After 20 years on the corner of Tivoli move the iconic restaurant in the City Hall Square in large, modern rooms, which will be opened to the public today. At the same time the restaurant presents new collectibles from some of the world’s greatest stars, which include Michael Jackson and Lady Gaga, and introduces a Danish Wall of Fame as a tribute to the Danish rock.
Copenhagen, March 27, 2015 – Since its opening in 1995, Hard Rock Café been at the corner of Vesterbrogade and Bernstoffsgade as a symbol of the worldwide restaurant chain tribute to pop and rock music. With 198 cafes, hotels and casinos all over the world, the Hard Rock has become a global icon of rock music. Over the years, large Danish bands such as Pretty Maids played in the restaurant, and huge names like both Anthrax and Slayer have often looked past the restaurant after the concert ended is jobs in Copenhagen, and later One Direction also.
Now select the Hard Rock Café Copenhagen his 20th birthday by moving to brand new premises at the Town Hall. The 900m2 large restaurant is on two floors with space for 250 diners, and two shielded private dining areas. Meanwhile, guests enjoy the restaurant’s ‘Wall of Sound’ – a wall that is covered with almost 100 Marshall speakers and amplifiers. The restaurant’s new style is a mix of classic Scandinavian-inspired design, raw brick and concrete surfaces, bold colors and wide natural oak surfaces, which together with the large windows in the facade facing City Hall Square downloading lots of light and life into the restaurant.
“We’ve been looking long after the perfect setting to move the cafe over so that we can continue to offer both locals and tourists our unique combination of good food, great music and a little stardust from some of the world’s greatest musicians. We look forward to welcoming both new guests and old friends in our new surroundings, “says David Pellow, Area Vice President of Operations of Europe for Hard Rock International.
Tribute to Danish musicians among international stars
Hard Rock is known worldwide for its vast collection of unique collectibles, and also in Copenhagen Hard Rock able to present an impressive array of new collectibles and memorabilia on the walls of the new restaurant. Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Rihanna, Anthrax and Metallica are all represented in the new collection.
But in addition, the restaurant also introduces a special Danish Wall of Fame, which will pay tribute to some of the biggest names in Danish rock music, which thus becomes a part of the iconic collection. The café has already added one of Lars Ulrich’s drum kit to the wall, and a guitar from the Danish rock band Pretty Maids.
“Our fantastic new café on the Town Hall Square gives us a whole new look here in the heart of Copenhagen. We are so happy to open the doors to all our new and regular guests and to inaugurate the Danish Wall of Fame with some of Denmark’s biggest music stars, “says Dave McBeth, who is General Manager at Hard Rock Cafe Copenhagen. The new restaurant opens today for guests, but will also celebrate the opening with various activities over the next few months.
About Hard Rock Cafe Copenhagen:
Hard Rock Cafe Copenhagen has since opening in 1995, welcoming guests from around the world in the unique combination of good food, star dust and rock music.
Hard Rock is known for its collection of delicious burgers, and can also boast an extensive drinks menu with both Hurricanes, Margaritas, signature favorites, and the alcohol-free “Alternative Rock” variants. Hard Rock has a proud tradition of supporting philanthropic and charitable projects both at home and abroad. In Denmark, the Hard Rock for several years including support Children’s Cancer Foundation, as Hard Rock Café Copenhagen collected 100.000kr of last year, like Hard Rock Cafe Copenhagen has supported organizations such as A Race Against Breast Cancer, the Food Bank and WhyHunger.
As in the rest of the world, the Hard Rock Copenhagen also a Rock Shop, which offers rock’n’roll inspired merchandise with the famous Hard Rock logo. Meanwhile, guests and tourists in the Copenhagen store to buy a variety of products that are unique to Copenhagen.
About Hard Rock International:
With 198 locations in 63 countries, including 152 cafes, 21 hotels, Live venues and 10 casinos are Hard Rock International (HRI) one of the world’s best known brands, which started in London in 1971 with Eric Clapton guitar. Today, Hard Rock world’s largest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at the cafes and hotels around the world.
The iconic cafes can be found both in London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai, and the chain’s popular hotels and casinos can be visited in Bali, Las Vegas, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Palm Springs, San Diego and Singapore. The next new Hard Rock cafes are on the road in San Juan, Seville and Nice, like the newest Hard Rock Hotels are heading in Daytona Beach, Los Cabos, Dallas-Fort Worth, Abu Dhabi and Haikou in China. For further information visit www.hardrock.com.