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- Dining in the Dark is a fine-dining restaurant in Kuala Lumpur where you can savor a different culinary experience by enjoying your meals in complete darkness.
- At Dining in the Dark KL, you are lead step-by-step throughout your dinner by well-trained, English-speaking, visually-impaired personnel.
- The experience avails you a 4-course mystery dinner where you get to indulge in a starter, soup, main course, and dinner.
- The menu is largely made up of continental dishes with a mix of Oriental and Asian cuisines, prepared by a renowned chef.
- The restaurant offers three sets of surprise menus where you can choose between a Classic Menu, a Vegetarian Menu and a Wine Pairing Menu.
- If you go for the Wine Pairing Menu, you get 2 glasses of house wine.
- Before the dinner, you are treated to a welcome drink and an ice-breaker session.
- The contents of the surprise menu are revealed at the end of the dinner.
- The entire experience lasts for about 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours.
- The available time slots are 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 8:30 pm, and 9:00 pm.
- 6:00pm-10:30pm, daily
- Last session: 9:00 pm
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Rated : 5.0
It was really an Amazing experience, challenging the senses besides the amazing menu. Loved the waiters they were very friendly and helpful! Must visit and also book from Thrillophilia, these guys are best,
Rated : 4.0
Was an amazing experience! The food was absolutely delicious
Dining in the Dark KL is located at 50A, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
You can drive or take a train to reach Dining in the Dark KL from KLCC. Here is a list of timings and places of origin that will give you a better idea:
- From KL Tower, the dining area is about 7 minutes away
- From the Petronas Twin Towers, the dining area is about 9 minutes away
- From KL Sentral, the dining area is about 13 minutes away
Parking is available nearby at ParkRoyal, Hotel Soleil on Changkat street and Zion Club. You can also avail Valet parking in front of El Cerdo. The nearest train stations from the restaurant are Bukit Bintang and Jalan Raja Chulan.
The recommended age limit for eating at Dining in the Dark is 12 years and older.
You can redeem your e-voucher at the meet-up point at the restaurant before you enter the dining area.
Dining in the Dark Kuala Lumpur is open every day of the week. The opening hours are between 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm. The last session starts at 9:00 pm.
There are no special discounts for couples when at Dining in the Dark Kuala Lumpur.
Yes, Dining in the Dark Kuala Lumpur requires advance reservation and the booking is valid only for the specific date and time.
The menu is largely made up of continental dishes with a mix of Oriental and Asian cuisines which are prepared by a renowned chef. The mystery menu is disclosed at the end of the culinary experience. You can always have a look at the sample menu to get an idea of what to expect. The surprise menu changes seasonally.
In order to ensure a comfortable dining experience, you are guided through every step by trained personnel who are fluent in English. The staff is visually impaired.
The entire experience of Dining in the Dark KL is unique. Starting from the fact that you are eating in complete darkness and relying on your sensory organs, other than your eyes, to enjoy your food has a very interesting effect on the whole culinary experience.
It is also an interesting way of socializing since you and your group of friends or family can now focus on the words and the food. Since you are lead every step of the way by visually impaired personnel, you also learn to trust and let yourself be at ease.
There are three options for the surprise menu. You can choose between a Classic Menu, a Vegetarian Menu and a Wine Pairing Menu. In the Wine Pairing Menu, you can enjoy two glasses of house wine. Any/all other beverages must be paid for separately.
Tourists can come in smart or semi-formal attires for the dining. Since the whole place looks dark, it doesn’t matter what colour you’re wearing. Just ensure that you’re wearing a loose and comfortable dress so that it doesn’t disturb your experience. Even though there is no restriction given on dress code, tourists are not allowed to wear shorts and slippers. At the same time, tourists don’t need to wear dresses that have sharp edges or zippers as it may cause minor injury to themselves or others in the dark. Thus, get ready in the newly-fashioned dress that makes you look elegant and attractive.
There are six different timings available for this dining, and they’re at 6.00 pm, 6.30 pm, 7.00 pm, 8.00 pm, 8.30 pm, and 9.00 pm (last session). Whoever comes beyond 9.00 pm will not be allowed for this food-filled tour. Once you’ve booked the timing, you will receive a confirmation message. Please make sure you reach the destination at least 15 – 20 minutes prior to the allotted time, as the dinner starts with an ice-breaker session. In case if the guests come late, their reservation may be cancelled, and no refund will be provided to the respective guests.
Yes, sure. Tourists can bring their kids who are aged 12 years and above. The Dining In the Dark, Kuala Lumpur, is a restaurant in total darkness, where you will get a complete sensory experience through every movement. Thus, if your kid is visiting this place for the first time, he or she is going to have unlimited fun. Due to safety and security reasons, the management has made rules not to bring children below 12 years of age. As we know, the entire landscape is packed with lots of exciting moments and dreams. They provide special arrangements or events to cater to the customer’s specific needs.
The tourists can cancel their reservation anytime they want. But, they need to be aware of the existing cancellation policy. • If you cancel the tour at least 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled date and time, you are eligible for a fully refundable amount. • If you cancel the tour within 72 hours of the scheduled date and time, there is no refund applicable. • When there is no show or when you arrive late, no refund is applicable. Here, the refundable amount will be processed and delivered to the respective guests within 10 business days.
This famous restaurant is at 50A Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia. The place is located next to the Opium Restaurant, where one can climb up the stairs next to the Opium and make the way to the lounge area. One can reach the destination via monorail, bus, or car. For public transport users, you can use the MRT service and get down at Bukit Bintang Monorail & MRT Station. From there, it takes only 7 minutes by walk. Similarly, you can take a public bus that is running frequently through that area. There are also cab services available on request. Tourists from a long-distance mostly hire a cab and reach the place on time.
The standard dining duration is 1 hour 30 minutes. However, the guests are advised to reserve the seats for approximately 2 hours from the time you actually arrive. Upon reaching the place, you will be stunned with the ice-breaking session, where everyone will indulge in an activity and get to know each other. Then comes the most awaited dining menu. Once the dinner is over, there will be a ‘Surprise Menu’. So all you need to do is let the staffs know your food restrictions like allergies, religion, or health reason, and they will serve the surprising dishes accordingly. Thus, if you visit next time to Dining In The Dark, Kuala Lumpur, don’t miss to ask for the surprise menu.
There are three types of menus available, namely, Classic Menu, Vegetarian Menu, and lastly the Wine Pairing Menu. Each menu has its own uniqueness and taste that can’t be replaced anywhere else. However, the menu items are mainly continental recipes, which are added with a perfect mix of oriental and Asian dishes.
If anyone ever thought of having food in a whole new environment, they must come to this place at least once. The Dining In The Dark is famous mainly because of its adventurous kind of ambience that makes one feel thrilled by his every move, every action, and every breathe. By bringing a remarkable and fascinating dining concept, it simply attracts thousands of tourists from different places. Here, one cannot see the surroundings but only concentrate on the food and enjoy its every cereal to the fullest.
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