A longstanding popular Ryde bar will close its doors for the final time at the end of this month (January).

The owners of the Kasbah in Union Street say the bar will shut on January 31.

A closing party will be the bar’s final night.

Posting on Facebook, a statement read:

“It is with great sadness that I must announce publicly that The Kasbah as it is now will be coming to an end.

“Thursday 31st January will be our last night, so I hope all our loyal customers throughout the last 10 years will come and see us at least one last time before we close, and we thank each and every one of you for your custom.

“We will be having a closing party on the 31st, so we hope to see lots of you then xxx”

Kasbah added:

So many people asking the question WHY is the Kasbah closing? The truth is after my father Nick died a year ago I took…

Posted by Kasbah Ryde on Thursday, 17 January 2019