Kitchen Geekery has produced this handy guide to explain all the French menu words and terminology – perfect for that trip to Paris – or that new French restaurant!
This is an extensive list of French menu words, so it could also be an invaluable resource for anyone looking to learn enough French to get by during a French meal, or enjoying a meal at a French speaking restaurant.
The Drinks Menu
An alcoholic drink served before dinner, popular examples are; the Vesper Martini, Dubonnet cocktail or French Martini.
Avec des glaçons
“With ice” or “On the rocks”.
Coffee (typically Espresso)
A glass bottle (usually of wine)
La carte de vins
The wine list
White wine with cassis or blackberry syrup
A small pitcher (usually of wine)
Keep reading to learn about popular French menu terms for meat, fish and more…