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Mrs Dowse said: "We thought it was a joke at first.
Mrs Dowse said it took several minutes to sit the girls at their tables and take their orders.
HEARTLESS JOE Dowse sneaked back into Ireland to give evidence in a court case to decide the future of the "son" he gave away.
As the Sunday Mirror exclusively revealed last April Tristan was adopted by Dowse and his Azeri wife, Lala, in July 2001.
The Irish Attorney General took legal action against the Dowses for abandoning him.
The Dowses could even be made to shell out for university if Tristan ever goes to college.
ABANDONED tot Tristan Dowse has been SNATCHED from his orphange by child protection workers, the Irish Sunday Mirror can reveal.
The Dowses are suspected of buying baby Tristan from the women who had paid his natural mum, promising to provide him with a loving home.
Tristan Dowse, who is an Irish citizen, was adopted by Wicklow couple Joe and Lala Dowse at two months old.
It means he could even be deported, as despite being left in the country by the Dowses they are still legally his parents - and he is still their son.
Tristan has been caught up in a legal wrangle since the Dowses abandoned him.