Dining Room

French Dining Room Vocabulary

On this page you will find a list of useful vocabulary words for the dining room in French. The French people take great pride in eating with groups of family and friends at the table. Most evening meals can be very elaborate and include up to five servings. If you are a guest in a French family’s home for a formal meal it’s a very good idea to be familiar with these terms!

la salle à manger dining room la table table la chaise chair
le siège seat mettre la table to set the table la vaisselle dishes
les couverts cutlery/silverware le poivre pepper le sel salt
l’assiette plate dinner plate l’assiette à soupe soup bowl le couvert place setting
la serviette napkin le rond de serviette napkin ring l’assiette à dessert side plate
la fourchette fork la cuiller à soupe soup spoon le couteau knife
le verre tumbler/glass le verre à vin wine glass le bol bowl
l’assiette plate la verrerie glassware le pot jug
la théière teapot la cafetière French coffee press le coquetier egg cup
la tasse à thé tea cup la tasse à café coffee cup la grande tasse mug
avoir faim to be hungry servir to serve manger to eat
la nappe tablecloth le petit déjeuner breakfast le déjeuner lunch
le dîner dinner le set de table place mat être rassasié to be full
l’hôte host l’hôtesse hostess le repas meal
l’invité guest mes compliments au chef my complements to the chef c’est délicieux! it’s delicious!

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