Moors Bar bows out of Crouch End

Ham & High reports…

From plays to live music to poetry, Moors Bar tried to offer something for everyone. Its diverse spirit was illustrated by its eclectic cast of partygoers throwing shapes into the early hours.  

“We had 21-year-olds to 80-year-olds hitting the dancefloor, which was great,” owner Andy James, 55, told the Ham&High.  

Despite its popularity, the Crouch End staple – victor of six Time Out awards – was powerless when faced with the financial impact of the pandemic.  

In October, facing spiralling costs, a 10pm curfew and enduring uncertainty to when it could reopen as its true, former self – a late-night venue – Moors Bar cleared decks and closed for good. 

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