Lifestyle Royal Family Etiquette Test November 22, 2020 0 83 Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Linkedin ReddIt Email Print Tumblr Telegram Mix VK Digg LINE Viber Family members enter the room in order of ancestry to the throne, meaning the Queen enters first, then Prince Charles, then Prince William, and so on. Via Everett Collection When dining with the Royal Family, fold your napkin in half and place it on your lap, then wipe your mouth with the inside of the napkin. This technique prevents things from getting complicated! Via Getty Images Hold your knife in your right hand and your fork in your left hand – make sure your fork tines are facing down! Via Getty Images Garlic is forbidden! The Queen doesn’t like it for the family to eat it because of the way she smells of breath. Via Getty Images Pasta is usually reserved for special occasions, shellfish are generally avoided to avoid the risk of food poisoning, and chefs are advised not to serve anything with too many onions. Grilled salmon, however, is perfectly acceptable! Via Getty Images No crossed legs at the table! Your legs and knees should stay together. Via Getty Images A fork and a knife crossed on the plate means that the person has not finished eating. On the other hand, the fork and the knife placed on a plate with the handles pointed down to the right indicate that they are finished. Via Getty Images Use your thumb and forefinger to hold the top of the mug handle and use your middle finger to support the bottom of the mug. Via Getty Images Chocolate cookie cake is the Queen’s favorite dessert, according to former royal chef Darren McGrady. Via Getty Images No one leaves the table until the Queen has finished! Via Everett Collection TV and movies Get all the best pop culture and entertainment moments right in your inbox.