Afrikaans Restaurant

These are expressions used in restaurants in Afrikaans. Very useful when ordering from a menu in combination with our Afrikaans Food list.

Where is there a good restaurant?: Waar kry mens 'n goeie restaurant?
I'm vegetarian: Ek is ’n vegetariër
What's the name of this dish?: Wat is hierdie dis se naam? /Wat noem mens hierdie dis?
Waiter / waitress!: Kelner!
May we have the check please?: Kan ek asseblief die rekening kry?
It is very delicious!: Dit smaak uitstekend!
What do you recommend?: Wat sou jy aanbeveel?
The bill please!: Rekening asseblief!

The following items can be found in restaurants as well as kitchens. Which means it would be useful to memorize them.

Spicy: pikant
Sweet: soet
Salty: sout
Plate: bord
Fork: vurk
Knife: mes
Spoon: lepel
Table: tafel
Menu: spyskaart
Food: voedsel
Dessert: nagereg
Water: water
A cup of: ’n koppie
A glass of: ’n glas
Salad: slaai
Soup: sop
Bread: brood
Black pepper: swartpeper
Salt: sout
Tip: fooitjie
Napkin: servet

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in Afrikaans can help you order off the menu or ask waiters items you might need. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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