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In a formal table setting, should water be placed on the left or on the right?

Asked by Merwin (2points) August 16th, 2007 from iPhone

when u go to a fine dining restaurant, should your water glass be on the left above the fork or the right above the knife?

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sferik's avatar

Water (and wine) glasses should be placed to the right, above the knife (see Step 6).

ava's avatar

You're kidding?! I always thought it was to the right! Oops!

sferik's avatar

All this time, you were correct!

ava's avatar

hahaha...I meant I thought it was to the left! Double oops!

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CaroleS's avatar

On the right. But I always shift mine to the left – not to confuse the waiter – but because I am left handed.

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