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83 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EE , Scotland (Cowgate)
+44 131 226 3090
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Ranked #252 of 1,867 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Cowgate
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to Edinburgh and we were looking for somewhere a little different to eat. The place was really busy, but the staff were working really hard to turn tables quickly so people weren't disappointed. I had pizza and hubby had pasta. Both dishes were well presented and were tasty. As well as a good selection of... More

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We went here before the rugby a few weekends ago and it was amazing! Food was incredible (highly recommend the lobster ravioli - although was a special). Staff were great and service was quick. Reasonably priced and close to Waverely station. Will definitely go again if in the area.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Saturday Lunch and this restaurant advertise 3 courses for £5.95 and we thought good deal surely no one can ruin pasta or pizza. So we thought we would give it a try....empty tables yet we were asked to wait 10mins...not a good start? Whilst waiting a group came in and asked for a table for 7 people [I overheard them... More

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Longniddry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Lovely food at reasonable prices ..despite the restaurant being very busy Luca and his colleagues provided great service with warmth and humour.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Small family run restaurant. Attentive staff and great food. Can thoroughly recommend the lobster ravioli from the specials board! Will return

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Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

First meal out without kids for years and were treated to fantastic food and wonderful staff which created a fun and enjoyable experience. The food was first class and very reasonably priced. thw staff were very attentive and even had time at the end to help with tourist infomation! I would highly recommend this restaurant!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A bit disappointing ! The waiters were very attentive food was delivered quickly and was hot but unfortunately just average, the steak was full of gristle and tough and the pasta was very aldente but was tasty enough. The up side to this place is the staff were great ! I got a replacement meal with no quibble or hesitation... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Have visited La Lanterna twice in the past year or so (would be more if I frequented Edinburgh more!), and twice have been unable to fault the food, and - for the most part - the service. If you happen to be passing between 12pm and 3pm, you can take advantage of their 3-course lunch for £5.95 a head. Both... More

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ayrshire scotland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Sorry guys food was a big disappointment, not a patch on the Glasgow La Lanterna. They did however give us our coffee and liquors free when they realised we hadn't ate much of the food.

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went here for a pre theatre meal with the family on spec can we have a table yes of course. The six of us were treated to an excellent meal In a small intimate resto. Our food was well prepared and the portions were more than ample. The service was simply excellent and the wines were equally good. As a... More

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Additional Information about La Lanterna

Address: 83 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EE , Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 226 3090
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Cowgate
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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