ANIMAL rights eco-loons were carried out of social media star Salt Bae’s restaurant by waitress staff after a failed protest.
Customers in the viral upmarket Nusr-Er restaurant, where a gold-plated steak can reach £1,450, applauded staff as they picked up protestors and physically removed them from the premises.
The sit-in protest began at 6pm, with the group removed by staff within an hour before polisie arrived.
Video footage posted online shows four staff members carrying a female protestor before placing her on the ground outside.
Protestor Orin Cooley-Greene, 21, said the staff’s handling of the group’s members was “tougher than police would do it.”
Student Ben Thomas, 20, said the group targeted the restaurant because it was part of a “broken system”.
Animal Rebellion said police were called after a similar sit-in protest at Manchester’s Michelin-starred Mana restaurant earlier on Saturday.
Salt Bae gained internet fame in 2017 for his iconic salt-sprinkling pose – but has angered his Instagram followers after bragging about a £140,584 bill at his high-end restaurant.
Die Turkish millionaire is known for his gold leaf steaks and extravagant cooking style.
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The viral chef posted the receipt last night with the caption “Quality never expensive”, angering his 49 miljoen Instagram volgelinge.