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City banker spent £43,000 on champagne

The Telegraph has a receipt for a bill at Maya, a club in London’s Soho area that shows a £43,067.50 bar bill from this week. The astonishing bar bill included two methuselah of Dom Perignon champagne at £9,000 each, and four jeroboam of Crystal champagne costing £4,500 each. A methuselah is eight times the normal […]

Feb 21, 2009 | By Anakin

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The Telegraph has a receipt for a bill at Maya, a club in London’s Soho area that shows a £43,067.50 bar bill from this week.

The astonishing bar bill included two methuselah of Dom Perignon champagne at £9,000 each, and four jeroboam of Crystal champagne costing £4,500 each.

A methuselah is eight times the normal bottle size, and a jeroboam four times.

The unnamed banker arrived at Maya with four friends. He then ordered a total of 16 bottles of champagn.

His bill came to £43,067.50. A 15 per cent service charge, which amounted to £5,617.50, all went to the lucky waitress.

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