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Lanes Restaurant

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High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AJ, England
+44 1935 862555
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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691 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we walked in we were greeted by friendly efficient staff and loud dogs barking. We enjoyed a drink in the bar in spite of the barking and owner shouting at the dogs. We all enjoyed our meals very much. Freshly cooked, great menu.The staff were really friendly without being intrusive. Upon leaving there were two men outside, possibly smoking,... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Lanes Hotel for coffee and a bacon sandwich half way through a 10k walk around the local countryside. Both were great - and the chips that came with the bacon sandwich were the best I have tasted in a long time! Highly recommended.

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Thank josloman
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99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Food was nicely done and staff very friendly. Reasonable value but not exceptional. Perfect for an unfussy meal

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Thank mintytravel
SW, UK
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270 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived to meet a friend for lunch and was seated in the bar area to look at menus. Decided on ordering from the lunch time Prix Fixe menu. Immediately disappointed with my choice of Gravlax from a point of portion and value compared with my fellow diners twice baked soufflé. The salmon could have been fitted on a canapé and... More 

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Thank WhereU2
Champagne, France
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I stayed overnight here and had dinner in the restaurant. The vegetarian choices were limited, but the salmon fishcake with spinach sauce was good, followed by the rhubarb crumble cheesecake and ginger ice cream - very good :)

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Thank pepperhall
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Lanes for dinner on a Saturday night for the first time in a long time. There was only 3 other used tables in the restaurant and a function in the other room. The service from the bar and waiting staff was very good, they were all friendly and attentive and the bar and dining area had a good atmosphere... More 

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Thank Sophia C
Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Having eaten once again at Lanes last Saturday I have to say how wonderful the experience was. Everything is consistently excellent from menu choices to food quality and attention to detail combined with super service always makes this a place you leave wanting to return. I look forward to that soon. Well done and thank you.

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Thank Antonio171
Yeovil, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We booked Lanes restaurant for my 30th birthday meal years past has always been great food, a brilliant atmosphere and lovely setting. Where did it all go wrong?? We were asked when booked to pre order for our table of 13 which was absolutely fine. We emailed a comprehensive list of what everyone wanted. We were asked to be seated... More 

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4 Thank bexpow
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Honestly the worst place I've ever eaten, terrible food, service was pretty poor also, was absolutely appalled by my mix grill main course, just a load of poorly cooked bone dry meat slapped on my plate with a bowl of chips on the side, didn't even ask how I wanted my steak cooked, was all tough and dry. I've genuinely... More 

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Yeovil
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I arranged afternoon tea here for my mums birthday. I was rather underwhelmed to be seated in a dingy, very poorly decorated lounge area, I thought we had just been sat there whilst they made our table up but when they brought the stands in I realised that where we had to eat, off very low sofa with a coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, West Coker, Yeovil BA22 9AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil  >  West Coker
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 862555

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