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Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
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7 Butts, Coventry CV1 3GJ, England
+44 24 7622 2213
17:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:30
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandered over from my hotel, after deciding I fancied a curry. There were two Indian restaurants pretty much next door to each other, one almost empty, whilst this one, Akbar, was almost full. Reasoning that this was a good sign, in I went. Nothing wrong with the welcome, I was found a table, ordered my pint of Cobra, poppadums, chutney... More 

Thank Martin L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food staff very attentive and helpful good restaurant can get very busy because of friendly atmosphere and great food. I would highly recommend this restaurant if you like good Indian food.

1 Thank Brian P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this restaurant lots of times always visit when I am in the area keep up the great work guys see you again soon !

1 Thank Karl A
Coventry, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's start with the positives. We all enjoyed the food. Portion size is good and chicken and lamb tasty. We found the spices were accurately described and the main courses we had were excellent. Poppadams were fresh. Starters a bit of a mixed bag. Meat Somosa was hard and unappetising. Chicken and lamb tikka good. Akbar was very busy and... More 

1 Thank Carl P
sunny warwickshire
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice restaurant...it's big..probably too big. They have a shortage of staff and lots of busy tables. In fairness the food came out in timely fashion but mine was pretty tasteless. Hot spice wise but no real flavour which is what I like about Indian food. Disappointing. It was so hot in there and we asked the waiter to... More 

Thank mollyshouse
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a night out we decided on a late meal when we got back to the hotel.. We walked to the Akbar. I suspected it would be a typical Indian experience- nice but generally forgettable amongst the melee of indian meals i have had around the country. This was THE BEST biryani and curry i have had in a restaurant,... More 

2 Thank glennlobo
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last night. Loved it. Great reasonable priced food. Lovely staff. Had a lovely passanda. Great portions.

1 Thank Kailan1407
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a family on a Monday evening, restaurant was relatively busy, the waiters were very attentive, the food was delicious. We had starters and a main, we had popadoms as well which was too much food for us all, would recommend either a starter or popadoms, you don't need both. Will definitely return.

1 Thank Kev S
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gem of a restaurant. Everything was entirely up to expectations and standard. The service was good, the choice on the menu couldn't be faulted, the food was excellent, the toilets were scrupulously clean (so often a let down), and so on. I've passed it many times and not realised it's there, but I shall make a determined... More 

1 Thank Cliff B
Warwick, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Good venue, but shocking service and waiters were just clueless! Real shame as food was very tasty and not greasy or oily. Good menu with lots of choice and if you go with lots of friends and have a few beers it would be great!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:30
17:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Butts, Coventry CV1 3GJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7622 2213

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?