Salt Bae: Staff at Nusr-Et restaurant rejected £10 tip leaving diner shocked

A diner has claimed staff at Salt Bae’s London restaurant turned down a £10 tip in a scathing review.

The meme-turned-restaurant-owner has made been making headlines for months due to his pricey menu, which has seen some diners parting with a bonkers £1,450 for a steak covered in gold.

But one customer was left shocked when staff turned down a £10 tip and shook their heads.

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This subtle photo of Salt Bae himself has become a selfie wall for visitors

Writing on TripAdvisor, Matthew Hynes said: “The only reason we came here was to prove that it’s popular because of the media hype.

“Given only 30 minutes to finish the meal with a service that can only be described as robotic and false.

“The steak had little flavour and we’ve had better steaks at Wetherspoons on steak day!

“And to top it off we got asked if a tip was possible by the server. When we offered £10 they refused it and shook their head.

“Keep up the great act Salt Bae.”

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The tip pales in comparison to some of the gestures made by other guests, one of whom gifted Salt Bae with a £2,000 box of cigars.

Tips aside, some customers have been left with service charges of up to £5,000.

Matthew’s isn’t the only less-than-favourable review on TripAdvisor, either. One reviewer wrote: “We booked a table for 8, we received confirmation and then we arrived and was told we did not have a reservation.

“It was booked 8 weeks ago and it was for a birthday. I am so infuriated the service is disgusting.

“Don’t bother/waste your time.”

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