order /ˈɔːrdər/ (noun) the way in which people or things are placed or arranged in relation to each other Example: The customer placed an order for ten new chairs
reservation /ˌrezərˈveɪʃn/ (noun) an arrangement for a seat on a plane or train, a room in a hotel, etc. to be kept for you Example: I know I made a reservation for tonight, but the hotel staff has no record of it in the system
service /ˈsɜːrvɪs/ (noun) a system that provides something that the public needs, organized by the government or a private company Example: The food was good but the service was very slow.
breakfast /ˈbrekfəst/ (noun) the first meal of the day Example: What time do you have breakfast?
bar /bɑːr/ (noun) a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic and other drinks Example: We arranged to meet in a bar called the Flamingo.
bowl /bəʊl/ (noun) a deep round dish with a wide open top, used especially for holding food or liquid Example: I would like a bowl of noodles.
knife /naɪf/ (noun) a sharp blade (= metal edge) with a handle, used for cutting or as a weapon Example: Use a sharp knife to cut the melon into sections.
meal /miːl/ (noun) an occasion when people eat food, especially breakfast, lunch or dinner Example: What time would you like your evening meal?
salad /ˈsæləd/ (noun) a mixture of raw vegetables such as lettuce , tomato and cucumber , usually served with other food as part of a meal Example: Anna eats a mixed salad with some fruit.
lunch /lʌntʃ/ (noun) a meal eaten in the middle of the day Example: I often have lunch at 11 o'clock.
guest /ɡest/ (noun) a person that you have invited to your house or to a particular event that you are paying for Example: I have two guests coming to dinner tonight.
menu /ˈmenjuː/ (noun) a list of the food that is available at a restaurant or to be served at a meal Example: The chef put together a special menu of drinks and dishes employing chocolate.
plate /pleɪt/ (noun) a flat, usually round, dish that you put food on Example: There's still a lot of food on your plate.
glass /ɡlæs/ (noun) a hard, usually clear, substance used, for example, for making windows and bottles Example: I cut myself on a piece of broken glass.
billion /ˈbɪljən/ (number) 1 000 000 000; one thousand million Example: Worldwide sales reached 2.5 billion.
dinner /ˈdɪnər/ (noun) the main meal of the day, eaten either in the middle of the day or in the evening Example: I always have dinner with my family.
wine /waɪn/ (noun) an alcoholic drink made from the juice of grapes that has been left to ferment . There are many different kinds of wine . Example: My father sometimes drinks wine.
tip /tɪp/ (noun) a small piece of advice about something practical Example: He gave the waiter a generous tip.
restaurant /ˈrestrɑːnt/ (noun) a place where you can buy and eat a meal Example: We're going to try this Italian restaurant that just opened.
main course /meɪn kɔːrs/ (noun) the main or largest part of the meal Example: I had salmon, rice and broccoli as a main course.
napkin /ˈnæpkɪn/ (noun) a piece of cloth or paper used at meals for protecting your clothes and cleaning your lips and fingers Example: Sometimes I don’t use cloth napkins.
cutlery /ˈkʌtləri/ (noun) knives, forks and spoons, used for eating and serving food Example: Put the cutlery in the drawer.
drink /drɪŋk/ (noun) a liquid for drinking; an amount of a liquid that you drink Example: Can I have a drink?
combo /ˈkɑːmbəʊ/ (noun) a number of different things combined together, especially different types of food Example: I'll have the burrito and taco combo, please.
side dish /saɪd dɪʃ/ (noun) a small amount of food, for example a salad, served with the main course of a meal Example: Side dish usually includes vegetables.
speciality /ˌspeʃiˈæləti/ (noun) a type of food or product that a restaurant or place is famous for because it is so good Example: Seafood is a speciality on the island.
dessert /dɪˈzɜːrt/ (noun) sweet food eaten at the end of a meal Example: What's for dessert?
waiter /ˈweɪtər/ (noun) a man whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant, etc. Example: Waiter, could you bring me some water?
coupon /ˈkuːpɑːn/ (noun) a small piece of printed paper that you can exchange for something or that gives you the right to buy something at a cheaper price than normal Example: With this coupon you can have a free dinner in our restaurant.