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The Lancer

32 High Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
+44 1638 666200
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (14 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“dhansak” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
32 High Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
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Reviewed 4 August 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 13 August 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 8 July 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 17 July 2017

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

Reviewed 2 May 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 3 May 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

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Staying over night in Newmarket on our way to a family Easter. Walked up and down the high street, what a pleasant town with some interesting shops, and made the excellent choice of the Lancer for dinner. Lovely welcome from the staff, excellent starters followed...More

Thank AdrianW235
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Hi Adrian, Thank you for your time in writing your experience and for choosing us, we appreciate it. Seasoning is the key to good flavour in each dish and that's why our chef takes extra care to balance the spice with the flavour. We have...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Has the good range of curries with good staff at reasonable prices. The spicing lacks detail and if you want a tastier dish then head to montaz, but pay a little more.More

Thank Bob H
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Hi Bob! What day did you visit and what was was your order? I'll check that for you? Our menu is affordable and value for money using the freshest and finest ingredients and spices to accompliment the wonderful taste and texture of the dish. Our...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We live in Newmarket and have tried all the Indian Restaurant over the years. They all have there ups and downs for whatever reason change of chef, owners etc. The one restaurant that as always been constant is the The Lancer and we visit on...More

Thank SteveFiona C
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you so much for your comments. We enjoy seeing our local customers on a regular basis and love serving you - an absolute pleasure. We love to see you again soon. Have a great day, From The Lancer team

Reviewed 23 February 2017

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
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you! We do have seating a further 38 seating upstairs

Reviewed 1 February 2017 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...More

Thank darrenah
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

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

Reviewed 7 January 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...More

Thank Kimmy57Baldock
Anfor U, Owner at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

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...More

Reviewed 25 December 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 SuffolkKAL
Anfor U, Manager at The Lancer, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

We aim to deliver quickly.

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Restaurant Details

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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, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
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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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