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“disappointing visit” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Akbar's

Akbar's
Ranked #7 of 305 Restaurants in Rotherham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
sheffield
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“disappointing visit”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

hi,this was our first visit to akbar resturaunt about three four weeks ago,as i heard alot about it and thought to give it try,it was on a friday night with some of my friends.as we walked in to the resturaunt it was busy,i was told the waitng time for a table will be half an hour but overall we waited 55 mins.if we knew it will take that long we wouldnt have waited.finally we got to our table.i dont understand how can u enjoy your meal in such a dark place when u dont know what you're eating.anyway we arrived at the table which had hardly enough room for five.i cant believe,between our table and the table next to us had about only a few inches distance.i am sure they could have heard every little word that we whispered ..what a shame...seemed to me akbars is only bother about money.any way i dont deny that we loved starters were really juicy and nice.then we had main course.all the dishes tasted same there was no unique taste to it.specailly my chicken karari had not much chicken in it.huge naan bread was dry and crispy which had been replaced but got another dry nan.beers served without glasses.service was ok.not so specail i would say.it was bit pricey as compare to size of portions.now i am not even bothered thinking going back again.

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
Rotherham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“dark”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

way too dark to see the menu or see what you are eating ....everything was too hot ....would never go there again

Visited December 2012
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“Best Indian Restaurant in South Yorkshire”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013

From the moment we walked in, to the moment we walked out, the experience was Amazing. Great customer service and attentive staff....food arrived quick and was the best asian cuisine I've had in a restaurant...I will dine here many more times and would recommend all to try

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“Great meal :)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013

Lovely food, great service :) starter came within 15mins of ordering, staff very attentive and replaced drinks within seconds.
Very very good meal and great atmosphere :)

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“Best traditional pakistani restaurant in the area.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

Been to many pakistani and Indian restaurants from Rushholme Manchester to Bradford and can say with confidence this is one of the best. It's extremely busy because it's so good that's why you have to wait for a table. Food is excellent and the waiters polite and friendly.

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