Il Pavone announces opening date and unveils new COVID safe look for guests

The much-loved Italian restaurant, Il Pavone in Princes Square is ready to reopen thanks to Scottish businessman Paul Martin's range of speciality and bespoke safety screens.

 Il Pavone announces opening date and unveils new COVID safe look for guests

Article Source: The Safety Screens and Paul M Designs Ltd
First Published: 14 July 2020 13:40
Updated: 14 July 2020 13:41

Il Pavone has announced their reopening date of this Wednesday with a range of social distancing measures in place at the restaurant as part of their reopening safety plan. They’re patiently waiting until the day they can open their doors, and start serving their customers again.

Guests to the popular family restaurant can expect COVID-secure measures in place including booth dividers and elegant screens - a mixture of timber and laminated glass that are easy to clean and ensure social distancing. Hand sanitisers will also be provided on tables with extra times in between bookings to allow for essential cleaning.

Il Pavone has been also able to reimagine their dining room that allows an 85% capacity instead of 50%, thanks to freestanding safety screens and seating dividers that match the decor of their space, much to the delight of their guests.

Mariangela, who set up Il Pavone almost thirty years ago with Guerino Marini and Marco Di Meo is excited to reopen, she says: “The versatility of the safety screens has allowed us to have a reopening plan in place with the safety of our customers in front of mind. Maximising our capacity is essential to keeping our business viable. We were worried about the 2m rule impacting the flow of our dining room and reducing our capacity by half. With our new social distancing measures in place, we can maintain the excellent service and vibrancy our guests know and love us for while still operating at an 85% capacity.

“It’s been devastating not being able to open our doors these past few months, and we’re excited to swing them open safely and welcome our guests back to Il Pavone. Our bookings are now live, and if you’d like to join us, you can book by table by visiting www.ilpavoneglasgow.com.”

Paul Martin, owner of Paul M Designs and TheSafteyScreens.co.uk has pledged to help the industry get back on its feet with his affordable and stylish social distancing solutions for those who need it.

His bespoke safety screens and dividers are affordable and fully customisable to ensure a stylish solution for social distancing in venues to maintain government guidelines. With a range of materials and finishes available, their stylish designs allow companies to avoid clinical looking dining rooms by creating socially distant spaces that are fully customisable, easy-to-clean and best complement the design aesthetic of any room.

Paul who has also worked Il Pavone sister restaurants, Nonna Gina's and Primavera in Newton Mearns explains: “We understand that it’s a challenging time for those in hospitality and leisure and we all need a safe solution to get customers back out spending. That’s why we decided to offer screens from £90 to help our clients and friends creating spaces that are welcoming and adhere to government regulations.

“It’s a long road ahead and we’ve got to work together as an industry to help each other move out of lockdown as safely and comfortably as possible.

“Whether you want to buy off the shelf or need some consultancy or guidance, our team is on hand to help with every part of this process. All our products are manufactured in Scotland using local suppliers with safety guaranteed.”


If you’re looking for advice to make your venue adhere to social distancing guidelines and safety measures in place for both staff and customers, you can head to www.thesafetyscreens.co.uk to find out more.

Latest Glasgow News

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is reopening

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is reopening

One of Glasgow's best loved visitor attractions will reopen it's doors on Monday 17th August, with free tickets available to book from Midday on Thursday 13th!

First Published: 12th August 2020
Scottish Drive In Lands Kevin Quantum

Scottish Drive In Lands Kevin Quantum

Rosie Glow's unique production of Revival, at Scone Palace, lands Britain’s Got Talent Star Kevin Quantum!

First Published: 12th August 2020
Historic Environment Scotland will reopen 12 visitor attractions this month

Historic Environment Scotland will reopen 12 visitor attractions this month

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announces reopening dates for 12 ticketed sites throughout Scotland after the sites closed their doors in March due to COVID-19 restrictions.

First Published: 10th August 2020
Scotland is stunning

Scotland is stunning

Zero Waste Scotland - in partnership with Scottish Government and Keep Scotland Beautiful - has launched a new campaign to encourage everyone to keep our outdoor spaces litter free.

First Published: 10th August 2020
Glasgow Life begins next phase of reopening

Glasgow Life begins next phase of reopening

Glasgow Life is entering its next phase of reopening in the wake of the lockdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.

First Published: 10th August 2020
TEAriffic! Afternoon Tea is back at Dobbies!

TEAriffic! Afternoon Tea is back at Dobbies!

Whether you're celebrating something special or catching up with friends, Dobbies' Afternoon Tea is perfect for any occasion!

First Published: 7th August 2020
Laugh a minute at The Parking Lot Social

Laugh a minute at The Parking Lot Social

Glasgow comedian Marc Jennings is set to headline the Parking LOL Comedy Nights in Edinburgh and Glasgow!

First Published: 7th August 2020
Forth Bridge Lego

Forth Bridge Lego

The quest to have Scotland's very first ever LEGO set endorsed by the LEGO Ideas Group took one step closer to becoming a reality last week.

First Published: 23rd July 2020
Hyndland hotspot epicures joins forces with Cail Bruich

Hyndland hotspot epicures joins forces with Cail Bruich

Epicures have announced they are joining forces with top Michelin recognised Glasgow restaurant, Cail Bruich, to launch epicures by Cail Bruich on Friday 14th August!

First Published: 5th August 2020
National Trust for Scotland reopens more facilities

National Trust for Scotland reopens more facilities

National Trust for Scotland has reopened play parks, cafes and visitor centres at several properties across the country.

First Published: 4th August 2020
St. Enoch Centre food vendors welcome Eat Out to Help Out scheme

St. Enoch Centre food vendors welcome Eat Out to Help Out scheme

St. Enoch Centre is welcoming the UK Government 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme in many of its food vendors.

