Historic Bewley's cafe on Grafton Street set to finally reopen – Dublin Live

The historic Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street is set to finally reopen its doors tomorrow after three months.

The Dublin landmark closed for what appeared to be for good in May with the coronavirus lockdown along with the €1.5 million rent on the iconic building being blamed for the closure.

The closure saw the loss of more than 100 jobs but it was revealed last month in a letter to landlords the Ronan Group that the restaurant had raised money to pay rent.

Owner Paddy Campbell decided to reopen the cafe after reflecting on “what’s precious in life” during lockdown.

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He said: “I’m 78-years-old, born and bred in inner-city Dublin.

“I’ve lived through many recessions and recoveries and seen Ireland grow and change, for the good and for the not-so-good.

“And what emerged from my turmoil was the determination

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