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La Lanterna

Mill Arcade 13/15 Mill Street, St Peter Port GY1 1HG
+44 1481 722530
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (48 reviews)
“zabaione” (3 reviews)
“wild boar” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Mill Arcade 13/15 Mill Street, St Peter Port GY1 1HG
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We dined here recently intending to eat in the early evening. The restaurant was the busiest that I have ever seen it and it was bustling. Ivan the owner was positively bubbling with charm and enthusiasm which was pleasant. We each ordered a pizza of...More

Thank Simon O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff very friendly from the minute you walked through the door to the moment you left. Food was outstanding. Very authentic very well presented and the flavour superb. Anyone who likes Italian food this place is a must.

Thank nikkilh90
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We have eaten twice at La Lanterna in the last two days. We went back because it was so good. The chef Ivan Pellegrini has created some unique dishes as well as providing excellent classic Italian pasta and pizza. The service was prompt and courteous...More

Thank jonmarRutland
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great menu and good selection of wines. Staff attentive and excellent service. We ate fish which was superbly fresh and well cooked.

Thank Roamers12
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Tucked away just off Mill Street with a neon sign advertising pizzas but this is no ordinary pizzeria. A warm welcome and then you have an exciting choice from the menu with several unusual dishes. I had culurgiones (like mini Cornish pasties) but with a...More

Thank Maureen1937
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A great pizza, good wine, reasonably priced. Even though on my own ambience was pleasant and made to feel welcome. Thoroughly recommended 😍

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I held a birthday celebration for 22 people at La Lanterna last month. The whole evening was fantastic; the food, the wine and the staff were excellent. We all had a very good time and Ivan's food was up to his usual delicious standard, Thank...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our service was impressive and involved Chef Ivan himself who left his kitchen to discuss our options and preferences. We sampled an astonishing range of Italian and Sardinian mezze platters which were fresh, colourful and delicious. I particularly enjoyed the wild boar pie/pasty, stew and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is one of the best Italian restaurants on the Island, just up the road in the Old Quarter of town. Great service and really delicious food. Ivan is such a good host and an even better chef, well recommended.

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Not much to rave about in terms of the location or decor .. but if good pizzas with an unpretentious, reasonably priced wine list are what you're looking for you won't go far wrong. A two person operation on the night we went.. owner/ chef...More

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 68
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Arcade 13/15 Mill Street, St Peter Port GY1 1HG
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  St Peter Port
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 722530
Description
La Lanterna is an intimate Italian restaurant, hidden away in the old quarter of St Peter Port next to the new market, serving authentic rustic specialities.The proprietor is Ivan Pellegrini. Ivan is a native Sardinian and his friendly staff echo the Sardinian spirit: generous, spontaneous, family centred and thoroughly Mediterranean.The menu includes nice stone-baked pizzas, pasta, risotto, fish and meat dishes cooked in the Sardinian style. The wine list is dominated by wine from the region and represents exceedingly good value for money.This is a restaurant to savour, as are the flavours that come from the food.
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