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La Vita

#119 of 1,844 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
City Centre
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161 Queen Street | George Square, Glasgow G1 3BJ, Scotland
0141 248 3533
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having been to this restaurant before as a party of 8 for a special occasion I was very impressed. However on this occasion there were just two of us and we had the most ignorant and arrogant waiter possible. From getting our order wrong with food and drinks we accepted what we got as he started to argue with us... More 

Thank suke93
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit, booking needed, as very busy place, excellent food, staff, price, good atmosphere, would defo recommend, and defo be back, every time we're in Glasgow we book a table, delicious 👏

Thank nahcub63
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second visit and I was not disappointed... Food is lovely and value for money ... However I feel that the drinks are over priced. We had one spirit with a splash which cost £7 each....more than half the price of the meal!

Thank Mari S
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only had coffees here but they were excellent coffees and the food we saw being served looked lovely. Nice clean, attractive restaurant just off George Square. Lovely friendly staff. This was a flying visit to Glasgow but on our return we will be dining here.

Thank TarkanFan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At hotel nearby, decided to not have breakfast in hotel. Lovely wee true Italian , eggs florentine , eggs benedict, filled paninis, garlic toast , ham eggs and honey to traditional full Scottish £7.95 including tea and toast , great central location near train station. 2 course lunch also great value

Thank mairi_ok
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only authentically Italian element to this caf is a disrespect for the locals. Not Italian cuisine, but a certain attitude that says stay away. Shame, for such a good location.

1 Thank GeorgeLondonDad
United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Restaurant is beside George Square in Glasgow! We luckily chose it for breakfast yesterday ! Really spotless - helpful waiter - great breakfast menu (the French toast "Italian style" was yummy!) Not expensive either! Enjoy!

Thank poshbirdontour
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am utterly mesmerised by the raving reviews about La Vita’s breakfasts as this turned out to be the worst place I have ever been to. I took my parents for a quick breakfast however, left with a sick feeling in our stomachs. We haven’t ordered anything complicated but a simple “eggs benedict”, “eggs royale” and “mini breakfast & orange... More 

Thank Globe27trotter
Mario A, Owner at La Vita, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your review. However, I am very confused with this. Eggs royale is one of our biggest sellers and all other guests that morning you were in completely finished theirs and highly enjoyed it. Also, you can see from our other impeccable reviews that our food is of the highest quality. We thank all loyal customers for their... More 

Brechin, Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here last Tuesday evening on a family birthday trip to Glasgow and experienced a wonderful meal. I'm advised my a family member that the pizza is a ten and the best ever eaten. Everything looked and tasted lovely as did other dishes we ogled at on the way past en route to other tables. Our server was... More 

Thank Wendy D
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after a hop on/hop off bus tour of Glasgow. 4 of us in total, 2 had pizza and 2 of us ate pasta. All meals were hot, very tasty and service was quick and efficient and always attentive to our needs. I was not expecting the level of quality and service from what I assumed would be a... More 

Thank mclaymannn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Queen Street | George Square, Glasgow G1 3BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: 0141 248 3533

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?