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Dress Code for Melbourne and Sydney Restaurants; Tipping

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Dress Code for Melbourne and Sydney Restaurants; Tipping

noodlie | Jul 24, 2011 03:19 PM

In Melbourne, I’m considering dinner at Cumulus and in Sydney dinner at Etch. We will be site seeing all day, so will be dressed casually and wearing walking shoes. Will we be appropriately dressed for these restaurants? We are visiting from the Los Angeles area, and here, you see a wide range in dress even in the fine dining restaurants, from T-shirts to jackets w/ ties.

My second question is on tipping. I’ve read that tipping is not expected except for over and above service and fine dining restaurants. Would you tip at restaurants like Cumulus and Etch for average service? If yes, how much? Thanks for your help.

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