Salt Bae’s £1,300-a-steak Knightsbridge restaurant ‘removes’ bad reviews after price backlash

Famed restaurant Nusr-Et Steakhouse has been accused of “removing negative reviews” after a customer’s delectable bill went viral last month.

The chic eatery is owned by a Turkish butcher turned chef Nusret Gokce, better known as Salt Bae, whose theatrical salt-spreading antics have earned him more than 38 million followers on Instagram since he went viral on social media in 2017 for his way of seasoning meat.

Last month a customer’s receipt went viral after totaling a whopping £1,812.40, sparking a bout of backlash for the restaurant, but Google reviews currently show a 4.8-star rating – with the site stating it’s “a was updated by the company a week ago’.

According to My London News, “a deluge of reviews criticizing the restaurant when it first opened” has since “disappeared.”

FEMAIL has reached out to Nusr-et Steakhouse for comment.

Famed restaurant Nusr-Et Steakhouse has been accused of ‘removing negative reviews’ after a customer’s dazzling bill went viral last month

Google reviews currently shows a 4.8 star rating - with the site stating it was

Google reviews currently shows a 4.8 star rating – with the site stating it was “updated by the company a week ago.”

The restaurant now has 4.8 stars on Google and 4.7 stars on Facebook, where a customer writes: ‘What else can I say but WOW! Yes the prices are not cheap but you get what you pay for in terms of service, atmosphere and quality of food and drinks.

‘I was lucky enough to meet Nusret and he is a nice, humble man. The theater of Nusret’s signature steak slicing and later the Baklava by another gentleman was absolutely fantastic.’

Only one less flattering review remains, with one customer calling it “overpriced” and “not kid-friendly.”

The upscale eatery is owned by Turkish butcher turned chef Nusret Gokce, whose theatrical salt-sprinkling antics have earned him celebrity, including David Beckham

The upscale eatery is owned by Turkish butcher turned chef Nusret Gokce, whose theatrical salt-sprinkling antics have earned him celebrity, including David Beckham

Nicknamed Salt Bae by fans, the 38-year-old currently runs 17 restaurants in his successful chain and has a legion of celebrities, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio

Nicknamed Salt Bae by fans, the 38-year-old currently runs 17 restaurants in his successful chain and has a legion of celebrities, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio

The restaurant now has 4.8 stars on Google and 4.7 stars on Facebook, where a customer writes: 'What else can I say but WOW!  Yes, the prices are not cheap, but you get what you pay for in terms of service, atmosphere and quality of food and drink.'

The restaurant now has 4.8 stars on Google and 4.7 stars on Facebook, where a customer writes: ‘What else can I say but WOW! Yes, the prices are not cheap, but you get what you pay for in terms of service, atmosphere and quality of food and drink.’

Only one less flattering review remains, with one customer calling it

Only one less flattering review remains, with one customer calling it “overpriced” and “not kid-friendly.”

Last month, a receipt from a customer of Nusr-Et Steakhouses showed how a single steak cost £630, while four Red Bulls cost £44.

The dazzling bill from recently opened ‘Salt Bae’s’ restaurant in London’s Knightsbridge also shows that the table of eight customers had added £236.40 in service charges to their expenses.

Elsewhere, customers paid £9 a glass of Coke, £12 for four pieces of sweetcorn and £200 for a rack of lamb.

People have taken to Twitter to admit that the prices on the viral coupon have kept them from visiting the restaurant, despite its opening long been anticipated since Nusret Gokce, aka Salt Bae, went viral in 2017.

Last month, a customer's receipt (pictured) went viral on social media after Twitter users saw Red Bull's dazzling charges in addition to service charges.

Last month, a customer’s receipt (pictured) went viral on social media after Twitter users saw Red Bull’s dazzling charges in addition to service charges.

Twitter user Jamil Amin shared a photo of the receipt with the caption: ’44 great British pounds for four Red Bulls… smiling.’

The post got nearly 10,000 likes and many people admitted they were shocked by the staggeringly high prices on the menu.

One person wrote, ‘What the hell is a golden burger? £100 is it the best burger in the world? And £630 for a steak? Lol I would have refused to pay and walked out… That is absolutely ridiculous £44 for Red Bull is also rubbish’

Another said: ‘I hope you got the rest of the cow in a goody bag! £630 for a steak’

A third added: ‘£9 for a Coke. Bet the glass was short and thin and filled to the brim with ice. Lol’ ‘Why is baklava £22 lmao! I need to see that part, phew,” wrote another.

Rumors of Salt Bae's London branch have been circulating since 2017. He wrote on Instagram this week: 'I've waited a long time, but a dream is finally coming true'

Rumors of Salt Bae’s London branch have been circulating since 2017. He wrote on Instagram this week: ‘I’ve waited a long time, but a dream is finally coming true’

A flood of comments on the receipt questioned how the restaurant justified charging £630 for a steak and £100 for a burger

A flood of comments on the receipt questioned how the restaurant justified charging £630 for a steak and £100 for a burger

Others were quick to comment on the £236.40 service charge, with one saying: ‘It’s the fact that they have the audacity to add a service charge after serving food and drink at 3x the average price’

Another joined in: ‘Wow, people here spend my entire bank balance in one night’ A third commented: ‘The cheek to charge another service fee! D*** that’s a flight!’

“It’s much cheaper to fly to Turkey and go to the original restaurant,” another joked.

Salt Bae, real name Nusret Gokce, owns a chain of Nusr-Et restaurants and is known for his theatrical salt-throwing antics

Salt Bae, real name Nusret Gokce, owns a chain of Nusr-Et restaurants and is known for his theatrical salt-throwing antics

Twitter users joked that flying to Nusret's original restaurant in Turkey is cheaper than paying the £236.40 service charge

Twitter users joked that flying to Nusret’s original restaurant in Turkey is cheaper than paying the £236.40 service charge

Nicknamed Salt Bae by fans, the 38-year-old currently operates 17 restaurants in his successful chain and has a legion of devoted celebrities, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio and David Beckham.

nusret has been spotted cutting meat for customers at his recently opened London restaurant, where specials include a Golden Giant Tomahwak Steak for £1450, Golden Giant Striplion for £1350 and Golden Kafes for £500.

The first opening of Nusr-Et Steakhouse London was postponed due to Covid-19, but it is still in high demand with those eager to reserve.

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