Top 10 Places To Go For Set Lunch In Penang (2019 Guide)

Admit it, we all got those “Ugh I don’t know what to eat for lunch” moments almost every day, despite living in the food heave — Penang. On top of that, it’s always good to have some variety, right? So if you’re looking for the best lunch spots to treat yourself without breaking your bank, you’ve come to the right place!

Top 10 Places To Go For Set Lunch In Penang

Here’s we’ve curated a list of the best lunch deals and steals around town. These sets usually include a main dish, a drink and either a side dish or dessert, which is good enough for a substantial meal. We have a mixture of everything, we are sure that you will find something that you would love to try out.

1. AhMa PanMee

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Craving some comfort homecooked food to help fuel you through the rest of the day? The combo set menu at AhMa PanMee is a steal at RM16.90 for three courses. Start with a refreshing Chinese Herbal Tea, then dig into a hearty main with choices between their Signature Pan Mee, Curry Pan Mee, Hua Diao Marinated Pork Belly Rice and more. For dessert, you can choose to have Honey Herbal Jelly or Osmanthus Jelly for a sweet finish! Do check them out!

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📍 38B, Lebuh Tye Sin, Kampung Jawa Lama, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
📍 25, Ground Floor, Jalan Juru Sentral, Juru Sentral, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang.
📍 5-G-26, Promenade, Persiaran Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Baru, Pulau Pinang.

🕑 Available all-day

💰 RM16.90

2. The Brew House

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The Brew House is notably known for serving a fusion of Pan-Asian and modern western gastronomy at affordable prices. It is worth mentioning that they offer a wide range of set lunch menu as well and it features some of their specialties. Available every day from 11:30 am till 3:00 pm, all set lunch comes with a glass of soft drink, a single scoop of ice-cream and soup of the day from RM10.80 onwards. Now you know where to dine like a city-slicker without breaking the bank.

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📍 10400, George Town, Penang

🕑 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

💰 from RM10.80

3. More by Arang

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At More by Arang, you can order the à la cartes, but more wallet-friendly are the set meals. Add a starter and a drink to any main or all-day breakfast ⁠— for only RM7.90! The options available are a good mix of local and Western fares. For mains, you can choose from Aglio Olio, Hainanese Chicken Chop, Fish and Chips, Nasi Lemak Ayam Berempah, Big Breakfast and many more. Also, don’t forget to pair your meal with their coffee, it’s one of the best!

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📍 170G-2 Livingston Tower Argyll Road, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

🕑 Available all-day

💰 From RM19.00

4. Wheeler’s

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Nestled along Love Lane, Wheeler’s is a relaxing cafe, yet very serious about the food, service and experience it aims to deliver to diners. The prices here are surprisingly affordable for their mains, especially during lunch hours. From 12 PM – 3 PM, you can upgrade your meal to set served with Lemon Tea + Crème Brulee (Dessert) for only RM 1! Choose between their Truffle Spaghetti Carbonara for RM 24.90, Bacon & Mushroom Aglio O’ Lio at RM 16.90 or Espresso Chicken (RM 22.90) to name just a few.

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📍 67, Lorong Love, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

🕑 12 PM – 3 PM

💰 From RM17.90

5. Khun De Thai Restaurant

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Thai food for lunch? Sounds great! What’s better? You can now satisfy your cravings for Thai cuisine at Khun De Thai at a more affordable price. From the crowd-pleaser of Basil leaf chicken rice, Thai spicy fish rice to seafood fried Tang Hoon, extensive enough that you can eat here in the afternoon for one whole week and still not finish sampling everything.

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📍 163D-2-34, Gurney Paragon Mall, Gurney Dr, 10250, Penang

🕑 11.30 AM – 2.30 PM (Mon – Fri)

💰 From 10.90

6. Morganfield’s

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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear Morganfield’s? Barbecue pork ribs of course! But did you know that they have set lunches as well? Yup, there are nine choices of main courses in total! Each set comes with soup or salad, and unlimited soft drink – all that yummy goodness, only from RM14.95! On top of that, you can also enjoy Buy 6 FREE 1 set lunch!

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📍 GF-38, Queensbay Mall, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

🕑 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Mon – Fri)

💰 From RM14.95

7. James Foo

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James Foo Western Food is no stranger to Penangites. This place offers a wide range of options such as grilled & fried dishes, pastas & burgers. And guess what? We like their set lunch menu the most! It includes a side dish, a free-flow drink and main course, at only RM12.50++. There is a pretty good variety for the choice of mains as well. Don’t leave without trying their famous Oriental Chicken Chop, you won’t regret it.

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📍 10-A-09 Precinct, 10, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Pulau Pinang

🕑 12 PM – 3 PM

💰 From RM12.50

8. Spoon Cafe

Set inside the G Hotel Penang, Spoon Cafe is the perfect place to wow your colleagues with their surprisingly affordable lunch set. With a very attractive price of RM 25 nett, the four-course lunch set consists of an appetizer, soup, main course and dessert. Rounding off the meal with beverage choice of coffee or tea, perfect! The lunch set menu changes daily so you can rest assured of the variety even if you were to stop by multiple times a week.

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📍 Level 2, G Hotel Kelawai, 2, Lorong Maktab, 10350, Pulau Pinang

🕑 12 PM – 3 PM

💰 RM25 nett

9. What The Duck Restaurant

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If you’re craving really good duck dishes and have time to sit down to a proper lunchtime feast, we highly suggest What The Duck Restaurant. We’re talking about their 3-course set for only RM 16.50++ that will get you and your dining buddies feeling satisfied without breaking the bank. It comes with the main course with an appetizer and a beverage of your choice! But be sure to check your watch as they’re only available from 11:30 am to 3.00 pm.

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📍 40, Jalan Nagor, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

🕑 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

💰 From RM16.50

10. Q Bistro

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Eat your Malaysian heart out at this modern style Mamak restaurant with their awesome lunch set. Q Bistro serves lunch set with one main course and two options for drinks: Teh O Ais and Sirap Ais – from RM 7.90. Also, they have quite a few options for the main course such as Nasi Goreng Ayam, Tomyam Ayam, Mee Goreng Pattaya and even more, so you won’t tire of their menu too quickly

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📍 No.72-H & 72, 1, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang

🕑 12.00 PM – 2.30 PM (Mon – Fri)

💰 From RM7.90

List: Best Places To Go For Set Lunch In Penang

Here comes the end of today’s foodie guide ‘10 Best Places To Go For Set Lunch In Penang’, we hope you enjoy reading it. As usual, if we missed out any great food that feeds your tummy during lunchtime, do let us know in the comments! Thanks and byes!

Read also: 12 Chu Char In Penang You Have To Try With Your Fam

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