Salt Bae customer says his fancy London restaurant has the vibe of a fast food one

Nusret Gökçe, better known as Salt bae, has become one of the most famous chefs in the world thanks to the striking way in which he cuts meat and salt his steaks. Something that has made millions share their videos making themselves viral in the networks.

The success of the famous Turkish butcher has led him to open luxury restaurants not only in Istanbul but also in the most important cities of the world like Dubai, New York or London. All of them fashionable and quite requested by the most demanding clients and the most international celebrities.

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However, the dozens of customer complaints and criticisms against its premises located in the city of London have become quite frequent in recent days. So much so that recently the claim has gone viral of an angry diner who has unleashed controversy on social networks.

This is what Salt Bae’s restaurant in London looks like on the inside. (Photo: OpenTable)

ENVIRONMENT OF A FAST FOOD

One diner was not very happy with his visit and complained about the Salt Bae restaurant in London about have an environment worthy of a fast food. “A fast food restaurant feel […] I had high expectations, a huge disappointment. ”The customer wrote on the OpenTable review page.

After visiting in December, the diner left an average rating of 1.75 stars out of 5. “Not good value for money, and the atmosphere was fast food. The steak was okay, but not surprising. Squid and oysters very poor, ”wrote the irate diner in his review.

The customer complained about the atmosphere in London's Salt Bae restaurant.  (Photo: OpenTable)

The customer complained about the atmosphere in London’s Salt Bae restaurant. (Photo: OpenTable)

THE SALARIES OFFERED BY SALT BAE

The claim occurs after they were made comparisons between staff salaries and restaurant dishes; the hourly wage is the same as the cost of the mashed potatoes on the menu.

A Nusr-Et job advertisement posted online said the restaurant is looking for an “experienced” Chef de Partie, who is usually in charge of a particular production area in a restaurant, to join the team.

This is the job offer to work as a chef at Salt Bae's London restaurant.  (Photo: Caterer.com)

This is the job offer to work as a chef at Salt Bae’s London restaurant. (Photo: Caterer.com)

He said that the selected candidate “you will be working with some of the best ingredients from the UK and abroad in one of the most famous steakhouses in the world”.

However, the chef will be paid between £ 12.00 and £ 13.50 per hour (about US $ 12-18 per hour) plus tips, despite the staggering menu prices.

Controversy over prices

Nusret, 38, currently has 17 restaurants in his chain and has a legion of famous devotees, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio and David Beckham. It opened its London branch in October, with famous e influencers eager to try internet celebrity dishes.

Recently, a millionaire who dined at the new London restaurant claimed via social media that “not worth it”And that the prices they charge in the establishment are“ exorbitant ”.

Salt Bae's restaurant offers a gold-covered steak for nearly $ 2,000.  (Photo: Instagram)

Salt Bae’s restaurant offers a gold-covered steak for nearly $ 2,000. (Photo: Instagram)

Since Salt Bae opened his restaurant in London last September, more than one diner was surprised by the excessive cost of table service, which came to 6,900 dollars, and numerous clients expressed their dismay over the accounts through social media.

According to Chiraag Suchak, a 33-year-old millionaire, a meal at the restaurant isn’t even worth it. “How could a man justify charging $ 15 for a drink or $ 870 for a steak?”, He commented to the British medium MyLondon about his experience at the Salt Bae location.

SALT BAE PRICES

Salt Bae restaurant prices in London.  (Photo: Nusr-Et Steakhouse London)

Salt Bae restaurant prices in London. (Photo: Nusr-Et Steakhouse London)

Salt Bae restaurant prices in London.  (Photo: Nusr-Et Steakhouse London)

Salt Bae restaurant prices in London. (Photo: Nusr-Et Steakhouse London)

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