The restaurant’s managing director reveals the premises had to close earlier this year because of “spiralling costs”.
Plans newly-submitted to the local authority in Glasgow propose a small cafe at the back of the shop.
The agent says the intention for the unit is to “split up the floorspace into a number of studios”.
Alan is the man behind city institutions, including Urban Bar & Brasserie, Vroni’s Wine Bar and Blue Dog.
The place has a wonderful ambience, with people casually dining around the bar area and window seat stools.
A force helicopter and armed police were part of an ongoing operation throughout the evening.
Social media reports suggested some officers at the scene were armed.
Customers can pick up everything from Mulberry handbags to Prada dresses and much in between as part of the Autumn season launch.
Police seized the drugs during a raid on a flat close to Lansdowne Crescent.
A brief statement said the company had been left with no choice but to close after a third party withdrew potential funding.