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La Lanterna

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Mill Arcade 13/15 Mill Street, St Peter Port GY1 1HG
+44 1481 722530
18:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our service was impressive and involved Chef Ivan himself who left his kitchen to discuss our options and preferences. We sampled an astonishing range of Italian and Sardinian mezze platters which were fresh, colourful and delicious. I particularly enjoyed the wild boar pie/pasty, stew and pizza. The restaurant was comfortable and atmospheric and the wine selection delightful. If I absolutely... More 

Thank Richard B
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is one of the best Italian restaurants on the Island, just up the road in the Old Quarter of town. Great service and really delicious food. Ivan is such a good host and an even better chef, well recommended.

Thank Graham C
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55 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Not much to rave about in terms of the location or decor .. but if good pizzas with an unpretentious, reasonably priced wine list are what you're looking for you won't go far wrong. A two person operation on the night we went.. owner/ chef working hard and coping well with our large group, and an attentive and friendly waitress.... More 

Thank David B
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A lovely menu featuring pizzas and pasta, all with a wide range of fresh ingredients. Plenty of choice for vegetarians, not just the traditional margarita. An unusual salad featuring courgette added to the flavours......but actually, it was hard to finish everything....sadly ( and unusually for me ) no room for dessert! I ll certainly be going back!!!

Thank carolineguernsey2015
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

A last minute decision to call in with a colleague on a Saturday night, glad we did. Welcomed and seated straight away in this stylish restaurant, there was instantly a nice atmosphere. The order was taken by the owner who is clearly passionate about his menu, I had the game stew, lovely flavours, fantastic. My colleague had the Calzone pizza,... More 

2 Thank Andy_and_Daniel2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great restaurant with amazing authentic Italian food! Anything you will try will be perfection! Love the seafood pasta, any of the pizza types.. and tiramisu is one you must try!

Thank belliya
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely rustic feel restaurant tucked away in Mill Street. You can have full or half size pizza's cooked fresh with a lovely crispy thin base. On the table when you arrive are slices of crusty bread with a choice of dips. Really gets your taste buds ready !

Thank Grant C
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This truly is a wonderful haven with fine Italian food & service from Sardinian chef/proprietor & his happy team. Guernsey is now in throes of the annual tennerfest menu for next 5 weeks or so where restaurants are encouraged to be menu inventive & charge reasonable prices. This is £12.50 for two courses & £15.00 for three. I chose the... More 

Thank Wildthing58
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Loved it here - the atmosphere was so relaxing & the food was also delicious! It's so nice to see an Italian restaurant put a 'vegan pizza' on their menu that is loaded with simple tasty seasoned vegetables! 🍴 The staff also seemed very aware of what items were vegan/which were not which was I appreciate very much! 💜

Thank Cosmic C
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went for the Tennerfest menu but ended up trying the main menu. I had one of the nicest fish soups I've ever had, followed by a rich game stew that was really tasty. The others all had other choices and thoroughly enjoyed theirs as well. A lovely Sicilian red wine to wash it down was very reasonable. My Zabaglione... More 

Thank Ian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$62
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Arcade 13/15 Mill Street, St Peter Port GY1 1HG
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  St Peter Port
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 722530
La Lanterna is an intimate Italian restaurant, hidden away in the old quarter of St Peter Port next to the new market, serving authentic rustic specialities.The proprietor is Ivan Pellegrini. Ivan is a native Sardinian and his friendly staff echo the Sardinian spirit: generous, spontaneous, family centred and thoroughly Mediterranean.The menu includes nice stone-baked pizzas, pasta, risotto, fish and meat dishes cooked in the Sardinian style. The wine list is dominated by wine from the region and represents exceedingly good value for money.This is a restaurant to savour, as are the flavours that come from the food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?