Rude customers pay more for coffee in French café
By Alex Mansell on Thursday, December 12, 2013
A café in Nice has put the prices of coffee up for those customers who don’t say please when ordering. In a good-humoured move designed to encourage politeness, La Petite Syrah charges €7 for rude customers, €4.25 for those who say please and €1.40 for those who greet the server.
The charges are all outlined to customers on a board behind the counter.
Manager Fabrice Pepino says: “It started as a joke because at lunchtime people would come in very stressed and were sometimes rude to us when they ordered a coffee.”