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Akbar Dynasty

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Stockton Road | Sadberge, Darlington DL2 1SZ, England
01325337337
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 168
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 6
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Surprise gem in an unusual location

I have driven past this restaurant on the A66 many times and wondered what it was like so we went to try it with a group of friends. The food was excellent with some unusual dishes as well as the standards,very tasty and nicely prepared. Staff were attentive and friendly We will be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
holidayman29
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Darlington, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

I have driven past this restaurant on the A66 many times and wondered what it was like so we went to try it with a group of friends. The food was excellent with some unusual dishes as well as the standards,very tasty and nicely prepared. Staff were attentive and friendly We will be back!

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Catterick, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Well worth a visit extremely tasty food and the staff are spot on. Nothing was to much hassle with all the courses brought out in a timely fashion

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Hurworth-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had a fantastic meal to celebrate my 50th Birthday; lovely table reserved for us , service was really good and food was gorgeous. I was made to feel really special got a pudding with a candle in and the waiters sang happy birthday, to me A great night

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went for a meal with friends on Easter Sunday. Staff were very amiable and we were all greeted with a handshake. We were seated almost immediately and a drunks order taken. Drinks arrived with the obligatory poppadoms. We all had a starter and main course all of which were delicious. Portion sizes were ideal for sharing and the naan breads... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We were kept to wait for more than 12 mins by the person who attended our phone call , to place a takeaway request.After listening patiently to clunking and cluttering of cutlery ,I had to give up and opted for other choices. Each time we had to wait there for about 20 mins to collect the order in past.

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Galloway, New Jersey
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129 reviews 129 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The location in Sadberge is not central but as we stayed in a holiday inn 15 mins away it was ideal. We made a reservation but arrived early in the hopes we could eat earlier since we could only book for 8.30pm. There was a free table. The place was busy and it was a good atmosphere. Lots of lights... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Had a family meal with 5 of us all ordering something different. All came hot and we all enjoyed our meal. The restaurant is remote and away from any town centre, so a drive is necessary. It is worth the drive.. What we found was that they don't rush you in and out like many Indian restaurants. You cannot just... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

First time here it was a very good night out the staff and the food was excellent , good value to will certainly be going back

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Durham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Booked a table and arrived on time, shown to our table, place was packed! Never been here before but pass it everyday so thought we would give it a try! the food was very good and tasty, the service was ok but the food was slow coming! I put this down to the fact the place was mobbed out from... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Had a booking made for four last night for 8pm by my brother who left his phone number as requested. Turned up approximately 19:45 to be Informed by the lady at the desk that the gas had gone off and there would be no cooking done. There was no offer of compensation for our travelling ie: discount off for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stockton Road | Sadberge, Darlington DL2 1SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: 01325337337

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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