Definition of brasserie in English:


Line breaks: bras|serie
Pronunciation: /ˈbrasəri

noun (plural brasseries)

  • A restaurant in France or in a French style.
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    • For more informal meetings, there is also the lobby lounge with an open terrace overlooking the boulevard, the French and international brasseries, or L' Olivier Restaurant offering cuisines from south-east France.
    • Tofu is to this peculiar style of restaurant what frites are to a French brasserie.
    • There's been a resurgence in steakhouses at clubs, pubs, brasseries and restaurants.


mid 19th century: French, originally 'brewery', from brasser 'to brew'.

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