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  • Hello and welcome to real English with real teachers with your hosts harry gyles that's

  • me and myself Charlie Baxter that's me hi Charlie how you doing? I'm well yeah I'm doing

  • well How are you? Good yeah I can see it's half one in Germany you're right yeah half

  • twelve for you in England, crazy, crazy world we live in this video we're teaching you some

  • vocabulary some common phrases to use when you go to a restaurant the reason we're making

  • this video is because of one of the comments we received from our subscriber Abi Ma or

  • Abi Hi abi! Hello Abi we that hope that you enjoy this video yeah hope you enjoy it so

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  • English write them in the comments below and we can help you so the first thing booking

  • a table when I go to my favorite restaurant in Bedford a Portuguese restaurant I do call

  • Hello and welcome to real English with real teachers with your hosts harry gyles that's

  • me and myself Charlie Baxter that's me hi Charlie how you doing? I'm well yeah I'm doing

  • well How are you? Good yeah I can see it's half one in Germany you're right yeah half

  • twelve for you in England, crazy, crazy world we live in this video we're teaching you some

  • vocabulary some common phrases to use when you go to a restaurant the reason we're making

  • this video is because of one of the comments we received from our subscriber Abi Ma or

  • Abi Hi abi! Hello Abi we that hope that you enjoy this video yeah hope you enjoy it so

  • if anyone else wants us to make videos about specific things that you find difficult in

  • English write them in the comments below and we can help you so the first thing booking

  • a table when I go to my favorite restaurant in Bedford a Portuguese restaurant I do call

  • up because they're very busy so you need to book ahead

  • ok to book ahead what does that mean to book

  • ahead?

  • it means to phone before the time that

  • you want to actually eat mm yeah

  • booking ahead of time yeah I'm looking to

  • book a table for four people

  • tomorrow night is that possible what

  • kind of time where you are you looking

  • for ideally we'd like to be sitting down at

  • 8.15 I was wondering if I could reserve

  • a table for this evening

  • unfortunately we're absolutely fully

  • booked tonight sir

  • oh that's a that's a pity

  • do you have any tables available between

  • two and three

  • let me just consult the books and okay

  • yeah we can give you a time at half-past

  • one. Half past one yeah could I could I take

  • that please err half but one that'd be

  • great

  • of course yes any vegetarians in

  • the in the booking? yes I'm a

  • vegetarian yes and my lady she is

  • she loves meat so 1.30 what is the name

  • we want to look at that will be Harry

  • my name is Harry Harry and last name

  • Gyles. We'll look forward to serving you

  • at one-thirty tomorrow

  • great thanks for your help no worries

  • goodbye

  • so now we have booked the table and

  • Charlie's going to be coming to the

  • restaurant and to sit down with his four

  • friends I don't think he has four

  • friends but in my imaginary world

  • I can have four friends thank you

  • very much Harry okay

  • good evening sir how are you

  • very well thank you yes did you have a

  • reservation sir we do

  • yes under the name Charlie ok Charlie

  • fantastic

  • well if you'll just follow me and can I

  • take your jacket for you

  • oh yeah lovely thank you very much

  • ahh please sit down

  • ermm can i get you some drinks

  • yeah that'd be lovely and what do you

  • recommend what what you would you like a

  • soft drink we have lemonade

  • we have orange juice errm well we also

  • have lots of nice beers we have some

  • craft beers which are brewed here in the

  • restaurant we also have some nice wine

  • some Italian wine Spanish wines and

  • some Chilean wine and and we have a lot of

  • spirits we can make cocktails what would

  • you like sir?

  • well darling what would you like?

  • Oh I'd love a bit of Pinot Grigio

  • What? Are you with your grandmother?

  • I'd like your err your craft beer please

  • I think I think the ladies want to have

  • a bottle of Merlot shared between the table

  • now errm would you like four glasses? errm why

  • not why not why not

  • ok why not alright cool and are you ready

  • to order your dinner

  • are you ready to.. have you had a look at the

  • menu yes we were wondering about a

  • couple of things and how spicy is the

  • the mexican dish? It is rather spicy but we

  • I can tell the chef if you want

  • it less spicy

  • are there are there any allergies yes my

  • partner actually she has a minor nut

  • allergy don't get the duck pate because

  • there are traces of nuts in it so what

  • would you like

  • what will you be having this

  • evening sir I would like to have the

  • enchiladas you're going you're going to go

  • for the enchiladas

  • yeah that's a nice phrase I'll go for

  • yes

  • yeah yeah I'll go for the enchiladas and

  • I think everyone else apart from me

  • getting the enchiladas they'll be

  • getting a carvery right so now we've

  • ordered the food

  • we are going to suggest some of the ways

  • that Harry and I would ask for the

  • waiter if you need anything extra from

  • the food coming

  • excuse me mate excuse me mate excuse me

  • sir excuse me sir yeah would you use sir

  • what situation would use sir vs mate I

  • maybe if it was errm quite posh

  • restaurant with very high standards high

  • quality maybe

  • excuse me sir errm sorry mate sorry

  • could I..? do you mind if I ask you for

  • some salt?

  • mmm yeah do you mind is a really

  • nice way to make little polite requests

  • do you mind if I have some salt ohh do

  • you mind if I have some mayonnaise? Do

  • mind bringing us some tap water?

  • excuse me ermm where are the bathrooms?

  • American and a British excuse me where's

  • the toilet or if you're very posh you'd

  • say where is the lavatory? where would

  • one spend a penny?

  • where would one take a shit?

  • sorry to say this but we've actually

  • been waiting a rather long time for our

  • food is it coming? is our food on its way?

  • or is our food on the way?

  • yeah excuse me could we warm it up a

  • bit?

  • it's not hot enough because in some countries like

  • in Spain you often get

  • your food and it's not hot and it's not

  • problem for them but in England if your food

  • isn't hot it is a problem

  • yeah british people like their food

  • piping hot piping hot yeah exactly piping being

  • very right? yeah I I think I ordered some

  • chips with this dish

  • yeah so if they if they miss something

  • if they forget something you can remind them

  • 0:08:19.870,0:08:28.340 I I seem to be missing the side veg

  • that I ordered

  • can I bring you any desserts ohh dunno (don't know)

  • I'm awfully stuffed but I do know

  • that the the ladies that I'm with

  • support a sweet tooth

  • was everything to your liking sir yes it

  • was exquisite minus the forgetting of

  • the veg the corn on the cob the chips

  • and it wasn't very warm

  • yes it was it was a good meal and can i

  • can i get the bill please? or you can just

  • do this can't you?

  • yeah and you've always got to have your

  • mouth open

  • yeah you've gotta look like a fish. Cash or card?

  • i will pay by cash. Do you

  • take card?

  • yeah we do take card. Is the service

  • charge included in this bill?yeah

  • there is a five percent service

  • charge and then you can add any extra

  • money you want as a tip well i hope to

  • see you again soon

  • yeah thank you for coming i hope you

  • enjoyed your food

  • thank you very much yet was delightful

  • we all enjoyed right that's it i hope

  • that you got something from that video remember to

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  • yeah yeah that'll be nice all right any last

  • words Harry? no just errm stay

  • active and ermm keep on studying

  • keep on studying stay in school remember

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