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“Great Italian food and cocktails”
Review of Viva Ristorante

Viva Ristorante
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Ranked #30 of 2,315 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Anderston
Description: Viva Ristorante is an Italian restaurant in the heart of the city centre of Glasgow. The location is close to Glasgow city centre theatres and cinemas - less that a 5 minute walk from Glasgow Central Station and the Kings Theatre. The restaurant has full disabled access and baby change facilities. The food is made using the freshest ingredients and can be catered to individual needs whenever possible. The menu has a wide selection of pasta, pizza, chicken, veal and steak dishes. There are always daily specials including a freshly prepared fish dish. Gluten free pasta is available on request. Viva is the perfect location for romantic nights outs, casual dining, special birthday parties, graduations and other special occasions. The restaurant has a traditional look with warm terracotta colours, dark wood, high ceilings and candle-lit tables. Viva has private dining for up to 80. Individual set menus are available to cater for most budgets for these types of functions.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to Biva and it was once again just great. Pizzas were lovely and the focaccia bread starter was delicious. The cocktails are some of the best I’ve had in glasgow as they were made without too much juice making them taste like a real cocktail which was great. Waiting staff were very attentive and helpful. It was busy on Sunday evening which gave it a good vibe. We will be back for sure .

Date of visit: August 2021
Thank Sheila M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a problem with your food here god help you if you complain about it or simply ask for it to be heated up . That constitutes being rude and you may be asked to leave. These people don’t realise that their food is not always perfect and if you have an issue then you are the one at fault. Bad attitude. Won’t be back. Also don’t ask for gluten free as that’s being an awkward customer also !!

Date of visit: August 2021
Thank Businessman7
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VivaRistorante, Owner at Viva Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We always accept that we are not perfect and will always try to rectify any problems if and when they occur and to the best of our ability. The real issue is the way my staff have been spoken to over your last few visits. I am unwilling to accept rudeness, dirty looks and scowling and a generally dismissive attitude towards my staff. Also, we treat gluten allergies very seriously as we know how badly this can affect people. My issue is that you went to great lengths to tell us that you were gluten intolerant and then proceeded to order a dish that we specifically told you that was NOT gluten free.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We've been dining in Viva for many years. The food is always fresh and tasty. This visit was no different. Top marks again!!

Date of visit: August 2021
Thank B709HRelainec
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We frequently use viva for business lunches. We always ask for the privacy of a booth and always get seated at one. Consistently high standards and extremely friendly service.

Date of visit: July 2021
Thank D5423MNbarryb
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Been to Viva for about 5 years now and always receive the same warm welcome, excellent service and tasty food. This is why we keep coming back. Keep up the great high standards!

Date of visit: August 2021
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