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Akbar the Great

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
FEATURES
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First visit here and was not disappointed really good service and authentic Indian food ,Akbar speciality curry was delicious as were all the dishes , complimentary tikka and aperitif . Will definitely return .

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank melattwood
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked this restaurant after reading great reviews and glad we did. The service is excellent, the food fantastic and the atmosphere friendly. It was our first time but we were treated like old friends. We could not have picked a better place to celebrate our...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank W5517BWsteveb
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived in Darlington quite late in the evening and made a same-day booking for a fairly late dinner. We were served very promptly, and really enjoyed the historical detail and explanation of the restaurant name as provided in the menu. The selection of food...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank EmmGwi
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely friendly staff, great service and delicious food. Would particularly recommend the fish and Thai dishes but overall excellent choices on the menu...you can’t go wrong!

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Pchisholm123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food great service Best Indian resteraunt in Darlington, would highly recommend to friends and family πŸ‘πŸ‘

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank 3210z
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The service is absolutely friendly. The food is again delicious. Friends loved this place and will be visiting again. Lamb dupiaza is my favourite. Must try this contemporary friendly restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank simzmya
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really much to say about this restaurant except how good it was. Ate here on a Wednesday night about 6pm. It was virtually empty (only one other set of people). Sat down and ordered almost immediately. Food came quickly and was very nice. I...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank scryder24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place it is one of my favourite regular Indian places I visit now! The staff are welcoming and ever so friendly. Overall Food 5*** Service 5*** Price - 100% reasonable Will definitely be visiting again!

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank 12Kimberley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food. Visited with friends. Menu has a lot of different dishes. Also offer Thai. Well looked after again. Can’t wait to return.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank CHFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in to this restaurant early doors after a few drinks on the town. Had read its recent reviews and they definitely didn't disappoint. The food was excellent, with a good choice of menu. Many nice fish dishes which makes a change from the usual...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Darren_Vicky10
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lesleybrown137
January 25, 2019|
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Response from smarbers | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are steps to the loos and maybe entrance access issues
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