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UK eatery accidentally serves diner $5,800 wine

IANS  |  London 

A restaurant in the UK accidentally served a a which was worth a whopping $5,800, a media report said.

The customer at the Manchester, England, branch of Hawksmoor, ordered a 2001 Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, which is listed at 260 pounds ($335), a PR company representing the restaurant told on Thursday.

"It was a very busy night at the restaurant and a very simple mistake," of Kitchen Communications said. "A member of staff picked up the wrong bottle, mistaking it for another Bordeaux of the same vintage."

"The went out and was served to the customer. The customer didn't know and it was only afterward that one of the managers picked up what had happened."

The restaurant later tweeted that the customer "accidentally got given a of Chateau Le Pin, Pomerol, 2001" and said it hoped they enjoyed their evening.

"To the member of staff who accidentally gave it away, chin up! One-off mistakes and we love you anyway," added.

The restaurant also tweeted a photo of the two wines side by side, saying: "They look pretty similar OK?!"

The 2001 features in the "rarities" section of Hawksmoor's menu and is the most expensive item on the list.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 09:24 IST
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