Why friends go to the bathroom when the bill arrives...

Eating out is bliss but it gets complicated when someone says 'cheque please'! Who should foot the bill when dining out? Should whoever initiates the outing pay?

Redi Thlabi on Thursday invited 702/CapeTalk listeners to share their interesting stories on social etiquette.

I live in Cape Town and I often come to Johannesburg to do work. I have friends who want to meet for drinks or a meal and when the bill comes they look the other way, especially women, it's tiring.

Solly, caller from Midrand

Listen to the full conversation on The Redi Tlhabi Show:

How can you invite someone and expect them to foot the bill, that’s not an invite

Dario, caller from Edenvale

What I do when I invite my friends, I become open. I tell them the budget is R200 and when they go overboard they pay

Raisibe, caller from Pretoria

This article first appeared on 702 : Why friends go to the bathroom when the bill arrives...


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