Tilted Kilt closes due to slow sales

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Tilted Kilt has closed its Fort Wayne location.

A sign posted on the door of Tilted Kilt located at 4541 Illinois Rd. indicates the restaurant has permanently closed.
A sign posted on the door of Tilted Kilt located at 4541 Illinois Rd. indicates the restaurant has permanently closed.

The company posted on its Facebook Page and on the front doors of the restaurant that it’s closure was effective immediately.

The UK-inspired pub chain, known for kilt-clad waitresses has locations all over the US and some in Canada. The Fort Wayne location, 4541 Illinois Rd. cited slow sales as the reason for the closure and thanked customers for their support.

According to comments on the restaurant’s Facebook Page it doesn’t appear staff members were given notice about the closure.

The Fort Wayne location opened in December of 2010.

The closure comes a week after another specialty-style bar restaurant closed to conduct a massive rehire. Bar 145 closed last week, but company officials have not returned calls to NewsChannel 15 about when the gastropub might reopen or why previous staff members quit.