Glasgow's wall street attraction

A NEW steak restaurant got a glamorous makeover thanks to a Glasgow design firm.

Loading Comments
Share
Print
Timorous Beasties has been given a glamorous makeover
Timorous Beasties has been given a glamorous makeover

Timorous Beasties, an interior design company run by two GSA graduates, was commissioned to create an installation at Alston Bar and Beef.

The 80-seater restaurant is due to open in the basement of Central Station later this month and the owners wanted a traffic-stopping artwork to grab commuters' attention.

Hawkmoths, magpies and thistles feature heavily in the 26ft mural, which was hand drawn in Glasgow.

Alistair McAuley, owner of Timorous Beasties, said: "We had a great time playing with the scale of things for Alston.

"As we are using the latest in digital printing technology, everything will look just as good up close as it will standing outside, looking in."

Architects at Jestico + Whiles were responsible for the overall look of the restaurant and felt a Timorous Beasties artwork would fit perfectly with their plans.

Alex Salussolia, managing director of Glendola, the parent group that owns the restaurant said: "This has been a wonderful collaboration between two city businesses and has resulted in a stunning design."

hannah.rodger@eveningtimes.co.uk

Food and drink

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

162973

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

New Year resolutions

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Yorkhill does great work and Black Friday

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.