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Akbars

Edgbaston
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184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
0121 452 1862
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Today
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 56
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A pleasant conundrum

No booking required unless your party is 10 or more, I arrived early evening midweek and it was pretty busy, I'm guessing it's even busier at the weekend, and the staff have the air of very busy people. Having said that our waiter was super attentive and helpful. He advised don't have a Naan bread... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Rus F
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

My partner & I have visited this restaurant many times and have always been impressed with the quality of customer service and of the food we have ordered. Plenty of seating & well stocked bar. Knowledgeable staff who encourage you to order off menu to suit your taste or heat levels. Will be visiting again very soon

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I recently went to akbars with 9 others and was delighted with the food and service we recieved. I had heard some bad things about the waiters but the waiter i had was just about the best waiter you will ever see. He was jolly he made us laugh and he was good at serving too. If you do go,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Food was crap and everything was crap worst restraunt I would not recommend it you had to wait for ages to get a seat even when it was empty I hate it I would not ever go again yuck food was burnt and lamb chops were tiny !!!!😡

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

No booking required unless your party is 10 or more, I arrived early evening midweek and it was pretty busy, I'm guessing it's even busier at the weekend, and the staff have the air of very busy people. Having said that our waiter was super attentive and helpful. He advised don't have a Naan bread each, when they arrived it... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My children took me and my wife for a meal, as we pulled up to park at the back of the restaurant I noticed the rear of the building was not clean, not a good sign, we walked along there sidewalk which was all uneven and as we came to glass entrance it was all dirty the red carpet was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

After sitting down to dirty plates and glasses we then had to complain about 2 prawn curries that smelt off, these were then left on the table while a replacement was cooked. Asked to speak to the manager who was very rude to us after he had shouted at the member of staff who he had sent to deal with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

A meal for two thoroughly enjoyed...I went for the chicken nawabi and the missus went for an aloo chat puree...both excellent and lovely flavours and spices. mains we have tarka dhall and akhari. Again excellent dishes. The nans were huges and rice was fresh and flavoursome...prompt service and excellent surroundings.. will be visiting soon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We went for a dinner with colleagues of mine.though it was Wednesday, the restaurant was full.we had to wait 15-20 min for a table which was just enough to make our choice as menu is pretty long.i am vegetarian but I had plenty of options.once we got to our table, everything was very fast and good.good and fast service, excellent... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The food at this restaurant was fabulous however i was made to feel uncomfortable in this environment by regular customers and staff. I would not re-visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Even tho we've had up n downs here on numerous of occasions we still keep going back! We always say that it'll be our last but our last never seems to come and we end up here again like tonight! 8 of us are here in a packed out establishment with all kinds of people from all cultures ... Ok... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Edgbaston
  • Neighborhood: Edgbaston
  • Phone Number: 0121 452 1862

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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

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