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La Lanterna

35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland (Anderston)
0141 221 9160
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Ranked #56 of 1,763 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Anderston
Description: Winner of The Glasgow Restaurant Association's Best Italian Restaurant category in 2012 and The Official Scottish Entertainment Guide Awards' Best Italian category in 2013, La Lanterna has been serving customers Glasgow's finest Italian food experience for over 40 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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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Another lovely meal in la Lanterna , ravioli , then monk fish and ice cream to finish superb. Ok it's noisy it's cramped , but the food is fab. I would go again anytime .

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I booked a table here for my wife and I after reading about the accolades this restaurant has won over the past few years and opted for the winter deal which includes a glass of Prosecco upon arrival, three courses with a bottle of wine and coffee, all for £55. The restaurant itself is downstairs below Hope Street and feels... More

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Very good food from the restaurant which won awards in 2013 for Italian food. A bit posh - no pizza for example - but not pretentious with it. Expect to spend about £25-£30 per head.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

My wife and I came to La Lanterna for a birthday meal at the weekend and couldnt be happier with the food and the service we received. we were a little early for our reservation time but we were still seated and greeted with a glass of prosecco. the menu has a lot of different option to choose from including... More

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Winter Park, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Our hotel recommended this place. It was just around the corner from Central Station. I had the pre-theatre 2 course dinner deal with calamari and spaghetti carbonara. Heaven!

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Felt compelled to write a short review as I have now lost count how many times I have eaten here on Business with clients. My favourite restaurant I'm Glasgow without question. Always excellent quality food, perfectly cooked, interesting specials, nice ambiance and a good wine selection. I can't say it's inexpensive but you can eat well for not too much.... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Visited with my family for my sister's 20th birthday and can honestly say this was the nicest Italian experience I've had in Glasgow. Food was spectacular, beautifully presented and incredible taste. Whilst it was quite expensive we weren't overly bothered by the price as the food was so good it felt worth it. The staff were attentive and helpful and... More

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Trondheim
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

An extremely good experience! The best pasta I've had since a specific black pasta dish I ate in Milano Mestre in May 2001! I tried the “Spaghetti all`Arragosta con Gamberoni” - Spaghetti with lobster tail, king prawns, cream, white wine & garlic, mmmm… . My colleagues had different courses and their food also looked delicious, and they were all pleased.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great staff, food and very tasty - thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Left my coat behind and they kept safe. Good customer reactions by phone and in person

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Dundee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food was good, atmosphere lively, service v,good. 10of us and the staff handled us well , we were the last to leave at midnight !! Time just flew by.

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