Book a table

If you would like to book a table , the best way to do this is by clicking on the link below. We are so busy at the restaurant we can't answer the phone to take bookings. If the system say's we are full then unfortunately we are full. 

If you have any questions about larger groups, celebrations or anything else regarding coming to our venue, please email us on

There are only a select few tables we can seat 6ppl otherwise our maximum numbers we can seat at one table is 5ppl. This is to stick with the government guidelines


We only accept bookings for the upstairs tables.

Downstairs & Outside are kept open for walk ins only 


Upstairs and Downstairs tables are available for bookings

We are a busy little venue so please bare with us. When you arrive there may be a queue but we will make sure you are well looked after. 

We look forward to seeing you soon ! 

Important changes

We reopened on 3rd August 

See below to see any updates or changes to our usual service


-Restaurant -

-cocktail bar-

The Lane was formed in May 2014 by the

Owners ; Chris & Anna.

They set out to create something amazing,

a real atmosphere and a place for everyone to enjoy. 

The Lane prides itself in being different from

any other restaurant or bar within the Deal area.

Serving a large range of cocktails, cakes,

food and afternoon tea. 




Our kitchen team have worked hard to create a great food experience for all!

We only use the best, locally sourced produce (as and when we can).

Everything is home cooked, so we're bound to have something to tantalise your taste buds. 

Kick start your day with one of our delicious breakfasts, socialise and meet with friends for an afternoon tea or soak up our buzzing atmosphere in the evening for a cheeky cocktail and gorgeous grub.​


dine at home

We are offering our dine at home collection. 
Available Friday, Saturday, Monday & Tuesday

take away afternoon tea 

Due to Covid - 19 we have adapted and we now offer our afternoon tea as take away!

A range of sweet and savoury treats organised on a Afternoon tea caddy.

Vegetarian option available however must be stated upon ordering.

£40 for 2 people including tea, or why not add gin & tonic just select in our online shop.


T&Cs - Afternoon tea must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. 

Please state date of collection and your telephone number when ordering and we will contact you with a pick up time.


Afternoon Tea




Have you been to our Bakery yet?  


gift Vouchers available to purchase

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15 South Court



CT14 7AF

​(01304) 448283

opening hours

See our updates page for current opening hours

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