After a survey by restaurant reservation app, Open Table, revealed 85 per cent of diners use their mobile phones while enjoying a meal out, a couple of WA restaurants have taken action.
The Loft Lounge and Bar in Perth offered Mother’s Day patrons a free glass of bubbly to put their phones away, while Gusti Bar and Restaurant provided conversation starters on coasters.
The global #diningmode challenge has seen several Perth restaurants encouraging patrons to put their phones away while eating with others on Mother's Day.
Many thought the idea of offering people incentives to speak to each other was ridiculous.
Others thought the idea was over the top.
I reckon free stuff is always welcome. I'd do it!