A Domino's driver was left red-faced after he attempted to deliver four large 'cheeseburger' pizzas to a customer named 'Elizabeth' at Buckingham Palace. The employee sparked a security scare when he tried to get past the palace security gate to drop off the pizzas, reports say. He was reportedly stopped by two armed police officers, one of whom called his superiors to check whether the Queen had actually made the £46 order. The officers then broke the news to the delivery rider that he had been duped.
One source told The Sun: "The next thing the copper said was ‘Sorry sir, Elizabeth is the name of the Queen - and she lives at Buckingham Palace. I think someone is winding you up.’"The poor guy looked very confused and just rode off."A Domino's spokesman told the newspaper that its London Victoria outlet received the order, with the caller promising to pay with cash when the food arrived.
Store manager Zsuzsanna Queiser added: “We’ve always suspected the Queen was a secret Domino’s fan and the order to Buckingham Palace almost confirmed our suspicions." Mr Queiser said the driver did not get past the security gate, adding that the pizzas were appreciated by the police officers on duty.
The Metropolitan Police said it did not comment on security matters. A mum-of-three, from Plymouth, called the police after Domino's failed to deliver her pizza earlier this year. She placed a £37 order as a treat for her children - leaving herself just £7 to live on for the next two days - although Domino's later gave her a refund.