Food and Drinks

Coffee

In this lesson you'll learn common Swedish words for food and drinks. You'll also learn some useful phrases that you can use in restaurants and cafés. The plural form of the nouns is shown in parentheses. Pictures are shown with most of the words to make it easier to learn them.

This lesson includes online flashcards and a quiz to help you improve your Swedish vocabulary.

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Fruits and Vegetables

Fruit
frukt
Vegetables
grönsaker
Apple
ett äpple (n)
Banana
bananer
Beans
bönor
Berries
bär
Blueberries
blåbär
Broccoli
broccoli
Carrots
morötter
Cherries
körsbär
Lemon
en citron
Garlic
vitlök
Grapes
vindruvor
Onion
en lök
Orange
en apelsin
Peach
en persika (or)
Pear
ett päron (-)
Peppers
peppar
Pineapple
en ananas (-)
Plum
ett plommon (-)
Potatoes
potatisar
Strawberry
en jordgubbe
Tomatoes
tomater
Watermelon
en vattenmelon (er)

Grains, Seeds, Nuts

Rice
ris
Quinoa
quinoa
Almond
en mandel (mandlar)
Sunflower Seeds
solrosfrön
Peanuts
jordnötter

Drinks

Glass of water
vatten
Milk
mjölk
Juice
juice
Coffee
kaffe
Tea
te
Beer
en öl
Wine
vin (er)

Meals

Pancakes
pannkakor
Waffles
våfflor
Soup
soppa (or)
sandwich
en smörgås (ar)
Pizza
en pizza (or)
Hamburger
en hamburgare
Spaghetti
spaghetti

Dessert and Snacks

Cookies
småkakor
Pie
en paj (er)

Misc

Bread
bröd (-)
Eggs
ett ägg (-)
Cheese
ost (ar)
Salad
en sallad (er)
frukost (ar) breakfast
lunch (er) lunch
kvällsmat dinner
dessert (er) dessert
äppeljuice apple juice
apelsinjuice orange juice
en äppelpaj (er) an apple pie
en chokladchipkaka a chocolate chip cookie
glass ice cream
lasagne lasagna

Swedish Phrases

Here are some Swedish phrases that will be useful when you're in a restaurant or café.

At the Café

Jag skulle vilja ha en kopp kaffe I'd like a coffee.
Kan jag få en kaffe och en kanelbulle? Can I get a coffee and a cinnamon bun?
Ska du äta här eller ta med? Is that for here or to go?

At the Restaurant

Var är en bra restaurang? Where is a good reataurant?
Ett bord för två, tack. A table for two, please.
Får jag se på menyn, tack? Can I see the menu, please?
Vad vill ni dricka? What would you like to drink?
Vad vill du äta? What would you like to eat?
Kan jag få en kopp kaffe? May I have a coffee?
Kan jag få ett glas vatten? Can I have a glass of water?
Jag tar en öl, tack I'll have a beer, please.
Jag skulle vilja ha ___. I would like ___.
Var det bra så? Anything else?
Var är toaletten? Where's the washroom?
Vi skulle vilja dela noten. We would like to pay seperately.
Notan, tack. The bill, please.
Jag skulle vilja betala. I would like to pay.
Restaurant
restaurangen

Flashcards

Here are some flashcards to help you learn the Swedish words for food and drinks.

Quiz

Here is a quiz to help you learn the Swedish words for food and drinks and the phrases included in this lesson. Each time you take the quiz the questions will be a bit different.