Updated: Sun, 16 Jun 2013 07:30:00 GMT | By Hugh Wilson
Biggest ever food and drink tips

We reveal the biggest ever food and drink tips.

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If you’re a waiter or waitress, it can pay to be friendly to your customers. According to reports, two restaurant workers have received gigantic tips from grateful diners in the last week or so alone.

With that in mind, here are 10 occasions when a bit of a chat, a crafty refill and a decent knowledge of the daily specials board turned into a ticket to (relative) riches.

Click through our gallery to discover some of the whopping tips restaurant and bar staff have received