Dh387,988 receipt from Dubai's Cavalli Club creates Twitter sensation

Receipt from night out at the Fairmont Hotel's Cavalli Club goes viral with dozens of people tweeting their shock.

The Cavalli Club receipt that's been creating a stir on Twitter.
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DUBAI // A photograph making the rounds on the internet suggests that some birthday celebrants had more than a little fun, ringing up a bill of Dh387,988.

A receipt from the night out at Cavalli Club at the Fairmont Hotel in Dubai dated January 2 has gone viral, with dozens of people tweeting their shock.

Highlights from the itemised bill include a 6-litre bottle of Cristal Champagne for Dh125,000, a couple of 2-litre bottles of Cristal for Dh70,000, 24 Diet Cokes at Dh528 and 10 Red Bulls at Dh290.

“Crazy! Ppl still spend this kind of cash?” tweeted Shimishah. “Dont 4 get the $32 bday cake RT @tomgara $100K bill from Cavalli Club - Dubai, incld a $35K 6L bottle of Cristal,” said Saeid_hejazi.

The bill was time-stamped 3.19am on Monday and also lists 13 bottles of Roederer Cristal at Dh84,240, a 3-litre Cavalli vodka at Dh4,950, four bottle of Chivas 12 costing Dh4,360. and a birthday cake for Dh120.

But others seemed more concerned than amazed.

“Very disturbing, this money can support an entire village in india for a month,” wrote Yoosiph.

“Spend of this nature is not unusual at Cavalli Club,” said David Lescarret, the operations manager, adding the club “has seen high-spenders consistently frequent the venue since its inception”.