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Do you leave a tip, and how much? - your views online

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Paul Bathgate

This always makes me nervous. I feel an additional 10 per cent is always well received by restaurant staff in Edinburgh. The service or food would have to be particularly poor for there to be no tip. In America, however, I learned pretty fast that this is not acceptable. Table servers in America on some occasions rely on them as a sole wage - 20-30 per cent in most places.

Philip Taylor

The hospitality industry should pay proper wages. If they want to go all American, then reduce the price of the food.

Douglas Daniel Duff

Ten per cent if it's warranted. Completely disagree with a service charge being automatically added to a bill - I would ask for it to be removed if it were.

Vicki Childerstone

It all depends on the service. My husband always wants to leave a tip but sometimes I have to remind him it's not the USA and they are actually doing the job they are paid to d. I only tip if they go out of their way and are really helpful, you tip for a good service/dining experience in my eyes, not to pay someone to do their job, just my way of........

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