By William Cole For Mailonline
Published: 14:12 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 14:17 BST, 1 April 2019
This is the horrendous moment a man has been brutally attacked twice in a busy restaurant - as confused diners watch on turn away.
Video of the incident shows two large men savagely beat the victim, punching and elbowing him on the head as he cowers in defence.
But bizarrely after the man manages to leave the room, he returns to the thugs and receives another severe thrashing, including being thrown against a table edge.
The incident was recorded at Pepe's Restaurant in Victoria Street, Blackburn, Lancs.
The victim holds onto a rail he his two attacked punch and elbow him (circled) from above as other diner look on
The clip, taken from CCTV, shows the busy dining area of the restaurant.
The victim is sat at a table facing away from the camera with his hood up chatting to two girls are seated with him.
The two attackers, who are sitting at another table further away, both at first appear to be engrossed in their phones.
Initially one man appears to