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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” (77 reviews)
“minestrone” (22 reviews)
“garlic bread” (30 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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We stayed in the Grand Central Hotel for three days and found this restaurant was literally across the street so booked a table for or first night before we arrived in Glasgow. Very pleasantly impressed with the wonderful ambience and the welcome by the staff....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal and would really recommend this restaurant. The food came quick and the staff were friendly.

Thank TheMortons001
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant in central Glasgow has a lovely atmosphere, very reasonable prices, excellent food, attentive, but not obsequious waiting staff.Portions are on the large side, but that is not a criticism!

Thank jannetrobinson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent menu with a good choice for all courses and drinks. Great service and the food was beautifully prepared and presented. The lunch menu represented very good value. The restaurant is down a couple of flights of steps in the basement. The tables allowed for...More

Thank happygirl20
Reviewed 6 days ago

I dine in here not often enough really,I have never been disappointing with the service or the quality of the food and the added bonus is of course the value for money, I can not recommend this place highly enough, its a must try.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner with friend on Saturday night Excellent service, very good food and cater for vegans, thanks. Only downside is that it's a bit pricey. Very convenient location for Glasgow Central station.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived without booking and were found a table straight away. Extensive wine list and menu, we had starters and mains which were both delicious! All staff were wonderful, creating a lovely relaxing atmosphere and very attentive!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

La Lanterna affords a lovely, relaxed ambiance. Staff are extremely courteous, knowledgeable, (eg. wine recommendations), and attentive, without being overbearing. The food and drink is of superb quality, and portions are certainly generous. I have a particular favourite main course, but I’m loathe to say...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 1st visit to La Lanterna and can’t wait to go back. Lovely traditional atmosphere and amazing food. I would highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Real old school Italian restaurant with great service and attention to detail. Well thought out menu with plenty of choice, mainly an observation but was surprised that they didn’t have a full a la Carte menu running alongside it? That said food was excellent and...More

Thank mcadamwj
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Response from Bigles63 | Reviewed this property |
Very much so! ❤ x
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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