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The Lancer

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Indian, Halal
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32 HIgh Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
+44 1638 666200
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: One of the most popular restuaurants in Newmarket and should be on your...
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. Kurzi dishes and Kachi biryani must be ordered prior to booking.
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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice food

I've been here a few times and every time I've had a lovely meal, the waiter/managers are really friendly and cannot do enough for you. Only thing I would say is that when there's not many people in there, it's very quiet and lacking in atmosphere so maybe a bit of music would help with that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Bexboo28
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've been here a few times and every time I've had a lovely meal, the waiter/managers are really friendly and cannot do enough for you. Only thing I would say is that when there's not many people in there, it's very quiet and lacking in atmosphere so maybe a bit of music would help with that, but otherwise the food... More 

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Haddenham, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Placed an order for chicken tikka tikka masala, butter chicken, rice, sag aloo and naan. We had eaten here before about two years ago and was really looking forward to it. Got the food home and it was terrible. Food bland, not full of flavour. It tasted like the chicken had been cooked and a premade sauce had been tipped... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Booked many times, great service and menu. Nice atmosphere. Will be going again, thank you The Lancer.

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

Hi, thank you for your feedback and being our regulars. See you again! More 

Ely, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My friend and I are regular visitors to the Lancer after our days out in the area and are always made very welcome by Shamim, Chutton and the rest of the staff. We find the food both tasty and well prepared and well priced as well. We enjoy football banter with our hosts (they are very knowledgeable about our English... More 

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

We thoroughly enjoy having you here. We are pleased to hear you enjoy our food and company. We love the football banter and thank you for your repeat business. See you next time. Thanks More 

Northern England
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A goodly establishment with a good menu. Attentive staff, good service, fine food. I have been there on a few occasions , as I found the place to be of good quality the first time. So. I went back a few times more.

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

Thank you for your comments. We loved having you, see you again. More 

Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We went to this restaurant during the week we booked a large table because their was 6 of us. The table was waiting for us which was splendid and service was good. The food was good we all had different dishes and all were at a good standard and fresh which is the most important thing at any restaurant. The... More 

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

Hi, thank you for taking your time to offer your feedback. We are pleased with the comments it makes our job satisfying. We use fresh produce and ingredients including our quality brand chicken and meat. We are continuously working our way round this this to resolve, as it's a two floor restaurant. We are changing the interior hopefully you'll see... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Good indian but popadoms and sauces are extortionate in price the charged us £25 for 10 poppadums :/ . Be warned.

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

We charge £0.80p for each popadoms and sauces are 60p per head and is affordable. We have not overcharged and do not charge for extra chutney. How many of you were there? More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Quality indian food and very good service. very well presented establishment although l do not like having to go upstairs

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

Thank you for your feedback hope to see you next time. Have a good day. More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If your looking for a Indian restaurant that offers fresh, great tasting food, then you have come to the right place. Great prices and service to match. Naga curry is top!

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

Thank you for your comment. We use the best brands and fresh ingredients for our dishes to balance the flavour of the dish along with the spices. More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Have never been disappointed with the quality of food and they always deliver quickly. It's the only Indian in Newmarket I would bother with

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

Hi Erin, how are you? Thank you for your response. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our food/service. Looking forward to hearing from you again. Have a good day and see you soon😃 More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 HIgh Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 666200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
  • Cuisine: Indian, Halal

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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. Kurzi dishes and Kachi biryani must be ordered prior to booking.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?