanston to make you live an unforgettable experience.
Ranked among the best restaurants in Melbourne on Trip Advisor (with a certificate of excellence), Dans le Noir ? at Rydges on Swanston welcomes guests from all over Australia to make them live a unique experience in the dark.
Often ranked among the 10 most original restaurants in the world and one of the best restaurants in Melbourne on TripAdvisor, Dans le Noir ? was among the finalists of the Melbourne Awards 2018 (Community Category) and 2019 (Hospitality Category). Dans le Noir ? carries the social and human values of the city.
Christian Oblak’s gastronomic and creative cuisine is based on the selection of high quality ingredients, especially fresh fruit and vegetable. All our menus are tested and improved through tastings by sensory experts in pitch darkness.