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The Lancer

32 High Street | Suffolk, Newmarket cb8 8lb, England
+44 1638 666200
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Ranked #24 of 65 restaurants in Newmarket
Price range: $14 - $20
Cuisines: Indian, Bangladeshi
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Description: One of the most popular restuaurants in Newmarket and should be on your site already. We are a family-run business established since 2006. We cater for all your requirements, we also do takeaways and deliveries including Just-Eat. We cater for large groups and any special occasion from stag-do and wedding party to birthdays and valentines day. Please book in advance. Our 30 year experience chef will warm up your taste buds and provide you with a magnificent and truly exquisite palette - try for yourself, and come down and visit The Lancer - we promise to make your dinner unforgettable.Note: We have a total seating capacity of 60, so any large bookings are welcome and MUST be booked in advance.
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English first
Newmarket, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I used to go and eat in at this restaurant all the time once or twice a week 2years ago and it was brilliant service excellent food good and tasty and very well priced probs the best priced in Newmarket!!! I started getting takeaways every week on all different days and to start off with it was good but it... More

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Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this review

I do apologise. What was your name and the delivery address and the dish that was missing? We will help you resolve this. More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I have takeaways from The Lancer quite regularly and it is consistently of a high standard. But tonight it was absolutely fantastic. Whoever the chef on duty is tonight. Thank you. It was about the best food I have eaten in years. Well done.

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Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this review

Hi Louize, Thank you for taking your time for writing a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you dine in as well frequently and you can meet the chef himself. We look forward to seeing you again 😃 More

Newmarket, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love the lancer we have had lunch, dinner and takeaways and the kids love it too. Ingredients are always fresh and I love the chicken pasanda and dhansak....not that it's easy to choose favourite dishes. The staff are always friendly.

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Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this review

We enjoy your company and look forward to see you more dining in, takeaways and for lunch. Excellent choices Thank you! More

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Unusual spices, beautifully presented. This was a great meal. I cannot wait to go back. I had the prawn patia puri, followed by king prawn danhsak. There was such a distinct flavour to this, and, not too sweet. Lovely.

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Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

We were happy to meet you, it was our pleasure and thank you for your dining experience. Excellent choices! Compliments to the chef. See you soon. Thank you 😃 More

Essex, UK
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Had dinner here on Saturday night. The food was ok (ish). It was very expensive! Popadoms, 2 curries and 2 rices with a bottle of water (a small bottle) was £27. The Rogan Josh had a tin of tomatoes in it and very little meat. Will not be going back there.

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Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

Our price is affordable. What was the other curry you had? More

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This restaurant benefits from the personal attention of the Owner, and the quality of the cooking reflects this. The slight drawback of this is that the waiters can be over-attentive, under the eye of the Boss! I have eaten Curries in several cities in England, and this is very good, and the price is fair for the quality of cooking.... More

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Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We're pleased you enjoyed your meal. See you again!! More

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I ordered a vegetarian menu, only to find that the vegetable samosa had lamb in them. The waiter didn't seem that bothered, however at least they didn't change me for that dish. Restaurant lacked atmosphere, and it became clear that they wanted us to leave when they started to turn the lights off (it was only 10 pm).

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Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

We are sorry we served you the wrong samosa, we did not charge you. I have spoken to my staff, and assure you it will not happen again. However we did ask you if you were fine and wanted any water or complimentary drink? We did not turn the lights of because we close at 11. More

Cambs.
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The Lancer is a favourite place to meet up for a nice dinner with friends, usually midweek. The food is always excellent and the service quick and friendly. Just one improvement I would make is for a better selection of wine by the glass. Other than that - fantastic!

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Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased with the feedback. We are making changes to our food/drink menu so you'll see change to the menu. More

Evesham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very nice food and the staff were friendly. Restaurant was quite empty being early and mid week, hence lack of atmosphere

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Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal. See you again. More

Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Very nice, i booked a table upstairs as they have a lot of room up there really cosy to sit, we got a table for two nere the window overlooking the town. Overall Food really good staff helpful and friendly, great choice of drinks all chilled nicely.

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Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, were happy you enjoyed your evening. We look forward to seeing you again soon, thank you. More

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