Definition of butler's pantry in US English:

butler's pantry


  • A small service and storage room between a kitchen and a dining room.

    • ‘He designed a looping floor plan joining the entry to the distant family room by two wide hallways containing a butler's pantry and a home office.’
    • ‘‘The kitchen was originally in the back and cut off by a butler's pantry,’ she explains.’
    • ‘The rest of the garden level accommodation comprises two bedrooms, a butler's pantry, wine cellar, guest bathroom and utility room, and should offer the new owners a good deal of flexibility.’
    • ‘A large guest bathroom, a butler's pantry and a service kitchen complete the accommodation at this level - the latter is fitted with white oak cupboards, granite worktops and a range of appliances.’
    • ‘With the help of architect Michael Graham, William and Robin were able to transform the old kitchen and an adjacent butler's pantry into a welcoming, light-filled room.’
    • ‘Today's kitchens come with a butler's pantry integrated into the kitchen or slightly off to the side.’
    • ‘This is especially important with the floor-to-ceiling butler's pantry unit; cabinets with solid-wood doors would have seemed a visual barrier.’
    • ‘‘It was like a mini-mansion, with its front and back stairways and the butler's pantry,’ Jacqueline says of her first impression.’
    • ‘Three different suite options are available; the largest being the Presidential Suite and featuring three bedrooms and bathrooms, a guest parlour and butler's pantry.’
    • ‘When the Notmans bought the house, it had 13 bedrooms and a butler's pantry.’
    • ‘These are the butler's pantry, the private kitchen, and the swimming pool changing rooms.’
    • ‘This leads to a butler's pantry with a tiled floor and original fitted units.’
    • ‘Leading from the dining room into the kitchen, a butler's pantry offers up more built-in embellishments.’
    • ‘An original butler's pantry, too decrepit to salvage but architecturally intact enough, served as a model.’
    • ‘For example, the living quarters had no private kitchen, just a butler's pantry.’
    • ‘And a nearby butler's pantry with built-in grill, under-counter refrigerator, and microwave diminishes kitchen congestion.’