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 ?
Of course, strictly speaking, he knew me; but I was an uninvited guest at the luncheon--the General had forgotten to arrange otherwise, or I should have been dispatched to dine at the table d'hote.
A fat Polish nobleman, who had been the most offensive of all who were present at the table d'hote, at once went upstairs, while some of the Frenchmen were simply disgusted when I told them that two years ago I had encountered a man at whom, in 1812, a French 'hero' fired for the mere fun of discharging his musket.
We have learned to go through the lingering routine of the table d'hote with patience, with serenity, with satisfaction.
Schomberg's pet table d'hote was not much of a success that day.
Last year I started this table d'hote, and sent cards out --you know.
It flashed through my mind in the midst of my depression that if all the meat in the town was like these table d'hote chops, Falk wasn't so far wrong.
Towards six o'clock his gondola took him back, with another fine appetite, to meet some travelling acquaintances with whom he had engaged to dine at the table d'hote.
When Rawdon read over this letter, he turned so red and looked so savage that the company at the table d'hote easily perceived that bad news had reached him.
His digestion was weak and he lived chiefly on Graham bread and hominy--a regimen to which he was so much attached that his tour seemed to him destined to be blighted when, on landing on the Continent, he found that these delicacies did not flourish under the table d'hote system.
You abuse my cookery because you dine at the table d'hote of the Hotel des Princes, or the Cafe de Paris.
She was very quiet and very comme il faut; she wore white puffs; she spoke to no one, and she never dined at the table d'hote.
Located in the heart of one of the country's favourite cities for shopping, sightseeing and socialising, the luxurious 94-bedroom Hotel Indigo Glasgow is offering one lucky reader the chance to enjoy a two-night stay for two in an Executive Room with full Scottish breakfast each morning, and two-course table d'hote meal each evening in the hugely popular Marco Pierre White restaurant.