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94 Sheep Street, Bicester OX26 6LP, England
+44 1869 328807
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 12:20 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My favorite Indian restaurant in Bicester. Always good service from friendly staff and most importantly great tasting food. If you fancy a good curry, try Shakils.

Thank Andrew G
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I ate early, when very few people were in. The chutney tray was very sweet (no pickle), and I would have liked a bit more balance. The main course (lamb jalfrezi with pilau rice and keema nan) was good (fairly hot and nicely flavoured), and the staff were attentive.With a coke, the meal came in at £18.50, which was good... More 

Thank Owain G
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service, and lovely to see Ali as always. We have been regulars for many years and always have excellent, authentic and very tasty food, great flavours, very fresh. We love it!

Thank Sarah S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous meal and very tasty. I went for something different, Shakils Goa Puri, a stuffed spiced chicken pepper and deep fried chapati. Not too heavy and no need for rice. Excellent service, very helpful staff and nice decor with sympathetic lighting. Thoroughly recommended.m

Thank Stephanie T
Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice decor, friendly and helpful staff. Good meal and excellent presentation. Plenty of choice on the menu.Thank you for the drink ! Highly recommended.Will visit again when in the Area.

Thank Alison K
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a Bicester resident of 10 years and this was my first visit to Shakils...........what have I been doing with my time.?? This place is great. Very polite and attentive staff, swift service, great recommendations, beautifully presented food, thorough menu and great tasting. Can;t wait to go back !

Thank 69Stephen69
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't recommend this restaurant any higher, it is my go to place whenever i am out in Bicester and looking for a meal. the staff are incredibly polite, the food is always perfect, and the atmosphere in the restaurant is amazing no matter what time of day, the staff make every meal feel special. the take aways are amazing... More 

Thank Josh B
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this Indian Restaurant, by far the best for miles from me. We took our parents and they felt the service was abrupt but I have to say I disagree, I think maybe the service is 'quiet' but attentive, they seem to keep to the background but as soon as you need something they are there. I will definitely... More 

Thank BeccaDavidson
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very welcoming, presentation of food, and taste of food was great. A really good meal. Highly recommend. Great prices.

Thank EForsberg
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, excellent food, excellent atmosphere too! All the staff were lovley and friendly with my son, which went along way. They agreed to make a small/ special portion of korma for him too. We all thought our good was very freshly made and tasty, and possibly the best we had ever had! Front of the Resturant is a modern... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Sheep Street, Bicester OX26 6LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 328807

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