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6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
+44 1904 679888
Today
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Reading, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the outside this place looks great, stylish interior, plenty of staff buzzing back and forth. But the experience doesn't live up to expectation. No draught beer so small bottles of kingfisher at £3.75 each. Pickle tray charged extra with poppadoms even though we didn't order so many. They delivered unordered rice and naan and it took two attempts to... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to York and our first visit to Akbars.The first good point i noticed was the fresh rose petals placed on the tables which i thought was a nice touch.Poppadoms and pickle tray followed by chicken pakora and a chicken tikka starter were both amazing and very tasty. We couldn't believe our eyes when they brought... More 

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Thank hemps1311
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my partner. Very busy but service was still great. Very friendly staff and food was lovely. Great value for money.

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Thank kez101208
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely decor and atmosphere. Good food exactly same as other Akbars. Good service decent price. Good location just next to the bridge........ lovely.

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Bromham, null, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a lamb chop starter and lamb madras, pilau rice and a family garlic naan (to share with a friend) the naan was huge and so tasty, curry was a good heat (I like it spicy a few others thought their curry was on the hotter side) The staff were very friendly and I will definitely be coming again... More 

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Thank Sam R
Nottingham
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited yesterday for my boyfriend's birthday. The staff were friendly and welcoming and attentive throughout. The food was lovely, very flavoursome and good portion sizes also a fair price for the quality.

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Thank Natalie S
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I visited the York branch, I enjoyed the experience, the service was really good & the waiters were friendly and welcoming. The food was really nice and worth the price. Me and my friends were given a table on the side which was nice. I will be visiting the branch again.

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Thank kiranhussain123
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for authentic Indian food. Spicy and delicious with giant nan bread on holders. The food was delicious but be ready for spice. The Lamb, Chx and Prawns were all great dishes. If you're looking for Indian in York this is the place.

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Thank Joseph A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and myself found this restaurant via trip advisor and have just enjoyed a well prepared, generous and fresh meal. Our server was Ali who not only was professional and polite but also took time to make us feel welcome by chatting and joking with us. We were not rushed and each member of staff we spoke to was... More 

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Thank Janice C
Liverpool
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125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to an Akbars in Manchester and Braford (not sure if these places are linked) but the food and service here was just as good. If you're in york and looking for some good Indian food, then here is your place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 679888

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?