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La Lanterna

#31 of 1,903 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Centre
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35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
+44 141 221 9160
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Picked this restaurant for it's central location to catch up with some friends that we hadn't seen for ages. Good service upon arrival and throughout meal. I had Involtini di Salmone (smoked salmon and prawns) for starter and Risotto Mari e Monti for my main (starter portion size). I throughly enjoyed both, very tasty. My companions also greatly enjoyed their... More 

Thank myw17
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited here with my daughter's whilst out Xmas shopping, it was a busy Thursday afternoon, and the restaurant was busy, we had not booked a table and was worried that we wouldn't get a table. This was not a problem, we were seated within 5 minutes and the service was fantastic. The food was superb, the steak was cooked... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner for four on a very busy evening. We received a very nice greeting from the staff who were friendly and efficient throughout. I went for the salsiccia and bean starter which was really flavoursome and, for a starter, was a good sized portion. For main I went for the halibut topped with lobster tail with mashed potato and scampi... More 

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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to treat ourselves on Christmas Eve to another great meal in La Lanterna. I ate from set Christmas menu and OH choose from a la carte, his steak was perfectly cooked but he felt portion was v small for money and only served with few chips. Also disappointed in position of our table stuck in back corner behind a... More 

Thank hippy17
Stewarton, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was good but a wee bit disappointed with the service this time,after we'd finished our main course we were more or less ignored by waiting staff.Had to hang about then try to catch someone's attention for our coats.Overall not friendly staff,got the impression they had a few regular customers in who got all the attention.

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Thank diane_j_crow
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for our anniversary dinner and absolutely loved it. The setting was traditional and cosy, the service fantastic and most of all the food was beautifully presented and of exceptional standard. Going back again very soon.

Thank TeaCup78
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

went to the La Lanterna with some christmas vouchers we got for xmas,the food was amazing everything we had was just lovely hot just made will definitely go back staff were very friendly and attentive thanks.

Thank sandraspeirs49
Colchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved La Lanterna. We went for an early evening supper before the theatre. One of us had the pre theatre menu, which was excellent, a good choice of three courses with generous portions, while the other two of us had pasta. My linguine with lobster and prawns was memorable - fabulously tasty and just what I wanted. The wine... More 

Thank redcardie
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé & I dined at La Lanterna to celebrate our engagement anniversary. I was slightly worried as it was New Year's Eve & I wondered if the food and service would still be the same as every other day. I shouldn't have worried at all, the staff were so attentive and nothing was too much trouble, even though they... More 

Thank GemmaStew
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Italian restaurant, good service with plenty of choice, always busy and the food is excellent. It was a new find for us but will be one of our regulars from now on.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?