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La Lanterna

35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
+44 141 221 9160
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

When I booked for 13th December I asked if the regular lunch menu would be available as I wanted to order the baked aubergine with parmesan. I was advised that it would be, however on arrival we were informed that only the Christmas menu was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Liz I
Reviewed yesterday

Myself and my friend were walk in customers no pre booking at a busy time, however the staff were very friendly and efficient with only a very short wait they cleared and reset a table for us, the staff were very attentative and cheerful, unfortunately...More

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Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First visit to the restaurant it was a birthday celebration, was very happy , food beautiful I had seafood linguine amazing, service was excellent considering it was really busy, no empty tables couldn't fault it at all, they even brought me a birthday dessert wirh...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Morag C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nice restaurant. Our first experience here was in the summer and it was very good so we booked a table for two during a return visit to Glasgow in November. The food and service were both good but the table(s) we were...More

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DMui1957
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a family get together meal here to celebrate my Birthday. I had been previously as had others in the party so had high expectations. We were not disappointed. Good staff, very good food and a nice atmosphere. Very busy but plenty of waiters were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect for a nice little meal as a couple. Food is brilliant and the service couldn’t have been better.

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Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

4 retired guys out for Christmas lunch. Great food friendly service. Will be back before next Christmas. One of the best Italian restaurants in Glasgow.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TroonScotland
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the minute we arrived we were treated like we were very special customers, come friends. Staff were very attentive and we were attended to promptly. I felt very much at home and relaxed. Not many restaurants can make you feel so welcome. La Laterna...More

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Date of visit: December 2018
Thank D N
Reviewed 5 days ago

The wingmen were out in force on this one for a pre-christmas meal. On approach to the restaurant you would never know what lies beneath. Climb down the stairs and you find a real gem. We were seated in a spacious central section of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank totalwingman
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a Christmas night out here as we had enjoyed the food on previous occasions., the staff hovered around removing glasses and leaving us feeling that we were not eating quickly enough.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gailic
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July 23, 2018|
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Response from Alastair N | Reviewed this property |
I remember going downstairs into a basement. You'd have to ask them if there is another way in for wheelchairs. You certainly couldn't get in the way I went.
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Bigles63 | Reviewed this property |
Very much so! ❤ x
John Walker L
February 13, 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
I would expect they should be able to cater for you albeit it may not be on 1 joined table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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: +44 141 221 9160
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Winner of Best Restaurant and Best Team at the 2015 Italian Awards, La Lanterna has been serving customers Glasgow's finest Italian food experience for over 45 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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