Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bar that serves food considered to be of high quality.

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  • noun UK A public house that serves high quality food.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[gastro(nomy) + pub.]

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  • A pub notable for its high-quality food, rather than the typical pub fare. I can't say it's an appealing name for such an establishment, but, well, it's British. Found on Wikipedia.

    May 10, 2007