Do you tip when dining?
Last edited 18/08/2019 - 10:28 by 1 other user
Nearly every time I go eat out at a nice restaurant for dinner these days when I go to pay I am prompted to tip.
I know this is a big thing in the US but I never remember this happening in Australia until recent years.
Personally between my partner and I we easily spend over $150 on a nice night out and I don't see that as anything to sneeze at and so when it gets to the tip screen I very rarely enter anything especially when most of the time the service is pretty lackluster.
Having said that when I skip the tip screen I often feel the server has a negative reaction like they expect the tip as if it's the norm.
So what do Ozbargainers do? Am I a stinge or is tipping nonsense?
Note the rare scenarios that I do tip is when I feel the pricing was more than fair, food was good and service was decent. However what I find is usually it's the cheap places that don't ask for a tip and the high priced ones that seem to expect it.
8Yes, I always tip
141No, I never tip
56I tip on rare occasion
0I work in hospitality and most customers tip
0I work in hospitality and most customers DON'T tip