We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Lanterna

) #30 of 1,949 Restaurants in Glasgow ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Mediterranean, European
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
+44 141 221 9160
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (52 reviews)
“minestrone” (20 reviews)
“garlic bread” (24 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,642)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 1,602 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Decided to try it for dinner and enjoyed the service, experience, ambiance and the food. The place is located below street level but is very lit up and cheery for a basement venue. The staff has many Italianos which adds to the authenticity. I enjoyed...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I dined here to celebrate 38 years of marriage. The food was lovely as were the staff. Unfortunately the 3 people across from us were so loud it was unbelievable. It was obvious they were regulars and they wanted the whole restaurant...More

Thank TeamleaderScotland
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying near central station and had an early start in he morning so needed an early supper. My partner wanted an Italian meal as we have enjoyed Italian food in Glasgow. How lucky were we to just walk round the corner and find...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank kathq143
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, La Laterna excelled. I visited with my family on Saturday 15 July, and cannot recommend this lovely Italian restaurant highly enough. The staff go over and above their call of duty to ensure that everything is to your satisfaction. The food served that...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank P5470YEjeanp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed lunch here with my son last week. Well organised, proper Italian food served, pleasant waiting staff, reasonable price. Will intend to go again soon.

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned a day trip to Glasgow and used TripAdvisor to research lunch options, as we are not familiar with the city. Based on the reviews there, we chose to book at La Lanterna. The whole experience was 100% enjoyable. Online booking was straightforward,...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Fastdriver1
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to this restaurant was recommended to come here. Was impressed and will certainly be back.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The title says it all really - me and my fiancé really enjoyed the place :) The food was amazing and the place in general is just really nice.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Jan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a romantic setting , very classy very Italian. We started out with some cheese and wine , then we had a half portion of their famous ravioli which PERFECT! The ravioli was crisp and the stuffing was fresh and the white sauce...More

Thank bambeena
Reviewed 1 week ago

As always we were delighted by the courtesy and professional services that we received. Dinner,and,the house wine was great.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank alive23
Nearby Restaurants
Tempus Bar & Restaurant at Grand Central Hotel
1,018 reviews
.07 km away
Bombay Blues
564 reviews
.02 km away
Champagne Central
572 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Buchanan Street
3,782 reviews
.28 km away
The Lighthouse
685 reviews
.23 km away
The Arches
85 reviews
.08 km away
Egyptian Halls
7 reviews
.14 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from hilderinc | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no loyalty scheme available
26 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Riemert | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Check their website.
Sam O
9 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from feetfirst | Reviewed this property |
No they don't. But don't go in your pyjamas 😀. The clientele tend to be 45 & up.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 9160
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing