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Lanes Restaurant

High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AJ, England
+44 1935 862555
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“hake” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're wondering, is Lanes under new management because the food was the worst we've had in years? Why? No rocket so they put pea sprouts on the pizza. Hertiage tomatoes? Supermarket cherry tomatoes! Short on gnocchi, throw in some whole (pickled?) onions. Goats cheese instead...More

Thank Ben H
Shaun W, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I was naturally disappointed to read of the shortcomings during your recent visit and I offer my sincere apologies. These are not our usual standards. I don't want to make excuses but following the Christmas...More

Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely night the food was all good and we were looked after very well all night we will defiantly return we are coming for a spa day the day before my daughters wedding in October so looking forward to a good meal...More

Thank louise g
Management response:Responded October 5, 2017

Thank you for your review, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed September 9, 2017

Was Well cooked and presented, but very expensive. Did have a nice meal, but staff seemed very up themselves at times. Really enjoyed the meal, there were some SUPER ncie staff, like our waitress. Enjoyed seeing the goats after too.More

Thank SophieNefaln
Shaun W, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thank you for your comments. I was pleased to read that overall you enjoyed the food and your kind note about 'some nice staff'. The staff are generally a friendly lot and I'm sorry that you found others to be 'up themselves'. Regarding prices, I...More

Reviewed July 4, 2017

We stayed at this hotel and had the evening meal which was cooked to perfection and very well presented

Thank Mary W
Management response:Responded July 5, 2017

I am so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us. Our new Head Chef only joined us a week ago and already appears to have hit his stride. I hope that we can welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed June 20, 2017

We were lucky enough to be invited to a wedding reception here two weeks ago. It was the first time we had been here and we were not disappointed. A warm welcome in reception where we were shown into a room overlooking the gardens. A...More

Thank jb21311
Management response:Responded June 22, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your day with us. We have been hosting weddings for well over a year now and have had some wonderful celebrations at the hotel. I do hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

First time visited this restaurant in the evening, it was booked as a surprise for my Birthday. Shown to our table drinks order taken very friendly and pleasant staff. We all chose a different dish and it was superb. My husband had the steak he...More

Thank Margaret095
shaun w, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad that you enjoyed dinner with us recently. We are very lucky to have such a fine butcher in S. Saunders in West Coker and the steaks, and indeed all of our...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

I've been here numerous times in the past and yesterday I decided to go down with the family for a drink before dinner. There was a lovely atmosphere in the bar where the locals had congregated to catch up and discuss their days over a...More

Thank TommySangers
Management response:Responded July 6, 2017

Thank you for your review. Lanes in the summer time really is special. I'm glad that you enjoyed your drinks and our splendid gardens.

Reviewed May 28, 2017

Had to ask for bread, had to ask for wine list and had to be asked if we could order dessert. The food we had was terrific, really couldn't fault it at all. And the severs were friendly, just a little out of sync Considering...More

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shaun w, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Thank you for your comments. I was disappointed to learn that our staff had not been attentive during your visit. I will arrange some corrective training in the very near future. I am however pleased that you enjoyed the food and that the team were...More

Reviewed April 17, 2017

When we walked in we were greeted by friendly efficient staff and loud dogs barking. We enjoyed a drink in the bar in spite of the barking and owner shouting at the dogs. We all enjoyed our meals very much. Freshly cooked, great menu.The staff...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Lanes Hotel for coffee and a bacon sandwich half way through a 10k walk around the local countryside. Both were great - and the chips that came with the bacon sandwich were the best I have tasted in a long time! Highly...More

Thank josloman
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November 5, 2016|
Response from ANDREW F | Reviewed this property |
The menus changes and I am guessing that they do not know what on next week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil  >  West Coker
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 862555
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