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Akbars

#174 of 1,931 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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573-581 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 7PQ, Scotland
+44 141 222 2258
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16:00 - 23:30
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Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So I happen to visit Akbar's in Glasgow....nice environment,friendly staff ....Food needs some improvement but try it once if you are in town.

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Thank naxeeya a
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a Sat night it was really busy (good atmosphere). The pints of Cobra are ice cold and the food is unreal! The waiter we had Zubair was a credit to the place, really friendly staff. Will definitely be returning next weekend. Lots if veggie options

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Thank Gordon R
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered in here based on the obvious popularity with the locals. The place was jumping the night we ate here with lots of families and large groups. The staff are great and very attentive. Service is efficient and the food was lovely and good value.

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Thank MelbourneMs
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a regular eater of Indian Cuisine I truly must admit this to be the Absolute Jewel in the Crown of Glasgow Indian Restaurants . I have been many times and always return for an absolute tremendous experience . The food is outstanding , the service is impeccable and my only complaint is the somewhat " cafeteria" style of décor... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the worst meal l have ever had.i was so disappointed.the service was good but the minute we told the waiter about the food his attitude change

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Thank puz13
Markinch, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal not a thing to complain about. Service was excellent as before. Waiter introduces himself and attends to you throughout your stay. Extremely pleasant atmosphere with many Asian diners.

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Thank qtek
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday night by chance. Had tried to eat at Mr Singhs but they had decided to close early and refused us entry at 9.20pm. Not to bad a decision as Akbars is just up the street. Nice big curry house with wide menu. Food was good and service was excellent. Was not impressed with the Cobra draft but... More 

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Thank Glen M
London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and fabulous service given to us by Ali our server! A true ambassador to the restaurant and extremely knowledgeable, he made us feel welcome and could not do enough. Thumbs up! Thanks to the chefs for their creativity.. good luck.

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Thank Raja Fahad K
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time I tried Akbars, i was amazed at the how great the taste was, the decor was amazing and the service was perfect....since then its dropped in standard. The food to me tasted pre-cooked and rushed, the decor still the same (can't complain on that) but the service was awful. This place used to be my go to place... More 

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Thank Kashif A
motherwell
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for something different, so decided to give this a go after some good recommendations. Waiter was friendly, made some good suggestions and stayed near us, without intruding, drinks were always kept topped up. Food, starters were amazing, chicken tikka covered in melted cheese was amazing, while the wife had some light and crispy pakora. For mains wife had garlic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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
16:00 - 23:30
Saturday
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573-581 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 7PQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 222 2258

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