Food & Drinks in German

Food & Drinks in German 2017-07-03T14:26:58+00:00

Food and drinks are a recurring talking point, not only while eating out on vacation. So let’s learn the most common words and phrases related to this topic.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning German“.

Food & Drinks in German

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Basic Food & Spices

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
bread [Sg]
(das) Brot
breads [Pl]
(die) Brote
roll [Sg]
(das) Brötchen
rolls [Pl]
(die) Brötchen
butter
(die) Butter
cheese
(der) Käse
honey
(der) Honig
jam [Sg]
(die) Marmelade
jams [Pl]
(die) Marmeladen
egg [Sg]
(das) Ei
eggs [Pl]
(die) Eier
noodles
(die) Nudeln
rice
(der) Reis
yoghurt [Sg]
(der) Joghurt
yoghurts [Pl]
(die) Joghurts
sugar
(der) Zucker
salt
(das) Salz
pepper
(der) Pfeffer
spice [Sg]
(das) Gewürz
spices [Pl]
(die) Gewürze
oil [Sg]
(das) Öl
oils [Pl]
(die) Öle

Basic Words & Phrases

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) eat
essen
food [Sg]
(das) Essen
foods [Pl]
(die) Essen
(to) drink
trinken
drink [Sg]
(das) Getränk
drinks [Pl]
(die) Getränke
hungry
hungrig
hunger
(der) Hunger
thirsty
durstig
thirst
(der) Durst
(to) cook
kochen
(to) taste
schmecken
tasty
lecker
delicious
köstlich
Bon appetit! / Enjoy your meal!
Guten Appetit
Cheers! / To your health!
Prost!
Zum Wohl!

breakfast [Sg]
(das) Frühstück
breakfasts [Pl]
(die) Frühstücke
lunch [Sg]
(das) Mittagessen
lunches [Pl]
(die) Mittagessen
dinner [Sg]
(das) Abendessen
dinners [Pl]
(die) Abendessen
restaurant [Sg]
(das) Restaurant
restaurants [Pl]
(die) Restaurants
bar [Sg]
(die) Bar
bars [Pl]
(die) Bars
café [Sg]
(das) Café
cafés [Pl]
(die) Cafés

Dishes

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
soup [Sg]
(die) Suppe
soups [Pl]
(die) Suppen
salad [Sg]
(der) Salat
salads [Pl]
(die) Salate
french fries / chips
(die) Pommes Frites

Dishes & Cutlery

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
cutlery
(das) Besteck
fork [Sg]
(das) Gabel
forks [Pl]
(die) Gabeln
spoon [Sg]
(der) Löffel
spoons [Pl]
(die) Löffel
knife [Sg]
(das) Messer
knives [Pl]
(die) Messer
plate [Sg]
(der) Teller
plates [Pl]
(die) Teller
glass [Sg]
(das) Glas
glasses [Pl]
(die) Gläser
cup [Sg]
(die) Tasse
cups [Pl]
(die) Tassen
mug [Sg]
(der) Becher
mugs [Pl]
(die) Becher

Drinks

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
water
(das) Wasser
mineral water
(das) Mineralwasser
soda water / sparkling water
(das) Wasser mit Kohlensäure
(das) Sprudel

still water
(das) Wasser ohne Kohlensäure
stilles Wasser

juice [Sg]
(der) Saft
juices [Pl]
(die) Säfte
beer [Sg]
(das) Bier
beers [Pl]
(die) Biere
wine [Sg]
(der) Wein
wines [Pl]
(die) Weine
champagne [Sg]
(der) Champagner
Sekt

champagnes [Pl]
(die) Champagner
Sekte

cocktail [Sg]
(der) Cocktail
cocktails [Pl]
(die) Cocktails
milk
(die) Milch
cocoa
(der) Kakao
coffee [Sg]
(der) Kaffee
coffees [Pl]
(die) Kaffees
tea [Sg]
(der) Tee
teas [Pl]
(die) Tees

Flavors

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
sweet
süß
sour
sauer
spicy
scharf
salty
salzig
bitter
bitter

Fruit & Vegetables

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
fruit
(das) Obst
(die) Früchte

vegetables
(das) Gemüse
apple [Sg]
(der) Apfel
apples [Pl]
(die) Äpfel
orange [Sg]
(die) Orange
oranges [Pl]
(die) Orangen
strawberry [Sg]
(die) Erdbeere
strawberries [Pl]
(die) Erdbeeren
banana [Sg]
(die) Banane
bananas [Pl]
(die) Bananen
potato [Sg]
(die) Kartoffel
potatoes [Pl]
(die) Kartoffeln
cucumber [Sg]
(die) Gurke
cucumbers [Pl]
(die) Gurken

Meat & Sausages

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
meat
(das) Fleisch
sausage [Sg]
(die) Wurst
sausages [Pl]
(die) Würste
small sausage [Sg]
(das) Würstchen
small sausages [Pl]
(die) Würstchen
ham [Sg]
(der) Schinken
hams [Pl]
(die) Schinken
chicken [Sg]
(das) Huhn
chicken [Pl]
(die) Hühner
fish [Sg]
(der) Fisch
fish [Pl]
(die) Fische
beef
(das) Rindfleisch
lamb
(das) Lammfleisch

Sweets

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
chocolate
(die) Schokolade
pie [Sg]
(die) Torte
pies [Pl]
(die) Torten
cake [Sg]
(der) Kuchen
cakes [Pl]
(die) Kuchen
biscuit [Sg]
(der) Keks
biscuits [Pl]
(die) Kekse
icecream
(das) Eis
(die) Eiskrem

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