Definition of carvery in English:

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carvery

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːvəri/

noun (plural carveries)

British
A buffet or restaurant where cooked joints are displayed and carved as required in front of customers.
Example sentences
  • The Countryman Inn at Winksley, near Ripon, has a 36-cover restaurant and a separate carvery or function room, but has little passing trade.
  • The heat in front of the carvery was quite uncomfortable, and the sheer volume of diners seemed temporarily to overwhelm the system as I waited some ten minutes or more.
  • There is a conference a banqueting suite for 180 people, served by a restaurant which also offers a Sunday carvery for members.
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