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A man called Tim went on Twitter and shared details about a date he witnessed while he was eating dinner at a restaurant.
The former Labour press officer revealed how he saw a “young couple” sitting at the table next to him in what appeared to be their first dinner date.
“He was insistent that she could have ‘whatever she liked and he was paying,’" but when the menu arrived, “her smiling face turned very serious.”
Saw something lovely as I was eating my Sunday dinner earlier
A young couple sat at the table next to me
They loo… https://t.co/QoUzPzPQV7 — Tim (@Tim)
He was insistent that she could have ‘whatever she liked and he was paying’
She blushed as she asked “are you sure… https://t.co/mIfrHdttZ0 — Tim (@Tim)
The woman quickly realised that the meal was quite expensive, and tried to prevent her date from getting her a starter - insisting she didn't want one.
Tim was paying more attention to the pair than he was to his own meal. "I was cheering him on and she was trying so hard for the meal not to cost too much."
As he looked at the menu his faced paled slightly, but I guess that could’ve been the lighting
Him: Are we having… https://t.co/7tRUVemNKt — Tim (@Tim)
She said: We could share a starter
Him: No you have one - I will just have roast beef
Her: me too
Him: Have whatev… https://t.co/m3oCXu32Tj — Tim (@Tim)
And then the waiter came to the table with another minefield the loved-up pair were going to have to navigate: the wine list.
Following a bit of back and forth, the young lady eventually suggesting skipping the wine as the water was "lovely", to which the man responded, "So are you."
The waiter arrived and asked ‘would you like to see the wine list’
He said: Yes please
He looked at the wine lis… https://t.co/uPZbqAcZGw — Tim (@Tim)
Her: (looking at wine list) let me pay please
Him: Please let me this is my treat - I promised
Her: Well you choos… https://t.co/GZ5QDE1Awh — Tim (@Tim)
They went to order the roast beef dish with water, and the woman offered to treat her date to a drink at the pub after.
The waiter returns: “have you decided yet”
Him: I’ll have roast beef and a glass of water please
Her: Me too
Him:… https://t.co/31X7q0GDGK — Tim (@Tim)
The two glasses of water arrived and he said: “I’m just going to the loo”
He hadn’t been gone two seconds and out… https://t.co/I1XQf0krhj — Tim (@Tim)
He came back and I’m sure I felt the electricity as he stood beside momentarily before he sat down
The meals arriv… https://t.co/2aS9xps9Zl — Tim (@Tim)
As they were eating I noticed the waiter chatting to the manager and looking over - at me with no food and an empty… https://t.co/8qMcW3lL5u — Tim (@Tim)
It was at this point Tim noticed that he wasn't the only one paying attention to the new couple - the waiter was watching them too.
He told them the roast beef came with a "complimentary glass of house champagne".
And so was the waiter ...
He came left and came back with my wine and turned to the couple and said “I’m sorry I f… https://t.co/8xlBIOo81t — Tim (@Tim)
Him: (boldly) Two glasses of Champagne please
Waiter: Certainly sir — Tim (@Tim)
At this point I went to the loo as I had something in my eye — Tim (@Tim)
I went back to the table as glasses of champagne arrived and she said “This is perfect thank you so much”
He repli… https://t.co/JctWaxJTRU — Tim (@Tim)
We've all been that young man.
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