The Ivy Oxford Brasserie is taking shape - both inside and outside the new restaurant.

Last month construction workers revealed what the new £5mbrasserie will look like when it opens this winter.

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In January, Beard started to transform the neo-Gothic former NatWest Bank building at 120-122 High Street into the upmarket restaurant and apartments.

Oxford Mail:

The plastic covers have come off the building work and passers-by can see what the new restaurant is going to look like, including a new picture window.

New advertising hoardings have also gone up, featuring branded advertising for The Ivy.

Oxford Mail:

The Grade II-listed structure was originally built in the 1860s as two separate properties, housing J Russell & Co’s piano shop and the London and County Bank.

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An artist's impression also shows what the brasserie should look like inside once the work has been completed.

Oxford Mail:

No precise date for the restaurant opening has yet been given.

A spokeswoman for public relations firm Wickerwood, acting on behalf of The Ivy chain, said: "The Ivy Collection is delighted to announce the opening of The Ivy Oxford Brasserie this winter.

"Located within the heart of Oxford and catering for up to 182 guests, the brasserie will offer sophisticated and friendly all-day dining to both residents and visitors alike.

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"The Ivy Oxford Brasserie will be within close proximity to many of the city’s most famous landmarks, transport links and points of interest."