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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%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (64 reviews)
“minestrone” (22 reviews)
“garlic bread” (27 reviews)
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

First time here for Lunch today and my taste buds were given a treat, the food was superb very tasty and the staff were very friendly and informative, very relaxed atmosphere, will be back.

Thank HitsvilleUK
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best Italian restaurant I have been to including the ones I visited when in verona. The atmosphere is perfect and the food is delicious. Will definitely be back.

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Thank michaeljohnmccallum
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We picked this restaurant initially due to its convenience to Central Station. Then we read the reviews and were very pleasantly surprised about the food and service standards. We were a party of eight and knew we would certainly be circumspect in validating the reviews....More

Thank Celt1314
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Greeted by Italian staff fed lovely Italian food. Ravioli was delicious. Quaint authentic restaurant.

Thank Thorn666
Reviewed 5 days ago

Would absolutely recommend this restaurant. My husband and I had dinner here on Saturday for about the third time now and they did not disappoint....we both thoroughly enjoyed our meal and will definitely return in the future. I have also recommended La Lanterna to friends....More

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Thank pablos19
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have visited here a few times over the last few years. The food overall is lovely, the wine list is extensive and overall a romantic, family run gem. However, I've been really disappointed with the seafood linguine; perhaps they're trying to save money but the...More

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Thank ruthjohnson789
Reviewed 6 days ago

lovely authentic italian restaurant. Went for lunch and the food was good (though my husband was not too impressed with the veal). Service was good but not very personal. Cost of drinks were very expensive and a little pricey. Nice meal but not sure I...More

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Thank lynn054
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place looked great and the service was second to none. Only thing was there seemed to be a reduced menu that was never mentioned while booking, although the food was still good

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Thank LaurieValentin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic family atmosphere, delicious food, nice and polite service.This was our first visit to this restaurant. We are pleasantly surprised. We will come back here again. :)

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Thank malami78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great lunch here with my parents. I’m gluten free (coeliac) and vegetarian and although there were no gluten free options mentioned on the menu, the staff were very helpful and friendly and were knowledgable about gluten free food. They were able to do...More

Thank SWest2016
C35HRIS, Owner at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your meal, and that we could satisfactorily provide a good selection of dishes to meet your dietary requirements. We hope you enjoyed our gluten-free pasta especially. Apologies that this was not clear on the menu - we...More

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John Walker L
14 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
26 April 2017|
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Response from hilderinc | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no loyalty scheme available
26 April 2017|
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Response from Riemert | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Check their website.
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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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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