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The Pantry

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The Guineas Shopping Centre 74 The Rookery, Newmarket CB8 8EQ, England
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Deal, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here on our visit and it was lovely food and lots of choices to choose from. We also had a 3 course meal in the evening, that was brilliant, staff vey informative about each course and very friendly, will go there again, on my next trip to Newmarket.

Thank bungleboy1954
Royston, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent visit here with the family I was impressed with the level of service and large choice on the menu and the addition of a specials board. A little disappointed at the range of drinks for children that aren't fizzy only lime cordial really. The cakes and biscuits however were delicious and a really good size and homemade.... More 

Thank goat78
Braintree, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this little treasure the other day whilst in Newmarket and what a find. Place, food, service was excellent. We went for the tapas and it didn't disappoint. Very tasty and value for money, washed down by a glass of house white, also very tasty. Would recommend a visit and we will be back on our next trip. Clare... More 

Thank Karen B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice surprise in newmarket, very good serice with attentive staff and the food we had was out quick and the sandwiches freshly made

Thank Bumble1980
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food-always some gorgeous specials available too. Drinks are good. Seating is cosy and it's always busy so recommend booking but it's worth the wait if you haven't thought ahead.

Thank westie76a
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Whenever I visit my daughter we head for The Pantry. The cheese scones are amazing. We love the continental feel of the place, relaxed and buzzing at the same time. It is always busy which speaks volumes and I would recommend it.

Thank ozzy089
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here. Unexpected treats like local smoked salmon and fish and it's all freshly made to order. Nice atmosphere and super clean. Gets very busy at the weekend. Tapas and cocktails from 4.00pm - enjoy.

Thank Jayne S
Vincent W, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this review

Dear Jayne S, I would just like to say thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience and discovered our cocktail and tapes bar which runs alongside our restaurant offering in the evening. Myself and our fab cocktail barman alex look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards Anne-Marie Owner More 

Harare Province, Zimbabwe
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Devilled kidneys on toast was raw and was tasteless. The plough mans platter was overpriced and bread was stake. To crown it we were presented with a mouldy stale old cheesecake. Where is the quality control ?

4 Thank Charlie M
Vincent W, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this review

Dear Charlie M, Myself and Vince were extremely embarrassed and frustrated to hear about the poor quality food you received on your visit. I understand that Sophie the manager on duty spoke to you on the day, so I am also sorry that we were still unable to rectify the issues to your satisfaction. I would really like to discuss... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I've been to the pantry a number of times before, but on visiting today it was like a different place. The service was curt, if not rude. The table, floor and toilets were dirty - very dirty. The atmosphere was not good. Very sad, I can only assume that the business has either changed hands or become complacent. Please do... More 

3 Thank Rev. Keith W
Vincent W, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this review

Dear Re. Keith W, Firstly I must apologise that you had such a poor experience with us recently, Vincent, myself and our team were truly saddened an embarrassed that this was the case. I would like to reassure you that the business has not changed hands and we fully take on board your feedback. If there is one thing I... More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Friendly attentive staff,lovely freshly prepared food,reasonably priced,no junk food,kids menu available.delicious deserts.

1 Thank Nicolaallison
Vincent W, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this review

Good evening Nicola Alison, Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely thoughts on our business; we are delighted that you found us for post racing dining with the kids! We hope to see you again soon, thanks again! Anne-Marie Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Guineas Shopping Centre 74 The Rookery, Newmarket CB8 8EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: 441638661181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?