Customer Says S$15 For Little India Meal Is Ridiculously Expensive
When looking for fuss-free options to settle our daily meals, many of us will opt for caifan or mamak stalls as their food is budget-friendly.
However, on Saturday (2 Jul), a woman took to Facebook to share that she visited an eatery in Little India to dabao food, but was shocked when her order came up to S$15.
Netizens agreed with her, saying the rice was too pricey.
Customer did not expect Little India meal to be overpriced
On Saturday (2 Jul), the woman patronised a 24-hour mamak stall in Little India to dabao some food. She ordered vegetables, some curry chicken, and rice.
When it was time to pay, she claimed that the bill came up to S$15.
In her Facebook post, she said although she expected the dish to be slightly expensive, the final total was overpriced.
Calling this outrageous, the woman noted that this would be the first and last time she would be patronising the stall.
Netizens concur that it’s pricey
Netizens shared the woman’s sentiments, saying the stall was going overboard with such high prices.
One netizen even went as far as to say that if it were him, he would have just left the stall immediately due to their ridiculous prices.
This netizen advised the woman not to purchase food from places with no fixed pricing charts to prevent such things from happening again.
Hope businesses remain honest in their pricing
Recently, the prices of necessities such as electricity, oil, and food have increased, resulting in marked-up costs at eateries.
That being said, to be charged such a steep price for one meat and one vegetable does seem absurd.
While it’s understandable that businesses may do what’s necessary to protect their livelihoods, we hope they remain honest in the way they price their items.
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Featured image adapted from Facebook.