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) #307 of 1,894 Restaurants in Birmingham $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
+44 121 452 1862
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
184 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9NY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is really good at this place. We went as a large group of friends and everyone was really satisfied with their meal. The family naan is quite cool. Would definitely recommend the place!

Thank Nils L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this as it was not far from our hotel. We had visited an Akbars before and knew the food would be good. We were not disappointed. We were quickly taken to our table and seated. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The...More

1  Thank julie m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing so much about Akbars which is located on the Hagley Rd in Birmingham. I was delighted to finally have the privilege to visit. Upon arriving at the restaurant parking wasn't too bad which is located around the back. Local buses from the city...More

2  Thank AbbasNajeeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First impression Nice, was seated after a little wait as was busy and it was a weekend, food ordered was of good standard and from arrival to finish was happy with the flow of the evening.

Thank Khan129
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a good time with my family. We loved the food, our first time was in December and this time we thought to come on my birthday. We loved it again.

Thank sotiria n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening. Rang earlier in the day but was told they don't take bookings even with a deposit and was advised that after 6:30-7pm it would get extremely busy. This was earlier than we wanted to eat but bit the bullet and...More

Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by our taxi driver. The restaurant is quite set back from the entrance and it is amazing!!! Shazad our waiter was fabulous. The curry was worth travelling to Birmingham for and the atmosphere is lively and welcoming. Will be back...More

1  Thank Fleur758
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us were accommodated and looked after as best we could hope for. Compulsory popadoms, mixed starters, variety of lamb, fish, vegitanarian mains and whopping elephant foot naans. A true banquet. Deserts were nice to but took you from pleasantly full to maximum...More

Thank Orisinal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst service, food, ambience. Horrible feeling trying to eat what we'd ordered. The food we ordered should have been simple and easy to eat. On the contrary, it was Excessively Oily, hard to chew, poorest of qualities. Avoid.

6  Thank Ramakrishnan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So been Akbars few times now. End up eating the same items. So can't vouch for the rest of the menu. Staters Masala Fish. (8/10) Nice piece of Cod freshly cooked Chops (9/10) 4 chops just wet the appetite. Not enough chops need more Main...More

2  Thank Gourmet C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a prayer room for ladies at the Birmingham based restaurant?
2 June 2017|
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Response from bjw142t | Reviewed this property |
sorry i do not know
Does your bar have any whiskey? Thanks.
17 March 2017|
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Response from Shabir H | Property representative |
Chivas Regal 12, Jack Daniels No7, Jameson's, Glenlivet 15, Speyside single malt. If any other questions, please ring the branch manager after 5pm. Happy to help.
Elwyn J
What beers do they sell? What does it cost for a large bottle of Bangla or Cobra?
17 November 2016|
Response from Shabir H | Property representative |
We have Cobra and Kingfisher at £3. Thanks for asking Elwyn.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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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