Why Is The Bill In A Restaurant Called The Bill?

30 April 2019, 15:53

Why is the bill in a restaurant called the bill?
Why is the bill in a restaurant called the bill? Picture: PA

Why is the bill in a restaurant called the bill?

Name: Matt, Bromley.

Qualification: Trained in catering at the Royal Festival Hall and asked a waiter there.

Answer: It comes from the French billet doux which means little note or love letter. The bill used to be printed on the back of the menu.

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