MILWAUKEE — Cafe Centraal in
Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood will be closed for about a month
while owner Lowlands Group completes a renovation of the restaurant.
The restaurant will close Jan. 2 with a scheduled reopening planned
for early February.
Cafe Centraal first opened in September of 2008. Other Lowlands
Group restaurants have also undergone recent renovations, including
Cafe Hollander locations in Wauwatosa and on the East Side, as well
as Cafe Benelux in the Third Ward. The work at Cafe Centraal will be
more extensive than these previous projects, according to a news
Planned updates include expanding the kitchen substantially, adding
new food and beverage coolers and freezers in the basement,
refinishing the flooring, redesigning the bar with a dramatic
increase the number of draught lines, and a visual update throughout
The food and drink menus will also be updated.