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Lanes Restaurant

High St., West Coker BA22 9AJ, England
01935 862555
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in West Coker
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 8, 2014
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English first
Lausanne, Switzerland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A party of 20 diners,we visited Lanes Hotel and restaurant in West Coker, last Sunday. This elegant Old building has been tastefully expanded blending modern glass panels with the lovely old stone building , situated 10 minutes drive from Yeovil in the quiet village of West Coker, The whole atmosphere is of genteel quality, yet the superb food served to... More

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Seven of us shared a meal here on a busy Saturday night, but the service was consistently efficient and friendly.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went to Lanes to celebrate wedding anniversary. Staff v attentive without being intrusive. Food was nice although couldn't get preferred starter as they'd sold out. A little disappointed given we were eating at 20:00. Interesting dessert menu if a little pricey.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I have just had five days in Dorset and we took our hosts for a thank you meal at Lanes. We have been several times before and have always been pleased. It is a select establishment, where you can dress up or down, arrive with a bundle of children and still get a welcome. Between the four of us we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We lived in this village,went to school and eventually married in West Coker.As a teenager i worked at the then Motel-what a transformation! Great surroundings,beautiful gardens. Wonderful staff that made the day special.No rush.Welcoming service throughout meal. Meal cooked to perfection and presented beautifully. will certainly recommend to others

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went Lanes a few weeks before we had some lovely treatments and decided to go Afternoon tea as a treat. When we got in there we weren't acknowledged, so we sat down I then went up to the man on the bar to asked for two afternoons teas for him to just walk off and not say anything, then... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My friend, my sister & me booked afternoon tea at Lanes as recommended by a friend who used to work there. We arrived at 3.40pm where our drinks order was taken straight away before we had even sat down at our table. We asked to move outside as it hot inside and very sunny outside. Our 2 teas and a... More

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Honiton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Every year my brother, sister and I meet up for a long lunch and a "catchup" together with our spouses / partners (6 of us in total). Lanes Restaurant is the best place to which we've been. The decor is bright, the restaurant and lounge are both spacious and furnishings are very comfortable. The service is efficient and sensitive. We... More

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Had another enjoyable dinner at Lanes to celebrate a special Birthday. We love the setting and always enjoy drinks in the lounge beforehand and the relaxed atmosphere. The steak was really good. And up to usual high standards and the service was friendly and efficient. Looking forward to a menu change to try something new next time.

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Had dinner here with friends on a Saturday night. We arrived early to have a drink beforehand, placed our order and were shown to our table bang on time. The restaurant is a rather high ceilinged affair which is modern and airy, but means that it is very echo-y too, especially when there is a large and noisy party there!... More

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