Salt Bae's London restaurant savaged on TripAdvisor
‘Don’t be fooled by the glitz and glamour!’ One star reviews continue to flood in for Salt Bae’s London restaurant Nusr-Et – including one customer who paid £1,800 for ‘smelly meat’
- Salt Bae’s London restaurant Nusr-Et has been savaged by TripAdvisor reviews
- The eatery is now one of the worst ranked restaurants on the reviewing site
- One person wrote: ‘Do not be fooled by the glitz and glam and waste your money’
- Another called it ‘an insult to humanity’, adding: ‘Worst food, worst service’
- It comes after claims restaurant deleted bad reviews after backlash over prices
Salt Bae’s Nusr-Et Steakhouse in London is now one of the worst ranked restaurants on TripAdvisor after being slammed by unhappy customers online.
Turkish chef, Nusret Gökçe, rose to fame back in 2017 for his unusual meat seasoning technique where he lets salt run down his elbow, and he’s been spotted slicing meat for customers at his newly opened London restaurant, where specials include a Golden Giant Tomahawk steak for £1,450, Golden Giant Striplion for £1,350 and Golden Kafes for £500.
However many diners have been left less than impressed with the glitzy eatery in Knightsbridge, with a slew of bad reviews leaving it at number 20,491 out of 23,811 in the capital on TripAdvisor.
One person commented: ‘Do not be fooled by the glitz and glam and waste your money.
Salt Bae’s Nusr-Et Steakhouse in London is now one of the worst ranked restaurants on TripAdvisor after being slammed by unhappy customers online
Specials at the trendy restaurant include Golden Giant Tomahawk steak for £1,450, Golden Giant Striplion for £1,350 and Golden Kafes for £500 (pictured, one of the meat dishes at the restaurant
‘Terrible food. Meat was not at all tasty. Ended up going for a £5 kebab after a £300 bill… this place is the biggest joke in London.’
Meanwhile another wrote: ‘Insult to humanity.
‘Worst food, worst service. Paid over £1,800 for three of us.
‘Poor quality, smelly meat, small portions. Rather spend £50 in the local restaurant, will be better! Never again! Stay away, it’s a death trap!’
A slew of bad reviews has left the restaurant ranked at number 20,491 out of 23,811 in the capital on TripAdvisor
A third added: ‘Avoid like the plague.
‘I travel all over the world conducting my business and have eaten in many many restaurants but this is the worst one yet.
‘The ones in L.A, Turkey and Dubai are amazing and I couldn’t recommend them highly enough but I would never return to Nusr-et in London.
‘I dined here with some business associates and felt embarrassed afterwards that I’d chosen such a god awful place to dine in. This place is all hype and no substance give it a miss or dine at your own peril.’
Many diners have been left less than impressed with the glitzy restaurant in Knightsbridge, leaving a host of one and two star reviews online
A fourth commented: ‘They need to rebrand an as ‘Aberdeen steakhouse’ where they charge tourists £15 for a steak.
‘You are better off going to Hawksmoor and saving £900 for the same meal but better.
‘Or go to Hippodrome steakhouse where you will not only save £900 to £1,200 but you also get some casino chips.’
FEMAIL has contacted Nusr-et Steakhouse for comment.
The upscale eatery chain is owned by Turkish butcher-turned-chef Nusret Gokce, whose theatrical salt-sprinkling antics have earned him a celebrity following including David Beckham
In October the restaurant was accused of ‘deleting negative reviews’, after a customer’s eye-watering bill went viral.
A month earlier, a customer’s receipt from went viral after totalling a staggering £1,812.40 earning the restaurant an onslaught of backlash, however Google reviews currently show a 4.8 star rating – with the site stating it was ‘updated by the business a week ago.
According to My London News, ‘a flurry of reviews appearing to criticise the restaurant when it first opened’ have since ‘disappeared.
The 38-year-old, who has been nicknamed Salt Bae by fans, currently has 17 restaurants in his successful chain and has a legion of celebrity devotees including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio and David Beckham.
Nusret has been spotted slicing meat for customers at his newly opened London restaurant, where specials include a Golden Giant Tomahwak steak for £1,450, Golden Giant Striplion for £1,350 and Golden Kafes for £500.
The initial opening of Nusr-Et Steakhouse London was delayed due to Covid- 19, but has remained in demand with people eager to make reservations.
Rumours of Salt Bae’s London branch have been circulating since 2017. He wrote on Instagram this week: ‘I was waiting very long time but finally dream come true’
Salt Bae, real name Nusret Gokce, owns a chain of Nusr-Et restaurants and is known for his theatrical salt-sprinkling antics
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