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Outrage in #SouthAfrica as white-owned restaurant prints “two blacks” on a black couple’s receipt

South African couple ‘outraged’ by being labelled ‘two blacks’

Two customers at a restaurant in South Africa’s city of Cape Town received a bill which identified them as “two blacks”, reports Eyewitness News.

The customer Scott Maq tweeted the receipt:

The Bungalow in Clifton (@KoveCollection) still sees us by the colour of our skin

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The Bungalow’s marketing manager, Micheline Leo, told Eyewitness News that a waiter inputted identification notes to help identify tables.

The restaurant later apologised in a tweet:

The Bungalow in Clifton (@KoveCollection) still sees us by the colour of our skin pic.twitter.com/KuHi96xX82

.@Scott_Maq Our official response to the unfortunate incident over the weekend at The Bungalow. pic.twitter.com/c0mN4Y3Tll

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But Mr Maq was not impressed, demanding a personal apology:

@KoveCollection I do not accept your apology. You've failed to contact me directly as an offended patron.

Scott

Scott_Maq

@KoveCollection I do not accept your apology. You’ve failed to contact me directly as an offended patron.

@KoveCollection I had to hear from a journalist on how you plan to handle this incident. No apology/communication to the offended patron.

Scott

Scott_Maq

@KoveCollection I had to hear from a journalist on how you plan to handle this incident. No apology/communication to the offended patron.

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BBC

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