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Award winning Chef and Management team have taken the helm of the oldest and most prestigious Indian Restaurant in Darlington. A Classic Indian Restaurant with opulent surroundings, amazing food and great service. AKBAR THE GREAT; ENJOY THE DIFFERENCE.
All reviews curry bombay potatoes coconut rice poppadoms thai food onion bhaji lamb prawns complimentary dishes best indian brilliant night visited for the first time last night great meal amazing food visited this restaurant could not fault
Had a great meal inside and asked the manager to make me a original dish and he recommended the “nawabi khana” which literally means food fit for a king!
My god did it live up to its name! The spices were delicate yet singular ingredients...on my tastebuds. This place has literally become my new face place in town!!
Prices are very reasonable and staff are very efficient and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble!
Can’t wait to visit the lads again!!More
If we lived closer, we would be here alot! This was one of those curries which was a "wow" moment. The service was excellent and the food was outstanding. Will definitely be back and would highly recommend!!
Superb Indian, great service, traditional (anglicised) menu but with some great special regional dishes. (I had the Afghani which was like a Pathia but a richer, thicker sauce.)
Good value and great atmosphere/decor.
We had a meal here for the bank holiday weekend and was surprised with how nice it was. Lamb was perfectly cooked and the onion bhajis are to die for! The garlic and cheese nan is the best i have had in a long time....Will definitely be back soonMore
Had a sit in. Food was ok, however given the high Tripadviser rating expected a lot better. Felt the Tandoori Prawns was overpriced at £13.75 given the portion size.
Wouldn’t rush back.
Sure would be a good takeaway option.
food was absolutely incredible! By far the best curry in Darlington.
Staff are absolutely lovely, we felt so welcome.
Decor is lovely and fresh with lovely background music.
We can't wait to come back!
I’ve tried Akbar the Great a few times now and the food is always outstanding!
On this occasion I had a super sizzler to share (photo) followed by a chicken Thakur & mushroom rice.
If you haven’t tried Akbar the Great yet, your defo...missing out. Best Indian in Darlington in my opinion.
Thank you, see you for another delicious meal soon 😁More