Stuart MacGill and his accomplice Maria O’Meagher have closed the Impartial Bay restaurant they run simply weeks after the previous cricketer was allegedly kidnapped.
They stated the excessive price of lease and the non-public stress stemming from the April incident involving Mr MacGill left them with no selection however to close the doorways of Greek restaurant Aristotle’s.
The eatery is owned by Ms O’Meagher whereas Mr MacGill was its basic supervisor.
In a publish on the restaurant’s Fb web page on Thursday, the couple stated that they had been locked in negotiations with the constructing’s landlord looking for lease aid to cope with the continuing influence of the pandemic.
“Sadly we now have had no success with these negotiations as they’ve determined that Covid is over and wished to extend the lease so our solely motion being to shut the doorways final Monday night,” the publish learn.
“Moreover, as you’ll remember we and our households have additionally been underneath quite a lot of private stress with what has occurred to Stuart.
“These further workers prices to cowl our absence have additionally had a detrimental influence on our enterprise.”
The couple stated they might now be taking a while off and spending time with their family members.