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 (brăs′ə-rē′, brăs-rē′)
A restaurant serving alcoholic beverages, especially beer, as well as food.

[French, from brasser, to malt, brew, from Old French bracier, from Vulgar Latin *braciāre, from Latin brace, malt, of Celtic origin.]


1. a bar in which drinks and often food are served
2. a small and usually cheap restaurant
[C19: from French, from brasser to stir, brew]


(ˌbræs əˈri)

an unpretentious restaurant or tavern that serves drinks, esp. beer, and simple food.
[1860–65; < French: literally, brewery]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brasserie - a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
eatery, eating house, eating place, restaurant - a building where people go to eat


[ˈbrɑːsərɪ] Nbrasserie f


[ˈbræsəri] nbrasserie f
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However, on sitting down at the table, it soon became apparent that the Coq d'Or was just another average brasserie among all the other average brasseries in London.
A spokeswoman for Mr Blanc said last night: "Raymond is expanding the number of his brasseries following the success of his restaurants in Manchester, Birminghamand Oxford.
All guests receive 10pc discount at Chez Clement restaurants or at one of the Les Grandes Brasseries, such as La Procope.