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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Must have got them on a bad night. The waiter was obviously in a bad mood. Food was delivered quickly but had absolutely no taste. This was the most bland meal my wife and I have ever had. We did order mild curries, one was even A restaurant 'special dishs'. We left just about everything, even the nan (which was... More 

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Thank willow700
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chose akbars because it's well known thought you can't really go wrong ... to me i have had better takeaways did not enjoy my meal at all ..staff were friendly and service not to good but would have put up with that if the food was nice

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Thank Kelly D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on recommendation when we visited York and was absolutely thrilled. Service brilliant and food was amazing.

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Thank Mal48
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely indian restaurant. Had a lovely meal here for my birthday with friends. Gave visited many times and never been disappointed. The ban bread is something special 'huge'.very attentive waiters. I like the idea that the chef brings out the naan bread he has baked.

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Thank scott020875
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great food but poor service, the order was wrong when it arrived and we were charged for drinks we didn't have - check your bill.

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Thank Peter C
Ripon
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with 6 friends on a busy Saturday night. We had booked a table but when we arrived out table wasn't ready yet so we had a 15-20 minute wait at the bar. Staff were very apologetic and provided us with a free bottle of prosecco which was a lovely touch as we were celebrating 2 birthdays ! When... More 

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Thank Rachael D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a few clients out for food. Place was great but the food was a bit hot Only ordered Balti,s and masala dishes but blew our heads off pricing fine and good place would go back ( but order a mild dish

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Thank PaulT090763
Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a couple of friends visit me in York, so we decided to check out Akbar’s after previous good experiences in York and Bradford. The meal was average although one of the three of us had a problem with their dish, which didn’t contain the King Prawns that were advertised on the menu. The manager gave a series of,... More 

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Thank Craig S
uk
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have been to this restaurant many times and love it. The staff are great and attentive. The food is always very good but when busy seem food is rushed Disappointing because I would highly recommend normally.

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Thank julie x
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Served by a lovely, attentive waiter. Brilliant food, great family nan. Fantastic value for money, couldn't fault the service!

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Thank sarah h

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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, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings
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?