Continental Breakfast  is a small morning meal that usually includes a drink, rolls, butter, and jam or marmalade. Better hotels may serve brioches and croissants.

There are variations to the Continental Breakfast. Cafe com-plate refers to Continental Breakfast with coffee (or tea) while cafe simple refers to just coffee or tea with nothing to eat.
Other definition:
Continental breakfast is the simple breakfast served at many motels and hotels, consisting of a hot beverage (coffee or tea), milk, juice, and various breads and pastries (bagels, toast, croissants, muffins,...) with butter, cream cheese and jams.

Other definition:
Continental breakfast is at a minimum, a beverage (coffee, tea, or milk) and rolls and
toast, with fruit juice sometimes included.

List of books: Continental,Breakfast