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33 Queen Street, Scarborough YO11 1HQ, England
+44 1723 363616
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“spaghetti” (21 reviews)
“zabaglione” (17 reviews)
“turbot” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Queen Street, Scarborough YO11 1HQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on a cold Tuesday evening with my wife just us and another couple in. WE were greeted by the owner and his wife and were made to feel at ease . we both had ling in tempura batter to start and then Turbot...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice all restaurant, everything was very good, staff food etc, but it could not for fill my high expectations, maybe they were too high. Still I enjoyed it very much.

Thank Sander B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit here was about 8 years ago and memories of the food has always stayed with us. Returning last weekend with luck (as there was a cancellation) our memories were not disappointed. The decor may have been updated but this is still a...More

Thank Coralie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality of the food and the service is excellent, would definitely visit again. Would strongly recommend.

Thank UKPAUL18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was going to be a quiet meal for two, turned into a meal for eight with friends. Probably the best Italian food I've eaten outside Italy, not cheap but worth a visit for a special occasion. Fish is obviously a great choice when you're...More

Thank Volvodriver99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lanterna rates as the best Italian restaurant we ever eat at. You cannot fault any aspect from the staff, to the food and the lovely atmosphere of this small intimate restaurant. If I had to find a complaint it's that there were too many dishes...More

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I've been reading good reviews about this place for years and wondered if it would actually stack up so we 6 holidaymakers from Walsall went last Friday. Well it did in terms of quality and cooking. A whole turbot grilled on the bone, a whole...More

2  Thank petcass
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

What can I say about the Lanterna other than it is our families all time favourite restaurant. The front of house staff are lovely they are led by the lovely Rachel who is married to the very talented Giorgio The atmosphere is relaxing and unassuming....More

Thank Lmarieevans
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This tiny Italian is unassuming but hides it's light under a big Scarborough bushel. The fare is earthy, rich and so, so good. It is a world away from the seafront fish and chip shops that litter the harbour but in a league all of...More

Thank flo5050
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Arrived with friends staff not welcoming advised of the specials but the waitress reeled them off that fast that could not remember what she had said....and would no way have asked her to repeat them. My friend enjoys his red wine and asked if he...More

2  Thank grattan1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
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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