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Tipping in London, Travel Tips & Advice about London Tour

  1. By Kevin
  2. On Sep 12, 2017
  3. Europe
  4. Travel Tips

Learn how to tip like a local in London and reward the good service you receive.Here're some tipping in London,travel tips&advice about London tour.

London Tour

It is customary to leave 10-15%of the bill as tip when eating out,though some restaurants add on service charge instead.

Most hotel bills also include a service charge,if it is not added it is customary to tip 10-15%of the bill.People often tip porters.

It is polite to tip 10-15%of the taxi fare to black cabs and licensed minicabs.

Tipping is appreciated but not always appropriate in London.There are some situations where it is customary,for example in restaurants.Here are a few guidelines,although ultimately tips(or gratuities)are discretionary and depend on the quality of the service you receive.

Tipping in London's restaurants

It is customary to leave 10-15%of the bill when eating out.However,restaurants often add on a service charge(usually 12.5%),especially if you're in a large group,so it's worth checking your bill if you don't want to tip twice.It's not customary to pay a tip for fast food,self-service or takeaway meals.