London restaurant's surprise for visually impaired woman wins social media
- A London restaurant is winning hearts on social media for its thoughtful surprise for a visually impaired woman on her birthday
- The restaurant used melted chocolate to write a ‘happy birthday’ message for the woman in braille
- “No freaking way. They did not! You guys are amazing!" the woman can be heard saying in the video
A London restaurant is winning hearts on social media for its thoughtful surprise for a visually impaired woman on her birthday. The restaurant used melted chocolate to write a ‘happy birthday’ message for the woman in braille. A video of the woman’s reaction upon reading the message has gone viral on social media, with emotional users lauding the restaurant’s gesture.
The clip was first shared on TikTok by Natalie Te Paa (@natbysight). “They had the chef write Happy Birthday in BRAILLE!!!… using melted chocolate,” she captioned the 48-second-long video.
In the video, the waiter can be heard saying, “We want to wish you a happy birthday,” as he places the message in front of Natalie. Then a person accompanying Natalie guides her hand to the message, which is written on a plate.
Watch the video here:
Natalie was left awestruck by the gesture from the restaurant, and can be heard saying, “No freaking way. They did not! You guys are amazing!”
The video went viral on social media and while many applauded the staff for their gesture, many were wondering about which restaurant it was and where it was located.
“I’m not crying,” one user tweeted after watching the video, along with the crying face emojis, with another replying, “Neither am I. Zero tears.”
“You know when you just need to watch something which isn’t full of hate but reminds you of the beauty of a human soul? Thank you,” another user tweeted.
"This is one of the sweetest gestures I have ever seen," a user commented.
Here are some other reactions:
Although this isn't the original video, it has been retweeted over 32.5 thousand times and has garnered over 103 thousand likes at the time of writing this article since being shared on August 17.