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The Lancer

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Indian, British, 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 - 11:00 pm
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: 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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    Excellent
  • 27
    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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good quality food

The food was of a high quality, the service was good but the ambience requires improvement. We particularly liked the sizzling main chicken dish . The best indian meal we have had for a while.

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4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Ely
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have not eaten here before but i have had take aways and it is absolutely delicious! We had a take away on Monday night and i could have eaten more! My partners dad ordered us mushroom rice (i think as it did have mushrooms in it) chicken bhuna and another curry (think it was chicken tikka) saag aloo, onion... More 

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

Next time you do come we'll save you some. We use the finest/freshest ingredients as we believe it's more tastier and flavoursome. The chicken bhuna and chicken tikka are both delicious and recommendable - both very popular. All dishes are fresh as you pointed out. You're right! Not all Indian dishes are the same if you balance the spices, herbs... More 

Ely
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The food was of a high quality, the service was good but the ambience requires improvement. We particularly liked the sizzling main chicken dish . The best indian meal we have had for a while.

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

Thank you for your recent visit and the comments. We were delighted to have met you. It is our gratitude. We take on board 'ambience improvement' as we are trying to develop the design. We are pleased you liked the chicken tikka main (off-the bone). It is one of our popular dish. Hopefully we look forward to seeing you again.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 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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Thank you for your comments. More 

Haddenham, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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What's the name you placed the order under and well sort it out for you. More 

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
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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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
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95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 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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Thank you for your comments. We loved having you, see you again. More 

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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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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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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Thank you for your feedback hope to see you next time. Have a good day. More 

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Additional Information about The Lancer

Address: 32 HIgh Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
Phone Number: +44 1638 666200
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Newmarket
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
Cuisine: Indian, British, Halal

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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, British, 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?