She's surrounded by such men, and yet the one she's exchanging phone numbers with is an unlikely charmer from the East End, who sports pink highlights, questionable facial hair and a pair of faintly naff, square-toed black shoes.
This is what's known in the pick-up business as a "number close".
"I'll probably call her tomorrow and cancel," Lyons says when he returns to his table.
On Tuesday he had his visa cancelled on the grounds he was promoting abusive behaviour towards women.
There had already been a petition calling for his deportation, and according to reports the wanted man was not even in the country anymore. More than a year ago, in November 2014, another RSD instructor had to cut short his Australian tour after protests against his seminars. The RSD controversy raises questions about what is acceptable pick-up behaviour, at what point a seduction workshop becomes simply a users guide to preying on women, whether RSD is a violent outlier or part of a spectrum of sleaze.
Brooke says, “With two partners, I’ll never have to leave my kids with someone I don’t trust.