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La Lanterna

#32 of 1,889 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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City Centre
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35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
+44 141 221 9160
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Aberdour, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Delicious food, magnificent wine and very attentive service. Judging by the number of 'friends' that were greeted at the entrance there is obviously a substantial regular clientele (which is a good sign). Advance booking is essential - we saw many people who had shown up on the off-chance being turned away.

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Thank ovm36
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a lovely meal at this restaurant. The service was excellent, and had a lovely atmosphere. There was a large group of us and they dealt with us smoothly and efficiently. Ideal for what we wanted as a group, but equally wouldn't hesitate to go as a couple. Highly recommended.

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Thank Jamie S
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One member of our group was Italian mad and had pre booked the restaurant for us for dinner. We were not at all disappointed as the service and food was excellent . There is a wide choice on the menu and an excellent wine list . We now all like Italian .

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Thank vmpet2
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food...fantastic choice of Italian dishes. Staff very smart and orderly, good choice of beer and wine.

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Thank John L
Clydebank, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly i would like to say thank you to the lovely waitering team and chefs for a brilliant experience. This restaurant blows every other Italian restaurant out of the water when it comes to a good quality night and experience, the restaurant is down stairs which i think it makes the atmosphere really cosy, the food was really good and... More 

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Thank DeanSCOT
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visiting for my husbands 40th. Very attentive staff, varied menu and the food didn't disappoint. The staff even put a sparkler in my husbands pudding for his birthday. I would most definitely come back.

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Thank Lozza2410
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It would not surprise me if there were more Italian restaurants in Glasgow than in some mid size towns in Italy, so when a Glasgow restaurant wins the Best Italian Restaurant in Scotland award several years in a row it must be pretty special. La Lanterna is. The menu is extensive, which could be a worry but isn't because everything... More 

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Thank justpassingthr0ugh66
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and wife have had some great meals here really nice authentic Italian food at a very reasonable price. Friendly staff and good service it is lunch we usually go for and have always been very satisfied 😎

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Thank Findofinbar11
Haslingden, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice meal here on Friday evening. Both the food and service were ok but probably not to the same exceptional standard of previous visits.

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Radlett, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hope St is a crowded place on a Friday night. Slightly scary to a non Glaswegian. Descending from the street to a well-lit, thank goodness, pleasant room, I was escorted to my table by the friendly manager. The menu, like many traditional restaurants was enormous but that didn't seem to affect the quality of my meal . So one should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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
Description
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?