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Shakil's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
94 Sheep Street, Bicester OX26 6LP, England
+44 1869 328807
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (28 reviews)
“poppadoms” (15 reviews)
“mixed starter” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
94 Sheep Street, Bicester OX26 6LP, England
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1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After shopping in Bicester Vilage, I had a look at Tripadvisor and Shakils came up as the best Indian, and I wasn't disappointed. Wonderful King Prawn Ruposhi and Lemon Rice accompanied with Sag Aloo and Garlic Nan. Will be recommending this to all my friends...More

Thank Hassan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never had such bad Indian food in ages. I wonder how this is so highly rated here. The service was friendly and prompt. But the food, can not be called food, forget Indian food. There was salt in any of the dishes we...More

Thank sgolyan
thamin a, Manager at Shakil's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Sir, I apologise that you have had a bad experience with us. When our experience staffed asked you if the food is okay and you replied saying everything was great and you wanted chillies which we then gave. Please do not hesitate to call...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went last Tuesday and I loved it all. Fantastic service. The food was delicious and the portion size was very filing. Always a pleasure to visit such a lovely friendly family run establishment.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a drink in the bar whilst waiting for our food. Very well presented restaurant, however we were disappointed by our curries. We ordered a Dansak and a Madras. Both looked exactly the same, bright red, and tasted mostly of tomato purée with an unpleasant...More

Thank Harriett R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a regular customer of this restaurant for many years now and also their take away delivery service. I ordered my first online delivery as had no cash to pay and I was impressed with the quick and efficient service. The food was...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner ordered a chicken Balti with no onion. We understand that base sauces are made from ground onions that cannot be removed, however the curry arrived full of chopped onion. The waiter first argued that they cannot remove any more onion than that, but...More

Thank Debbie C
thamin a, Manager at Shakil's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Debbie, Thank you for your review. I just want to clarify that we do not use any oxo cubes in any of our dishes and don't have any stock of these either. I appreciate your feedback on the food and apologise for the bad...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after reading positive reviews on TripAdvisor. Asked for balti with no onions, arrived and they'd clearly spooned a few out of their standard dish. Sauce was horrid tasted of oxo cubes. Waiter then kept assuring us they'd make it better next time, sorry...More

Thank Pete T
thamin a, Manager at Shakil's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Pete, Thank you for your review. I just want to clarify that we do not use any oxo cubes in any of our dishes and don't have any stock of these either. I appreciate your feedback on the food and apologise for the bad...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited after doing a bit of shopping down at bicester village after looking at the very good reviews, we found this dime of a restaurant. Wasn’t sure if they had spaces as it we approached the evening mark on a Saturday and we didn’t...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of many times I have visited Shakil’s and it has never failed to meet standards, hot food, amazing service and a great price! Staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Ordered a delivery, it took an hour to come and arrived stone cold. We live very close to the restaurant so it must have left there cold!! Very disappointed, will never use again.More

Thank Anon474
thamin a, Manager at Shakil's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hi, First of all I'd like to thank you for your feedback of your takeaway from us, It is disappointing to hear that you was not happy with the quality of your meal. Please give us a call and let us know when you ordered...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Sheep Street, Bicester OX26 6LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 328807
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