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“Poor service....weird staff”
Review of Akbars

Akbars
Ranked #355 of 2,287 Restaurants in Birmingham
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Edgbaston
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Went here on xmas day 2013, thought it will be a change,very disappointing with the whole experience. waiters starring at you, making your feel uncomfortable.Food was not tasty either, will never go agsin.

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Reviewed 9 August 2014

We went to Akbar's at half 5 on a Friday night, in a group of 4. We had a 5 minute wait and were shown to our table, which was right in the middle of the restaurant. The decor was really nice, there were couples and families eating, the food smelled amazing. Our waiter was very helpful and suggested a few balti's, one of which my husband ordered. We all ordered something different and tasted each others, they were delicious with fresh herbs and plenty of meat. We had rice to share and a family man bread, needless to say, the nan bread defeated us! Beer and wine were a good price, as was the food. £70 for 4 including beers and a bottle of wine. Pay a visit, you'll love it!

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Thank Elaine S
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Everyone who visits Birmingham must visit Akbar's, The food is sublime, the flavours intertwine with your taste buds, a group of us went after a gruelling day of meetings and arrived at 7:30, the place was heaving, I had Chicken Tikka Chilli Balti.....WOW I can still taste it now! And I am going back no doubt

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Thank Millsy52
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Thought the service and the food was great. An enjoyable evening. Would recommend. There was a wait for 45 minutes due to it being a Saturday night but it didn't spoil the mood.

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Thank YusufUkaye
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Went for meal with party of 9 friends, table booked for 6.30 as a couple of children, didn't get seated until 7.30 and only then after complaining about being kept waiting. Was a Friday night so perhaps this explains, maybe their busiest night.
The Restaruant is very large and obviously far too many bookings had been taken, it was packed and very very noisy. In fact so noisy that we could not have a reasonable conversation.
Waiter was very pleasant but when the drinks order came 2 ordered drinks were missing and it was 20 minutes before these arrived. Food ordered arrived without some of the side dishes which again were not delivered until most of the meal had been eaten. Have to adnit food was very good and the decor very extravagant but this did not make up for the downsides. 3 stars based on food only.
Would I return, nit very likely.

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Thank brodiesmate
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