BY Steve Hopkins
‘He laughed in our face and didn’t do something about it’
Amber Tempo acquired the shock of her life when she was handed an extortionate invoice whereas out for a meal in Greece.
She advised of how she went out whereas on holidays for dinner, had two drinks and squid and was handed a £450 (€522) invoice for a single meal.
The US holidaymaker was over in Mykonos when she determined to get some seafood at DK Oysters.
Joined by her pal Aubrey, the assistant supervisor ordered a small lunch consisting of simply two appetisers and two cocktails.
“I simply noticed the value £17 (€20) for the fried calamari I acquired and my pal acquired the king crab legs that stated £28 (€32),” Tempo advised The Solar, including that she checked with their waiter concerning the invoice “thrice”.
However the Mykonos meal was not all that it appeared.
The calamari was “rubbery”, Tempo stated, and the crab legs, “salty”, however the true let down got here when the invoice was offered.
“Our server gave us a paper receipt that stated £85 (€98) for fried calamari and £160 (€185) for king crab legs. We almost misplaced it,” Tempo stated.
The invoice got here to £450 (€522), together with a ten per cent service payment.
The vacationers had been charged “by the pound”, with employees insisting that they ordered 4 kilos of seafood.
The next day the ladies returned to the restaurant to complain.
However, Tempo stated, the supervisor wasn’t having it and was “downright impolite.”
“He mainly advised us it was our fault for not studying the menu correctly. He laughed in our face and didn’t do something about it,” the 25-year-old stated, including that she by no means desires to return to Mykonos.
Tempo hasn’t been the one one to really feel the chunk of DK Oyster costs.
TripAdvisor incorporates different tales from holidaymakers claiming they have been charged greater than they’d anticipated.
Proprietor Dimitrios Kalamaras says that “false claims” are being left on the evaluation web site and advised Metro: “I perceive that some folks might discover our costs past their price range and I completely respect their opinion, even when they don’t admire the worth of our companies, delicacies, idea and expertise.”