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Akbars

#112 of 703 Restaurants in York}
$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
+44 1904 679888
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (76 reviews)
“curry” (125 reviews)
“pickle tray” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
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1 - 10 of 886 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to a few Akbar's, as usually you know the standard of food will be acceptable. Sadly not this one. Spices were too harsh, with no depth or evidence of attempts at subtlety. Not convinced, and the whole family agreed that recent experiences of...More

Thank EricOttershaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful, once in a lifetime experience. With naan as big as your torso and waitstaff as friendly as this it's hard to pass up. Especially for the prices! X

Thank lpwestman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a meal at Akbars after recommended by some people. Went there after a few beers on a night out. It was very disappointing the meat in the sauce was over cooked and the rice was awful . It was not tasty in any way....More

Thank markcatto1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Akbars does all the simple things well without any fuss or nonsense. The whole affair is well run , friendly and home from home. The food is well prepared, fresh and tasty. Don't expect any surprises , just a great helping of what you know...More

Thank graham h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Weve done a few curry houses in our time and this one will take some beating, the service was exceptional, the food was cooked perfect to each persons spice taste and the prices are reasonable. Cant wait to return.

Thank Darryl C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stylish, impeccable service, open kitchen views plus excellent food at average prices,what more is required, certainly not a family naan which is the size of a 32" tv, as good as it is, it is beyond the capacity of two people

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find you’re feeling hungry when in York And you do not wish for chopsticks but a fork You can stuff yourself with curry And there’s never any hurry Akbars food is sure to pop your cork

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a visit to Akbar’s in York I once saw a man sniff a cork He’d had a good curry Which did not look like slurry So I thought he was being a dork

Thank jnismith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food as ever and managed tick off our third Akbars. The family naan just right for 2 gannets but perhaps rice as well would be a mistake.

Thank leophoreo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just visited a bars in York 25th August Every time we visit York we always come here Food is great but we find it slightly hotter than curries from elsewhere so as them to make it slightly milder if you don't like it...More

2  Thank gavin w
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Kam-Haider | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I had my children along for an evening meal and did not experience any issues whatsover. It is obviously busy in the evenings and we did witness other children present. The answer is definately yes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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