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La Lanterna

35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
+44 141 221 9160
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (51 reviews)
“minestrone” (20 reviews)
“garlic bread” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I decided to try this restaurant because my sons love Italian cuisine and it received very good reviews but was even more thrilled when we learned it was the best Italian restaurant in Scotland. It was refreshing to experience genuinely warm service from a restaurant...More

Thank 070314Bellissima
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sanoffy nice restaurant. Visited on a Tuesday night, Set in a lower basement and crammed with covers, cosy warm atmosphere, it was very busy & I'd recommend booking a table. Apparently no.1 Italian in Scotland for past 4 years & found no reason to disagree....More

1  Thank HaJu_11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fabulous meal. Genuine Italian food! Great quality and worth every penny. Would recommend it strongly to anyone.

1  Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great lunch well worth a visit and friendly staff . Pity it's not open on a Sunday as it was my wife's birthday.

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1  Thank lstan2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was recommended this restaurant by a local colleague. His brother in law is apparently a chef there. He raved about the wood fired pizza oven. We visited and there was no pizza on the menu. We ordered starters and main. Five minutes later the...More

Thank stuart s
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there on a Wednesday, maybe not the busiest night but there was a nice buzz about the restaurant which helps the ambience. We both had starters and main courses along with a very nice bottle of Pinot Grigio(one of the house wines). Finished...More

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Thank iso711
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Couple weeks ago I had a lunch with one of my customer in this restaurant...they make me feel like I was in Italy!!!!!

Thank TheFattyBoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good and service prompt but it was very warm in the restaurant. If it had been cooler it would have been more pleasant.

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Thank Robert O
Reviewed 1 week ago

really good meal and service .will def be back and recommend to friends and family.We were well looked after during our visit

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Thank carolinej2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the restaurant over the weekend and enjoyed every bit of our meal. The customer service was first class, pleasant and welcoming. Will definitely be returning again and again

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does this restaurant have members dining cards
26 April 2017|
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Response from hilderinc | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no loyalty scheme available
Does this restaurant have members dining cards
26 April 2017|
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Response from Riemert | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Check their website.
Sam O
Does la lanterna have a dress code?
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
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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