One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A flat fee paid for admission to a restaurant, bar, club, etc.
- ‘The cover charge and the drink price is not worth it.’
- ‘So, from now on, if we charge a cover charge, it's going to be at least $6.’
- ‘Unfortunately, for this reader, the humor fell flat and I was left wishing for a return on a cover charge.’
- ‘At nine, we paid a small cover charge and went downstairs.’
- ‘Standard cover charge is €25 per person with corporate tables of ten costing €200.’
- ‘Early reports said there would be a cover charge at all times.’
- ‘You walk out the door and there's $20, as if it's a cover charge for the city.’
- ‘No cover charge we are told, so all the groovier.’
- ‘There's always a cover charge at the door of a sex club, as high as $50, which goes straight to management.’
- ‘The cover charge was $3 but with the obligatory tip, it was more like $3.02.’
- ‘The cover charge of Rs.150 includes refreshments and dinner.’
- ‘There will be 8 local bands performing from 4pm to 10 pm and the cover charge will be 8 Euro.’
- ‘We came back the next night and were told the cover charge was R50.’
- ‘The night starts at 8.30 with a cover charge of 15 euro.’
- ‘A cover charge of Eu 5.00 per walk (Children Under 12 with adult only) will apply.’
- ‘Depending on when you arrive, there could be a cover charge of up to $5.00.’
- ‘Pay your cover charge and stop running around from club to club.’
- ‘A cover charge of $5.00 per person (as well as donations) will be collected.’
- ‘Games kick off at 8pm with a cover charge of £1, which includes light refreshments.’
- ‘All are welcome to attend and there is a nominal cover charge of 2.’
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