This survey is designed to get an insight into modern attitudes to table manners worldwide. Data collection stage is planned to run over eighteen months and the report (and the book III in the series) will be available in 2018.

Thank you for your contribution!

The main principle of any research is that there are no right and no wrong answers. Especially when it comes to table manners.

“The set of rules would differ from grouping to grouping. What is a “done thing” in one country is not necessarily an acceptable practice in another”

Please let us know what YOU think about table manners. We really appreciate your help.

Do you have a question about table manners you always wanted to ask? Would you like to see your own question in this survey? Please write to us at When the question is accepted and fielded, we will share with you the answers when received. Thank you!


All data is analysed in aggregated way only.