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A Little Taste of Italy Ristorante Teatro

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61 Elmbank Street, Across the King's Theatre | City Centre, Glasgow G2 4PQ, Scotland
+44 141 332 3565
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: One of Glasgow's oldest and best kept Italian secrets since 1978 with...
One of Glasgow's oldest and best kept Italian secrets since 1978 with brand new decor, fresh & and locally sourced Italian menus with a Scottish twist. A Little Taste of Italy - Ristorante Teatro, is an authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of city centre, Across from The King's Theatre for affordable Italian pre-theatre dining with background Italian live music. Open 7 Days from Midday to Midnight. Affordable Lunch - Matinee from £6.95 Popular Pre Theatre & Romantic Dinner from £9.95 3 Course Pre Teatro Menu & Champagne Cocktail £17.95
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  • 33
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 39
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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This is a decent place we went for the pre theatre option for £12 including a glass of prosecco. On face value this sounds like a good deal but there are quite a few dishes which have a supplement charge and all side dishes are extra. In addition the kids menu is 9.99 for 2 courses, this does... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Martin H
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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Just came upon it whilst walking round Glasgow at lunch time today 17th April. What a jewel. Wonderful food reasonable priced.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I work for around the corner from Teatro and have been twice for lunch. The food has always been faultless. The first time we went as a group of 5 and the second time we had a group of 8. In both instances we had our starter and main course served and finished within 45 minutes. The first time I... More 

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Old Kilpatrick, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Decided on a nice wee Italian, looked nice from the outside.. Its cramped, barley enough space to move especially if you are stuck sitting at the side of the table ( which is how they have some of their tables for 2 set).. Food was bland, ordered Carbonara (not exactly hard to make or flavour) not a taste off it,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Tried this restaurant for the first time and was not disappointed. The pre theatre menu is good value with a wide choice within the courses. The service and ambience were excellent and as it only seat 40 - 50 the atmosphere is intimate and friendly. Got a discount card from our waiter and would recommend and return.

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Went on the spur of the moment with my daughter (the gig we were planning on going to was cancelled). It was pretty late and the place was empty, wasn't sure if they would even serve us. Couldn't have been more wrong, we were welcomed with open arms. The restaurant was impeccable, lovely fresh linen tablecloths and napkins. It has... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Went for pre theatre - good selection and good food - however all side dishes are extra charge. Also two course pre theatre does not include main and dessert - either starter and main or starter and dessert! Too many tables for small restaurant - obviously maximizing Kings theatre location -ended up at table right outside gents toilets and getting... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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49 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Had a pre theatre dinner here before the theatre. There was a good choice on the menu and we settled for the calamari, it was lovely. For mains I had the meatballs and my daughter had the carbonara. Both mains were beautiful and filling. I had a large glass of rose which was well chilled and delicious. The service was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a decent place we went for the pre theatre option for £12 including a glass of prosecco. On face value this sounds like a good deal but there are quite a few dishes which have a supplement charge and all side dishes are extra. In addition the kids menu is 9.99 for 2 courses, this does not include... More 

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Troon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Me and the other half went here on Valentines night of this year. We booked through bookatable.com and got an excellent last minute deal: 2 courses and a bottle of prosecco/wine for £24.95pp. It is downstairs and I am sure there is disabled access but it would be best to ask (there might be a secret back door!!) Our reservation... More 

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Scotland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I ate here after work for a colleagues leaving night. The service was good and the staff were very attentive given how busy they were, it is a very small restaurant (cosy). The food was perfectly good, bit disappointed with my mixed grill I wasn't asked how I would like the steak cooked. The price was reasonable c£25 per head... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 Elmbank Street, Across the King's Theatre | City Centre, Glasgow G2 4PQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 332 3565

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta

Description

One of Glasgow's oldest and best kept Italian secrets since 1978 with brand new decor, fresh & and locally sourced Italian menus with a Scottish twist. A Little Taste of Italy - Ristorante Teatro, is an authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of city centre, Across from The King's Theatre for affordable Italian pre-theatre dining with background Italian live music. Open 7 Days from Midday to Midnight. Affordable Lunch - Matinee from £6.95 Popular Pre Theatre & Romantic Dinner from £9.95 3 Course Pre Teatro Menu & Champagne Cocktail £17.95
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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