Hawker @ Lau Pa Sat tells buyer stingray BBQ prices S$20 when listed value is S$16; buyer additionally spots hawker telling cashier to ‘preserve’ S$4 change as a substitute of giving again to buyer

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A involved buyer who ordered an merchandise on the menu listed for S$16 was shocked by the stall operator’s unofficial value improve, solely to find later that there was no such markup.

A Fb web page Grievance Singapore member posted his expertise on Friday (April 15), having ordered stingray barbecue at a stall in Lau Pa Sat, a hawker centre within the Central Enterprise District. “Informed her I need medium measurement, however she advised me S$20,” stated the shopper, who famous that the merchandise was offered for S$16 on the menu.

The shopper initially went straight to the cashier to order however was advised to speak to an auntie as a substitute. The auntie allegedly advised him that the menu value wasn’t up to date.

After handing over S$20, the shopper watched because the auntie handed the cash over to the cashier. Surprisingly, the cashier offers her again S$4 in change.

“She knew I used to be behind. She simply rapidly advised the cashier to maintain it first,” stated the shopper, who selected to not inquire additional.

“I waited for the stingray and when it come, take a look at the S$20 medium measurement stingray,” he stated, attaching a photograph of the order.

“I really feel these days these retailers are dishonest clients by doing this sort of trick,” he added.

Members from the web group shared comparable experiences on the hawker centre.

“I agree Lau Pa Sat some stalls are like that,” stated Fb consumer Sue Zaidi who despatched over their home helper to order some meals.

“My helper tried to order fried rice. They are saying no regular plate should purchase larger plate.”

“I believe these days numerous locations liddat, I am going Pasir Panjang throughout January additionally. I ask for medium; the auntie say previous menu, solely left small and large. I select massive, the menu put 20 greenback then the auntie say previous menu, now 25. I believe the previous menu is a typical trick, so watch out everybody,” stated Fb consumer Yi Sin.

One other buyer was allegedly charged incorrectly by a satay stall. “Sure, Lau Pa Sat some stall cheat on clients. Watch out when order meals; examine your meal & receipt. I used to be cheated on satay stall,” stated netizen Willy Tan.

Others thanked the shopper for highlighting the stall, noting they’d not patronize it. /TISG

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