Diner stunned at $15 cost for meal at combined vegetable stall, asks for receipt however will get scolded by stallholder as a substitute

SINGAPORE: After a diner felt that he had been overcharged for a meal at a combined vegetable stall, he requested for the receipt from the attendant. Nonetheless, the aged man who runs the stall didn’t solely refuse his request, however the diner claimed that the uncle additionally scolded him.

The diner, who goes by Lim Francis on Fb, wrote on the COMPLAINT SINGAPORE web page on Sunday (Apr 17) that he had gone to the stall at COOK HOUSE by Koufu in Velocity Novena Sq. at 1 pm the day earlier than.

I ordered fish and rooster thigh and requested for his or her costs previous to ordering. I used to be knowledgeable that the fish value $3 and the rooster thigh value $3.5, and I agreed to those costs. And added baikut vege with rice which can be about $5/6 extra to my calculation.”

To his shock, the overall quantity he was charged was $15, so he solely acquired $35 in change from the $50 he paid.

Nonetheless, when he requested for a receipt, “the aged man working the stall refused to supply one and even scolded me for not asking for one earlier,” Mr Lim added.

“I’m extraordinarily dissatisfied with the service I acquired from this stall. It’s clear to me that the stall holder is dishonest and attempting to overcharge clients. I hope future clients don’t fall sufferer to the identical dishonest practices.”

He went on to ask, “What do u consider this stall have u all expericed the identical factor?” tagging Velocity Novena Sq. and Koufu SG as nicely.

Mr Lim additionally posted a photograph of his meal.

The Unbiased Singapore has reached out to Mr Lim and Koufu for additional remark.

One netizen commenting on the put up wrote that Mr Lim may have stated earlier that he needed a receipt.

“These stall keeper needs to be sack away!!!He say ought to instructed him earlier if want receipt..these is becos if give receipt then he unable overcharge..He already overcharge so he not dare to provide the receipt..cos you possibly can complainatiom if have these receipt.”

One other wrote, “How is that $15? Are they attempting to say this value greater than western meals? There needs to be a shift supervisor on the workplace close by. Have to boost it as much as him.”

Others had been equally stunned on the excessive value.

“Subsequent time ask for complete value earlier than paying. At most you reject/stroll away if value very a lot completely different out of your calculation,” suggested one other.

“If the outdated uncle refuse to present you receipt , go to the drink counter search for the foodcourt supervisor…” a commenter chimed in.


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