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“OK food, lax management”
Review of La Vita Spuntini

La Vita Spuntini
Ranked #111 of 2,522 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: West End
Reviewed April 17, 2014

Lunched here for the second time. Liked it very much the first time, six months ago. This time, food and service were OK, but what stood out was the procession of dodgy looking characters off the street who hang around in the doorway, and nip in and out of the restaurant, chatting with the serving staff! One of them was in and out of the door or blethering at the hatch in the entrance vestibule the whole time I was there. Then a couple of too-skinny, peel-wally dudes with tats started loitering in the entrance vestibule. The "manager" went out to them, I thought to see them off the premises, but no, he had a good chat and laugh with them for another 15 minutes! Lax management very much in evidence here, someone who knows how to run a restaurant needs to take charge. No-one likes to see their servers socialising with the cast of Breaking Bad while they are having their meal. Oh and lose the tatty teddy bears, don't put straws in adult's drinks, and don't give adults those awful kids chew sweets with the bill!

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Thank Paul H
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

Everything was great about this restaurant ... fantastic service, friendly staff and amazing food. Will definitely be back :-)

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Thank LittleBirdsMarket
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

Not having been to the restaurant for a while we visited it on Saturday night. The place with just as I remembered it, super food and fab atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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Thank CatherineCat
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

Taken here by son and daughter and husband for Mothers Day.
The restaurant had balloons and Mother's Day balloons on the tables. A great start.
Service was fast and efficient. We chose from the Mothers Day menu 2 course for £14.95 and 3 courses for £18.95. A good selection on the menus. Two chose La vita Combo and 2 the black pudding with fried egg on crostini. Superb. For starters
Then 3 chose Italian stew ( diced chicken peppers, potatoes and onion in a spicy sauce, again lovely. The remaining one took the risotto with prawns and mussels. Excellent.
3 chose desserts and a coffee. The waitress was excellent chatty and always smiling. Even to the point of telling us about her hair disaster!!!!.
Definitely worth a visit, nothing was too much trouble, good atmosphere. Will definitely be back for further visits

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Thank holidaycritic
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Reviewed March 29, 2014

Went at lunchtime and it was quite busy. Had pizza which was very nice and good value. Would go again for the same at lunchtime. Not sure about dinner.

Thank AMCUK
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