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184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England (Edgbaston)
0121 452 1862
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Ranked #423 of 1,606 Restaurants in Birmingham
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Edgbaston
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

This place is probably the best restaurant in Birmingham. Whenever we are passing or visiting Birmingham, we make sure we dine at this place. The food is great and my favourite is the chicken tikka and the lamb liver starters. Their mains are equally as good but the deserts are the best for me. I have to highly recommend the... More 

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20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We'd heard a lot of good things and went with friends for a pre-Christmas get together. The atmosphere was understandably quite high and it was very busy. Notwithstanding all this, the service (from Omar) was friendly and efficient and he entertained us with his penchant for balancing piles of plates and dishes. The food, however, from my point of view... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I visited this place with a family friend on a busy Sunday evening. It took us just over half an hour to get seated and once this was done it took another 10 minutes for the waitor to come over, our waitor was friendly and attentive along with some of the others but the service at this place is ridiculously... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

i have been to Akbar 3 times now and each time i regret spending my money their, a few of my friends love it but i dont really know what they love about it. Service is soo slow, food is soo spicy. The only thing i like their is chicken nambali starter, apart from that nothing.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Superb food, nice sizeable starter that could have easily been mistaken for a main, and the main was delicious (chicken and chilli balti) with a naan bread the size of a small child! The naans are all hung on special hanging stands on the tables and are clearly a wow factor they are so large! (order one for a family).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

from food to service Briliant fast. drinks take to long to arrive majorty of the customsers around us wanted to be served bye our waiter as he was the fastest and Professional no sitting around waiting to place order, will b returning for Charlie's service and akbars food *****

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london
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

They say the sign of a good restaurant is when lots of their own people dine there as this place is no exception, i went on saturday the the place was jumping with lots of Asian people so that proves what a fabulous place this is, we had to wait quite a while for a table so its advisable to... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

we had to wait, there were no chairs to have, so busy, but a nice man offered to seats next to him with his little girl. We were told be about 50 minutes but was not that long, there were people coming and going. Loads of parties it was so nice see many Indian family's eating there. The food was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We often go to akbars the food is lovely and its a very vibrant place. Once we are seated the food is brought out quite quickley warm and hot the staff are friendly and never have had any issues there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

I went with my girlfriend on a relatively busy Wednesday night. We were sat down after about 10 minutes which was okay considering it was quite busy, drinks and poppodoms were taken quite quickly although the waitress did seem like she was dying for tips. Ordered starters which did come surprisingly quick and was nice but small. After a short... More 

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Additional Information about Akbars

Address: 184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
Phone Number: 0121 452 1862
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Edgbaston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Indian

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