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The Lane Cafe & Restaurant

€€ - €€€, Cafe, British
15 South Court, Deal CT14 7AF, England
+44 1304 448283
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
15 South Court, Deal CT14 7AF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Friendly welcome and a real happy vibe about the place. Lovely and clean, especially the loos! Ample choice on the menu at reasonable prices. Food arrived promptly with a huge pot of tea, served pipping hot and very tasty. Highly recommended,...More

Thank TenterdenMr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our annual return visits to Deal always include a walk into the High Street and a coffee treat in the Lane Cafe. The single shot cappuccino is soooo good. If you like a relaxed cafe atmosphere that serves delicious coffee and breakfast then head for...More

Thank NMCook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast. Attentative staff. Very enjoyable time with mother-in-law. Always a nice atmosphere.

Thank jinxymitzy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for afternoon tea to celebrate our friend’s imminent baby arriving. The food was delicious - really enjoyed the savoury choices that you don’t normally get. So much food we were offered a box to take home which was lovely. Booked a table...More

Thank soophieslt165
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic breakfast burrito this morning. Great start to the day. You really must try this little gem of a place in a Deal!

Thank Knights11405
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends who live in deal took me as a visitor to Deal to Lane's for Breakfast. We arrived just prior to 9am and were given the only remaining table downstairs. The atmosphere is warm, friendly and makes you feel you made the right choice. It...More

Thank payneb2
Anna M, Owner at The Lane Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent afternoon and evening spent here. Afternoon tea was to die for and the cocktails are amazing will definitely be going back. Staff are very friendly and the service was excellent 5 stars to you all xx

Thank jostockhall
Anna M, Owner at The Lane Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. Hope to see you again soon x

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very disappointing experience at the Lane. We had pre-booked a table for 15 at 8pm. We waited 45 minutes for each course which is not what you expect when pre-booking. We thought they had just forgotten the puddings but eventually at 11pm....More

1  Thank FowlerCampbell
Anna M, Owner at The Lane Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to review The Lane. We are very sorry to read you had a disappointing experience with us and have investigated the matter thoroughly by reviewing our CCTV footage and speaking with members of staff who worked on...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Having now eaten here for breakfast, lunch and dinner, all meals have been first class. Generous portions with good ingredients, service and atmosphere also superb. Would highly recommend.

Thank melr0se14
Anna M, Owner at The Lane Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your visit! The winter menu will be out soon, so you will have to come back and visit! We look forward to seeing you again soon Regards Anna

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Great fresh fish landed on the beach by restaurant'serves own boat! Wonderful oysters from Essex, a lovely bottle of wine from Venice and friendly helpful staff. We will eat here next time we are in Deal.

Thank Christine F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 South Court, Deal CT14 7AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 448283
  • E-mail
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