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Akash Indian Brasserie

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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196-200 Duckworth Street, Darwen BB3 1PX, England
+44 1254 706043
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the buffet there which is changed every week, a set menu with 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 bread type products. Brought to your table by your waiter , you can replenish as much as you want, we came away really full. The staff were very helpful and as I am a coeliac and cannot tolerate gluten, they brought... More 

Thank Ann080135
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and atmosphere was absolutely fantastic. Our only problem being how staff stood at the top end of the restaurant having a chat while we ate, minor detail really.

Thank Alistair G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as a group and left feeling rather underwhelmed. I had the mixed grill which was poor - the very limited amount of meat was tepid served on a cold plate ( as opposed to the usual sizzling platter you normally get in other places) and my tandoori chicken leg stringy. I ordered a side portion of vindaloo sauce... More 

Thank ianandmax
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We usually go to Anaz but didn't book tonight and as there was a two hour wait when we arrived we decided to try Akash instead. We were told there would be a 10 - 20 minute wait. When the food arrived it was just put on the table ( No attempt to serve as is the norm elswhere ).... More 

2 Thank luilady
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My indian restaurant of choice in darwen.. and I know my curries ... eat here a lot and am never disappointed. .. good ambience and staff and the aroma is amazing x

Thank DebsandAlex
Darwen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyable family night for sister in laws birthday, great food, good service, right price. Staff friendly and welcoming, food hot and tasty in a pleasant and relaxing restaurant. Nothing to complain about. Good value for money.

1 Thank Rodger M
Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My partner and I visited here for a birthday treat. Parking at the rear. The food was lovely. I had the lamb samba and my partner had the mixed madras. The service was excellent. Enjoyed with complimentary drink received after the meal. I would recommend.

Thank Lisa C
Darwen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Great food and service, relaxed atmosphere, complimentary drink at end of meal as usual. I would recommend for small or large groups.

Thank Chrisandhubby
Penryn, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The food was incredibly good value, and was one of the best curries I have ever had. The staff were brilliant, very attentive and generous. Would highly highly recommend.

Thank Olivia S
Darwen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Been to Akash loads of times but never given them a review. I am a keen lover of Indian food and I always like to try something new when I come. Each curry I have had from here has been flavour-sum and plentiful. The staff are very polite and friendly and there is always somebody ready to take an order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 25
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196-200 Duckworth Street, Darwen BB3 1PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 706043

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?