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 6 people, otherwise our maximum numbers we can seat at one table is 5. This is to meet 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
In line with COVID guidelines, our restaurant will be closing at 10 PM and all customers will need to have left the premises by this time.
With the new closing time in mind, please note if you arrive late for your table it will either effect the table booked directly after you, or worse you'll miss dessert!
IF YOU DO NOT ARRIVE WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF YOUR BOOKED TIME WE WILL BE OBLIGED TO EITHER GIVE YOUR TABLE AWAY OR CANCEL YOUR BOOKING WITH US.
We are a busy little venue so please bear 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 !
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 offer Take Away food to have in the comfort of your own home.
You can order Take Away Lunch any day of the week. For Take Away in the evening you can order on a Wednesday & Thursday only.
At the moment it is collection only
(If we are very busy there may only be limited times available.)
take away afternoon tea
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 and time of collection (between 1130-1330) and your telephone number within the notes.