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Review of The Akash

The Akash
Ranked #114 of 699 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$21
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: George & Sons' welcome you to the oldest established Indian Restaurant in Albert Road & one of the oldest in UK. Portsmouth's long serving Indian restaurant founded by George back in the 1970's which has been a great success and continues to serve the local people as well as visiting guests the world over.The Akash restaurant is proud to present its fully licensed Southsea premises. It has a fantastic venue in which there is great atmosphere with a memorable mouth watering meal prepared by our dedicated and experienced chefs. The restaurant comfortably seats up to 95 people to really make those special occasions a night to remember. It is in the prime location of Southsea in the heart of Albert Road just a short distance away from the king's theatre.The secret to this established restaurant is its unforgettable hosts (George & Sons ) and friendly service accompanied by its delightful cuisines make it an instant favourite with any customers from past to presentWe are currently offering HAPPY HOUR DISCOUNTED prices between 5.30pm & 9.30pm EVERYDAY!! Eating in ONLYWe welcome large bookings and seat 95 at ease. We also offer a TAKEAWAY Service from 5.30pm to 2.30am.Delivery is also available from 5.30pm to late
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

Good, cheap food. You can take your own drinks which is a bonus. Service was a little slow but we went on a Saturday night so had lots of time.

Thank RebeccaP190725
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TheAkash, Manager at The Akash, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2014

Thank-you for taking the time out to write a review. We appreciate all feedback.

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed the food and that you find the prices to be good value for money. We are very sorry you felt the service was a little slow as you mentioned it was a Saturday and you had lots of time therefore this was not a major issue. As you can imagine Saturday is our busiest night and our chefs work extremely hard to try and cook food out as quick as possible and keep the quality to a good standard. If ever you are in a rush please let a member of staff know and we will be more than happy to try and fast track your order.

We hope to welcome you to The Akash Portsmouth very soon.

Kind Regards

The Akash Team
Est.1978

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Reviewed 30 March 2014

Not what I would call fine dining but if you want a cheap curry it's ok and you can bring in you own drinks. Noisy at weekends and be prepared to wait for a table.

Thank SSBelleBB
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TheAkash, Manager at The Akash, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2014

Thank-you for taking the time out to write a review. We appreciate all feedback.

We are very glad to hear you that you found the restaurant to be good value for money. Weekends can get busy and we are a 100 seater restaurant therefore at full capacity the noise level can be high. We advise to book at the weekends which you can do online or call the restaurant if you do not want to wait for a table.

We hope to welcome you to The Akash Portsmouth very soon.

Kind Regards

The Akash Team
Est.1978

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Reviewed 24 March 2014

Really friendly competent staff - I enjoyed a visit as part of a relatively large group who all got what they ordered and everybody was complementary about the food and service.I was also impressed with the value for money. I would rate the food as good, but not exceptionally so. The presentation was possibly a bit dated as was the over-use of colourants - it all looked a bit brighter than I am used to elsewhere in this day and age - more reminisant of the 1980's.

The service was better than average. All in all, I would happily go back again.

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Thank 589MichaelP
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

Have spent many happy hours here over the years! Service is always polite, prompt and friendly. Good value food and the wine's not bad either.

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Thank Sue T
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TheAkash, Manager at The Akash, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2014

Thank-you for taking the time out to write a review. We appreciate all feedback.

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your experience in our restaurant. We hope to welcome you to The Akash Portsmouth very soon.

Kind Regards

The Akash Team
Est.1978

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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Great value for money, good food, polite service. Did what it said on the tin. Seemed to be very popular and was getting busier by the minute. Would go back again.

Thank Neil C
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TheAkash, Manager at The Akash, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2014

Thank-you for taking the time out to write a review. We appreciate all feedback.

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your experience in our restaurant. We hope to welcome you to The Akash Portsmouth very soon.

Kind Regards

The Akash Team
Est.1978

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