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$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
573-581 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 7PQ, Scotland
+44 141 222 2258
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“naan” (69 reviews)
“balti” (45 reviews)
“lamb chops” (41 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
573-581 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 7PQ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 739 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner on a Monday night and it was surprisingly busy for a weeknight. The waiter eventually found us a table by opening up a new area of the restaurant. However it meant we were quite isolated and often overlooked by the staff....More

Thank bunnyofdarkness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good Indian restaurant offering a wide range of tasty Mughal and other cooking. Good for veggies. Spectacular breads. It is very big and a bit noisy with old fashioned louche decoration which is consistent and well looked after making it a feature...More

Thank reiver59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time,we have been to Akbars.The King Prawn Karahi curry was not good and it was only warm.The first time the curry was good.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed April 15, 2018

I'm a student, ordering often to Akbars, because my accomodation is close. It was really good, but the 2 last times I've been there, it was really poor. I used to take the king prawn korma, which is more expensive that the 'normal' korma. a...More

Thank Océane R
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Four of us went for Saturday evening dinner. Very busy with loud music. Excellent friendly and helpful staff. Meat dishes were quite nice. Vegetable dishes lacked subtlety, depth and variety of flavour. I wouldn’t return.

Thank gazgazuk
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on the advice of a much respected friend. The menu was superb, the service fantastic and prices were very reasonable. Cetiainly the best Indian in Glasgow and on a Tuesday evening the place was packed by 7:30pm. So make sure you...More

Thank KBeardsley
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

This place was so cold from the moment we arrived. Sat next to the huge windows which weren’t even double glazed! Complained to the waitress who told us everyone was complaining about the coldness. Then I spoke with the manager who’s name I believe is...More

Thank AniBunny123
Reviewed March 3, 2018

great food and not expensive - try the family garlic bread but have more than two people - very expansive menu

Thank AodhNorthernIreland
Reviewed February 20, 2018

On a city break to Glasgow we came to Akbars bustling restaurant and had a great meal. Loved the hanging naan bread, and although as a Brummie I have to say the Balti didn’t have the truly authentic taste it was still very good. Service...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

what can I say perfection right there. we walked up to restaurant and saw it was packed thought we'd have to wait a long time but were seated immediately. our waiter Michael was such a lovely young chap eager to please and such an ambassador...More

Thank Irene S
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September 4, 2017|
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Response from rmackenzie1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don' know, but would be surprised if they didn't have such. Most places do have those days.
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Big_G_Mac_61 | Reviewed this property |
Like the others said - there was a birthday celebration when we were there but the cake was brought in.
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Ironchezels | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't do vouchers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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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