10 chic pendant lamps elevating restaurant ambience
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10 chic pendant lamps elevating restaurant ambience

8 Sep 2023  •  News  •  By Surabhi Patil

Lighting is often considered the unsung hero in restaurant interiors. The unique interplay of lights, textures and décor serves as the key player in setting the tone for the dining experience. With a blend of aesthetics, craftsmanship and technology, pendant lamps are the perfect fixtures that capture the synergy of design and ambience. Available in various forms, shapes, materials, colors and settings, these fixtures are an extremely versatile option no matter which style one is aiming for. Additionally, pendants provide focused illumination, ideal for highlighting specific areas within the restaurant. 

From sleek and metallic ones to extravagant and vintage designs, the following list is a selection of 10 pendant lamps infusing restaurants with an ambience that is as inviting as memorable.



1. CoCoCo Restaurant in St. Petersburg

The suspended lamp Fedora talks about Russia. Created by the international designer Dima Loginoff...

Fedora pendant
Collection consisting of recessed downlights and suspended lamps. In the suspended version, the diffuser consists of an aluminum part available in bronze, chrome and rose gold and another part made of transparent gloss...
2. Luneurs - Entourage, Shanghai
photo_credit Brian Chua
Brian Chua

Nestled among the trees of South Wulumuqi Lu, the collection of heritage buildings has been home to several things over the past 100 years. Over months of careful planning and design, Luneurs have created a la...

This iconic profile for suspended installation features a refined leather surface developed specifically for Flos Architectural to respond to the needs of safety and cleanliness in public and private environments. Bel...



3. Oxalis Restaurant
photo_credit Philippe Roy
Philippe Roy

Oxalis is located in 4L of Bohua Square, which is a French Restaurant. Shanghai Bohua Square is composed of a 60-story office tower and retail commercials. It is located next to the Shanghai Nature Museum. The Oxalis...

Lantern counterpart
New Works
The Lantern Pendant is an elegant combination of iconic form and material exploration. Inspired by the traditional Chinese rice paper lamp, the frosted glass replicates a soft illumination, whilst creating a bold and...



4. Eve's Kitchen Restaurant
photo_credit Evolution Design / Peter Wuermli
Evolution Design / Peter Wuermli

Swiss architecture and design studio Evolution Design has converted the former Neue Zürcher Zeitung print works into a dynamic multi-use hub with offices, event venues, and leisure facilities known as

NEW BEST FRIENDS. Anyone who says “diamonds are a girl's best friend” doesn't know our WIROs yet! Because the stylish luminaires by architect and designer Bernd Steinhuber will take your heart by storm. They look l...



5. La Menagere

La Ménagère in Firenze, now a concept restaurant, was founded in 1896 as the first Florentine home store (not by chance, the name means “housewife

Kimono - Lantern light's structure in fiberglass, outdoor wiring.Its design manages to combine the p...


6. Solo Crudo
photo_credit Fabrizio Sansoni
Fabrizio Sansoni

Solo Crudois a place for those who want to take care of themselves with raw food, an experience that proves a proper awareness in maintaining the beneficial and nutritional properties of the ingredients....

Lederam Manta S2
Collection: LederamMaterials: fiberglass shade, aluminum discs, metal rodsColours: white, white/gold, black/gold, black/copperLight sour...


7. Can Sola Restaurant
photo_credit Aitor Estévez
Aitor Estévez

On the slopes of mount Sant Llorenç del Munt - an area of ​​stunning landscapes - we find the Can Solà restaurant: a refurbished, contemporary and fresh space in an eleventh century traditional farmhouse (...

Mambo Unlimited Ideas
suspension lamp ø:65cm h:47cm lacquered metal and/or brass 230V/50 Hz – E27/1x23W 120V/60 Hz – E26/1x18W cable transparent 1.5m


8. Borovets Euphoria Restaurant
photo_credit SOVA

The presented restaurant is a part of a wide extension of the hotel resort, planned in order to utilize the low tourist intensity during this year and to improve the competitiveness for the new 2021. The resta...

Nowodvorski Lighting
In modern interiors, accessories and furnishings with simple, geometric shapes and subdued colours work perfectly. The latest proposition from Nowodvorski Lighting - the LASER collection - perfectly fits into...


9. Restaurant Substans in Aarhus
photo_credit Martin Gravgaard
Martin Gravgaard

Krøyer & Gatten, former named ENKL, is the architect and cabinetmakers behind the new restaurant Substans.   Everything from logo (designed together with strategic designer Rickey Lindb...

PH 5 Mini
Louis Poulsen
The fixture provides 100% glare-free light. Its design is based on the principle of a reflective three-shade system, which directs majority of the light downwards. The fixture emits both downward and lateral light, the...
10. Xanvery By Cesar Anca
photo_credit German Cabo
German Cabo

Xanverí, Mediterranean maturity with a Castizo spark.Xanverí is much more than just a restaurant. It is a culinary proposal in a space filled with tradition and design. The history of the neighbourhood...

Multi Lite
The Multi-Lite Collection embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of two opposing outside, mobile shades that enable creating a personal installation and a wide range of lighting values...