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Restaurant establishment types

If a place or business meets our Restaurant listing guidelines, it will be assigned an establishment type. In some cases, two or more establishment types may be assigned to the same listing.

Establishment types include:

Bakeries

Bakeries typically share these characteristics:

  • Offer bread, baked goods, sandwiches to go, coffee, tea and soft drinks
  • Do not offer full menus for lunch and dinner
  • Usually do not serve alcohol

Bars & Pubs

Bars & Pubs typically share these characteristics:

  • Serve pub-style food
  • Have a bar section in addition to a sit-down/eating-in section
  • Serve alcohol

Coffee & Tea

Coffee & Tea establishments typically share these characteristics:

  • May offer light snacks (e.g. sandwiches, ready-made salads), but the main focus is coffee and tea
  • Do not offer full menus for lunch and dinner
  • Usually do not serve alcohol

Dessert

Dessert establishments typically share these characteristics:

  • Serve dessert foods, often sweet (e.g chocolate shops with plated desserts, pastry shops, places specialising in cakes, cupcakes, ice cream, pies etc.)
  • Do not offer full menus for lunch and dinner
  • Usually do not serve alcohol

Dine With a Local Chef - via EatWith

Dine With a Local Chef establishments typically share these characteristics:

  • Hosts need to be vetted by and listed on EatWith
  • Meal is served at a private location (e.g home, flat, test kitchen)
  • Address is not publicly available and is only provided after a booking is made
  • Diners must pay in advance

Restaurants

Restaurants typically share these characteristics:

  • Meal is served at a public location
  • Address is publicly available
  • Signage at the location shows the name of the restaurant
  • Diners pay at the time of dining
  • Individual/personal dining experience
  • Diners order from a menu
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