SINGAPORE, Aug 14 (The Straits Times/ANN): Food and beverage (F&B) establishments had to turn away customers with fake vaccination certificates and some whose full-vaccination status were not yet valid, following the resumption of dining in on Tuesday (Aug 10). Thai restaurant 87 Just Thai Killiney in Killiney Road had to reject 10 customers on the first day alone. Co-founder Eric Tan said several customers had shown up in pairs to dine in, having assumed that the non-air-conditioned restaurant is a coffee shop. Only hawker centres and coffee shops are able to accept groups of two diners regardless of vaccination status. Groups of up to five people who are fully vaccinated, have recovered from or tested negative for Covid-19, can dine together at restaurants. The restaurant’s other outlet, located in Pasir Panjang, also faced similar challenges. “We had customers attempting to come in and who kept challenging us saying ‘you have no air-con and no door, so you should be a coffee shop’,” said Tan. “There were also others who didn’t understand that if there is no green tick in your app, we can’t let you in… one couple got really upset and stormed off after saying ‘good luck to your… Read full this story
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