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“Big portions....”
Review of Lancers

Lancers
Ranked #1,085 of 2,650 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Cuisines: Indian, Bangladeshi
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
Reviewed 3 February 2014

Ordered from the takeaway and chose two starters and two mains. The portions were large and couldn't finish the mains. Still lunch sorted for the next day! The food was good but not exceptional. The menu is so extensive it's difficult to choose. Might be better to hone a few dishes.
Speedy service. Would recommend.

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Thank WeegieQuine
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

The food served here is very good, the portions are quite big but the quality of food is very authentic, excellent curries.

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Reviewed 15 November 2013

We had dinner at Lancer's, looking forward to a really enjoyable Indian meal. The restaurant was recommended to us, so we had expected a good evening. We found the food to be very average. Even though the restaurant was not very busy, the service was very indifferent. They were slow in taking our orders, did not check back with us while we were dining to see if we wanted anything more and then it was hard to get our bill.

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Thank Maxwell327
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

We'd heard a lot good things about Lancers but were always under the impression it was expensive - on a jaunt to stockbridge we had a look at the menu & were surpised how reasonable the prices were. Roll forward to the end of a hectic week we decided to visit for a nice relaxing meal out. We didn't book as it was a spur of the moment thing - first impressions were good "table for two sir" then as we were being led into the restaurant a voice chips in "have you a booking" no so they changed the table to one stuck at the back of the room - ok maybe the rest were booked however it did make us feel a little unwelcome.

Now when we were seated there was only one other person in the restaurant so we'll get our order taken quickly ? hmm the restaurant starts to fill and 3 tables have their order taken before us, 3 after we had arrived. After ordering a plate of popadoms is placed infront of us (we didn't order them but have been to indian restaurants where these are given as a matter of course) we wait 5 mins then as I break of a corner of one a waiter rushes up, takes the plate away & says "not for you" & goes away. what ?????????????? for the rest of the meal a waiter hovers trying to rush us on - he even says to my partner "|OK you can take as long as you like, no hurry" while standing at the table staring at the plate.


Service was rude, arrogant and unprofessional - could not wait to get our jackets and leave, first time in a very very long time we've left no tip. Note to Lancers - you're a restaurant not some avant garde meeting place get over yourselves. Food was very good but will never be back due to the attitude of your staff.

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Thank groovy1970s
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Too many Indian restaurants in the capital to specifically recommend this one or plan a return visit. No 'wow' factor although the food was good and reasonable value. Was here in 2001 and it seemed a whole different (better) experience.

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Thank estebanturner
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