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La Lanterna

35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland (Anderston)
0141 221 9160
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Ranked #52 of 1,748 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
Neighborhood: Anderston
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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
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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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Met with a friend for lunch in the centre of Glasgow for one of our regular lunches. We usually meet up at a different restaurant each time but keep coming back to La Lanterna. The menu offers a wide enough selection to meet any requirement and you find yourself choosing from several attractive options. We both ordered the same dishes... More

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Gourock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

As usual great Italian food, service and ambience. You always feels welcome and an individual in what is a very busy restaurant.

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Alloa, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Had a day out in Glasgow last week and booked in here for lunch, what a great decision. Lunch was simply superb. My wife ate from the TabledHote and I from the A la Carte, both were delicious. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the atmosphere was just perfect. A real Italian Gem in the heart of Glasgow. Highly... More

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Scotland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

It was difficult to choose what we wanted from the very interesting menu but we eventually decided and everything we ate was absolutely delicious. The bread was good, the starters excellent, the mains delicious and even the mixed salad we shared was really fresh and delicious. The staff were very efficient and friendly. Will definitely go back as it was... More

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London
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

For a Tuesday night this place was jumping with a mix of business, tourists and locals. Great Italian food at very reasonable prices. Try the seafood pasta, I am still trying to finish it .....................

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A friend bought us a £50 voucher for our silver anniversary so we booked by telephone the previous week for 7pm. It all started to go wrong when we arrived and they couldn't find our booking. They managed to squeeze us in to the cramped restaurant next to a very loud table of six. Despite the fact they were annoying... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Ate here on 17/10/14..Restaurant was packed too the rafters..A real buzz about the place..staff were friendly and attentive..wonderful menu..great selection of fish..however I went for "lucas" handmade ravioli from the specials menu to start with..filled with an Italian cheese and aubergine..fab..hubby had Bresola, rocket & parmesan..yum..Chateaubriand..oops bad spelling..for main.. absolutely splendid..doggy bag was needed..treat was a bottle of Nero d... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The Diddles were here last Saturday with the brother and sister-in-law. We received a warm welcome and were ushered to our table. The staff were friendly and helpful throughout or meal and the service was excellent despite the restaurant being busy. I was a little concerned that there wouldn't be a wide choice from the fixed menu however there were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went for dinner last evening after reading high reviews for this establishment. Unfortunately not a happy story. You almost know from the start when a dining experience starts going bad and seems to carry on that way right to the end. We were seated at a table for 2 amongst larger groups of six or more.... More

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Fife, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was our first visit, and we were delighted that we chose to eat here. Excellent Italian food in delightful authentic surroundings, served by welcoming and attentive staff. Special mention for the pennette alla barese and the zabaglione alla marsala, as well as the two free glasses of prosecco we were given for booking online. Prices were very reasonable, however... More

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Additional Information about La Lanterna

Address: 35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141 221 9160
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Anderston
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European, Italian, Mediterranean

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