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La Lanterna

35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
+44 141 221 9160
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (55 reviews)
“minestrone” (20 reviews)
“garlic bread” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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35 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was really, really top-notch !!!! I had the Caprini salad...goat cheese on a bed of roasted red peppers, then the spinach and mushroom crepes as the main.........my mouth is watering as I type !

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Thank jshaunty
Reviewed 2 days ago

3 of us went in off the street on a Saturday evening without a booking and nothing was problem. Seated straight away although restaurant was very busy and served very quickly by a friendly waiter for drinks and then a lovely waitress for food. The...More

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Thank Ju-Nor M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit La Lanterna west end and it was superb It has a chic light modern decor and a friendly atmosphere. The service was excellent I had the lunch menu which was excellent value and my husband al carte. Wine...More

Thank Lindseyfb67
C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much Lindsey for taking the time to write a review for our new West End restaurant. We should have the Trip Advisor channel set up ASAP! We couldn't be happier to hear how much you enjoyed your visit - huge thanks for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Was in rom at the start of the year and the food here was better that in Italy. If I could give more that 5 stars then I would

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Thank Brodie D
C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Molte grazie for your outstanding review - we're blown away by your kind comments citing our food as better than in Italy itself! And a 5 star plus review? We're more than honoured. Huge thanks once again, hope to see you soon, La Lanterna

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was not Hope street but the new one in Gt Western Road Glasgow. We had a good night with excellent food and service from Martina and her colleague. Well worth a visit.More

Thank john582015
C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Grazie mille John for taking the time to leave a review for our West End restaurant - officially our first Trip Advisor review for this restaurant! We hope to have the Trip Advisor channel for this restaurant up and running very soon indeed. We're absolutely...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

On arriving at our hotel near the station a fellow guest told us about this restaurant but didn't know whether it was still there. Off we set to Hope Street in the rain and had a warm welcome even though we hadn't booked, it was...More

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Thank KaggieDeuxSevres
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really wonderful dining experience in cosy ( sometimes a little too cosy!) surroundings with a very extensive menu selection , very good wine list and very helpful and engaging staff.

Thank Alistair F
Reviewed 1 week ago

One is pleasantly surprised by the decor and atmosphere, given that one descends to below street level. The food is excellent as is the service. Seems always busy and the lunch time span is convenient.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for my birthday treat.It has an amazing atmosphere.The staff are excellent and so professional but also take good care of you. I had Minestrone soup and it was full of lovely fresh vegetables the only thing missing was seasoning which I found surprising...More

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Thank Lorraine G
C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Ciao Lorraine - grazie mille for your review! We hope you had a very happy birthday indeed, we're honoured that you picked La Lanterna as the place to celebrate you day. Delighted that you enjoyed your celebration meal, however we're so sorry to hear that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

First class food and service only down point it's a little tight space wise and our neighbouring table was very noisyMore

Thank Frank M
C35HRIS, General Manager at La Lanterna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time give us such a high star review, Frank. We're delighted you found the food to be to such a high standard. However we are disappointed that the noise levels and table space brought down your evening a little. We...More

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Response from hilderinc | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no loyalty scheme available
26 April 2017|
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Response from Riemert | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Check their website.
Sam O
9 January 2017|
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Response from feetfirst | Reviewed this property |
No they don't. But don't go in your pyjamas 😀. The clientele tend to be 45 & up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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.
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