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Akbars

#122 of 706 Restaurants in York}
££ - £££Indian, Asian,
6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
+44 1904 679888
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (71 reviews)
“curry” (116 reviews)
“pickle tray” (24 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
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1 - 10 of 907 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A regular restaurant that I go to, Akbars is consistent and always a fantastic place to go to have dinner. The staff is friendly and accommodating, the food never disappoints and it is alway an enjoyable experience to go there. The dishes are delicious and...More

Thank BlaiseJoubert
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is probably one of the best Indian restaurants I have been to as regarding food. The staff are really friendly and welcoming and can't do enough for you. The setting is very warm and cosy with a brilliant atmosphere. We both had a starter...More

1  Thank paul s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to Akbar's once again tonight and such a great experience. My friends loved it. Chef and especially Bosco and Kaashif great ppl. Will recommend it to every ones

1  Thank Syed R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The one thing about this place that struck me was the friendly waiting staff. Most welcoming and even though we had to wait for a table they were efficient in sorting this out. Great food spicy dishes and great naan breads. A modern restaurant with...More

1  Thank Vitolop
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a crackin place. Very friendly welcome upon arrival. Every member of staff you pass speaks to you. Team work seems to be the key here as you may have the waiter or the manager or even the chef serve you. They all pull together...More

1  Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

and not too spicy and I love the way they present their naan’s (not telling). Value for money an had a nice evening

Thank Danny_Janssen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant in early October 2017. Despite earlier reviews, we both found the management and staff very friendly and helpful. The food was truly delicious as well. Try the large naan bread! We would have no trouble recommending this to...More

1  Thank MYRA W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to other Akbars restaurants and the food is superb, especially the lamb chop starter. The staff are friendly and attentive but without being over bearing. The service was efficient but the best bit was the quality of the food. Prices are reasonable....More

Thank Deadshotdick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of a colleague who used to live in York. Great tasty curries along with their signature epic naans. Great meal and would return

Thank Hamish H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to Akbars in Bradford and Glasgow we had high hopes for our meal last night. The first thing that struck me on entering was how slippery the floor was... Very hazardous. Secondly the lighting was so dim that it surpassed mood and was...More

Thank PaulConfused
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Questions & Answers
dancebabe1984
28 September 2017|
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Response from Shabir H | Property representative |
Hello. Table bookings for York is that we book for a minimum of 8 people, less than that is walk in and wait (first come, first serve). You will not be turned away. There will definitely be a lengthy wait though on weekends... More
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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