A newlywed couple say they have been dragged into a bitter war of words after hotel bosses who hosted their big day accused them of running up a £1,550 bill for their wedding reception – and running off without paying.
Clare Nattrass and Joanne Robinson say they will pay their bill, but they want £200 taken off because their miserable wedding breakfast buffet didn’t include ribs or mini burgers – and it was whipped away by over zealous hotel staff after just half an hour, before some of their 31 guests had the chance to tuck in.
The couple say the row escalated to such an extent that they had to call police to mediate after they felt threatened by hotel staff at their home.
A spokesman for the Town House hotel in Durham described their buffet claims as ‘nonsense’.
Speaking exclusively to MailOnline Clare said: ‘We’ve been made out to be acting like criminals, it’s ruined our big day.’
The dispute began when the hotel resorted to shaming the couple in a Facebook post which went…