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English expressions used at a fine-dine restaurant!

There are many types of restaurant. In this lesson, Niharika will cover what you need to say in fine-dine restaurants, regular sit down restaurants, and luxury fine dining restaurants.This lesson teaches common words and expressions for describing food and drink, restaurant service and parts of meals.

Useful phrases to learn :

1. Asking for a table

  • do you have any free tables?
  • I’d like to make a reservation
  • I’d like to book a table, please
  • I’ve got a reservation in the name of

2. Ordering your meal :

  • Could I see the menu, please?
  • could I see the wine list, please?
  • Do you have any specials?
  • what’s the soup of the day?
  • what do you recommend?
  • what’s this dish?

3. Making changes to the order

If you’d like to get the waiter’s attention, the most polite way is simply to say:

  • Excuse me!
  • could we have …?
  • another bottle of wine
  • some more bread
  • some water
  • could you make this soup 1 by 2?
  • Please see to it that the food is spicy/nonspicy

4. Problems with the food

  • this isn’t what I ordered
  • this food’s cold
  • this is too salty
  • this doesn’t taste right
  • we’ve been waiting a long time
  • is our meal on its way?
  • will our food be long?

5. Asking for the check

  • the bill, please
  • could we have the bill, please?
  • can I pay by card?
  • do you take credit cards?
  • is service charge included?

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2 thoughts on “English expressions used at a fine-dine restaurant!”

  1. adel says:

    my name is adel sam
    can you help me
    do not understand sentences 2
    could we also have some bread
    please make this soup 1 by 2
    thank you

  2. zainab 1234 says:

    thank you teacher

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