A restaurant refuses entry to a young blind man and his guide dog


Kelsey never leaves his guide dog Lacey, a pretty black Labrador who has been following him on his daily adventures for 5 years. While on their way to a restaurant with a friend, they were refused entry, and this caused a great wave of indignation.

Kelsey is a student ofUniversity of Oxford who would like to be able to go to a restaurant like everyone else. The young man suffering from blindness recently had to leave the premises of a Japanese restaurant in the city, the Ramen Culturebecause of the presence of his guide dog.

Illustration of the article: A restaurant refuses entry to a young blind man and his guide dog

Kelsey Trevett/Twitter

As reported by BBC, the restaurant employees knew very well that they were legally obliged to accept their visit, but they refused it all the same. They preferred to offer them to eat out, something that Kelsey did not wish to do. They then left the scene, rage in the stomach.

“I feel overwhelmed and abandoned”

The incident did not leave the young man indifferent, he who is however used to going to public places with his Labrador, where everything always turns out for the best. ” These situations are truly frustrating and distressing » he expressed himself on Twitter.

He denounces an attitude totally discriminatory » and regrets that the road to progress is still so strewn with pitfalls. Users of Twitter did not hesitate to express their support and their anger to him, and the affair quickly made noise in England.

Restaurant employees asked for forgiveness

Relayed in the British newspapers, this event pushed the members of Ramen Culture to apologize in a long message on instagram. By trying to restore their image, they have drawn the wrath of Internet users, who have described their behavior as ” ashamed ” and D'” unacceptable “.

It is an incident that has not really gone unnoticed, but which has caused so much excitement and anger that it proves that the vast majority of the population remains fortunately opposed to this kind of practice.

To finish, Kelsey, Lacey and their friend ended the evening in another restaurant in the neighborhood, where they ate very well!


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