Atlanta >Lodging > Glenn Hotel
110 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA | Directions 3030333.757048 -84.392905
Mon. - Sun. 24 Hours
Neighborhoods: Downtown, Northeast, Northeast
Not a world-class restaurant---not a world-class city! – Once again, the Atlanta Restaurant scene shows why Atlanta will never be an international city or a city with world-class restaurants. BED is a terrible restaurant in all respects: service, dollar value, food quality, presentation, hospitality. I was embarrassed to take friends there for dinner based on Citysearch's editorial review. What a joke this place is. The waitstaff knows next-to-nothing about fine dining, food preparation, and service. Drinks are over-priced and will someone, somewhere, please start stocking a decent pre-dinner sherry like Amontillado or Fino, and get rid of Dry Sack and Harvey's Bristol Cream. If the people who own BED want to learn something about great food and proper presentation instead of just creating a trendy restaurant (read: restaurants for people who need to be seen because they think they are important and who know nothing about food), then a trip to any number of great restaurants in Chicago (perhaps the most exciting restaurant city in this country at the moment) would prove instructive. Atlanta really needs to take a long look at itself and realize that it is a parody of a great, world-class city. After all, this city rejected a major chef like Jean Banchet when he opened a restaurant here. Better to keep creating places like The Varsity and Folks! for Atlanta's vision of fine dining.
good food, service needs work – Was greeted by a very tall, thin, unfriendly, border-line rude hostess. First impression, this place is very pretentious without reason. Yes, the food is excellent: brie, salad, seabass and special of swordfish over risotto. (I imagine Chef nicco was in the kitchen that night). All very tasty as were the martinis. Service could use some training. Seating- very few desireable seats in the house. Lower level ask for seating in the middle otherwise you will sit adjacent to the service station or face the kitchen door. Beds are a novelty and not comfortable for dining. The restaurant requires a $500 food & beverage spending to reserve a Bed. Sound system/speakers need help. As long as there is no bass in the music the sound is fine. The crowd is more touristy. As this place is not known for value I only recommend it if you'd like to try a delicious meal. Service not up to par with price range.
I would not make my dog eat there... – ...1st of all I love my dog too much to subject him to the bad service and over priced drinks and food at BED. I'd rather skip a meal than eat the bad food at BED. This might be the worst service I have ever had in a high end restaurant in my life. Please, save your money and time before you go to B.E.D. Believe all the bad reviews. One more thing, if the parking is full, but the Valet can get you a spot for $20 wink, wink.
Don't believe the hype – Wasn't TERRIBLE, but wasn't good either! Regardless of where I go, it is all about the FOOD. And believe me, I've had better. Extremely small portions, which would have been okay if the food was at least tasty. I had the trio ravioli, only ONE of them were good. They weren't even hot! The trout was better, but again, I've had better. Even the bread they put on the table was mediocre. Other things that irked me; expensive valet parking, expensive food overall, expensive drinks, bathroom with a bathroom attendent (is this a restaurant or a night club?)
I may go back just to try the BED experience (we sat at a table), but quite honestly, you aren't missing anything. Just don't go with HIGH expectations like I did, or you will be dissappointed.
Believe the negative reviews!!!!!!!!!!!!! – There is no ambiance to speak of on the ground level in this restaurant. We didn't go up to the rooftop but we did look at the 2nd level - better but not what you would expect out of a "trendy" restaurant with sister restaurants in NY and Miami.
The service was adequate but not what you would expect from a restaurant with prices for main meals ranging from $22 to $30. They were out of the first 2 bottles of wine that we ordered and it took 45 minutes to finally get a bottle of wine served to our party. Appetizers were delivered with no plates or utensils on the table.
The bouillabaise was a joke. The rest of the food was mediocre with prices rivaling the best restaurants in town.
We almost left in the beginning of the evening and we all wished we had trusted our gut and went to another restaurant. There are too many nice restaurants in Atlanta where you get your monies worth to waste it at this restaurant.
