A restaurant in Japan has become a hit on social media after employing MONKEYS as waiters.

Ok – we realize this sounds like bull**** – so check out the video below.

The sake-joint is in an area two hours north of Tokyo and it has a team of macaque monkeys that can fetch and carry towels and even serve beers to thirsty customers.

The macaques are highly intelligent and are the most widespread primates on the planet (apart from humans). Restaurant owner Kaoru Otsaka employed the creatures after his pet macaque, called Yat-chan, started copying his actions.

He said: “Yat-chan first learned by just watching me working in the restaurant. It all started when one day I gave him a hot towel out of curiosity and he brought the towel to the customer.”

The amazing footage was first seen on the web several years ago but it has recently resurfaced on social media sites.

Table monkeys – we salute you!

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