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Akbar's

Meadowbank Road, Rotherham S61 2NF, England
01709 555 500
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Ranked #20 of 207 restaurants in Rotherham
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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403 reviews 403 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Visited tonight with my cousin up from Nuneaton we had a lovely meal, ordered the started again crazy because by the time the mail meal and nan bread arrives your stuffed but lovely food been many times only problem it's to dark inside but enjoyed our meal,even though I left my sunglasses at the table

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Sheffield
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I remember from a previous visit years ago for some reason it is extremely dark (I think they gave us torches!) inside so after arriving in bright sunlight it is a bit weird. Bit noisy for some people but that is a minor observation everything else was very good. It was very busy but I don't think they accept advance... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went there with a family meal but wasant impressd at all. Asked Lamb balti asian style but it was too spicy Deco too dark and pilu rice wasnt fresh it taste like its been reheated by adding some water, the lamb chops was nicely cooked.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

good food. poor service, not child friendly in any way they might have highchairs but it doesnt mean they are happy having kids there been a few times with family. waiters stand staring so it makes it uncomfortable to eat and also got the impression we were being talked about. dont have a restaurant if you have poor manners and... More

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Shabir H, Owner at Akbar's, responded to this review

I would like to apologize greatly for the poor service you received Tia. I have had words with the staff at the Rotherham branch. I agree as the majority should that it is extremely rude for the waiters to converse amongst themselves in their native language, especially if it is in front of customers, talking about them. The are not... More

Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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178 reviews 178 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

second visit to this location,very busy even in mid week,service was exceptional ,very efficient swift,orders were taken straight after being escorted to your seat.the starters were the best we have had,calamari was fantastic,full of unique flavour and spices,the main dish was delightful,full of fusion of exploding flavour,dry curry,plentiful and well presented ,yoilet facilities all clean,ample car park availability,this meal was... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great food. Great service. Would be happy to eat here daily. The best indian/ Pakistani food in the country. And i have eaten everywhere!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We eat here on average once or twice a month, still not had a bad one yet. Consistently tasty and high quality. This time I took some colleagues that were over from Greece, they loved it too!

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11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is the second time we have been as group of work colleagues and we have had a really good time both times, the food is good and good value, the only thing I don't like is that you feel a bit hurried when you have finished eating, however, overall a great experience and we will probably be back.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Visited again with family this evening and despite my family travelling from Doncaster they are happy too even with Shabirs in Doncaster opening. Very cheap, tasty and lots to offer in this lovely restaurant. Staff are brilliant and always make us feel very welcome. More restaurants should take a leaf out of this restaurants book!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Visited with my lovely wife and ate in (have been having take aways recently). Still good quality and good service. The poppadums are lovely and thick and crispy and the lamb chop starters are a favourite. Had the chilli balti (chicken) which was beautifully cooked and tender. The garlic naan is lovely (the large is very large) Service attentive with... More

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