La Lanterna
  • 35 Hope StreetGlasgow
    G2 6AE
This popular Italian restaurant is located on Hope street in Glasgow's city centre.

La Lanterna, Italian Restaurant opened its doors at 35 Hope Street, Glasgow in 1970. At that time the restaurant was owned and run by Val Martinolli. Val's son Chris took over the running of the restaurant in 1997 along with his business partner, La Lanterna's Chef, Luca. Chris and Luca continue to bring a traditional feel to the restaurant through the delicious food, delightful décor and first class service.

How many restaurants can boast being open 37 years and are still as popular today as when they first opened? Well La Lanterna, Italian Restaurant certainly can, so what's their recipe for success. Hard work, innovation, attention to detail and a real love for what they do is what makes La Lanterna, Italian Restaurant so special to so many people throughout Glasgow.

At La Lanterna, a wonderful selection of dishes are waiting to tempt your taste buds. Below is just a small selection from the wide and varied menu on offer:

Fillet of Beef Carpaccio
Antipasto Lanterna
Insalata Caprese


Tagliatelle Carbonara
Spaghetti Pescatora
Ravioli Seafood


Risotto Seafood
Risotto Italian Sausage
Risotto Milanese

Main Courses

Chicken Valdostana 
Veal Milanese
Tournedos Rossini


Bakes Sea bass
Scallops with Brandy
Langoustines Garlic Butter

It's worth noting that the ravioli is home-made and the fish dishes are a house speciality.La Lanterna, Italian Restaurant, Glasgow also offer a comprehensive Lunch and Pre Theatre menu with a selection of some of their most popular dishes.

No Italian meal would be complete without a glass or 2 of top quality wine and the selection of wines at La Lanterna, Italian Restaurant will have you spoiled for choice. 

If you like the idea of learning a bit more about wine then come along to one of La Lanterna's wine tasting evenings . To accompany your meal, you'll be given the opportunity to sample some wonderful wines specially selected from Sicilian wine suppliers. A wine representative is on hand to talk you through each glass of wine and answer any questions. The evening is informal yet informative.   

For more information about the wine tasting evenings or to book a table call La Lanterna, Italian Restaurant on Glasgow 0141  221 9160 or log on to to see their full range of dishes. 

La Lanterna are opened Monday - Saturday, why not give them a call today.   

Please mention The Best of Glasgow North when speaking with La Lanterna, Italian Restaurant.            


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