Expulsion from Paradise - stained glass in a restaurant

Interior design of the London restaurant "Angels & Gypsies"Angels & Gypsies and bar "Communion BarCommunion Bar"  is enriched with the use of stained glass. The specific design was recognized by customers and critics. The restaurant has been recognized by "The Times" as the one of the top 20 in the UK.

A set of four small stained-glass windows located on the left - presents the story of the creation of man and his fall. Panels show heavenly life, expulsion from Paradise as a result of sin, the sin that henceforth accompanies man finally bringing him to the crime of Cain.

Each of the stained glass has a dimension of 075 meters x 0.7 meters. Panel are mounted on the wall of the hall bar next to each other in wooden coffers.

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Stained glass windows were made in two stages. First stage was in 2007 when a cycle of "Angels & Gypsies" panels were executed in the restaurant. Three stained glass windows: "Angels and Gypsy Dances", "The Dancer", "The Gypsy Camp", fills external windows and welcomes the Guests. Fourth stained glass panel "campfire" hangs on the wall in the dining room (as a highlighted decorative picture). Detailed photos of stained glass panels can be viewed by clicking on the map below:mapka parter

In the second stage, in 2013, the newly developed "Communion Bar" in the basement of the building was filled with 15 illuminated stained-glass windows. Religious themes are visible where one enter to the basement: "Jacob's Ladder", "Trinity" - a set of three stained-glass windows, "The Golden Calf" and a set of nine stained-glass windows - portraits - "Expulsion from Paradise" and "The struggle between Good and Evil." The bar is decorated with "Passage of the Jews through the Red Sea." This stained glass panel fills the space under the counter by mapping its shape - bent in an arc. Stained glass can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnails on the map below: 

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Additional Info

  • Designed by:: Pawel Przyrowski
  • Technique:: Classical stained glass
  • Character of the object:: Restaurant