The introduction of service fees in restaurants has led to a decrease in tips, according to restaurant owners. Guests often view the service fee as a mandatory tip and are unhappy with the additional charge, especially when menu prices are already high. Service fees can only be used for paying wages and must be charged to customers. In Hungary, service fees typically range from 10-15%. As a result, it has become common for customers in Hungary to not tip after paying a service charge.
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