No matter how hearty the meal was in your favourite restaurant, you start fidgeting with your wallet the moment your bill arrives. A lot of people don't realize how expensive a drink could be till they are asked to pay up. Or for that matter, how an extra seasoning really adds up? So, wouldn't you want to be pleasantly surprised the next time your bill is served to you by the ever obliging waiter?
Here's how, you can make sure that it happens to you next time around at an upscale restaurant. Honestly, restaurants are there for business. They cannot be rounded up for trying to up their profits as much as possible. However, there are some surefire ways by which you get swayed and coaxed into paying more than you planned for. Its obvious and has happened to all of us at some point or the other.
We give in to their sweet talks and say an immediate "yes" when asked if we'd prefer to have another round of beer or that add on on our pizza. Moreover, we even shy off from asking the price of a food item when dining at a restaurant. Finally, when we get to the desserts, we hardly resist the temptation without ordering for at least one.
Still, you could dine at a restaurant without spending a fortune and even come out triumphantly with loads of saved dollars to exalt over. This you could do with some proper planning and a willpower of steel. Basically, if you want to save money even at a fancy restaurant, then there are ways that can help you to do so quite easily enough.
During the festive seasons, you can take your family out for a dinner without having a cold sweat and wracking your brain over ways to avoid burning a hole in your pocket by following some of the below mentioned money saving hacks:
In addition to the above, you can save a lot of money by avoiding desserts or appetizers or both at an expensive restaurants, altogether. Choosing to stick to your main food will not only reduce your restaurant bill, but it'll help you to feel less stuffed, while cutting down on food wastage at the same time. If ordering for more food is your reason to prolong your brunch time, then why not eat your food at snail's speed and enjoy more personal time with your friends and family?