Asking for the Bill in German
In previous lessons you have learned how to order food and drinks. From coffee to dry white wine, from “Spätzle” to goulash. Now we will cover another important aspect of eating out - asking for the bill in German. Mastering this will really impress your friends (German or otherwise), and it's all pretty straightforward!
You can ask for the bill by simply saying...
or more politely
In Germany the waiter or waitress will bring the bill to your table. If you are eating out with a group you might get asked whether you want to pay
If you were satisfied with the food and service it is expected that you tip. Not tipping implies that you didn’t enjoy your time in the restaurant. The word for tip is “Trinkgeld”.