04 Dec '11, 2am

Hotel calls police after newlyweds, who claimed the food & service were poor, refuse to pay for dinner

Hotel calls police after newlyweds, who claimed the food & service were poor, refuse to pay for dinner

A policeman listening to the groom and the bride last Friday night. In the end, the newlyweds paid the remaining $8,000 under police advice, but asked that the hotel provide reasonable compensation. -- PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS By Feng Zengkun It was a wedding that ended with the police arriving as unexpected special guests. They were called in to adjudicate after a couple who held their nuptials at the Hotel Novotel at Clarke Quay on Friday refused to pay the $8,000 balance on their bill. Their beef? Smelly fish and fish that was not cooked properly were served to their guests. The couple also claimed poor service from the hotel staff, complaining there were not even enough wine glasses provided for guests to toast the couple. According to a Shin Min Daily News report on Saturday, the couple said they tried to negotiate with the hotel's banquet department for a reduced r...

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