"A tip about tipping" Tipping / Money Matters Tip by scott_doane

Tipping / Money Matters, Barcelona: 10 reviews and 5 photos


I'm sure many people wonder when they go to any new place what is appropriate in terms of tipping. Too much and you're throwing money away, too little and you're the meanest scrooge to walk the planet since, well, Scrooge. Well the answer in Barcelona is that Scrooge is alive and well and living in Catalunya. People hardly tip at all. I'm not saying you should go so far - after all you're on holiday and its nice to be nice. But the locals will leave about 30 cents after a meal in many cases, if anything. The people here are famous for their thriftyness. And their tomato bread (pan con tomates) of course.

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  • Updated Apr 18, 2003
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