Lesson 9: Learn What To Say In A Restaurant

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Want to learn German or want to learn something quickly you can definitely use in Germany? Learn what to say in a restaurant.

From ordering food to asking for a table, you’re going to need to know what to say in a restaurant. It’s hard to get around needing to eat when you are in Germany! And German food is great so you’ll definitely want to eat out when you can.

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Thankfully, it’s not that complicated to deal with restaurant vocabulary, and you’ll soon have mastered it.

Watch the video below to learn the important German restaurant expressions and words. Below the video, you’ll find a list of the main vocabulary used so you can write it down and practise.

You can do this!

Most important vocabulary taught in this lesson:

  • Das Restaurant – the restaurant
  • Der Kellner/die Kellnerin – the waitor/waitress
  • Die Speisekarte/das Menü – the menu
  • Wir wollen einen Tisch für zwei Personen – We would like a table for 2 people (find more numbers here)
  • Was darf’s denn sein? – What would you like?
  • Was möchten Sie trinken? – What would you like to drink?
  • Ich hätte gerne…/Ich nehme… – I would like to have…
  • Ich hätte gerne einen Kaffee – I would like a coffee
  • Ok, kommt sofort – OK I will get it immediately
  • Was möchten Sie bestellen? – What would you like to order?
  • Was möchten Sie essen? – What would you like to eat?
  • Ich nehme einen Suppe – I would like soup
  • Vielen Dank – thank you very much
  • Wir möchten zahlen bitte – We would like to pay please
  • Zusammen oder getrennt? – Together or separately?
  • Zusammen, bitte – together please
  • Das macht zusammen 45 euros – Together that is 45 Euros

You can find common drinks here and common dishes here.

Time to practise until you can say these words without thinking 🙂

Want to learn more German? Find the previous lesson here or the next lesson here. You can also find all our lessons here.

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