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Akbar's

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Meadow Bank Road, Rotherham S61 2NF, England
+44 1709 555500
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17:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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204 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very satisfactory fairly standard meal was had at a reasonable price - all in all pretty good and deservedly popular, especially with Indian customers, which is always a good sign

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Thank jdboyd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited early evening, food was authentic although I don't remember having pineapple in a Dansak before, still delicious. It was very busy, great atmosphere very good service. Highly recommend.

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Thank nick t
rotherham
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

About my tenth visit here, I just adore this food! I have never had a bad meal / night here. Very well done to the waiters for trying to control the little brats running wild around the place, especially as the parents were not interested one bit. Will keep returning and devouring your family naans :)

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Thank Emma C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very professional Very motivated staff : Customer care is fantastic : the waiters are very helpful and very on point with everything. My order special :) very pleasing food, cooked perfected, spices mild or hot so many options: the naan is just wooow😍 shared with friends yet so much left..! Very clean environment, no dust anywhere Being a dental nurse... More 

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Thank RRY27
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended with family and friends: Excellent service throughout. Management staff Rabi was excellent : met all requirements as requested: Accommodated my little one who uses a wheel chair. Akbar staff were amazing never felt so comfortable, very great full to all the staff. All the waiters were helpful, Awais saw to all food / drinks orders : fantastic never seen... More 

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Thank imy0786
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431 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was very busy when i went, which is a good sign that the food is good. And it was, a good varied menu. No draught beer though which was a pity. The waiters were efficient and food served promptly, including very large naan breads. Because it was so busy, it was very noisy and not a very intimate... More 

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Thank ARKAYESS
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here regularly as part of the business meetings we have. Food is hit and miss and the service can be the same upstairs. Standards of dishes and service has gone down over the years.

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Thank MGRother
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always visit this restaurant when working in Sheffield. The staff are very friendly, the food is fantastic and I would highly recommend the chefs challenge. The naan bread is huge, however I normally ask for a smaller kemma Nan. Prices are very reasonable, and often receive a complimentary coffee. I really can't recommend this restaurant enough.

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Thank Reg1967
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The outside and area really let this great restaurant down. Once your in the decor and staff are fantastic. The food was good but I would have liked a little more meat in my curry

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Thank EmilyH1983
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with family for a birthday. Brilliant food and great service. Topped it off with the birthday song an a ice cream all sung by the staff. Will definitely be coming back!! Thanks Akbars!

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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
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meadow Bank Road, Rotherham S61 2NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham
  • Phone Number: +44 1709 555500

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