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The Rule Diners Have to Follow at Buckingham Palace

You know you're the queen when you have this much power over someone's dinner
The Queen's Dining Room Rule
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Queen Elizabeth II hates garlic with a fiery passion, enjoys her alcoholic beverages (up to four a day!) and really loves her chocolate cake. But according to Stylist, the Queen's food rituals don't stop there.

After the Queen takes her last bite of food, no one else is allowed to eat anymore. Sorry, Prince Harry: no seconds or thirds of that juicy prime rib for you. 

This rule supposedly made eating with Queen Victoria notoriously difficult, as she was a fast eater who "was greedy and gobbled."

It seems less likely that swift eating is an issue with Queen Elizabeth. At 91 years old, it's hard to imagine her portions are gigantic, though she does eat plenty of protein (and tea biscuits!) throughout the day.

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