Dutch | Phrases - Travel | Eating Out

Eating Out - At the Entrance

I would like to book a table for _[number of people]_ at _[time]_.
Ik wil graag een tafel reserveren voor _[aantal mensen]_ om _[tijdstip]_.
Making a reservation
A table for _[number of people]_, please.
Een tafel voor _[number of people]_ graag.
Asking for a table
Do you accept credit cards?
Neemt u creditcards aan?
Asking if you can pay with credit card
Do you offer vegetarian food?
Heeft u ook vegetarische opties?
Asking if they have vegetarian meals
Do you offer kosher food?
Heeft u ook kosher eten?
Asking if they have kosher meals
Do you offer halal food?
Heeft u ook halal eten?
Asking if they have halal meals
Do you show sports? We would like to watch the ___ game.
Laten jullie ook sport zien? We zouden graag de ___wedstrijd kijken.
You would like to watch sports while or after eating

Eating Out - Ordering food

May I see the menu, please?
Mag ik de kaart?
Asking to see the menu
Excuse me. We would like to order, please.
Pardon. We willen graag bestellen.
Telling the waiter you are ready to order
What can you recommend on the menu?
Wat kunt u me van de kaart aanraden?
Asking the waiter if he/she can recommend anything on the menu
Is there a house specialty?
Is er een specialiteit van het huis?
Asking if the restaurant has a specialty
Is there a local specialty?
Is er een specialiteit van de regio?
Asking if the restaurant has a local specialty on the menu
I am allergic to ____. Does this contain ____?
Ik ben allergisch voor ____. Bevat dit ____?
Informing that you are allergic to specific ingredients
I have diabetes. Does this contain sugar or carbohydrates?
Ik heb suikerziekte. Bevat dit suiker of koolhydraten?
Finding out if something contains sugar or carbohydrates as you have diabetes
I don't eat ____. Is there ___ in this?
Ik eet geen ____. Zit hier ____ in?
Informing the waiter that you don't eat specific groceries
I would like to order _[dish]_, please.
Ik wil graag de _[gerecht]_.
Ordering a certain dish
We would like to order appetizers, please.
We willen graag wat aperitiefjes bestellen.
Ordering appetizers
salad
salade
dish
soup
soep
dish
meat
vlees
food
pork
varkensvlees
type of meat
beef
rundvlees
type of meat
chicken
kip
type of meat
I would like my meat rare/medium/well done.
Ik wil mijn vlees graag rood/medium/doorbakken.
Informing the waiter how you like your meat prepared
seafood
zeevruchten
food
fish
vis
food
pasta
pasta
dish
salt
zout
pepper
peper
mustard
mosterd
ketchup
ketchup
bread
brood
butter
boter
I would like a refill, please!
Ik wil graag nog een glas alstublieft!
Asking for a refill
Thank you, that's enough.
Dankuwel, dat is genoeg.
Asking the waiter to stop serving food / filling glass
We would like to order some dessert, please.
We willen graag desserts bestellen.
Asking to order dessert
I would like to have ___, please.
Ik wil graag de ___.
Ordering dessert
ice cream
IJs
dessert
cake
taart
dessert
chocolate
chocolade
dessert
cookies
koekjes
dessert
Enjoy your meal!
Eet smakelijk!
Wishing an enjoyable meal

Eating Out - Ordering Beverages

I would like to have _[beverage]_, please.
Ik wil graag _[drankje]_.
Ordering beverages
a sparkling water
een water met prik
beverage
a still water
een water zonder prik
beverage
a beer
een biertje
beverage
a bottle of wine
een fles wijn
beverage
a coffee
een koffie
beverage
a tea
een thee
beverage
I don't drink alcohol. Is there alcohol in this?
Ik drink geen alcohol. Is dit alcoholisch?
Asking about alcohol content

Eating Out - Paying

We would like to pay, please.
We willen graag betalen.
Saying that you want to pay
We would like to pay separately.
We willen graag apart betalen.
Informing the waiter that each person in the company will pay for their own food
I will pay for everything.
Ik betaal alles.
Informing the waiter that you pay for everyone in the company
I am treating you to lunch/dinner.
Ik trakteer op lunch/avondeten.
Inviting the other person to a meal and paying for it
Keep the change.
Hou het wisselgeld maar.
Telling the waiter that he can keep the extra money you paid as his tip
The food was delicious!
Het eten was verrukkelijk!
Complimenting the food
Give my compliments to the chef!
Mijn complimenten aan de kok!
Complimenting the food

Eating Out - Complaints

My food is cold.
Mijn eten is koud.
Complaining that the food is too cold
This is not properly cooked.
Dit is niet goed gaar.
Cooking time was too short
This is overcooked.
Dit is te gaar.
Cooking time was too long
I did not order this, I ordered ___.
Ik heb dit niet besteld, ik heb ___ besteld.
Remarking that the dish served is not the dish you ordered
This wine has corked.
De wijn heeft kurk.
Mentioning that the wine has corked (gone bad)
We ordered more than thirty minutes ago.
We hebben langer dan een half uur geleden besteld.
Complaining about the waiting time for the ordered food
This drink is not cold.
Dit drankje is niet koud.
Complaining about the warm temperature of the drink
My drink tastes strange.
Mijn drankje smaakt vreemd
Remarking the odd taste of your drink
I ordered my drink without ice.
Ik had drinken zonder ijs besteld.
Remarking that you got a drink with ice despite ordering without
There's one dish missing.
Er mist een gerecht.
Remarking that your order is not complete
This is not clean.
Dit is niet schoon.
Remarking that your plate/cutlery/glass is not clean

Eating Out - Allergies

Is/are there___in this?
Zit hier ___ in?
Asking if a certain dish contains ingredients you are allergic to
Could you please prepare the dish without ____?
Zou u het gerecht ook zonder ____ kunnen bereiden?
Asking whether the ingredients you are allergic to can be excluded when preparing the dish
I have allergies. If I get a reaction, please find medicine in my bag/pocket!
Ik ben allergisch. Als ik een reactie krijg, haal dan medicijnen uit mijn tas/zak!
Letting people know that you are allergic and to give you your medicine in an emergency
nuts/peanuts
noten/pinda's
Food allergy
sesame seeds/sunflower seeds
sesamzaad/zonnebloempitten
Food allergy
egg
ei
Food allergy
seafood/fish/shellfish/shrimps
zeevruchten/vis/schelpdieren/garnalen
Food allergy
flour/wheat
meel/tarwe
Food allergy
milk/lactose/dairy
melk/lactose/zuivel
Food allergy
gluten
gluten
Food allergy
soy
soja
Food allergy
leguminous plants/beans/peas/corn
peulvruchten/bonen/erwten/mais
Food allergy
mushrooms
champignons/paddestoelen
Food allergy
fruit/kiwi/coconut
fruit/kiwi/kokosnoot
Food allergy
chives/onions/garlic
bieslook/ui/knoflook
Food allergy
alcohol
alcohol
Food allergy