The new bar in Harry St adopted the name ‘Bruxelles’ to mark Ireland’s joining the European Economic Community (EEC) In other ways it marked a new beginning too for Dublin pub life and the birth of a new standard and attitude in hospitality.
Paul Weller has often made a point of having a pint in Bruxelles during his many visits to the city down the years. Oasis took over the Zodiac bar for their after show events in the ‘90s, entertained by Paolo Hewitt on the decks.
Indie favourites, Snow Patrol and Ash have partied there as has Andrew Ridgley of Wham! and Keren Woodward of Banarama.