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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” (66 reviews)
“minestrone” (22 reviews)
“garlic bread” (28 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
12:00 - 14:30 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm still telling people about the meal I had here. Went for the crab ravioli (oooft, lovely), lasagne and an Irish coffee and was blown away by the quality of every part of the meal. Very reasonable prices and top notch service too, I will...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The warm welcome was a good start to an excellent couple of hours spent in La Lanterna. The service was first class, putting us at ease in this very pleasant and cosy restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious and the portions were most generous. We...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Myself and a friend went to this restaurant a while back and it was a very lovely find. Service was quick and staff were so polite and attentive, very excellent service! I had pasta with a pesto sauce and while it was very delicious I...More

Thank mwilliamson74
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second time visiting and it was just as good second time round. The food is delicious and it has a true Italian feel.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited La Lanterna last week during a 5 day City Break, on the recommendation of an ex pat Glaswegian who lives near us. On our first visit we were very impressed with every aspect of the restaurant, the food was superb, the staff attentive...More

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C35HRIS, Owner at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

All our thanks for your glowing review, it's very kind of you. And big thanks to your Glaswegian friend who recommended you to us! We're glad it lived up to the hype and we could welcome you to Glasgow with some wonderful ingredients (not once,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really cosy restaurant , nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was great ! Can't remember the price as it was last year but I will go back 😁

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 days ago

La Lanterna was recommended wow we were not disappointed - so impressed by the wonderful food we booked for the next day.

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C35HRIS, Owner at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Huge thanks for your generous review, we're delighted we managed to impress you so much you came back the very next day! Hope we have the pleasure again in the future, La Lanterna

Reviewed 5 days ago

Back to Glasgow and back to La Lanterna. Still a great place, great atmosphere (quieter on a post-Xmas weekday night than a pre-Xmas weekend!!), great food. The T-bone was immense and the consumer a very happy camper and my squid ink ravioli with seafood was...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Believe the reviews, the food is great. Had a rigatoni and was packed with flavour. Don’t be deceived the portion sizes, the food is rich and filling. Will definitely coming back

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pre theatre menu was good value. I got the bruschetta, cannelloni and a Nutella desert, all dishes were of small size and tasted..... nice!? The restaurant is in a central location and had a busy, happy atmosphere and the staff and service were of a...More

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John Walker L
13 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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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