cafe-chantant

café chantant

[kaf-ey shahn-tahn, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey shahn-tahn]
noun, plural cafés chantants [kaf-ey shahn-tahnz, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey shahn-tahn] .
an intimate cabaret offering sophisticated musical entertainment.

Origin:
1850–55; < French: literally, musical café, café where concerts are held

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