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Table Manners Around The World


FRANCE

DONT Offer to pay, it’s considered unsophisticated to split the bill

DO Keep your hands above the table, not resting on you lap

JAPAN

DON’T Leave a tip

DO Slurp your noodle soup, this shows appreciation to the chef

ITALY

DON’T cut pasta with a knife, use a fork instead.

DO fill up your neighbour’s glass before topping up your own

INDIA

DON’T eat with your left hand as it’s considered unclean.

DO Finish your meal as wasting food is considered disrespectful