Dutch Restaurant

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

Where is there a good restaurant?: Waar zit een goed restaurant
I'm vegetarian: Ik ben vegetariër
What's the name of this dish?: Hoe heet dit gerecht
Waiter / waitress!: Male: Ober / Kelner Female: Kelnerin / serveerster
May we have the check please?: We willen graag afrekenen
It is very delicious!: Het is heel erg lekker!
What do you recommend?: Wat beveel jij aan
The bill please!: De rekening alstublieft

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

Spicy: gekruid
Sweet: zoet
Salty: zout
Plate: bord
Fork: vork
Knife: mes
Spoon: lepel
Table: tafel
Menu: Menu
Food: voedsel
Dessert: dessert / toetje
Water: Water
A cup of: Kopje
A glass of: Een glas
Salad: salade
Soup: soep
Bread: brood
Black pepper: Zwarte peper
Salt: zout
Tip: Fooi
Napkin: Servet

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in Dutch 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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