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The Lancer

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
32 High Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
+44 1638 666200
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (16 reviews)
“naan” (9 reviews)
“prawn puri” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
32 High Street | Newmarket, Newmarket CB8 8LB, England
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Reviewed 16 December 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 15 January 2018

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

Reviewed 14 December 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 26 October 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 7 October 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 10 October 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 26 September 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 1 October 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 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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