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The Lancer

32 High Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
+44 1638 666200
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (16 reviews)
“naan” (9 reviews)
“prawn puri” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
32 High Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

On a quick break to newmarket weJust had an amazing meal.on arrival til we left we had 1st class service the food was fresh and flavour some .sizzling tandoori chicken and creamy cashew chicken.delicious.reasonably priced ,clean and well worth a visit.

1  Thank MelianSuffolk
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Ordered a takeaway on a Saturday night for collection. I ordered a korma and the sauce was extremely thick and gloopy for my liking and the naan bread was cold. Won’t be ordering from here again.

Thank kristieamyraymond
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Me And My Wife Sat Here Eating one The Best Currys We Have Ever Had For A Very Long Time. staff Very Friendly Food EXCELLENT Cannot Not Wait for Next Visit

Thank Roy L
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we really appreciate it. Keep well and we hope to see you soon. The Lancer team

Reviewed December 14, 2017

Used to be one of our fave takeaways. However the quality of the food is not consistent so we had to stop ordering from there.

Thank Veritas3008
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Competition for Asian cuisine in Newmarket is fierce, but it is an easy choice to make when you want the best the town can offer. The Lancer is it. The decor is good, the staff very attentive, and the menu offers a wide range of...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Ordered online, free delivery on orders over £15 up to 6miles. Food was over 30 mins later arriving than suggested, not a massive problem. I had Chicken Madras which was a bit oily and watery. The naan was not as good as I have had...More

Thank John W
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

I’d like to apologise for the delay in the delivery, we are sorry. If you can get in touch and email us your delivery address then we’ll look into this.

Reviewed September 26, 2017

I am alone in Newmarket on a course and eating alone is not great, but I went into this small restaurant and was attended to straight away. I could tell I had hit a popular place as the phone never stopped ringing with takeaway requests....More

Thank AngieMK
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2017

Thank you for taking your time writing your comments. We appreciate it. You had one excellent dish choices and we are pleased the spicineses was right. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you once again.

Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

I have to say the food I was served was absolutely delightful. I hand a carry out which consisted of; tandoori chicken, lamb tikka jalfrezi sagg aloo etc. The freshness of the ingredients, and the taste of the food, left me amazed. This is the...More

Thank Andy H
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate it and hopefully we'll see you soon. Our lamb has a soft texture and the saag aloo is the most popular side dish - excellent choices!

Reviewed July 8, 2017

We had a great meal here. The staff were very efficient, the food was fabulous - I had dishes I had never had before. You could taste all the spices. Definitely worth a visit. If ever I go to Newmarket again I would be sure...More

Thank Liz H
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful comments. We see you enjoyed your dining experience and food. Hope to see you soon. Thanks

Reviewed May 2, 2017

We absolutely love the Lancer restaurant in Newmarket! It is without a doubt the best Indian restaurant in Newmarket (& surrounding villages) We have been in to eat a handful of times but we regularly order takeaways and deliveries via the Just Eat app &...More

Thank Truly888
Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thank you very much for your loya and repetitive business with us, greatly appreciate it and for and booking/choosing with us. Keeping food consistent indicates the love of food, passion and driven towards success. It defines how the food speaks for our customers, rather than...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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
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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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