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The Lancer

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32 High Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
+44 1638 666200
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place on the High Street. Nice choice and served hot...and that's not just the spices. Very happy with the service

Thank Darbs9172
Banbury, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Newmarket recently, after a few drinks we found the lancer where we were made most welcome! A good selection of Indian fare was on offer, and after choosing, was served quickly and well presented. I have no problem with recommending this curry house and it's good staff!

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

Thank you for choosing us and taking the time writing your comments. More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We have recently moved to area..we were going to try all the Indian takeaways out and went for The Lancer 1st as this was the same name as our favourite Restaurant in Baldock!..don't think wel be trying any others as this meal was perfect..arrived in time,hot and ready to eat and tasted amazing.. Thankyou!

Thank Kimmy57Baldock
Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this review

That is a good restaurant, but not to be confused with The Lancer (Limited) Indian Cuisine in Newmarket. We are a separate company from them. Thank you for coming to ours first, appreciate it. We see you had a good welcoming Indian meal so hopefully we'll see you around more. You're welcome! More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Thanks for a great meal earlier this week. Despite you being very busy, my meal was very hot and delivered right on time.

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

We aim to deliver quickly. More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I went into The Lancer as the restaurant I had been planning to visit was fully booked. However, from that happy accident I had one of the freshest and best tasting Indian meals I've had for a long time. An unassuming, modern place on the High Street in Newmarket, it has the feel of a cafe, but don't be put... More 

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

We are pleased with your comments, thank you. You opted to have out weekday meal deal offer and we see you seemed to have enjoyed your balti and prawn purée. We use fresh ingredients for our fresh chicken so you can really taste the flavour and smell the spice and the ingredients. The lemony/lime gives a 'zingy' twist to it... More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

We didn't eat in but collected takeaway. It was deliscious! The flavours were amazing and portions were generous. Good value for money too. Can't wait to go back to try eating in.

1 Thank kw2010Uk
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this review

Fresh ingredients is used to prepare/serve our dishes at affordable prices. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks. 😃 More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Thankyou for a lovely takeaway meal. It was delivered very promptly by a courteous driver and was delicious. My only criticism would be that it would be helpful if you included a current takeaway menu with each delivery. Thankyou again

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

We are pleased with the comments. We do aim to put a menu in every bag but soon it will be on every bag. More 

newmarket, suffolk
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

first time I have ordered for a takeaway and it was delivered hot and the food was superb!! best curry I have had delivered from Newmarket!! highly recommend to try , but this is my opinion and no one else's

Thank s16ear
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this review

We hope to see you again and please do recommended to friends/family. Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We've been using the X Lancer for many year, both restaurant & takeaways are excellent the sevice are staff are great too.

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Thank suewoodhall2
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this review

We value your business as a loyal customer and hope to see you soon. We are pleased you eat in and order takeaways and love serving you. Many thanks. More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

The chicken was rubbery and the meal tasted very salty. I would not recommend this restaurant unfortunately.

Thank 12038
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this review

Hi jack, We are sorry you didn't enjoy your meal, but we did ask if everyone's meal is okay? We do you use fresh ingredients and chicken for better quality and flavour so your chicken shouldn't have been rubbery anyway. We take great care in our preparation for our dishes from beginning to serving. However we understand you are dissatisfied... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $10
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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
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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