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  • Because it originates in Europe and since several countries and continents enjoy the same type of breakfast they called it the continental.
  • In the British Isles, breakfast is a very substantial meal with meats, eggs, cakes, and fruit, while on the European Continent, it is simply a light meal of toast or roll and coffee with a more substantial meal later. Hotels which serve breakfast have to be honest about which kind of breakfast they are serving, a light Continental style, or the more substantial UK style meal.

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