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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 2 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 3 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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Reviewed 4 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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Thank david_frew39
Reviewed 1 week ago

The general atmosphere and surroundings were both very welcoming and warm.We were shown to our table quickly and made to feel at home. The food was entirely delicious and the service and attention given by staff exemplary. In all a very pleasurable experience.

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Thank alanmX3656FT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find! Recommended by a friend and lived up to all expectations. A truly wonderful meal from the pasta and antipasti starter to the steak main course and well described, well stocked wine menu. The service was attentive without being intrusive and the setting...More

Thank Dwarrf
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fantastic and our waiter was lovely, overall the meal was fab! Definitely try the spaghetti with lobster and king prawns!

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Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We regularly dine here when we stay in Glasgow. The food is excellent and the staff are always very friendly.

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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