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La Lanterna

11 St. Alkmonds Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1UH, England
+44 1743 233552
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (49 reviews)
“lambs liver” (5 reviews)
“side salad” (10 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 St. Alkmonds Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1UH, England
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

The restaurant is in an old Church vestery, up a small alleyway in the heart of Shrewsbury it takes a little finding and when you do find it expect to be underwhelmed. But the food and service is amazing and if you like authentic Italian...More

Thank stevev0
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Bit of a little quirky place, like eating in your lounge or something... was different, very small but nice and cosy! There were 8 of us which they seemed to deal with really well, didn't have any issues with orders or drinks! They were very...More

Thank oliver g
Reviewed February 7, 2017

When with my partner to La Lanterna on the 7th of Febuary for lunch. Very pleasantly greeted with a warm welcome. Quite busy which surprised us both being a rather cold wet Febuary afternoon. We went for the set menu which was an absolute bargain...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Saw the sign for this place and went to investigate it. The smells coming from the kitchen as we approached were mouth watering. Not exactly what we were expecting. As we had a long drive ahead we decided to give it a try, and oh...More

Thank lastrolo45
Reviewed February 3, 2017

We saw their sign as we walked into Shrewsbury and decided to treat ourselves to lunch. It was an excellent idea, we booked a table for two and went shopping. We returned at 12:30pm and opted for a starter of cheesy aubergine and the days...More

Thank Maurice J
Reviewed January 26, 2017

We'd been told there was a good Italian in this area, but we weren't sure as from the outside it looks less than inviting, a brick built add on to St Julians church. The inviting aromas lured us in for a midweek lunch, down a...More

Thank 2010sue
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Stayed near Shrewsbury with friends & managed to get the last table in this lovely quirky Italian restaurant & what a delight! Lovely freshly cooked food, good atmosphere & efficient service. It was so good we came again within a month with our daughters &...More

Thank DavidXB
Reviewed January 24, 2017

A huge thank you to all of the fantastic friendly staff at La Lanterna! You accommodated our 4-6 year old class so well for our Around the World topic. Excellent food, brilliant service and best of all, child friendly. An experience the children from our...More

Thank nlmccarthy
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Yes its quirky, yes its small, yes it takes some finding. However we see all these as positives. The food is excellent, possibly the finest pasta dishes we have ever eaten, including those in Italy. The service is perfectly attentive, the house white wine so...More

1  Thank JimandVee
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Went to La Lanterna with my family last weekend for the first time. I've lived in Shrewsbury all my life but hadn't heard of this place before, it was based on a recommendation from someone at work. The restaurant is really authentic and this service...More

Thank easytiger01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 St. Alkmonds Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 233552
  • E-mail
La Lanterna is a small Italian Restaurant situated in Shrewsbury Town centre, in THE OLD VESTRY at the back of St. Julian's Church. It is a very busy restaurant , especially in the evenings and week-ends, so we recommend that you reserve your table in advance.
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