George Clooney surprised a German diner by picking up his bill without telling him, as he was worried he had upset them by being too loud as he dined.
The 51-year-old star is filming 'The Monuments Men' in Berlin and went for dinner with a few friends.
A nearby diner in the same restaurant, Oliver Hermann, then asked for his cheque, only to be informed by the waiter George had paid his 100 Euro ($A132) bill already.
Hermann said the waiter explained how the actor feared he and his party had disturbed him and been too loud, so opted to pay for the meal on his behalf by way of apology.
The diner, who had not recognised the 'The Descendants' actor, told Bild newspaper: 'That's not true at all. They had behaved in a very cultivated manner. I was stunned.'