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Ctaste

4.4
4.4
9 Reviews
€51 and over
International

Discover a truly different dining experience at Ctaste. This unique eatery relies upon the senses of smell, taste and touch to showcase food's flavor and texture. Ctaste features dining in the dark, offering diners the ability to experience food on an entirely different level. The restaurant's trained staff are on hand to help visitors navigate through the dining area as needed. After meals are complete, diners are guided to an illuminated area to discover more about their dishes. Ctaste's menu includes a wide variety of delicacies, including vegetarian and vegan items. Meals include three courses, with a starter, entree and dessert. Special tasting menus are available, paired with a selection of wines and beers. On Sundays, the restaurant hosts a four-course brunch as well as a high tea.

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  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    International

  • Hours of Operation

    Wed–Sat 16:30–21:00
    Sun 11:00–21:00

  • Phone number

    020 675 2831

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Area

    De Pijp

  • Parking Details

    5,00 per uur

  • Public Transit

    Amsterdam, Ceintuurbaan

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

Menu

Info

  • You are about to experience a very unique journey of your senses.

    Our chef has designed the menus in such way, that you will enjoy the experience of eating in the dark the most. All courses are prepared using fresh and healthy ingredients to make taste and aroma stand out

    • To enlarge the surprise, we only ask for the direction of your taste

      Surprise menu: you trust the chef, and his suggestions, Fish and fruits de la mer: fresh, every season, Meat and poultry, Vegetarian

      • Each set meal of €39,50 comprises of a starter, main course and a dessert.

        • Ctaste has selected a wine for each course for €12,75. So, if you like a glass of wine, you can be sure that you always have the right one in front of you during the evening!

          • Every Sunday we also have a 4 course brunch in the dark for €25, -p.p. from 11:00 and High Tea in the dark for €20, -p.p. from 12:00. More information you will find below.

            • Looking for a smaller taste experience? Look at our tastings such as high wine or beer, chocolate or ice-cream tastings.

              Prices

              • Prices

                A menu of €39,50 includes 3 courses; a starter, a main and a dessert. Along with each course, Ctaste selected a perfectly matching wine or special beer. This optional wine- or beer arrangement costs only €12,75 p.p. and makes sure your drinks matches your meal (since you don't know what you are going to eat on forehand). The duration of this 3-course dinner is approximately 2 hours.

                Arrangements

                The arrangements:

                • Arrangements

                  When you book one of the arrangements as displayed below, your partner will receive a small present. Please mention in your reservation the chosen arrangement and prepare for an unforgettable evening!

                  Deluxe

                  €70,85 p.p.; Are you looking for a complete evening? Please take a look at our deluxe menu.The duration of this 5-course dinner is approximately 2,5 hours. You will be warmly welcomed with a glass of prosecco and some delightful appetizers in our lounge (with light). Thereafter you will enjoy a surprise menu with matching wines (or beers) existing of:

                  • Starter appetizer

                    • Starter course with matching wine

                      • Sparkling in-between dish

                        • Main course with matching wine

                          • Second in-between dish

                            • Dessert appetizer

                              • Dessert course with matching wine

                                Deluxe - Info

                                • Of course,

                                  we will reckon with any wishes, specialties or allergies. Moreover, with this deluxe arrangement you could even do a marriage proposal on behalf of your personal preferences. Please feel free to contact us to arrange your perfect evening.

                                  • Previous wedding proposals

                                    ring in the sparkling in-between dish, on a extra plate during dinner or proposing with a glow-in-the-dark glove!

                                    Exclusive

                                    €58,10 p.p.; Extensive dinner and a festive welcome? Please take a look at our exclusive menu. The duration of this 5-course dinner is approximately 2,5 hours. You will be warmly welcomed with a glass of prosecco and some delightful appetizers in our lounge (with light). Thereafter you will enjoy a surprise menu existing of:

                                    • Starter appetizer

                                      • Starter course

                                        • Sparkling in-between dish

                                          • Main course

                                            • Second in-between dish

                                              • Dessert appetizer

                                                • Dessert course

                                                  Exclusive - Info

                                                  • Please note

                                                    drinks are not included in this exclusive menu.

                                                    • Of course,

                                                      we will reckon with any wishes, specialties or allergies. Moreover, with this deluxe arrangement you could even do a marriage proposal on behalf of your personal preferences. Please feel free to contact us to arrange your perfect evening.

                                                      • Previous wedding proposals

                                                        ring in the sparkling in-between dish, on a extra plate during dinner or proposing with a glow-in-the-dark glove!

                                                        Date in the dark

                                                        €50,50 p.p.; Looking for a special evening and a lasting memory? Please take a look at our dating in the dark menu. The duration of this 5-course dinner is approximately 2,5 hours. The date in the dark menu includes:

                                                        • Starter appetizer

                                                          • Starter course

                                                            • Sparkling in-between dish

                                                              • Main course

                                                                • Second in-between dish

                                                                  • Dessert appetizer

                                                                    • Dessert course

                                                                      Date in the dark - Info

                                                                      • Please note

                                                                        drinks are not included in this menu.

