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La Vita

#124 of 1,915 Restaurants in Glasgow
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161 Queen Street | George Square, Glasgow G1 3BJ, Scotland
+44 141 248 3533
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07:30 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 23:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked for 7:45pm waited in the vestibule till 8:10pm. Ordered rib-eye steak medium/rare with peppercorn sauce (well marbled on the menu), chips & roast veg. Arrived well done at 9:11pm, 7mm thick with zero marbling like a slice of meat from Tesco with chips (frozen McCain chips would been better) & potatos in a tomato sauce I didn't order, a... More 

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Thank GlasgowDinning
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a lovely early dinner here. The macaroni was the best I have tasted. The only let down is price of rinks and and so seating quite crushed but food lovely would go again.

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Thank Sarahmh15
Livingston, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have visited her a few times now. I normally have a started main course and a wine and it's average cost is about £23, The food has always been fantastic and the service is very good. Despite always being busy you don't have to wait long for your food. The only downside I think is the portions are huge... More 

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Thank Karlyn B
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn't a criticism of the place: they were very helpful in giving us a spot on a busy Saturday lunchtime! However, we were slightly unlucky without our main waiting staff, who it seemed perhaps had had a bad day. The food, however, was very filling and did the job having just come out of the station on a wet... More 

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Thank James E
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit for quality Italian food. Book to ensure that you can get a seat. Does excellent lunch menu as well as having a full a la carte menu. Only down side is it can get a bit cramped.

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Thank Alan R
GLASGOW
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bustling restaurant, friendly staff and good food. Wine was reasonably priced. We ate downstairs and it was a bit cramped but otherwise a lovely experience.

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Thank valerieg961
scotland uk
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to la vita on Saturday lunch time just before me and my mum went to the theatre as always great meal and brilliant staff who all know there stuff we had a 5pm deal this time round which was a set 3 course meal and a glass of procecco for 15. 95 each great value and lots of choices... More 

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Thank angiebScotlandUk
Bellshill, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants I have ever ate at. We booked our table and we're tended to as soon as we walked in the door. Waiters were so lovely and happy to serve you, place was overflowing with people. It's nice to see such a busy place with an amazing view. Overall, would definitely recommend!!

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Thank enjoy-your-trip7
Whitburn, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was at La Vita a few months back after this restaurant was recommended by a friend. We tried to book previously on a saturday afternoon however it was always full however this time we managed to get a space and i was worth the wait. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and could not be more helpful or attentive.... More 

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Thank David G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for morning coffee and cake when a friend came through from North Berwick for a shopping day with me in Gladgow. Once again terrible, surly, rude, miserable service. My partner had taken me here a few months ago for breakfast, we were so astonished at the total lack of service that day that we didn't stay. I believe... More 

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Thank Tr46lz
MarcoArcari, Owner at La Vita, responded to this review

Hi I'm so sorry you have had a bad experience and if you don't mind please email on marco@mario-sons.com or call the restraunt direct on 01412483533 and ask for my self marco Regards Marco More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$59
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Queen Street | George Square, Glasgow G1 3BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 248 3533

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?