How many milliliters (mL) are there in a tablespoon?
There are 14.78 milliliters in a US tablespoon, 17.76 mL in an imperial tablespoon, 15 mL in a metric tablespoon and 20 mL in an Australian tablespoon.
If you would like to find out how many mL in "x" teaspoons, please check teaspoons to mL converter page.
How to convert from tablespoons to milliliters (mL)?
To convert from tablespoons to mL, multiply the number of tablespoons "x" by 14.8 for US, 17.76 for UK (imperial system), 15 for the metric system and multiply by 20 for Australia.
For example, to find out how many milliliters there are in one and a half US tablespoon, multiply 1.5 by 14.78, that makes 22.17 mL in 1.5 US tablespoon.
Please note that, if you are converting tablespoons from cooking recipes, it might be important to know where this recipe is originated from. For example, for a UK recipe the tablespoon capacity is larger (17.75 mL) and if you are in US then you may want to convert between these two tablespoons using this cooking units conversion tool for the accurate measurement.
What is a tablespoon?
Tablespoon is a volume unit in imperial, US Customary and metric measurement systems. 1 US tablespoon is 1/2 US fluid ounce, 1 imperial (UK) tablespoon is 0.625 imperial ounce and 1 metric tablespoon is 15 mL. The abbreviation is "tbsp".
What is a milliliter (mL)?
Milliliter (millilitre) is a volume unit in metric system. 1 mL equals to the volume of 1 cubic centimeter. The abbreviation is "mL".
The list for your reference:
1 US Tablespoon = 14.7868 mL
1 Imperial Tablespoon = 17.7582 mL
1 Metric Tablespoon = 15 mL
1 Australian Tablespoon = 20 mL