New York Gagosian Gallery Bringing in Sant Ambroeus Eatery

The Upper East Side New York gallery plans to open a restaurant and a bookstore

Contemporary art gallery Gagosian is apparently expanding again, this time adding on a restaurant and bookstore. And since owner Larry Gagosian reportedly is a regular at Sant Ambroeus, the New York Post reports that Gagosian is actually bringing on Sant Ambroeus owners Gherardo Guarducci and Dimitri Paul  to manage the on-site restaurant.

The new eatery will reportedly be underneath the Gagosian gallery on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Previous reports indicated that the restaurant had applied for a liquor license, and will take over the space where Spot Shop used to sell items related to the Damien Hirst show.

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Gallerist New York reported the construction permits revealed the restaurant's designer to be Annabelle Selldorf, and the new space will include the restaurant, a bookstore, and additional gallery space. In the meantime, we can't say we're not excited for the possibility of afternoon tea at the Gagosian. Or perhaps a cappuccino and cornetto while appreciating a Cy Twombly?