Thursday August 6, 2020

Ronan company in court over rent arrears row with Bewley’s

Developer Johnny Ronan’s RGRE group earlier refused a rent holiday requested by the Campbell family, owners of the Grafton Street cafe

12th July, 2020
Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street shut in March due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Landlord RGRE claims it is owed close to €750,000 in rent arrears. Picture: Fergal Phillips.

The legal dispute over a claimed €750,000 in rent arrears at Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin 2 is in court tomorrow morning, as landlord RGRE seeks to take back control of the property.

The Campbell family’s Bewley’s Ltd shut the famous Grafton Street cafe in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, and has made the decision that it is not commercially viable to reopen it at present.


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