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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” (74 reviews)
“minestrone” (22 reviews)
“garlic bread” (29 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 via mobile

We booked a table for the pre-theatre dinner menu on Saturday the food and service was excellent, however unfortunately our table space was restrictive. The owners maybe need to take a few tables out of the restaurant, to enable a more enjoyable customer experience.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed yesterday

We went here quite by chance the first evening we were in Glasgow. We chose the set menu which was very good value with a good choice. The staff were very attentive and the food very tasty. We had such a good time the first...More

Thank PWoodward
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic food and atmosphere. Staff very attentive. Had a great night. Can’t wait to return. Love this restaurant

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Made a return visit here over a weekend and if you don't want to be disappointed then a reservation is a must. As always the menu is varied and extensive with a good variety and price range. Food quality is excellent and the staff are...More

Thank 92,002
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If not the best, certainly has to be one of the best Italian restaurants in Glasgow. From the moment you enter the wonderful smells hit you, making your mouth water. Quite a few stairs down, not sure if there's a lift or entrance for those...More

Thank Stillgame76
C35HRIS, Owner at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Grazie mille for your wonderfully kind review - we're delighted you and your wife enjoyed your recent visit so much - and that we could just tempt you for that slice of tiramisu! Of course - everyone uses a separate stomach for their desserts! As...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The reception staff at our hotel recommended La Lanterna to us for evening meal. When we arrived the the restaurant was busy and buzzing with people chatting, smiling and eating. We were quickly given a table even though we hadn’t booked. Very friendly staff, food...More

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Thank Kim B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I hadn't been to La Lanterna in an age and went for lunch with two friends. We were not disappointed. The service food drink all first class.The restaurant was busy and had a great atmosphere.

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Thank Robert R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant is warm and inviting with great staff who understand service....lots of choices on the menu and wonderful wine list.

Thank debrah711
Reviewed 5 days ago

For my milestone 60th , my family wanted a party . So instead we went to La Lanterna . Glad I went . Have been to many Italian restaurants in Glasgow , but always return to this one .Why ? The food is simply delicious...More

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Thank annemariemceneny
C35HRIS, Owner at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're very honoured to have you choose us for such a special birthday! Happy 60th to you once again - we couldn't be happier to hear that it was just the perfect way to celebrate with your family. We hope the leftover cheeses went down...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

There were 4 in our party. I had veal saltimbocca and my friends had spaghetti carbonara and duck ravioli. All was served with salad and bread. After dinner we had wonderful desserts. All of the food was exceptional. The servers were professional and helpful. It...More

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23 July 2018|
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Response from Alastair N | Reviewed this property |
I remember going downstairs into a basement. You'd have to ask them if there is another way in for wheelchairs. You certainly couldn't get in the way I went.
24 May 2018|
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Response from Bigles63 | Reviewed this property |
Very much so! ❤ x
John Walker L
13 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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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