It all started when of one the famous chef’s staff decided to create a sign that included Kerridge’s face alongside a prime cut of beef.
It read: “Tom-ahawk steak. Not £630.”
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The 48-year-old then took to Twitter and shared the photo, alongside the caption: “Salt Bae steak: £630. Some peace and quiet: priceless.”
The remark comes just days after a diner at Salt Bae’s restaurant shared their ‘eye-watering’ receipt, which totalled £1,812.
However, Kerridge’s social media ‘attack’ on the Turkish chef didn’t go to plan, as many people accused him of being a ‘hypocrite’, explaining that his own eatery is ‘overpriced’.
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One person tweeted: “Mate, you seem like a nice guy but you charge £6.50 for some roast peanuts. So you really can’t take the p***.”
Another added: “Tom, it’s five and a half quid for a roll and a butter at your gaff.”
“£87 for steak and £25+ for a starter?” a third commented. “People are in glass houses…”
A fourth simply said: “The irony.”
Although Kerridge’s post didn’t get the reaction he had intended, he stood by his comments and hit back at his haters.
On Instagram, he wrote: “Before any pea-brained doughnut asks, it’s not £87.
“You choose your meat at the counter at butchers prices and then get charged a £12.50 cook charge per person.
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Kerridge was recently blasted by a magazine editor for charging £87 for a steak at his ‘unpretentious’ pub.
The critic wrote: “Website of @handfmarlow- ‘unpretentious’, ‘proper pub’, ‘for everyone to enjoy’, ‘relaxed and accessible’.
“Also @handfmarlow– steak and chips: £87; side of cabbage: £7.50; creme brûlée: £26.50. And people complain about wine list mark-ups.”
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