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6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
+44 1904 679888
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to this restaurant yesterday after a work training course with 3 mates. Had a great time, the food was amazing! Had 3 curries, some naan and rice and was all lovely and hot! Whilst the food was brilliant the thing that stood out the most was the stand out service! Our waiter Ali was really helpful and recommended a... More 

Thank Ted S
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and service, I recommend this restaurant. the food ordered was as follows: appetiser : chicken wings Main meal : chicken karahi, chicken biryani, garlic bread, and pilau rice

Thank Faris T
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Luckily this restaurant was just around the corner from our hotel. From the moment we walked in the staff were very welcoming and friendly. The food was excellent, and good value. The service was second to none, all the staff were very friendly and attentive. I would highly recommend a visit to Akbars for a great meal and an enjoyable... More 

1 Thank Paul C
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been to Akbars many times over the past 10 years. The food has always been excellent and the service very efficient. We went last night, and although the food was still good - some changes had been made. The naan bread was a little different, and the main food slightly different than normal (though still pretty nice). The... More 

Thank York_TravellerYork
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and very friendly service from our waiter Ali. Highly recommend this restaurant. We went for my husbands birthday and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves

Thank Lynda W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually eat at Akbars when visiting Leeds and always have a great meal. York Akbars is no different. The service is always attentive, with a smile and with courtesy. The food never disappoints. I tend to try different dishes each time and our recommendations were excellent. We had lamb dishes and the meat was good quality and very tender... More 

Thank EnzoPuzzovio
Karachi, Pakistan
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The naan is crisp and very fresh. The chops are a must try, could not be better. The rest of the food is average.

Thank ZahraFChinoy
Hannover, Germany
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my mind, this is the best Indian restaurant in York. The service is excellent, and the food is good. The curry tends to be rather oily at Akbars; however, bread and poppadom are of very good quality. We'll come back soon.

Thank 19Sophie87
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Akbars for a takeaway on Monday 30 January 2017 I must add that the staff and food are without exception I must question why between June 2016 and January 2017, the same drink has increased by 75p, please see the attached photos of receipts I would request comments from other TripAdvisor clients of this increase in cost

1 Thank InitOnitUnderit
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere in this place is great and staff are very friendly. Bought a chicken tikka masala and it was quite lemony/perfumy. Not like any other chicken tikka masalas I've had. It was still lovely though and the naan breads are amazing. They come on a big stand and are delicious.

Thank Beth N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
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?