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Lanterna

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33 Queen Street, Scarborough YO11 1HQ, England
+44 1723 363616
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19:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I just wanted to say thank you for making my birthday so special and welcoming my children to your restaurant. Oh my goodness, the food, outstanding. Love, care and attention all went into our meals. The food was the best I have ever eaten, old fashioned gastronomy at its finest. Unpretentious decor and Italian speed service all add up to... More 

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Thank Sarah K
Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our evening visit was a revelation considering the rubbish one usually finds in many so called restaurants. Yes it is a little more expensive here but not by much, and the food is well worth it! The staff too were absolutely excellent, helpful and friendly. Do visit, you will not be disappointed.

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Thank shirl565
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lanterna is not cheap but the quality of ingedients and cooking was second to none. This included home made pasta with a velvet crab sauce, steak with fontina sauce and white truffles and grilled turbot. A real treat. (In London you'd pay twice the price)

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ENGLAND
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Wonderful Italian food served again in this classy restaurant that has continued to be the best in Scarborough for the last 35 years. The soups, fish soup, velvet crab spaghetti, brill, veal and Zabaglioni are always superb. The internal decoration is very warm and colurful to match the quality food and wines and lovely staff. The fish dishes are superb,... More 

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Selby, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have known about Lanterna for years but for some reason never visited. In Scarborough for a few days and we promised ourselves a special celebratory dinner. Lanterna was duly booked and the waiting was over. The premises are somewhat understated but very nice. We were greeted my two very attentive ladies who, between, them explained the wine and food... More 

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Second visit and not disappointed. Service food, ambiance and wine excellent. Would recommend to anyone who loves unspoiled but special food.

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Thank Debby H
Yorkshire
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We arrived early, just as they were opening, after being closed for a visit to Italy to source truffles. Received a warm welcome in this cozy restaurant. The service throughout was excellent, attentive but never obtrusive. The food was superb. A starter of pear in red wine with 2 cheeses was sublime. A main for us both involved venison, in... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This restaurant is excellent. This is fine dining and we have been a number of times over the years. Obviously the team are happy in their working environment as the turnover of staff is almost none existent. The staff are always attentive without being intrusive and service is very good. Although the menu doesn't change dramatically there are always number... More 

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York U.K.
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Again recommended by the Trip Advisor's reviewers, excellent Italian Food thoroughly enjoyable evening with friends. I endorse every positive review this Restaurant has gained

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We recently went here for a meal. We had a steak Delboy would have been proud of. The restaurant itsel had good atmosphere, staff attentive but not overpowering. We were not rushed at all. There was a steady flow of people coming in, some with children, everyone looked after to a good standard. We do go to restaurants quiete often,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Queen Street, Scarborough YO11 1HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 363616

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