Etiquette

Purveyors of etiquette to the great and the good. Home of the finest china, silverware and glassware, Thomas Goode & Co. is proud to have served some of the the world’s most discerning customers.

Thomas Goode & Co. has always been synonymous with a commitment to craftsmanship, style and elegance, as well as a clientèle passionate about the importance of etiquette. It is an ethos that we are proud to champion on the screens at Piccadilly Lights, one of the UK’s most iconic landmarks.

Shown below are the answers to the etiquette questions posed on these screens during our campaign.

Q. Should one raise a glass during the National Anthem? Heaven forbid…
– A. Glasses should never be raised during the National Anthem, only after the music has ended.

Q. Can one sprinkle salt over the potatoes? Tut-tut…
– A. Salt should be put on the side of the plate, not sprinkled over food.

Q. Can one mop up the soup with a piece of bread? Now really…
– A. A soup or sauce should never be mopped up with a piece of bread.

Q. Should one fill up a wine glass? Au contraire…
– A. When serving wine it should be one third full. Avoid overfilling a glass.

Q. Can one set a table without side plates? You can’t be serious…
– A. Side plates should always be laid, even if they are not going to be used.

Q. Should one cut the nose off the cheese? Good grief no…
– A. Never cut the nose off a triangular wedge of cheese.