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The Cat's Pyjamas - York

2 Cumberland Street, YORK, United Kingdom, YO1 9SW
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Wednesday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday - 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 - 10:00 pm

**IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK FOR MORE THAN 8 PEOPLE, PLEASE EMAIL THE SITE DIRECT - [email protected]**

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu available

About The Cat's Pyjamas - York

The best Indian street food this side of Delhi.

After spotting a gap in the market, Leeds based Scottish entrepreneur Alison White set up the first Cat's Pyjamas in Headingley, Leeds. Our menu has been crafted by our talented chef team who crafted our menu with tantalising aromas and fragrant flavours to create food that will wake the taste buds. We celebrate Indian street food culture - the carts and street side vendors that dot the length and breadth of India’s regions, preserving age-old recipes whilst creating urban legends. Inspired by the hawker’s local dishes, Goa’s seafood shacks and the toddy shops of Kerala, every one of our dishes is infused with the passion of India’s cooks. We’re combining the energy from our bustling kitchen with vibrant decor to evoke the colours, chaos and craziness of India and create a fun, easy-going, dynamic atmosphere.
We’re bringing the best Indian street food this side of Delhi to the heart of York & Leeds.

Cuisine: Indian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Food was good other than lamb chops - marinade still all over chop not sure it had been cooked off properly - lamb was cooked mice just really gloopy paste still v prominent -

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Food was fabulous I like the laid back atmosphere great value for money great place if I had too be really critical I felt pushed to finish or leave but I would still give 5 stars for service

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

From the moment my partner and I arrived we felt like valued customers. As it was our first visit, a member of staff talked us through the menu which was really helpful. The curries and sides we had were tasty and well presented. Hopefully this place will catch on, so next time it’ll be busier for a bit more of an atmosphere. We’ll be back soon!

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Visited On Friday, 25 May 2018

Excellent meal and innovative approach to Indian food and drinks to accompany it.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Our first visit to The Cat's Pyjamas will certainly not be our last. The food was excellent, staff friendly and helpful but not intrusive and it was great value for the quality of the food.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 May 2018

Just superb - food out of this world! Love the funky decor and staff were lovely. Great variety of beers but might consider adding a few more wines?

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Tasty food and interesting beers, we really like that this is so different to other Indian restaurants in York. Service very good too.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Food was delicious. Service really good. My only gripe was the chairs. Horrible and uncomfortable! Just like old school chairs!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

I can't wait to come back to the Cat's Pyjamas! The food, atmosphere and staff were all amazing. The saag paneer has to be the best I've ever had, and it's the dish I always order.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

Our 2nd visit and we were not disappointed. Arrived early but that was not a problem. Fab yet again!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

Although the staff were all lovely, it took 1.30 hours to bring our mains which wasn’t great considering the size of the restaurant. The food was very good on the whole, especially chicken 65.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

We had such a wonderful meal at Cats Pyjamas York, the food, beer and service was impeccable. Would recommend to anyone!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

On our first visit here we was taken to our seats by the manager who did not speak to us and left us for a good 10-15 mins Then a lovely girl called Imogen took our order and she was very helpful and we enjoyed our night if it was not for Imogen being so helpful Saturday night I would have left at the start after our bad welcome on entry If this was my restaurant just opening I would not have that manager front of house bad move

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

Absolutely lovely meal, some different Indian style food to what we have previously had, which was great. Staff friendly and knowledgeable about the dishes and a good variety of dishes available, especially as we are vegetarian and prices very reasonable. Drinks are expensive, hence four stars, I would have given five for the food alone. Will definitely return. Love the food.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Brilliant food, drink and people!!!

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Really delicious food - great selection particularly as we had a vegan, vegetarian and an omni in our party! Fun decor which made for a great atmosphere

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Great beer and food!

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Nice relaxed atmosphere, service very good and food was excellent

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Amazing as usual, saag and rogan josh were spot on

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Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

Brilliant

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Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

Had a great experience- staff really friendly and the food was delicious, would highly recommend!!

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Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

Great food, service and prices.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Loved the food and drink! We have a few starter dishes between us to taste different types of food and it was well worth it! We could tell it was a new restaurant, the staff members got confused at least 3 times with our dishes, gave us the wrong ones and gave ours to another table etc. Not a big issue but something for the team to work on!

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Best Indian restaurant in York by far

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Visited On Thursday, 10 May 2018

A busy but surprisingly smooth opening day for The Cat’s PJs new location in York. What sets this place apart from other Indian restaurants is the relaxed atmosphere, good craft beer selection (and Kingfisher on tap which is a plus) and interesting menu. While the curries are fantastic, it’s not the only option and I would recommend ordering street food and having Indian style tapas. Staff were very friendly and helpful to those not sure with the menu. If you aren’t familiar with the cuisine I would recommend coming here. The food is tasty with the right amount of spice, enough to keep me interested as a fan, but I think a lot of people can enjoy it regardless of tolerance.

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