Patron racks up R114,518 alcohol bill at local restaurant

Patron racks up R114,518 alcohol bill at local restaurant

At least the waiter walked away with an incredible R11,450 cash tip…

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For many South Africans, going out for dinner is a treat that only comes now and then or on special occasions.

Even then, we might opt to be a little more frugal and not order the most expensive items on the menu.

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However, this is not the case for everyone.

On Monday morning, 8 July, a patron in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, racked up an insane amount of R114,518 on alcohol at Rockets restaurant.

Including the waiter's tip of R11,452.80, the bill totalled a whopping R125,969.80.

The receipt, which entertainment blogger Musa Khawula shared on X, showed that the patron settled his bill at 4am on Monday morning at Rockets Club in Umhlanga Rocks.

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"All the blessers flocked to Durban for the Durban July weekend, and so did Sergio Cabonge and Kenny Kunene, who spent over R125 000 at Rockets Club; Umhlanga Rocks," they wrote.

Look here:

The bill included:

  • One Red Bull - R58
  • One Bottle Tequila Don Julio - R16,000
  • Six Indian Tonic - R180
  • Six Ginger Ale - R180
  • Six Aces Brut - R42,000
  • Six Aces Demi-sec - R48,600
  • Three Veuve Clicquot Y - R7,500

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