continental breakfast



A hotel breakfast that may include sliced bread with butter/jam/honey, cheese, meat, croissants, pastries, rolls, fruit juice and various hot beverages. It is served commonly in the continental Europe, North America, and elsewhere, as opposed to the English breakfast served commonly in the UK. See also American breakfast.

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  • I went to this particular hotel because they had a really amazing continental breakfast that attracted a lot of the tourists.

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  • Staying at a hotel with a good continental breakfast will let you get on to your day without having to stop somewhere on the way.

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  • Sometimes when you travel it is good to pick a hotel with a good continental breakfast so you start the day off right.

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