A dining room or eating house where a meal is prepared for all comers, at a fixed price for the meal, in distinction from one where each dish is separately charged; a table d'hôte; hence, also, the meal furnished at such a dining room.
An inn which served food and drink only at specified mealtimes; the term originated because there was only one choice on the menu, and so people ate what was "ordinarily" available.
A complete meal provided at a fixed price or a tavern or an inn providing such a meal.
an eating-house or tavern where public meals were provided
a tavern or inn; stableage was often provided for guests' animals