Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1890/00/00 Prosper and Edouard Wielemans, two brothers with a brewery, open the Cafe Metropole. Due to their tremendous success, they buy the neighboring building (the former "Caisse d'Epargne" headquarters) and turns it into the Hotel Metropole Brussels.
1936/00/00 Perle Reid Mesta Dignitary Bartender, Gustave Tops, creates the Black Russian at the Hotel Metropole in Brussels in honor of Perle Mesta, US ambassador to Luxembourg. Black Russian

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Particulars for Hotel Metropole, Brussels:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Area of Design Decorative Arts
Historic Use Hotel
Historic Use Single dwelling

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Lodging Attribute Boutique Hotel
Lodging Attribute Grand Hotel
Lodging Style Hotel

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