SALT Bae’s London steakhouse is known for its delicious food but also for its exorbitant prices.
Restaurant owner and Instagram influencer, Nusret Gökçe Erzurum is actually serving his customers, but how much will a meal at Nusr-Et London cost you?
What’s on the menu at Nusr-Et?
Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe Erzurum opened his London steakhouse on September 23, 2021, having first been announced in 2017.
Nestled in Knightsbridge, it is the only UK offering of the global chain, which has popular restaurants in New York, Miami and Dubai.
Nusr-Et is famous for its steaks, but it also serves a variety of other meat dishes, as well as side dishes and desserts.
The menu is divided into sections, including salads, steaks, beef tenderloin, lamb, burgers, meatballs, and sucuk – a fermented Turkish sausage.
Other quirky dishes on offer include onion blossom, croquet mash, spoon salad and heart-shaped meatballs.
Restaurant-goers can also choose the beef carpaccio and marbled wagyu filet mignon.
How much does it cost to eat in Nusr-Et?
Diners can expect to shell out a small fortune to enjoy a meal at Nusr-Et’s new London restaurant.
Dishes range from £17 all the way up to an obscene £1,450.
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Some of the restaurant’s specialties include a Golden Burger for £100, Golden Giant Tomahawk Steak for £1,450, Golden Giant Striploin for £1,350 and Golden Kafes for £500.
And desserts, which include sorbet, ice cream and baklava, cost an average of £25 a pop.
Even soft drinks are expensive, with a single Coca Cola reportedly costing £9 and a Red Bull £11.
Restaurant booking website Square Meal suggests the average price of meals in Nusr-Et is over £80 – but the website’s menu does not offer any prices, so exact details remain unknown.
A customer has posted a picture of their receipt after spending an evening at the restaurant which amounted to £1,812.40.
The receipt included two nusret sushi for £46, two prawn tempura rolls for £60, a buratta for £25, an onion flower for £18 and a single sweetcorn for £12.
The most expensive item is a £1,450 ‘giant tomahawk’ steak, covered in gold leaf.
Alcoholic drinks are said to be more expensive, with four Patron coffees for £80 and four Gray Goose drinks for £72.
The only item on the no charge menu is Turkish tea, which is apparently served for free.
The huge bill included a 15% service charge of £236.40.
More bills have surfaced from the restaurant, revealing more prices.
The last Tweet in the bill came from someone who spent £37,000 at the restaurant.
The most expensive thing on their bill was the two bottles of Petrus 2003, for a total of £19,900.
closely followed by two more bottles of wine, Dom Perigon Rosé 2006 came in at £1,620 together.
Their 15% service change came to a total of £4,829.10.
One Twitter user said: “It’s cheaper to fly and eat at the Turkish restaurant in Salt Bae than to go to the one in London.
“£9 for a coke. £630 for a tomahawk steak. No thanks.”
Another added: “There’s a line where high restaurant prices stop being rip-offs and become a kind of performance art.
“I think Salt Bae’s new London restaurant has topped it.”
And a third said the chef must be “joking”.
How much does a giant tomahawk cost at Salt Bae’s restaurant?
The restaurant’s signature dish – a giant tomahawk steak covered in edible gold leaf – will set you back £1,450.
It is considered the most expensive item on the menu.
Gemma Collins slipped into the slice of golden meat while on a date with boyfriend Rami Hawash on September 24, 2021.