How to OrderBe patient: By all means, have your five or ten-pound note ready and visible, but don't wave it about to get the server's attention. Know what you want and ask for it: Dithering at the bar of a busy pub annoys everyone. Know what to expect:
There's more variation with the smaller size. Folks in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, and Western Australia call it a “middy"; Victoria and Queensland locals dub it a “pot”; Tasmanians a “ten”; Northern Territorians a “handle”; and, rather confusingly, South Australians term it a “schooner."