Topic 3. Restaurant, bar, café
«Ресторан, бар, кафе»
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Track 1. Let’s go to a restaurant.
restaurant, bar, cafe
Let’s go to a restaurant.
an Italian restaurant
a Chinese restaurant
Please recommend us a good restaurant.
What restaurant would you like to go to: Chinese or Italian?
I’d like to reserve a table for 2, for tonight. 7 P. M.
Please make a reservation in a non-smoking section in the name of Mr. Gromov.
How can I help you?
Would you like something to eat?
We would like something to eat. \ drink
Have you got a reservation?
Yes. In a non-smoking section.
For 7 P. M.
In the name of Mr. Gromov.
There are two of us.
This way, please.
Please study the menu.
Here is the menu.
Track 2. Where would you like to sit?
Where would you like to sit?
There are four of us.
We would like to sit . . .
by the window.
at that table
We’d like a table for 6.
Is this table vacant?
Take your seats.
We are hungry and thirsty.
When does this restaurant open?
This restaurant is open day and night.
Welcome to the table!
Make yourself at home!
Are you ready to order?
We are ready to order.
We are not ready to order yet.
We are choosing as yet.
Track 3. What can you recommend for . . . ?
What can you recommend for the first course?
the second course
a starter (appetizer)
What would you like as a starter?
I shall not have a starter, thank you.
I’ll have a portion of . . .
a piece of . . .
a portion of salad
As a starter I would like to order mixed salad
meat (fish) in aspic
Track 4. To contain. Does this dish contain pepper?
Does this dish contain pepper?
Do you serve dietary meals?
Do you serve vegetarian dishes?
Two portions of prawn cocktail, please.
Prawn cocktail for 2, please.
One portion of assorted fish and
one portion of mixed salad, please.
Track 5. Please, bring us some more . . .
Please, bring us one more …
one more / two more / some more
Please, bring us one more fork
some more napkins
What would you like for the 1st course?
For the 1st course I’d like . . .
cream of mushroom soup
Two portions of lentil soup, please.
Track 6. What would you like for the 2nd course?
What would you like for the 2nd course?
For the 2nd course I’d like . . .
escalope in breadcrumbs
One pot roast and one beef bourguignon, please.
Track 7. Baked potatoes
And what about extra garnish?
I’d like to order baked potatoes
I’d like my stake rare.
I’d like my stake grilled
Track 8. Vegetables and Salads
vegetables and salads
What does this salad consist of?
It consists of olive oil, salt, tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce
Track 9. Poultry
duck a l’orange
Track 10. Fish
Track 11. I’d like to have a snack.
I’d like to have a snack.
Could I see a menu, please?
Would you take our order, please?
What is the chef’s speciality for today?
Could you bring me some more bread, please.
How many pieces?
Three pieces of white and 2 pieces of brown.
What kind of dressing would you like?
Can I have white bread instead of brown bread?
Have some more!
No, thank you. No more.
Track 12. Desserts and bakery.
What will you have for dessert?
Track 13. Fruits and nuts
Track 14. Claims
That’s not what I ordered. I wanted . . .
Have you forgotten my . . . ?
There is no . . . / There are no . . . .
The food is cold.
Could you reheat it, please?
The food is too salty.
Could you replace this.
The meat isn’t cooked through.
Could you take it back, please?
Track 15. Payment.
Excuse me. Could I have the bill, please?
We’d like to pay separately.
All together, please.
I think there is a mistake.
Just let me check the order.
Could you go through it with me, please?
Keep the change!
Service 10% или 10% charge included.
Track 16. Beverages
wine by the glass
A pint of bitter, please.
gin and tonic
whisky on the rocks
I’d like smth to drink.
What would you like to drink?
I’ll have a glass of red wine
a bottle of white wine
a drop of brandy.
Track 17. Non-Alcoholic drinks.
coffee with milk
sparkling mineral water
still mineral water
tea with lemon
tea with milk
Track 18. Dialogue.
Stanley: Let’s study the menu now and see what’s on it tonight.
Waiter: Good evening, gentlemen. Are you ready to order now?
Borisov: I’m afraid I don’t understand the names of all dishes on the menu,
Mr. Stanley. Could you help me and recommend what to take?
Stanley: With pleasure. Would you like mushroom soup?
Borisov: No, thank you. I seldom eat soup in the evening.
Stanley: Then you can order roast-beef with fried potatoes. It’s a traditional English dish and it’s usually delicious.
Waiter: How about you, sir?
Stanley: Well, I’m pretty hungry. I’ll start with chicken soup, then I’d like a steak with green salad. And bring us a bottle of red wine, please.
Waiter: Would you like to order dessert now? There is a choice of fruit or
Borisov: I prefer fruit.
Stanley: So do I. What about some cheese?
Borisov: No cheese for me, thank you.
Stanley: I think I’ll have some. And we’ll finish with black coffee, if you don’t mind.
Borisov: That sounds nice.
Waiter: Thank you, gentlemen. I hope you’ll enjoy yourselves.