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The Akash

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
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76 Topping Street, Blackpool FY1 3AD, England
01253 626 677
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 1:30 am
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durham
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were staying in Blackpool for an overnight family getaway on Monday night. Our hosts recommended the Akash as the best Indian to go to for reasonably priced food...and they were certainly right. The service was very good - obliging, attentive and friendly. There were 8 of us, but the meals arrived in rapid succession. The food was also of... More 

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Thank changingman2001
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty much the title of this review, really: Authentic, delicious food, great value. It was all of those. Restaurant decor is a bit shabby, which doesn't matter a jot to me if the food is good. Which it really is. Restaurant was heaving with an entertaining and slightly bizarre mix of Punks (there for Rebellion Punk Music festival, held in... More 

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Thank Matt H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

came across this brilliant little restaurant purely by chance the other night.the wife and I were originally going to a Chinese around the corner for a sit down meal,firstly we thought that we would pop into the pub over the road for a quick pint. whilst sitting there minding our own business a local who was obviously a bit worse... More 

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Thank kurtknispel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best curry we've had in a long while! We have great curry houses in our town, but this has more than matched them! Don't be put off by the exterior as the food is excellent . Well done!!!

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Thank Stephen K
Blackpool
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother in law came to visit from the Midlands and loves indian food so we decided to give the Akash a try and wasn't disappointed it was fantastic, there was six of us altogether all having a different dish and every one was cooked beautifully and full of flavour. The staff were very friendly and obliging and at the... More 

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Thank susan m
Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for my brothers birthday, as my father has come here for over 20 years. My first time eating at the akash and i must say the food is astounding! With super friendly staff too , this place is a must visit!

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Thank ethanmorden21
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal. 2 veggies and 2 meat eaters and all satisfied. Good level of spicing on all dishes. Only downside was wait for main meal - but it was incredibly busy. Definitely be returning.

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Thank AmberPrice
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited this restaurant during a break in Blackpool based on trip advisor ratings. We were impressed by the service and friendliness of the staff and speed at which the food was served. However, we ordered 2 totally different curries which to be frank tasted and looked very similar to one another. They were average to good to be... More 

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Thank thefishersatlarge
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant on the 30th of July 2016, we were incredibly disappointed by how extremely rude the bar staff were on arrival! We felt that we couldn't walk out so stayed to see if anything would improve but unfortunately not!! The food was ok but not brilliant! The restaurant needed cleaned as I noticed half... More 

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Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a few beers on the sea front and a wander round, we found ourselves at the Akash on recommendation from a taxi driver. We were served by several different people throughout the meal, all of which were polite and friendly although there was one gentleman who tried to give me a glass of water from another table when they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $24
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Topping Street, Blackpool FY1 3AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackpool
  • Phone Number: 01253 626 677

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?