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Viva Ristorante

77 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6TS, Scotland
+44 141 243 2162
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (114 reviews)
“fusilli” (11 reviews)
“pollo” (11 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:30 Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
77 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6TS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Received a very warm welcome, which set the tone for the evening. Friendly and unobtrusive service coupled with excellent tasty pizza and pasta. A great night was had by all in our favourite Italian restaurant in Glasgow!

Thank georgemolinari777
Reviewed 1 week ago

The heating seemed to be turned up rather high when I arrived.Despite that I started with chicken and mushroom soup,which was good.I then had spaghetti with seafood.Not nearly as good as the same dish I had at Lancaster Lanterns yesterday, and they had lots more...More

Thank wingate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I say , nothing exceptional, or indeed , nothing terrible . Bruschetta and garlic bread were fine , as was the chicken Milanese. My pasta , on the other hand, the daily “special “ was far from special . Dull, with a poor tomato...More

Thank killieman47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with family, the food was honestly delicious and the staff were absolutely fab. I am intolerant to gluten though and I had a really bad reaction after eating here and I was ill for a few days. I am not convinced the...More

Thank Alana B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner with 3 friends on a Friday evening, and although the restaurant was very busy, the service was excellent. We all had different dishes and everyone agreed they were very tasty. As with most restaurants now, the cost of wine is quite expensive so that's...More

Thank joycec973
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been regulars at Viva over the past 10 years and have always had a great meal with warm and friendly service. We recommend to all our friends and family and always hear great feedback!

Thank patrickmcghee5664
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another delicious meal with our family. Lovely atmosphere, kind helpful staff. Definitely be back soon.

Thank DaveDee_1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a its on deal when arriving I was shown to a table at the end of the busy restaurant in a corner next to window. Upon squeezing by a wedding party and photographer I thought I was actually going to a bar. When...More

1  Thank jennamcmillan789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with some colleagues. Food was nice for a weekday lunchtime. Maybe not a first choice for a weekend venue.

Thank GregoryVII
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Viva many times over the past few years and it has never disappointed. I went with 2 friends earlier this week and we booked through itison, and had a very enjoyable experience. I had penne arabiatta and my friends had fusilli...More

Thank Jeannette H
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Response from Kathleen Y | Reviewed this property |
Menus are always on website!!
14 May 2015|
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Response from Barbara R | Reviewed this property |
I haven't personally booked a cocktail class here but I have a friend who did and said it was very good. Hope you enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6TS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 243 2162
  • E-mail
Viva Ristorante is an Italian restaurant in the heart of the city centre of Glasgow. The location is close to Glasgow city centre theatres and cinemas - less that a 5 minute walk from Glasgow Central Station and the Kings Theatre. The restaurant has full disabled access and baby change facilities. The food is made using the freshest ingredients and can be catered to individual needs whenever possible. The menu has a wide selection of pasta, pizza, chicken, veal and steak dishes. There are always daily specials including a freshly prepared fish dish. Gluten free pasta is available on request. Viva is the perfect location for romantic nights outs, casual dining, special birthday parties, graduations and other special occasions. The restaurant has a traditional look with warm terracotta colours, dark wood, high ceilings and candle-lit tables. Viva has private dining for up to 80. Individual set menus are available to cater for most budgets for these types of functions.
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