First Published: 4th August 2020
Drive in tour to host first live audience sporting event since lockdown

Drive in tour to host first live audience sporting event since lockdown

The Parking Lot Social, Scotland's biggest ever drive-in tour, has announced that it will be hosting the first live audience sporting event since the start of lockdown!

First Published: 4th August 2020
Edinburgh International Festival Lights Up the City

Edinburgh International Festival Lights Up the City

Edinburgh International Festival unveils My Light Shines On, a series of video works and light installations across Scotland’s capital, and reveals digital line-up of Scottish Artists!

First Published: 4th August 2020
Billboard message of hope for Glasgow from local teen

Billboard message of hope for Glasgow from local teen

An ongoing arts project supported by Glasgow Life and Clyde Gateway has brought a message of hope via billboards across Glasgow.

First Published: 4th August 2020
Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow to reopen this weekend

Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow to reopen this weekend

The Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow have announced that they will reopen to the public on Saturday, 1st August 2020!

First Published: 31st July 2020
St. Enoch Centre says thank you to shoppers

St. Enoch Centre says thank you to shoppers

St. Enoch Centre is set to say thank you to shoppers this Saturday (1st August) with a £1,000 gift card giveaway!

First Published: 31st July 2020
Fore Play Crazy Golf to gift 100 customers with TEErific goody bags & vouchers

Fore Play Crazy Golf to gift 100 customers with TEErific goody bags & vouchers

The first 100 golfers who tee off at Fore Play Crazy Golf from Saturday will get their hands on a jam-packed goody bag worth over £79 and a chance to win an overnight staycation at Radisson RED.

First Published: 29th July 2020
Scottish artists pick their all time favourite Scottish albums for SAY Award

Scottish artists pick their all time favourite Scottish albums for SAY Award

Deacon Blue, Declan Welsh, Sacred Paws, The Snuts, Tide Lines, Vukovi and more pick their all time favourite Scottish albums for the SAY Award, with two days left until submissions close.

First Published: 29th July 2020
Attention PERI PERI fans!

Attention PERI PERI fans!

Nando's at Springfield Quay has been chosen alongside just a handful of the chain's UK restaurants to re-open for eating in!

First Published: 29th July 2020
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice return on the high street

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice return on the high street

From Monday 3rd August, four Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice shops will reopen their doors at 10am to their loyal customers.

First Published: 28th July 2020
Eat Out To Help Out at Dobbies

Eat Out To Help Out at Dobbies

Dobbies, the UK's leading garden centre retailer, is taking part in the UK Government's Eat Out To Help Out scheme which gives diners 50% off their restaurant bill up to the value of £10.

First Published: 28th July 2020
New look, new website for Love Loch Lomond

New look, new website for Love Loch Lomond

Love Loch Lomond, the official destination organisation for the Loch Lomond, Trossachs and Clyde Sea Lochs area has launched a new website alongside their new brand.

First Published: 27th July 2020
Renowned Scottish chefs showcase street food with pop up takeovers

Renowned Scottish chefs showcase street food with pop up takeovers

Brightening up post-pandemic dining, The Gate has announced a five week series of Dark Kitchen takeovers which will host some of Scotland's best chefs popping up in their modern Scottish pub.

First Published: 24th July 2020
Drive in event dates extended as Scotland gets the green light

Drive in event dates extended as Scotland gets the green light

The Parking Lot Social, Scotland's biggest ever drive-in tour, has announced extra dates to its Edinburgh and Glasgow stops!

First Published: 23rd July 2020
Keep Left pilot for City Centre precincts

Keep Left pilot for City Centre precincts

Temporary signs encouraging pedestrians to keep to the left-hand side of the street are being introduced on two of Glasgow's busiest shopping streets.

First Published: 23rd July 2020
Tickets now on sale for some of top visitor attractions in Scotland

Tickets now on sale for some of top visitor attractions in Scotland

Online booking opens today (Wednesday 22 July) for three of Scotland’s most iconic castles - Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Urquhart Castle.

First Published: 22nd July 2020
Trossachs E Bike Map Launched

Trossachs E Bike Map Launched

A new map showing the top e-bike trails in the Trossachs has been launched by Loch Lomond and Trossachs Countryside Trust and Forth Valley and Lomond Leader.

First Published: 20th July 2020
Quarriers announces fundraising partnership with Picture Book Fashion

Quarriers announces fundraising partnership with Picture Book Fashion

Health and social care Charity Quarriers have announced a fundraising partnership with Glasgow-based, children’s fashion designer, Picture Book Fashion.

First Published: 22nd July 2020
Green light for live drive in events

Green light for live drive in events

Scotland's live event sector will be given the green light to hold drive-in entertainment from Wednesday 22nd July.

First Published: 20th July 2020
Platform reopens today and is fully booked for its opening month!

Platform reopens today and is fully booked for its opening month!

Scotland's newly-styled largest casual restaurant and street food concept - PLATFORM opens today and is fully booked for its opening month!

First Published: 17th July 2020

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Festival Village: Merchant City
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!
Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere
Dr Hook will be on the road again in 2021 with a spectacular show that will cover their rich musical history, catch them at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 24th September!
Stained Glass Workshop: 2 Days
Learn how to create stained glass panels on this two day workshop for total beginners at Cass Peters Glass Art!
McCabe & McLean Beer Garden Comedy
Join Susie McCabe & Des McLean as their Beer Garden Tour stops off at the The Calton Taproom for a cracking night of comedy!
Blochairn Car Boot Sale
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets car boot sale in Blochairn!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro