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Gordon Ramsay Defends His £19 Full English Breakfast At The Savoy

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Gordon Ramsay Defends His £19 Full English Breakfast At The Savoy

Gordon Ramsay has hit back at those who criticised his £19 full English breakfast, saying if people are concerned about the price, they 'can't f***ing afford it'.

Ramsay, 54, unveiled his pricey breakfast dish earlier this year, telling fans it would be available to order at the Savoy Grill - his restaurant at the Savoy Hotel in London - from 21 September.

"The most amazing full English... Can't wait for you to try it," he tweeted.

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However, after social media users clocked the price tag, they argued the breakfast meal was a 'complete and utter rip off' - not that Ramsay seems bothered, of course.

Speaking to Insider, Ramsay said of the British classic: "I stand by it. I swear by it. And it is one meal that I would ever eat as a last supper.

"It has to be a full English breakfast with extra baked beans."

Adding a message to his critics, he added: "And you know what? If you're worried about the price, you can't f***ing afford it."

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The menu describes the £19 brekkie as a 'Quintessentially British Breakfast' with 'pork sausage, smoked back bacon, tomato, mushroom, baked beans, eggs and style'.

Credit: Twitter/Gordon Ramsay Restaurants
Credit: Twitter/Gordon Ramsay Restaurants

There's no mention of any toast - which could be an oversight on the menu - and don't even think about any black pudding, as that's an optional extra for £5. Same goes for a single pork sausage, mushroom, tomato or even an egg.

Responding to Ramsay's tweet in September, one social media user raged: "Can't wait for you to try it!!!!! Are the sides £5 each or is that for all of them???? Who is mug enough to pay a fiver for one sausage??? Get a grip GR."

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Another said: "Never mind a sausage mate. Tomatoes & avocado are a fiver too. I hope this falls flat on its arse. Piss taking chef of the highest order."

A third wrote: "Never mind the £19. Add an extra tenner for a second sausage and a slice of pudding, a fiver for your coffee, £2 cover and 15% gratuity added to the bill as well. You're in or around £42."

Others defended Ramsay's breakfast by arguing 'you're paying for the whole Savoy experience'.

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Topics: Food, Celebrity, News, Chef, Gordon Ramsay

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