Seven Lamps

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Welcome to Seven Lamps! The first of Chef Drew Van Leuvan"s creations, we feature fresh, local "craft" foods made with passion. We make just about everything from scratch, offering the highest quality with sizeable portions; think "elegant comfort" food. Our menu evolves with daily changes, and our cocktails mirror this fresh take. Come down to our corner that's tucked away in the Shops Around Lenox and be a part of the family.
The restaurant’s unique name comes from an extended essay by English art critic John Ruskin. The "lamps" refer to the seven principles of architecture: sacrifice, truth, power, beauty, life, memory and obedience. Inspired by the essay, Co-owner and Executive Chef Drew Van Leuvan recognized that these important principles are also very applicable in the kitchen as he "builds" plates.
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Sun 5:00PM - 5:00PM 8:00PM - 8:00PM
Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:00PM 9:00PM - 9:00PM
Fri 5:00PM - 5:00PM

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SZ
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Had some yummy butternut squash stuffed pasta with browned butter and sage. Quite delicious! Will go again.

a
Naples
63 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Love the food here. I had the agnolotti. It was sweet, Spivey and savory. Delicious

s
Atlanta
37 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place. All the food we had was amazing. Beef cheeks, mussel chowder, cottage fries, brussel sprouts and the list goes on!

F
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Server was kind and attentive. The mango & cucumber salad, the main mussels chowder and the cottage fries were all delicious!

TC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food1service4ambience4

The location is definitely doable. The restaurant itself is nice, chic, quaint and peaceful. The customer service was good. However the food was blah, bland and not many options. The drinks were just ok. The menu changes daily which I wasn't aware of so what I had expected to order was not on the menu. The allow you to book for large parties at 9:15 p.m. but expected us to all be there and ready to order before 10 p.m. (again who knew that and why book parties that late if that is the case). No one was ready to order because the menu was not what we read previously (again we didn't know it changed daily). The menu items itself are also annoying because they try so hard to be fancy that everyone had to keep asking what a lot of the items where and the pairings of the food was not good together. No real choices for any appetizers and the the meat and cheese they do have all are pork. At best if I were to return it would be to meet friends for drinks but I am not the one in the group who drinks so I won't be back.

EB
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Pricey and food quality overrated. Hot Oysters were too spicy to enjoy.

OT
Charlotte
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and even better service! Do yourself a favor and order their home cut fries with their mayo. Oh my!! Will definitely be back next time I’m in Atlanta

RD
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. Especially outside when the weather cooperates.

MT
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I am a concierge at The Whitley Hotel. I must say the food at Seven Lamps was outstanding! The half portions were a perfect size. We had the Artesian Cheese appetizer, Black Spaghetti, Tortellini and Carrot Cake and all were spectacular! The Pinot Giglio complimented our entrees nicely. Our server, Brittanie, was extraordinary! She knew the menu well and offered superb customer service. In addition, the manager and another staff member stopped by our table to introduce themselves and check on our dining experience. I will definitely place Seven Lamps on my highly recommended list.

J
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant! Never been disappointed. The mussels are to die for!!! Sooooo good!

JL
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun setting with creative joint tables in a small space. Great blend of flavors for the food.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Never got in. Got to the restaurant and it was closed. No warning

s
Adelaide / SA
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The restaurant was closed due to a "plumbing problem" They shifted our reservation to the next night.But they were still closed the next night also and they never call us to notify us that they were still closed.

LB
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time we dined here.
Nice, coz atmosphere.
Delicious food.
Priced a bit too high.
Would come back

C
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside as it was a beautiful evening. Service was excellent and not rushed. Brussels, Beet salad, chicken and spaghetti squash were delish! I’ll be back.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Drinks were expensive and food was good but expensive for what you got

LS
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Kinda hard to find but loved it once we did. Tons of choices for both our vegetarian/vegan and our carnivore. A true find!

OT
Atlanta
27 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Food is good but too salty!! Wish you had more vegetable options!!!

ES
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We got the lobster roll, tuna tartar, and butternut squash tortellini. All were delicious and the tortellini was a real stand out. If you like butternut squash and pasta this one is a can’t miss. It did take a while for the food to come out but overall we enjoyed our dinner and will be back.

