New Glasgow leisure complex signs TGI Friday's and Cosmo

03 February 2014 by
New Glasgow leisure complex signs TGI Friday's and Cosmo

The restaurants TGI Friday's and Cosmo will form part of a new £20m leisure extension of a Glasgow shopping centre, developers Hammerson have said.

From late autumn 2014, out-of-town shopping centre Silverburn will feature a 634m sq TGI Friday's with an open kitchen and bar, and a 922m sq Cosmo.

Cosmo serves an eclectic range of pan-Asian and Mediterranean style food via a range of cooking methods â€' such as teppanyaki, wood-fired oven and tandoor â€' and a buffet. It has 15 sites nationwide.

The new 100,000 sq ft leisure complex will also feature a 14-screen Cineworld cinema, and other restaurant brands such as Zizzi and Pizza Express.

Chris Daly, catering leasing executive at Hammerson, said: "These two signings are another key milestone in the creation of Silverburn's leisure extension. They will create a critical mass of offer that will establish Silverburn as the destination of choice for consumers in the catchment."

David Carroll, property director at T.G.I. Friday's UK, said: "Scotland is an important market for us and Silverburn's already strong retail and leisure offer makes it a great option."

Both restaurants are undergoing expansion, with Cosmo set to open four new sites, including in Liverpool, Nottingham and York.

TGI Friday's opened six new sites for last year; is planning eight more for 2014; and only last week announced it had bought Pesto Restaurant's Liverpool One site for a "seven-figure" sum.

Pesto sells Liverpool site to TGI Friday's for ‘seven-figure' premium >>

TGI Friday's to open six new sites in 2013 >>

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