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La Vita Spuntini

199 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TN, Scotland
+44 141 339 4222
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (123 reviews)
“pizza” (77 reviews)
“dough sticks” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
199 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TN, Scotland
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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Had the most amazing dinner here! The lasagne is the best by far that I have ever tried & the fries were oddly delicious as well with perfect seasoning! The surroundings set the scene and the staff were lovely! Was extremely busy but we turned...More

Thank travellingwithdana
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Completely spur of the moment decision to eat here and from the moment we arrived, we knew it was a good decision. Welcomed immediately by a very friendly man who showed us to our seat and took our drink order. Lovely wee seat right next...More

Thank Timothy6767
Reviewed August 26, 2016

First visit was a spontaneous decision and I've been back many times since. Attentive genuine service from friendly staff. The Italian tapas selection is delicious and well priced. Perfect spot for lunch, have been there both on a weekday and weekend and received prompt service...More

Thank lorna-hey
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great and attentive service from start to finish. The restaurant was busy due to it being a Saturday evening but the service didn't suffer. We ordered from the 5pm menu, and the food was fantastic. I would highly recommend the Drumstick Lolly cocktails. I will...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Grabbed a 5pm.co.uk deal and wow we were very happy we did. Choice of 3 dishes glass of prosecco or sangria and a sweet for £13.95. Food was awesome all 4 of us had variety of dishes ..very filling and all very tasty. Staff were...More

Thank Colette H
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Spur of the moment decision to drop in here on a busy Saturday night....were seated in a rather hot spot directly above their bucca do Leone oven, however, wet hadn't booked...so....the wine arrived and my husband tasted it...said it was fine and we sat back...More

3  Thank Alyson R
MarcoArcari, Manager at La Vita Spuntini, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2016

Hi Thanks for your review and I'm sorry you did not enjoy your visit to us after you accidentally spilled your own wine bye yourself and hope to see you one day at one off our other restraunts Regards

Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I visited La Vita Sputini to catch up with a friend. We were seated promtly by the very efficient staff and the Italian tapas selection was delicious I had the mushroom pasta, mussels and my new favourite arancini with napoli sauce. We finished with desserts...More

Thank Sian R
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Visited Spuntini last night for the first time. As soon as we walked in the front door, the vibrant atmosphere hit us. The lovely noise of lots of people talking to each other; socialising and enjoying delicious food, all at the same time. We had...More

Thank Jinty059
Reviewed August 13, 2016

We had a table for two upstairs and it was uncomfortably hot, eventually they put air conditioning on, shouldn't have to ask, spoiled it for me I'm afraid. Ordered some tapas, but not great, very average and in my opinion not very Italian either. Very...More

2  Thank kerr2401
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, good service, great ambience however how can they justify £3.15 for a soda & lime ? I visited this restaurant with friends and as we were all driving we ordered 3 soft drinks which came to almost £9!

1  Thank susiebeetle
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Response from itchyfeet2014 | Reviewed this property |
I think the answer is to ask the restaurant, not me!
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Response from MarcoArcari | Property representative |
Hi This is no problem just inform your server and they will do this for you Regards Marco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8TN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 141 339 4222
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