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La Lanterna

35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
+44 141 221 9160
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (66 reviews)
“minestrone” (21 reviews)
“garlic bread” (28 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First visit here, found it on trip advisor and glad we did. Was really looking for pizza for my 28yo son with Autism.. but no pizza available, his second favourite is spaghetti carbonara so we were not disappointed. He said it was delicious. I had...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on the 21st of May for my 21st birthday with my boyfriend. Food was lovely! We had Bresaola con Rucola e Parmigiano and the Gamberoni in Crosta to start and the special risotto and the speco venison for a main course. For dessert we...More

Thank lauren_riddell
Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't enjoy giving poor reviews particularly on a restaurant that I have dined in a number of times and have always received good service. What make this visit even more disappointing is that I was introducing two friends to the restaurant for a birthday...More

Thank Hugh5160
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food excellent, atmosphere super and staff exceptional even on a busy Saturday night. We will go back when we are in Glasgow

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Thank Susane670
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely personal service from Chiara made for a special evening with my family to celebrate my birthday. Yummy ravioli, bruschetta and chilli prawns.

Thank Elaine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every aspect of this experience was superb. It was my first visit and I will definitely be going back.

Thank ihemphill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this restaurant the moment I walked in! A lovely authentic well run Italian restaurant tucked away in a basement! Everything about it was perfect the the decor was stunning, the service attentive but not over bearing, the food was incredible in fact without...More

Thank Bigles63
C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful review - thanks ever so much for sharing it. We're delighted you loved your visit so much and are humbled by your comments about our decor, service and food. We're looking forward to seeing you on your next visit and hope that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent, the staff helpful and friendly, the ambience perfect. the cost was perfectly reasonable, and I will go back.

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Thank grenlang2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere. Lovely staff. Wonderful choices and always tasty. I cant choose a favourite and I dont think you can choose wrong. Enjoy!!

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Thank Diana E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service is excellent. I can't believe it's been there for so long without me knowing. Can't wait to go again.

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Thank SHarley124
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25 May 2018|
Response from Irene K | Reviewed this property |
Only if you ask for a nice quite table very noisy
John Walker L
14 February 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
I would expect they should be able to cater for you albeit it may not be on 1 joined table
26 April 2017|
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Response from hilderinc | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 9160
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Winner of Best Restaurant and Best Team at the 2015 Italian Awards, La Lanterna has been serving customers Glasgow's finest Italian food experience for over 45 years. Situated opposite Central Station and adjacent to Radisson Blu Hotel, it is the ideal location for a business event or for visitors to the city. On offer are a fine selection of handmade pastas and raviolis with wild boar or seafood. For meat lovers there are a selection of steaks including both veal and beef T-bones. A selection of daily fish specials are always available along with an extensive Italian wine list selected from the finest vineyards in Italy. A warm welcome awaits in a friendly and intimate atmosphere in the heart of Glasgow.
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