table d'hote

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ta·ble d'hôte

 (tä′bəl dōt′, tä′blə)
n. pl. ta·bles d'hôte (tä′bəl dōt′, tä′blə)
1. A communal table for all the guests at a hotel or restaurant.
2. A full-course meal offering a limited number of choices and served at a fixed price in a restaurant or hotel. Also called prix fixe.

[French : table, table + de, of + hôte, host.]

table d'hôte

(ˈtɑːbəl ˈdəʊt; French tablə dot)
adj
(Cookery) (of a meal) consisting of a set number of courses with a limited choice of dishes offered at a fixed price. Compare à la carte, prix fixe
n, pl tables d'hôte (ˈtɑːbəlz ˈdəʊt; French tablə dot)
(Cookery) a table d'hôte meal or menu
[C17: from French, literally: the host's table]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.table d'hote - a menu offering a complete meal with limited choices at a fixed price
bill of fare, carte, carte du jour, menu, card - a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French"
Adj.1.table d'hote - (of a restaurant meal) complete but with limited choices and at a fixed price
a la carte - (of a restaurant meal) having unlimited choices with a separate price for each item
Translations

table d'hôte

[ˈtɑːblˈdəʊt] Nmenú m, comida f (corrida) (Mex)

table d'hôte

[ˌtɑːblˈdəʊt]
2. adj (meal) → a prezzo fisso
References in classic literature ?
Above everything I wanted to pick a quarrel with the Frenchman; and, with that end in view I turned to the General, and exclaimed in an overbearing sort of way--indeed, I think that I actually interrupted him--that that summer it had been almost impossible for a Russian to dine anywhere at tables d'hote.
Both at Paris and on the Rhine, and even in Switzerland--there are so many Poles, with their sympathisers, the French, at these tables d'hote that one cannot get a word in edgeways if one happens only to be a Russian.