Whether you’re on a first date with a potential partner or at a birthday celebration, there are dinning etiquette reminders people should abide.

According to the basic protocol, whoever invited someone to a business meal pays. Same goes for a first date, regardless of gender.


To help you get a better idea, Business Insider has came up with a helpful guide on how to split the restaurant bill in any situation, from dinner with friends to in-laws and coworkers.

Read the graphic below to find out when is the right time to split the bill without coming off as stingy.


[via Business Insider, opening image via Shutterstock]