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La Lanterna

#62 of 1,868 Restaurants in Glasgow
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35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
0141 221 9160
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Winner of The Glasgow Restaurant Association's Best Italian Restaurant...
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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    Very good
  • 54
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food at its best

Every time we dine at La Lanterna it's like a new experience staff & service faultless food spot on.

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5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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DUMBARTON
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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DUMBARTON
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Every time we dine at La Lanterna it's like a new experience staff & service faultless food spot on.

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We went on a Saturday. They do a Saturday menu with not as much choice as other nights but the food was excellent and we had no trouble choosing. It was really bust but the service was still OK.

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scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We have been here on various visits & found the food & atmosphere to be very good. Unfortunately there has been a change to the decor which has removed some of the old wordly atmosphere. We had booked it as a special lunch for our American cousins visiting Scotland. It was to be one of the highlights of the visit... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great food, atmosphere & great service! The fish soup is a firm favourite of mine! But every dish is delicious!

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We booked for 4 at 5.30 for pre theatre. The menu is good and well priced at £13.95. If you book on line, coffee is included. The "cheaper" wine list is in with the menu. If you don't want an £18.95 plus bottle, avoid the wine list. You will be asked if you want olives, garlic bread etc , theses... More 

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We took two of our Canadian friends to this wonderful restaurant last night and we were not disappointed. This place is a favourite of so many people in the vicinity of the Glasgow area. Traditional Italian food at its best and the restaurant was very busy, great business for a Wednesday night.

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C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this review

Big thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review, and for bringing your friends from across the pond to visit too! Happy to hear you all loved our authentic Italian food. See you again soon we hope. La Lanterna More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cannot recommend this restaurant enough. We had read the reviews on here when planning a shopping trip to Glasgow. We were very glad we had pre booked as even on a miserable Tuesday night it was very busy - a good sign. The menu is extensive and would suit a wide range of tastes and budgets. Highlights were the tuna... More 

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C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this review

Wow, thank-you very much for the great recommendation! Glad we could brighten up a typically dreary Glasgow Tuesday for you. Hope to see you again soon, perhaos you can sample some other dishes from our menus next time! Many thanks, La Lanterna More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I found this restaurant compact to the point that you felt part of others conversations. The food was excellent how ever i found it limited due to most dishes contained cheese, however I have to say the Tiramisu was heavenly and that in its self is worth the visit. the staff were friendly and very attentive.

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C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this review

Hi John, Really appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. Sorry to hear you felt a little cramped. We do have more spacious booths in the front area of the restaurant which may be more suitable. Please do also feel free to enquire about any dishes containing cheese on the menu as we can adapt certain dishes... More 

lanarkshire
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

food excellent,staff attentive,new décor nice and modern,given good sized table,(don't like to be cramped when im eating!!!) pleasant ambience, looking forward to returning.

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Falkirk
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a great meal here on Saturday night, the food was just fabulous, service great and staff friendly and welcoming!

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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>  > City Centre
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: Italian, Mediterranean, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: 0141 221 9160

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business, Large groups, Romantic

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.
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

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