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94 Sheep Street, Bicester OX26 6LP, England
+44 1869 328807
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 12:20 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would recommend this restaurant to everyone, there is a great choice of the classics or Shakil's specials, there was seven of us and the restaurant busy but our food came out together, with their friendly staff it was a joy. The restaurant had agood atmosphere and the decor is relaxing.

Thank Y7_JMM
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Food- It looked presentable and very tasty. Nice atmosphere- clean and well dressed people. Location- At the heart of Bicester.

Thank Tamires M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here tonight and I am extremely impressed. Came in without a booking but they managed to seat us with no issue, we literally got drinks and starters within a few minutes of ordering and then our dishes were collected promptly and our mains were brought out five minutes later. Our food was top notch and our waiter was really... More 

1 Thank Chanel C
Bicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with a friend. Good choice on the menu. It's a bit pricy but the food is fabulous. I've not been to one of their live entertainment nights but will try.

Thank Monique B
Croydon, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Disappointing. Take away. The onion bharji lacked salt as did the Kebab. The chicken jalfrazi was red and sweet...I asked for it to be hot so at least that box was ticked. My paratha tasted slightly old but it was a least made on site. If you want an English Indian then this is average strictly average. I will strive... More 

Thank Manje23
Oxford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very accommodating as this experience was for five dads all with small babies. Allowed us to move tables and ordered the chefs choice which was lovely huge range of food. Not pushy in the slightest and very pleasant staff. The best curry house in bicester.

Thank roystonoxendale
Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Celebrating my husbands birthday the staff were very attentive and the food was truly amasing. The setting is where you can truly dress up as it is classy

Thank teresadlea
Kent, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to this restaurant and it was every bit as good as before. Simply put....the best Indian food we have ever eaten, can`t wait to return.

Thank Alan J
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We visited Shakill's on Saturday 24 September, with friends. The staff were all very welcoming and attentive and the restaurant itself had a modern feel to it. We ordered our drinks, which were served promptly, and our food orders taken as the drinks were delivered. It took around 20 minutes for the food to be served. The food itself was... More 

Thank Tam M
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to get Indian food in Bicester. The service can be ever so slightly hit and miss but the food is out of this world. Reasonably priced, clean and friendly, it's my go-to for spicy Friday's!

Thank sianbo1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
12:20 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?