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Akbars

184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
+44 121 452 1862
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“family naan” (43 reviews)
“naan bread” (52 reviews)
“tikka” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
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1 - 10 of 1,122 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is so busy and the food is not even that great. They squash you in like sardines, and seat you an hour after you booked a table. There are also so many hidden charges! They not only charge extortionate prices, but they charge...More

1  Thank Clare A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To be honest. We went for a special birthday meal friends and family as heard it is lovely. So first visit. For a big group you get the most rubbish table. Not the posh seating area. We had a long table put together, like the...More

1  Thank Bash P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my third visit to Akbars, and it has left me feeling like I might not go again anytime soon. We went to bham for the weekend, and it's always been a thing for us to go there whenever in bham for out akbars...More

2  Thank Sundeep J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a large party and had booked weeks in advance. We were told on arrival that we had to wait for all of the party to arrive before we could be seated. Once seated, the starters arrived quickly and the waiters were very attentive....More

1  Thank trishtrashBirmingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The starters weren’t great at all ( the price of them explains it). They were bland and for an Indian restaurant, there’s far better in Birmingham. The mains were a bit better, but still it wasn’t as nice of a curry as you’d be used...More

3  Thank Rahul P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Saturday night, nice décor, service good BUT the food is well below par, ordered fish and kebab starter, very poor, looked as if they had been thrown on the plate with a bit of salad, no flavour. Spinach and lamb for main again dry...More

3  Thank asm201504
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and their lamb curry is absolutely delicious. The place gets really busy and was lucky only waited about 10 minutes for a seat. Food came fairly quickly and was on point. Great customer service too. Strongly reccomend this place.

Thank Habib R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

30.9.17- This was to be my son's 21st birthday day meal celebration. Was very disappointed with the service the staff. Ive been twice to this restaurant From waiting to get drinks at the bar early 20 mins. Then getting to our table which was booked...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be good. Awful now. Waited 45 minutes for a table for 25 I had prebooked months in advance. Got pushed out the way by a waiter while waiting. Had to send multiple dishes back. Tikka masala was dry with no sauce, dishes ordered...More

1  Thank CannonRaceway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a tip from an Indian Businessman for a good tasty meal in Birmingham Food was well cooked and full of flavour Large garlic Naan on a metal frame accompanied the prawn fish dish My visitor had a chicken biriyani which he said was excellent...More

Thank Tom R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Edgbaston
  • Neighbourhood: Edgbaston
  • Phone Number: +44 121 452 1862
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