OT
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Hostess went above and beyond to accommodate our early arrival. Excellent ambiance outside and a fun vibe. Service was excellent even with a full house. Food was disappointing but we enjoyed our experience.

LH
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, service personable, and overall a great dining experience!

JM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very tasty food and creative ways for satisfying hunger. Their salads are different yet delicious.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time celebrating a birthday. Drinks and food were very good, but we wished there was a larger dessert selection!

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience; tasteful dishes with well crafted and thoughtful ingredients and combinations; from salads to sausage (ground and smoked in house) the time and detail for food is evident; cozy communal style seating also fun and romantic; drinks well prepared

DH
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely an amazing experience. Food was great, craft cocktails were on par. Couldn't have asked for more!

C
Atlanta
26 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great meal. Food was delicious. Our server was friendly and caring. Manager was making sure everything flowed well.

OT
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner

P
Atlanta
50 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The area AROUND LENOX continues to re-invent and thrive. Seven Lamps is tucked into the corner and a bit hidden. Looks to have a lovely outdoor seating area w heat lamps. Cozy dining area that isn't too big. We were between server shifts I believe and we did have a little delay in service. However, our Culinary Club enjoyed our dinners...lobster bun was magnificent. I had the trout --well flavored. We were all too full for dessert. There were 2 choices along with a couple different gelato flavors. I would like to try this place again and sit outside before it is too blustery.

KY
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Would recommend...cool restaurant with a good vibe. Excellent wait staff. Food was really good.

OT
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed a Friday evening meal: delicious food, friendly and great service!

c
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The menu had some really nice choices. The cod fritter was and excellent tapa to start with. I enjoyed my old fashion style whiskey drink choices...the 57th I had two! Ambiance was nice for a casual date, or by the looks of the crowd, larger groups as the seating set-up was longer tables to share. Wasn't an overall busy night, we sat right away even with a reservation. The server however I think forgot about us, kinda of a bummer. We initially only order the small tapas to share and our drinks which came out in good time, but then we sat finished, stacked plates to the side which sat there as well, and waited at least 30 mins just to order the 'main', which took even longer to come out. The gnocchi was excellent! I bartend and my gf is a server, we know what being weeded feels like, looks like, and patience, or when its just missed. The group of 3 next to us, who joined the table after we sat, finished dessert while we still waited. What likely should've been an hour for dinner ended up closer towards an hour and 45. Benefit of the doubt though.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service and really hard working management. Great food.
Recommended for foodies

A
Atlanta
17 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall2food1service1ambience1

-Poor service, the hostess didn’t even speak to us
-I was sweating in the restaurant because it was hot, barely felt any A/C
-The staff are rude
-The food was overcooked and dry, lack of flavor

Overall, overpriced with the exception of the drink being the only thing considered excellent! Good job bartender!

N
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was outstanding. Food taste was good. Desert option looked good but your kitten was having issues so only one option was available. Most notable dislike was the surface of the tables made us feel that the Resteraunt was dirty.

ED
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall2food4service2ambience1

Noise level was too loud to have a conversation

MI
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A great hidden gem tucked away in the corner of retail shops. Craft cocktails were really good. Staff is friendly and food is good. Make reservations in advance.

ZP
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food, nice neutral atmosphere and I loved the open kitchen concept. We had the Mezzaluna, Ravioli, Mussels and Roasted Beet salad, ALL of it was on point and that mussel broth was insane. The pasta comes in a pretty big portion for quality and price. So so good.

OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

One of the first things noticed by our party of four was that our table was coated in an unsettling sticky stain. This was unfortunate and I’d recommend addressing this issue. Our server never smiled and he seemed irritated by our presence - unsure as to the reason. The rest of the staff was very friendly. Rating is based on overall vibe, creative and tasty menu items and cocktails. Fell in love with Mr. Nice Guy!

c
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience5

The food and waiter was excellent! Unfortunately, the host was extremely rude and made my party feel uncomfortable and unwelcomed.

MB
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service on the patio!! Will be back!!

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