English Dining
Etiquette Class


The English Dining Etiquette Class in London covers so much more to dining etiquette than the basics of not eating with your mouth full and keeping your elbows off the table. From making conversation to the correct handling of flatware, one of the toughest tasks is talking and eating with poise and finesse, especially with the opportunity for blunders around every corner.

This programme will provide ladies with everything they need to know from dining in a local Bistro to attending a government White Tie Dinner.

The tuition is delivered over a three-course luncheon at one of London’s most established and quintessentially English restaurants*.

Subjects covered:

  • The different types of service
  • Chinaware, glassware and flatware
  • Linens & table decorations
  • Seating plans for formal & informal dining
  • How to hold flatware and glasses correctly
  • Napkin placement
  • The British place setting
  • How to eat tricky foods
  • What to do when things go wrong
  • Passing the port
  • Toasts
  • Tipping

3 hours

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*Three-course fixed priced menu including soft drinks. Wine may be added at an extra cost.