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6-8 George Hudson Street, York YO1 6LP, England
+44 1904 679888
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the Akbars chefs challenge, a Balti style curry with rice and a naan. In terms of a food challenge it is definitely 'doable' compared to some, however I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food, it was really very good. I can't wait to go back

Thank TheHungryDino
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately I took no photos - I was way too hungry. However, this was one of the best Indian/Pakistani restaurants I've ever been to! The curry (I got the chilli chicken) was amazing, and was complimented by the fresh naan and pilau rice. I just wanted to eat more and more but couldn't as I was stuffed! The family naan... More 

Thank Lauren H
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my two best mates had spent the day at York races and decided before we caught the train home to go to Akbars for a meal. Although it was busy we were shown to our table within ten minutes and our drink & food order taken very quickly. We went for poppadoms and the pickle tray to start.... More 

Thank smoggie64
Level Contributor
19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best Indian food you can find in York! We love the Chicken Biryani & Curry. Great fresh Nan served! And must have Mango Lassi. Maybe you'll want to skip dessert since there's nothing great on the menu.

Thank WanderingInStyle
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner. Just totally satisfied. Doesn't reinvent the wheel but makes rely good stuff. Naan wasn't the best I've had perhaps but besides that... Lovely lassi and all else was very satisfying.

Thank ColumOD
Level Contributor
43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short visit to York and fancied an Indian my travel inn recommended this place the best chicken balty I've ever had ! Quite a bit spicy than my local ones back home and the biggest nan bread I've ever seen superb .great staff/service highly recommended if your in York !

Thank LincolnshireMetalman
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are always very attentive and friendly; the food is always excellent. Easily the best curry in York!!

Thank Lucy C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I confess, I'm an Akbars addict and love noting more than trying out a new venue. I certainly wasn't dissapointed with the York restaurant. The staff were attentive and quick to serve. The food was delicious (I recommend the chicken and garlic balti) and the naan was super massive and crispy as usual. Be warned, even the regular ones are... More 

Thank becknewty
Oakham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Akbars on 05/05/2017 after a recommendation of a complete stranger. We thought we would give it a try to kick off our weekend in York. We were immediately approached and sat, although the restaurant was busy they still had room for us (2). They came back over shortly after being seated to offer us drinks and popadoms, their... More 

Thank Erin M
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastically well spiced and delicious flavours. Huge naan, Nihari was to die for - flavour amazing and in many different layers. Seafood balti was bang on! Not sure I can visit York again and not come here. My new favourite indian!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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?