eating house


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Noun1.Eating house - a building where people go to eateating house - a building where people go to eat  
bistro - a small informal restaurant; serves wine
brasserie - a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
brewpub - a combination brewery and restaurant; beer is brewed for consumption on the premises and served along with food
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
cafe, coffee bar, coffee shop, coffeehouse - a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
cafeteria - a restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier
canteen - restaurant in a factory; where workers can eat
mobile canteen, canteen - a restaurant outside; often for soldiers or policemen
diner - a restaurant that resembles a dining car
greasy spoon - a small restaurant specializing in short-order fried foods
grill, grillroom - a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
hash house - an inexpensive restaurant
lunchroom - a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased
rotisserie - a restaurant that specializes in roasted and barbecued meats
chophouse, steakhouse - a restaurant that specializes in steaks
tea parlor, tea parlour, teahouse, tearoom, teashop - a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
restaurant chain - a chain of restaurants
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References in classic literature ?
As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass; and the next moment the fog settled down again upon that part, as brown as umber, and cut him off from his blackguardly surroundings.
For different reasons this was an agreeable proposition to them all, and it was therefore agreed that each should leave a very exact address and that upon the request of any of the associates a meeting should be convoked at a famous eating house in the Rue de la Monnaie, of the sign of the Hermitage.
At the camp Virginia found that a neat clearing had been made upon a little tableland, a palisade built about it, and divided into three parts; the most northerly of which contained a small house for herself and her father, another for von Horn, and a common cooking and eating house over which Sing was to preside.
Christine says: "Those of a certain age might remember the Peter Evans Eating House in London where the treat of the week would invariably include prawn cocktail, steak au poivre with cream sauce, followed by Black Forest gateau."
The Sahib Jee Tandoori at the Beckfield Centre, Ingleby Barwick, is reportedly a good eating house which serves many satisfied customers.
It is a gem of an establishment, which could rival any Belfast eating house in quality and price.
These are Caf Cenno, Finbarrs Restaurant, Oldfields Noted Eating House owned by Bill Oldfield, also a food columnist for The Journal, Ramside Rib Room Bar and Grill and the Rose & Crown in Romaldkirk.
Byline: Alison Taylor at Monty's Eating House, Brynteg
I love to go to DRUNKEN POET--I usually order the tom yum goong, a traditional Thai soup--and I've been to STATE STREET EATING HOUSE. I like to support the local guys."--COMPILED BY TAYLOR MEREDITH
Oldfields Eating House OLDFIELDS Eating House, in Durham City, is headed up by Peter Wood and Bill Oldfield with a talented team of chefs and waiting staff.
The city's first sports-themed eating house was opened by soccer legend SirStanley Matthews in August 1997.
"We belly up to the bar at downtown's State Street Eating House," where she orders the made-from-scratch Bloody Mary and Ted drinks a Magic Hat beer." I'm loving the turkey BLT on homemade bread and him the burger," she says.