                                                                        • Of course,

                                                                          we will reckon with any wishes, specialties or allergies. Moreover, with this deluxe arrangement you could even do a marriage proposal on behalf of your personal preferences. Please feel free to contact us to arrange your perfect evening.

                                                                          • Previous wedding proposals

                                                                            ring in the sparkling in-between dish, on a extra plate during dinner or proposing with a glow-in-the-dark glove!

                                                                            Sunday Afternoon

                                                                            • Brunch

                                                                              A good start of a lazy Sunday afternoon? Enjoy the brunch at Ctaste, a lovely 4-course brunch. Reservations can be made for every Sunday between 11h00 and 13h00. The duration of this arrangement is approximately 1,5 to 2 hours.

                                                                              • p.p.€25.00
                                                                            • High-tea

                                                                              Alongside a wide variety of teas and coffee we serve very tasty savory and sweet dishes. A cosy (or Dutch: gezellig) afternoon together with friends or family. Reservations can be made every Sunday between 12h00 and 15h00. The duration of this arrangement is approximately 1,5 to 2 hours.

                                                                              • p.p.€20.00

                                                                            Last updated: 23 April 2019

                                                                            What 9 people are saying

                                                                            Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                            Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                                            4.4
                                                                            4.4 based on all time ratings
                                                                            • 3.7Food
                                                                            • 4.4Service
                                                                            • 4.6Ambience
                                                                            • 4.1Value

                                                                            NoiseModerate

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                                                                              VeeraV

                                                                              Amsterdam

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              5.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 7 September 2019

                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                              Was echt een goede plek en geweldige ervaring. Service werkte zonder problemen!

                                                                            2. OT

                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                              Amsterdam

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              3.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 17 October 2018

                                                                              overall3food1service5ambience3

                                                                              Chocolade belevenis viel qua wat we kregen erg tegen

                                                                            3. d

                                                                              divergirl9

                                                                              Chicago

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              vip
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 9 May 2018

                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                              I feel the unique experience one is exposed to at Ctaste is without a doubt very memorable. Eating in the dark really allows one to experience foods differently, but also changes how you better utilize your other senses. All the employees at the restaurant are amazing and it was one of the best times I have had at a restaurant!

                                                                            4. JL

                                                                              JonathanL

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              4.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 8 April 2018

                                                                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                              Good experience with ou girfriend , it was fun for a first time.

                                                                            5. OT

                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                              Chicago

                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                              4.0

                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 7 February 2018

                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                              This was a very unique experience and really challenges your taste buds to detect what you are eating.

                                                                            6. DR

                                                                              DoriR

                                                                              Washington DC

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              vip
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 1 February 2018

                                                                              overall5food4service4ambience5

                                                                              This was a fun experience. I would recommend! My friend and I had a great time trying to guess what we were eating. Then at the end of the meal seeing the menu was a lot of fun.

                                                                            7. L

                                                                              Lizzard

                                                                              Amsterdam

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              4.0

                                                                              1 review

                                                                              Dined on 7 October 2017

                                                                              overall4food1service2ambience3

                                                                              Het concept is echt erg leuk. Alleen heel jammer dat het eten ronduit slecht was. De bediening was goed, alleen werden we als kleuters aangesproken.

                                                                            8. OT

                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                              San Diego

                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                              vip
                                                                              3.0

                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 30 September 2017

                                                                              overall3food2service5ambience5

                                                                              The staff was the best. Very nice Ana professional. However the food... not so good. The win was awful. If the foo would of been great the experience would of been out of this world.

                                                                            9. J

                                                                              James

                                                                              Orange County

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              2.0

                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                              Dined on 30 September 2017

                                                                              overall2food1service1ambience3

                                                                              Uninteresting food and device based on expectations. Nowhere near the experience or cuisine of similar in the dark experiences in NY. They have a lot to learn.

                                                                            FAQs

                                                                            Ctaste is rated 4.4 stars by 9 OpenTable diners

                                                                            Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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                                                                            Google Map for Ctaste

                                                                            Amsteldijk 55 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1074 HX

                                                                            • Area

                                                                              De Pijp

                                                                            • Hours of Operation

                                                                              Wed–Sat 16:30–21:00
                                                                              Sun 11:00–21:00

                                                                            • Cuisines

                                                                              International

                                                                            • Dining style

                                                                              Fine Dining

                                                                            • Dress Code

                                                                              Casual Dress

                                                                            • Parking Details

                                                                              5,00 per uur

                                                                            • Public Transit

                                                                              Amsterdam, Ceintuurbaan

                                                                            • Payment Options

                                                                              MasterCard, Visa

                                                                            • Additional

                                                                              Beer, Cocktails, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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