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Blinde Kuh

#55 of 1,496 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
European, Swiss
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Muhlebachstrasse 148, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 421 50 50
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6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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North Palm Beach, Florida
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat dinner here for the experience of understanding a little about the difficulties faced by blind people. We certainly found the experience to be eye-opening. The restaurant is pitch black dark. You can't see anything at all, not even your own hand. The only time I've been in a place as dark as Blinde Kuh was when... More 

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Thank DemandingGuest
Airlie Beach, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Me, my sister and our father went here to eat just for fun, really. How often do you get to eat in pitch black room?? The food is rather average, I would never pay that much if it wasn't for the whole experience the visit gave us. The first minutes is a bit intense since you can't see ANYTHING, but... More 

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Thank May-Linda S
Zurich, Switzerland
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Dine in complete darkness: Pitch Black, where you can't even see your hands. Served by blind waiters and waitresses. This is an extraordinary experience that helps the sighted to understand the world of the blind. Every city should have one.

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Thank GSpier
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

It is the first time I try blind restaurant. Left phone and camera in the locker and go to the totally dark environment for my dinner. Can not see anything!!! And I took the beef with my hand and fork. It's a really fantastic experience. Really admire all the blind people after this meal. 第一次尝试盲人餐厅,虽然菜的选择不多,感觉很有意义,在苏黎世吓死人的物价下还是选择来这里尝试一下。觉得物超所值!

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Thank Vicky G
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

I was taken here as a surprise by my bf and we had a great experience. The food was tasty and there was plenty of it... We paid over 150, francs but this is Zurich... And I think you pay for the experience. It really made me think about how lucky we are to see...i got a bit freaked out... More 

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Thank Pennina21
Zurich, Suisse
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

The meal was good (I had the surprise menu), without being exceptional, but this is not what matters the most in this restaurant. We have been very well taken care of, the staff was very friendly and helpful, and the experience was good! Overall it was a bit expensive, which we expected.

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Allen, TX
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132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I'm guessing if you're researching Blinde Kuh, you already know the premise. I have to say, even knowing what the concept was, nothing can truly prepare you for it. The first few minutes in the dark are a bit strange, but once you relax and accept it, you will not find a more unique dining experience. My wife and I... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion theres way too less restaurants like this. Not saying all should be in the dark, but an experience. It was a bit a weird feeling being in the dark at first, but the food was great. The waitress was really friendly and doing a good job too. My friends who are from the states and were visiting... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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145 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This was one of the best restaurant experiences I have had, but it wasn't the food that made the difference. At Blinde Kuh, you eat as a blind person. You choose your meal outside in the foyer and then are taken to your table by a blind waitress or waiter. Our server was Cornelia, an older woman with the sweetest... More 

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Thank RC1944
Modena, Italy
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I loved this whole experience to be in complete darkness! Your senses get much more focused, it was exciting, fun and I noticed we bacame louder! After the first minutes we got used to gently touch everything on the table and be conscious of the space. The staff is very professional and friendly. The food in the end was nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$89
Cuisine
European, Swiss
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muhlebachstrasse 148, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 421 50 50

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?