La Lanterna News Blog

Calling all La Lanterners! Do YOU want to help us defend our reigning title of Scotland’s Best Italian Restaurant and Best Team?

That’s right, voting for the The Italian Awards is once again OPEN, and we’ve our fingers, toes and eyes crossed in the hope that we can match last year’s trio of award wins.


We are absolutely delighted to share with you all our wonderful news: La Lanterna has been graced with the Best Restaurant Award at The Italian Awards for the second year running!


It turned into La Lanterna’s workshop this December! We were busier than Santa’s head elf cooking thousands of dinners and shaking up hundreds of cocktails, so that got us thinking: why can’t our diners do both their shopping and eating at the same time?


Love was most certainly in the air this February at La Lanterna! Not only was our special 3 course Valentine’s Menu devised for one day only, but we enjoyed a month of fantastic competitions to give back to YOU – our wonderful customers. From Valentine’s menus to chauffeur-driven Mercedes, here’s what we were up to celebrating the season of romance…


Ah, fair Verona! Famed for being the centre of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’, a huge 1st-centruy Roman amphitheatre and – of course – exceptional wine. We think the city is one of Italy’s greatest. It’s no surpise therefore, that our General Manager, Chris, didn’t sniff at the chance to join Liberty Wines to journey to the beautiful wine region in April 2017 for the annual Vinitaly event – the world’s biggest and most famous wine exhibition – to hunt for a wealth of fine new wines to add to La Lanterna’s wine list! Just take a look at the wineries he visited along the way. We know – it’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it!


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35 Hope St, Glasgow, G2 6AE

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