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Viva Ristorante

77 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6TS, Scotland
+44 141 243 2162
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (83 reviews)
“fusilli” (8 reviews)
“pollo” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
77 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6TS, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for a business dinner with couple of colleagues while visiting Glasgow. Good Italian restaurant, not the best I've been to :) but the only Italian one I visited in Glasgow. I had bruschetta and pasta with king prawns. My colleagues had pizza, chicken...More

Thank LAtrotamundo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to Viva, and visited yesterday for the first time with our 6 month old daughter. The food and service was fantastic as always, and our daughter thought it was worthy of 5 stars!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a meal using an itison voucher. Food and service was excellent. It's 3rd time we've been here and have been impressed each time. I would definitely recommend viva restaurant

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reviewed Viva 2 years ago as I regularly eat here and have always been delighted with the service and food. I was last here on Sunday as a group of 8. The service was fast and friendly, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals -...More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We like Viva. It has been a while however we went back on a 5pm deal - 2 pasta or pizza dishes for £10. Amazing value. We both opted for the Fusilli Paesane - fusilli pasta with chicken, italian sausage and bacon in a chilli,...More

Thank GlasGal549
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Viva for a meal before going to a function. We were there at 5pm and by 5.30 it was nearly full on a really wet midweek night in Glasgow. The food and staff were excellent and we'll definitely be back. Good atmosphere gave the...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met another couple here before heading to King Tuts for a bite to eat. Nicely airy feel to the restaurant. Ordered our food and drinks and everything was going well until the waitress brought out the starters and whilst placing them on the table proceeded...More

Thank Alanf04
VivaRistorante, Owner at Viva Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I was really upset to read your review. My waiting team are superheroes and work extremely hard to provide very high levels of customer service. However, on occasions mistakes happen but we always endeavour to rectify the situation as best we can. Your waitress on...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I made reservations on line which was easy to do. The restaurant was busy with locals, which is always a good sign. I was still dressed for a day of touring but I should have changed clothes for something more stylish. But the waiter made...More

Thank DollyNcUsa
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited with 7 other family and friends for Father's Day treat. Was really impressed with the service, restaurant look and feel, menu choice and the quality of the food. Good, standard Italian fare at a reasonable price. Will be back.

Thank KDA50
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

I eat here quite regularly with friends and family. I had lunch c12.30pm mid-week. The restaurant wasn't overly busy. The service was prompt and good. The menu was the standard one -no lunch time deals or specials (at least nothing offered to us) which I...More

Thank BigMerk
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Alan W
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Response from Kathleen Y | Reviewed this property |
Menus are always on website!!
May 14, 2015|
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Response from Barbara R | Reviewed this property |
I haven't personally booked a cocktail class here but I have a friend who did and said it was very good. Hope you enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6TS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 243 2162
  • E-mail
Viva Ristorante is an Italian restaurant in the heart of the city centre of Glasgow. The location is close to Glasgow city centre theatres and cinemas - less that a 5 minute walk from Glasgow Central Station and the Kings Theatre. The restaurant has full disabled access and baby change facilities. The food is made using the freshest ingredients and can be catered to individual needs whenever possible. The menu has a wide selection of pasta, pizza, chicken, veal and steak dishes. There are always daily specials including a freshly prepared fish dish. Gluten free pasta is available on request. Viva is the perfect location for romantic nights outs, casual dining, special birthday parties, graduations and other special occasions. The restaurant has a traditional look with warm terracotta colours, dark wood, high ceilings and candle-lit tables. Viva has private dining for up to 80. Individual set menus are available to cater for most budgets for these types of functions.
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