We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Akbar's

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
73-83 Liverpool Road | Deansgate, Manchester M3 4NQ, England
+44 161 834 8444
Website
Today
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,678 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,653: English reviews
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a Thursday evening very busy but staff were very good and the food was top notch The family nan bread is a sight to behold 5 star night

Helpful?
Thank ECook1958
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely food and atmosphere. Great service. Had to wait a little bit but the food made up for it. Will be back soon.

Helpful?
Thank Charlotte S
Level Contributor
21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have not visited for a while as I have a newborn and the 5pm opening time is not ideal in that respect. However, I was not disappointed upon my return, as always a great atmosphere, great speedy service but most of all great food!! Well done! Ps: opening earlier on a Saturday/ Sunday would be a welcome addition!

Helpful?
Thank Eggles86
Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We used to live in Manchester and regularly enjoyed a visit to Akbar's. Always loved it! Last night we returned as visiting a friend, so we took him out for dinner to one of our fave places for a trip down memory lane! Arrived and was greeted by the hostess who passed us straight through to the restaurant, we were... More 

Helpful?
Thank Maattmoo
stockport
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Felt i had to add a review after giving such a excellent one a couple of years back. I don't usually moan but here we go, presentation was bad chipped plate, mine was dirty !!. Had to ask for glasses and bottles to be removed to make room on the table for the next order. Lamb chops starters were dry,... More 

Helpful?
Thank mintypython
Level Contributor
140 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a spur of the moment and glad we did, food was excellent, atmosphere great but most of all the service was outstanding. Our host Raj was superb, nothing was too much trouble and he made sure we were well looked after.

Helpful?
Thank John L
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and great service. The nan trees were enjoyed by all members of the group and there is a wide selection which suits most tastes. When we went to done the restaurant was very warm and we were under a fan/heater blowing warm air. We asked a couple of times for this to be turned down but it didn't... More 

Helpful?
Thank krishanthicarfrae
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I arrived at Akbar's at 9.30pm on a Wednesday evening and were not seated until 10pm. The waiters were very rude and unfriendly and it took 20 minutes and over 3 attempts asking different waiters to take our order before anything was done. The atmosphere was terrible, drunk people stumbling around the restaurant and shouting. The food... More 

Helpful?
Thank Naeema95
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here 11/02/17 with friends, 10 in total. Food excellent, service excellent! Yes the Naan breads are legendary, but the food was very well presented, from starters to mains. Most importantly, the food we ordered when it arrived was hot and freshly prepared, Ample portions too, not over-faced. The place was hammered, and people were patiently waiting for a table... More 

Helpful?
Thank MrStefanos
Manchester
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Akbar's on valentines night with hubby. The whole experience was pretty much plain average. To be honest no one really seemed to know what they were doing. I understand that it was busy but the staff were all over the place. Plates from starters didn't get taken away from our table until our mains arrived. As more people were... More 

Helpful?
Thank 456katie

Travellers who viewed Akbar's also viewed

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 

Been to Akbar's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$31
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73-83 Liverpool Road | Deansgate, Manchester M3 4NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 8444

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Akbar's and other visitors
8 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Akbar's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?