“Party of 6, right this way.”

English Lesson: Party of 6, right this way.

You're eating out at a restaurant with 5 of your friends. After you check in with the host and wait for a few minutes, the host invites you to follow him to your seats. He says this.

Party of 6, right this way.

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Party of (a number)

In restaurants, the word "party" is used to describe a group of people who are eating together:

How many are in your party?

An automatic service charge of 18% is included for parties of 6 or more.

To describe how many people are in a group, restaurant employees will use "party of ___":

Hey, a party of eight just walked in.

right this way

This is a polite phrase to use when you're leading people or showing them where to go.

Receptionists, waiters, and other service staff use this phrase when they're leading customers somewhere:

Right this way, Mr. Lee.