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15 Eastgate | LS2 7LY, Leeds LS2 7LY, England
+44 113 245 6566
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is really clean. The staff provide great service are very quick and professional. The food were lovely, the korma was nice and creamy. Huge portions!

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Thank Maria L
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was OK, food was very tasty, unfortunately I've been experiening a reaction so something and been very unwell since 3am. I'm not the only one from the group who went lastnight either. Rather surprised given their hygiene rating, and I'd chosen a fairly innocuous dish.

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3 Thank Stuart F
Wingerworth, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been wanting to try this restaurant for some time but it is always packed out. Walked past at 6pm on Tuesday and saw tables free, so we seized the moment. The restaurant is spotlessly clean and the portions are very generous. The naan bread is the biggest I have ever seen and hangs from a metal stand, which... More 

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Thank Cathy W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large restaurant and it felt quite impersonal and noisy. The service was good, the food was average. Being a large group, we were offered a special deal for a mixed starter which wasn't terribly impressive. The main course was better, not bad but not amazing. I think overall the atmosphere ruined it, I felt like I was... More 

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Thank Brum303
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to find a good place to eat, but this was not really what i expected. I'm no professional cook but I know what tastes good or not. I ordered the Chapali, shish and shami Kebabs, hoping to find three decent kebabs in their own right to be at least good, but was overpowered by the only dominating ingredient... More 

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Thank matthewtaylor1970
Shabir H, Manager at Akbar's, responded to this review

I am sorry but you have mistaken the restaurant you dined in. We do not use table cloths at our Leeds Eastgate branch nor do we sell Ghosht Balti at our restaurant. Sorry that you had this experience at another restaurant. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Akbar as the name says has a great and rich variety of food options to go on in the Indian category. The curries and starters are one of the best options to try for. They go along very well with the family garlic naans and the biryanis. The best option would be have all the food items in apna style... More 

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Thank LakshmanG
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The smells draw you in, by the time you are being shown to your table you are truly hooked Atmosphere lively and friendly. Layout of restaurant simple and welcoming. Then the food - no words good enough Simply cannot wait to go back

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Thank Nigel D
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming for years and I can confidently say they produce the best curry in the world. Try it for yourself. Abid never fails to look after us. Thanks mate

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Thank Declanakis13
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Over rated no point being a busy place if you can't meet demands,never get chicken with keema its hard old chicken that's been pre cooked probly ten days ago, thats what they surve customers, pickle tray gets reused without cleaning how does manga chutney have onions inside it, people that are pissed will enjoy it because they don't no what... More 

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Thank munny786
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Read some poor reviews but they turned out to be very misleading.... great service food and atmosphere

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Thank Chris H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Eastgate | LS2 7LY, Leeds LS2 7LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 245 6566

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