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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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3 Front Street, Pontefract WF8 1DA, England
+44 1977 797002
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Knottingley would benefit from some decent Indian food :) al jamil verry nice and worth every penny :)

Thank Neil T
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great food and service and at a good price, staff very accommodating and large selection of dishes. will keep coming back.

Thank JTomlinson2013
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is a go to restaurant. As a family, we've been over a dozen times. Super friendly service, even from the first visit they have been brilliant especially making a fuss of the kids.... winner in my book. A nice place with a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere. A good location with loads of nearby parking (all free when open). Very reasonably... More 

Thank monkeyted
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I called in with two friends on the spur of the moment. I have a good appetite but a starter for two with popadoms between the four of us was more than adequate in terms of quality and quantity bearing in mind that the main courses were to follow. We all had diffent mains, mine A Balti... More 

Thank Bob A
Oswestry, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Lovely meal very well presented very reasonably priced overall very enjoyable had nice atmosphere with good service

Thank Jill L
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This place is consistent. Good good, good service. Take outs are also as good as dining in. Tandoori chicken starters excellent. Check the place out.

Thank Tim J
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I went with a pre-booked party of 26. No one else in the restaurant, but they split the party in two on different sides of the restaurant!!. Food was edible but very average. Gin and Tonic came without ice and lemon, pickle tray without chopped onions. Ladies toilet was out of order and so had to use the gents or... More 

Thank NorthernMonkeys_11
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130 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We called as a foursome about 11pm as everywhere else was closed. First problem was a tray of poppadoms that had seen better days; hard and stale. The food was tasty but the afterwards three of us had reactions. The toilets upstairs are probably the worst I have seen in any restaurant - shocking - and you have to wonder... More 

Thank Kevin F
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Nice food. It's always been pleasant service. Food is tasty but nothing amazing. Ideal if you want s bite to eat after a few drinks. However always freezing when we've eaten there. Worth a visit.

Thank Mrsmj2004
Seaford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Passing by and my first time at Jamils. Had my usual and what a delight, full of flavours, colour, served hot and overall a great curry. The locals rate Jamils highly and it's well deserved. If visiting Pontefract make this a venue to visit.

Thank Peter G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Front Street, Pontefract WF8 1DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Pontefract
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 797002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?