Worst Dining Experience Ever!!! – Trying to surprise my girlfriend, for her birthday dinner I made a reservation at BED. Thinking this was going to be a different and unique experience, it was actually awful. First off, my reservation did not hold a BED at BED. The Hostess said it would be an hour until there was an open bed. Hungry and anxious, we settled for a table. Five minutes after being seated, another couple sat down at a table next to us. Immediatly, the hostess came up again after seating them and said they now have availablity for bed......my girlfriend was furious.
Our drinks finally came followed by bread ten minutes later. Need I remind you, this was a Tuesday night and there was no excuse for bad service being that they were at half capacity. Our food finally arrived and was absolutely awful. I had a seafood dish that was completely bland while my girlfriend had crab stuffed chicken that couldn't even compete with a frozen dinner.
Two bites later, we were both disgusted and just wanted to leave. The hostess asked if we wanted anything else, in which I replied " I'm scared to taste anything else, just take it off my bill so we can leave." Fifteen minutes later she arrived back, not taking it off the bill. Rather then make a scene, I payed for this pathetic meal ( exact change) and left. We then went out for burgers and beer to salvage the night.
If you want good food and good service try any buckhead life restaurant. If you want to eat in bed, you can do that at home!
Not great for a party of 2 – I made a reservation for my partner's 30th birthday and nothing special happened expect we had to pay for parking, wait 20 mins for our reserved table which ended up in a corner away from everyone, then I waited for a birthday surprise and all I was told was they could not find the wine I had ordered! After dinner we did enjoy the roof top deck and then we made our way to Kroger for a snack.
For drinks and dancing, it was great! – My girlfriend and I stopped by after we had dinner elsewhere, so I'm not able to rate the food, though the offerings looked great from the menu. The rooftop bar was fabulous! Attentive bartenders were friendly and fast. My drink may not have been well priced, but at least it was well made!
Love, love, love the DJ they had that night (Saturday, 9/23) - he was awesome, though I didn't catch his name. Excellent mix of dancehall reggae classics and & new hits, classic hip hop and Justin Timberlake. It was busy but not uncomfortable - the crowd was attractive, affluent and the dance floor was HOT! The view was awesome. We had a blast!
unused potential – When you think of BED Atlanta, Miami and NY automatically come to mind. With these expectations, I can see how anyone can be highly disappointed. However I must say they did a fantastic job with the concept. It is a Miami & NY fusion with an Atlantan flare. Being that the restaurant resides inside of a hotel (an amazing one at that. Rooms are uniquely decorated and beds are wonderful.) I can see how they decided to keep it more traditional so that their guests may have the option of dining at a table or bed. This fits very well for the clientele I witnessed as it were a mixture of business to trendy to celebrities, to locals. At first, checking into the hotel, Murrey the concierge was very pleasant and friendly. Every staff member I encountered had a smile on their face and acknowledged my presence. Beautiful, contemporary decor. Later that evening as I waited for the remainder of my party, I went to have a few drinks at the bar. My friends and I each ordered different cocktails off their signature cocktail menu and let me say this: it was worth every dollar. The bartender was very pretty and always smiled, even while muddling all the fruits. She made sure that we were completely satisfied with our cocktails. The drinks are mixed well. You can't taste the alcohol, but we watched her pour it in....and it's in there. When our party arrived and we entered the main restaurant, the hostess was a little skeptical. She seemed unsure about something. We decided not to dine in BED, we'll save that for later. Our server Jay (a handsome young man) made us feel very comfortable from the beginning by humoring us. We ordered the calamari, brie, tempura, and spring rolls. A little bland and very small portions. However the entrees made up for it. Try the lobster, short ribs, and duck breast. All amazing. Overall I had a great time. There are many kinks to this place, as with any new establishment. Once they overcome that, I'm sure it will be very exclusive.
NOT RECOMMEMDED – Just the Facts:
Self parking: $ 8,
Size of drinks: smallest glass available,
Rooftop: Bouncer accessed,unaivalable if you are not a hotel guest, before 12:30 am. Crowd leaves the downstairs bar by 12:00 am,
Service: Self-service. Need to get your own drink at the bar,
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