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Win A €250 TheTaste Voucher By Completing Our Simple Dining Out Survey – CLOSED

At we pride ourselves on knowing our readers’ likes and dislikes, especially when it comes to anything food and restaurant related. We want to know your opinion on a variety of subjects, including tipping, how you provide feedback to restaurants and your experience of customer service when dining out.

This survey should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. To say thank you for your input we are conducting a draw for a €250 TheTaste voucher! Please include your email address at the end of the survey to be entered into the draw.

The results of this survey will be issued in April 2018.

For your chance at winning this amazing prize simply complete the survey below:

Win A €250 TheTaste Voucher By Completing Our Simple Dining Out Survey

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1. Do you tip when eating out?

2. How much do you usually tip?

3. Do you think a gratuity or service charge should be automatically included in your bill?

4. If No, why?

5. In instances where you might not tip, what are the most common reasons?

6. Do you ever feel obliged to leave a tip?

7. Do you think restaurants should share 100% of tips with service staff?

8. Do you prefer to tip in cash to ensure your server benefits from the tip directly?


9. On average, how many times each month do you eat out?

10. What day of the week are you most likely to eat out?

11. What is your average spend on a meal for two in a restaurant?

12. In your local area, do you feel you receive good value for money when dining out?

13. Do you think restaurant menus are confusing?

14. When choosing wine at a restaurant, do you ask for assistance if you need more information
about the list?

15. If never, why?

16. Have you ever brought your own condiment (for example ketchup, mayonnaise) to use in a

17. Do you think children under 12 should be allowed in restaurants at night time?

18. Do you think children should be allowed in fine dining restaurants?

19. Do you think parents should leave a restaurant if their child is crying continuously?

20. Do you go out of your way to select a restaurant that does not permit children at night?

21. Do you think there should be ‘child friendly’ restaurants in Ireland?


22. Are you comfortable complaining about food you did not like at a restaurant?

23. If no, why?

24. Have you ever returned a dish to the kitchen?

25. Have you ever left a negative review online following a bad experience at a restaurant?

26. Do you read restaurant reviews?

27. Do reviews influence your restaurant choices?

28. If yes, would a negative review change your decision to eat at a restaurant?


30. What age are you?

31: Are you?

Terms and Conditions

– Closing date for entries is midnight April 23th
– Overall winner will be announced on April 24th
– Upon submitting their entry the entrant acknowledges that their details will be used for TheTaste ezine updates
– The €250 must be used on TheTaste to purchase an offer
– Entrant must be over 18 years of age
– Entry to the competition is free. No purchase is necessary
– The promoter is excluded from liability for any loss, damage or injury which might occur to the winner arising from his or her acceptance of the prize
– By entering this competition you are agreeing that any submissions made become the property of TheTaste
– The promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions.
– These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Ireland and subject to the jurisdiction of the Irish Courts
– Employees or agents of the TheTaste, any associated group companies, prize sponsor and or agencies associated with this competition and their immediate families are ineligible to enter. Any such entries will be invalid

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