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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: $13 - $20
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Cuisines: English, Indian, Bangladeshi, Halal
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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. Kurzi dishes and Kachi biryani must be ordered prior to booking.
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English first
Pismo Beach, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We were excited to find a restaurant that had such good reviews. We are a family of six visiting from America, but I grew up in England so I know my way around. I was sad that the England I was showing my kids was one like this that would take advantage so blatantly of visitors, and charge for items... More

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Hertfordshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

From the outside this restaurant would be one that I would walk by. Looks definitely like a take away. However, once we took the plunge we were wonderfully surprised. Some of the dishes are quite different than your usual Indian food. My husband and I regularly visit this restaurant now and are working our way through the menu! We have... More

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

We were delighted to have met you. Thank you for your custom. Our chef makes authentic curries. We are delighted to see you regularly, you are our friend. Try the Machi Mahi. See you sgain😃 More

Kesgrave
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Really enjoyed our meal, tasty and hot. Very good service and atmosphere. Reasonably priced and situated in High Street. One of the best Indian Restaurants we have been to.

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

Thank you for your comments. Excellent choice of palettes! We loved having you and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks. More

Newmarket, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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

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