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To indicate if a feature (such as a cafe, shop or school) offers lunch. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: food and beverages
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: in usePage for proposal

The key lunch=* is used to indicate if a feature such as a cafe, a shop or a canteen offers a lunch meal around midday.

Certain venues can choose to specialize in lunch exclusively and are only open in lunch hours, sometimes seen for amenity=fast_food. Other venues operate the kitchen for lunch only, despite being open all day, they only offer hot meals at lunch time - commonly seen with amenity=pub.

How to map

Add the key lunch=* as an additional property tag, to a feature such as a amenity=cafe, amenity=pub or amenity=canteen, tourism=hotel or other main feature, which will be mapped as a node or area.


  • lunch=yes: lunch is available at the feature. Additional tags may be added for more detail
  • lunch=no: lunch is not available
  • lunch=menu: lunch is offered as a fixed-price, limited-option "menu" (also called "table d'hôte"), in contrast to a_la_carte
  • lunch=buffet: lunch is offered as a buffet, where customers can pick from prepared food items which are set out in advance.

Service hours

Use the hours of lunch service as the value, e.g. lunch=Mo-Fr 11:30-14:00, in the opening_hours format. Optionally, you can specify these services with a subkey, in the format lunch:*=yes/no/Mo-Su 11:30-14:00. This allows adding the hours of service. Always should be added lunch=yes in addition to the subkey, e.g.

Complementary tags for special menus and self service

  • lunch:specials=* yes/no/pizza Whether different discounted special lunch options are offered each day or not, see cuisine=* for values.
  • lunch:saladbar=yes/no: Whether you can serve yourself at a salad buffet or not.

Proposed additional tags

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