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    What do you call this type of meal? (UK usage preferred)

    Hello everyone!

    What would you call the type of restaurant meal which is:

    - served at reastaurants at daytime at fixed hours (say, from 11 a. m. to 3 p. m.)
    - offers a limited choice of options (for main course, salad, drink)
    - sold at a fixed (usu. reduced) price for everything (comes as a single item on the bill)?

    In Russian, we call it "business lunch", but it's not a business lunch proper, i. e. doesn't imply a formal business meeting, it's rather a restaurant's special offer. And it doesn't necessarily mean a takeout lunch or a lunch at a cheap place like Subway or McDonald's, even more upscape restaurants can offer this kind of option.

    What would you call it? Lunch combo? Or what?

    Thank you.

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    Re: What do you call this type of meal? (UK usage preferred)

    Here I've seen ads that say Corporate Lunch. Usually advertised as a 3 course mixed menu meal. Or a Lunch Bonanza.

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    Re: What do you call this type of meal? (UK usage preferred)

    In many English countries, we still use the French term: Prix fixe, or Menu prix fixe; sometimes it's just the Lunch Special.

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    Re: What do you call this type of meal? (UK usage preferred)

    Or set menu.

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