Eating out

There are three kinds of places to eat out in Britain. The cheapest are take-aways. People use them a lot. People in Britain do not eat out in restaurants very much because restaurants are expensive. People usually go to restaurants on special days such as a birthday or a national holiday. Young people eat out more often than older people.

Take-aways

You buy food here and you take it home to eat it. The most common take-aways are fish and chip shops and Chinese, Indian and Pizza take-aways. The food here is cheap.

Fast food restaurants

You ask for your food at the counter and then take it to your table to eat it. Hamburger and pizza restaurants are the most common fast food places.

Restaurants

A waiter or waitress serves you. There are many differ­ent kinds of restaurant in Britain. Chinese, French, In­dian and Italian restaurants are the most common.