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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%
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“ravioli” (61 reviews)
“minestrone” (21 reviews)
“garlic bread” (25 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was good, the service was excellent, able to accommodate guests with celiac disease all at a reasonable price, so if you are looking to eat Italian food is Glasgow this is a solid choice

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed yesterday

Affordable wine from Puglia-highly, highly recommended, excellent. Venison adds a Scottish touch. Awesome. Have the cheese plate for dessert and savor each Italian bite. Best I have ever had. Not to be missed.

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Thank mdekay
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was great. Ambience was better . The waiters were always ready to deal with any special requests that were made (ie no ice in a glass) .

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a family get together meal here to celebrate my Birthday. I had been previously as had others in the party so had high expectations. We were not disappointed. Good staff, very good food and a nice atmosphere. Very busy but plenty of waiters were...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect, authentic Italian cuisine with a fantastic compliment of wine all wrapped up in a lovely warm atmosphere and topped with excellent service!! I would not hesitate to recommend La Laterna - simply superb!

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Thank ColinSharpe
Reviewed 3 days ago

We must have walked past this restaurant loads of times and never noticed the place before. Anyway, we were off to a gig later that night so booked this place as near to where we meeting up with friends pre gig. Well the menu was...More

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Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First visit and I initially planned on the lunch menu but being a very fussy eater nothing really reached out to me so my wife and I went for the main al a carte menu and what a choice. Food was fresh, tasty and reasonably...More

Thank angusmack66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Welcoming staff , beautiful Italian food and great service, need I say anymore. Definitely book in advance so your not disappointed. Definitely returning.

Thank Isobel G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We tried this little place as we heard it was good but we were sadly disappointed, the place was freezing i ordered a steak that was supposed to be medium rare but was so rare it was practically mooing. Food not that hot. Sad days....More

Thank awith492
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistantly good since first visiting in 1972. Makes for excellent eating any time. A truly great place.

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26 April 2017|
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Response from hilderinc | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no loyalty scheme available
26 April 2017|
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Response from Riemert | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Check their website.
Sam O
9 January 2017|
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Response from feetfirst | Reviewed this property |
No they don't. But don't go in your pyjamas 😀. The clientele tend to be 45 & up.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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