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Lanes Restaurant

High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AJ, England
+44 1935 862555
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“hake” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

My son and wife treated us to afternoon tea for our birthdays we have looked forward to going to Lanes as we have never been before. The finger sandwiches were fine and small cakes acceptable but the scones were so hard and tasted stale we...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked a two night stay at this amazing hotel to celebrate my birthday. On arrival the staff were welcoming, friendly and professional this was our experience throughout our stay. Our bedroom was very clean and spacious, the bed very comfy and the added...More

Thank ClaireKav
Shaun W, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It's so lovely to get such positive feedback and it really means a lot to the team at Lanes who have worked very hard over the weekend. I am so so glad that you enjoyed your short break, we were...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got around tom trying this restraint and really enjoyed the food here, difficult to decide what to have from the menu but what we had was lovely good sized portions and everything was tasty. First impressions were the restraint had little ambiance and a little...More

Thank Robert B
Shaun W, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed eating with us. I agree with you that food quality and service are more important than ambience. With that said, we are looking at ways to enhance the room and hope introduce some of these...More

Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

I recently visited Lanes to have Afternoon Tea with a group of friends. This was booked well in advance with one of the party requesting the Gluten Free option. We were very disappointed with what we were served. The scones and sandwiches weren’t great and...More

Thank Steph G
Shaun W, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are naturally disappointed that you did not enjoy your afternoon tea with us. We serve up to 200 afternoon teas a week and believe that we offer good value for money at £14.50. Generally,...More

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

A group of 13 of us had afternoon tea to celebrate birthdays. We were all so impressed with the quality and quantity of the food served. Sandwiches were lovely and fresh, and the selection of cakes amazing! The shortbread was phenomenal! Only possible change would...More

Thank Katie P
Shaun W, Owner at Lanes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us. We have been putting a lot of work into developing our afternoon tea cake selection for what has become a really popular service at Lanes, it's nice to get positive feedback. Personally, I...More

Reviewed January 4, 2018

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 January 10, 2018

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.

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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
Large groups, Business meetings
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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