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Akbars

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
24 Westmorland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EG, England
+44 191 232 3234
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“naan breads” (114 reviews)
“family naan” (74 reviews)
“curry” (156 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
24 Westmorland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EG, England
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41 - 50 of 1,455 reviews

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Nice looking place with good service but the food was very under par. Bland dishes with little flavour, the rice was like a poor Chinese fried rice, very greasy. One starter was OK but mine failed to impress. Even the keema naan was strange. Very...More

Thank Marco2657
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Was recommended by a friend. Level access but tight squeeze if you had electric wheelchair. Place is clean and staff and helpful. Waited for food because it's very busy but few staff. Ordered tikka masala but was very disappointed. Very spicy but no taste. Naan...More

Thank Dionne T
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had a couple of nights in Newcastle for the football. Went here on the Saturday night. Place was busy but the staff n service were excellent. The food was gorgeous and the giant naan bread amazing

Thank Donkey2017
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

After being told how nice this place was we were very disappointed with our meal. Served uncooked naan bread and was basically fresh dough and when I mentioned it to the waiter, he spoke to his manager who in turn said 'that's how its supposed...More

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Fab food - if you come out of here hungry, something's wrong! All our friends enjoyed their choices with top quality meat in our dishes. The naans are huge and freshly made. Waiters were very pleasant and more than willing to offer advice where needed.

Thank MrsFlufferson
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Went with two colleagues and we all agreed to let the waiter choose as the menu is long - all the usuals but lots of off piste things...a bit daunting Intriguing as it was, we swerved the two foot long ‘family’ naans, that are delivered...More

Thank Spoiler68
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Please try the other far superior indian restaurants in Newcastle, what Akbar,s food lacks in spices they make up for in salt. If you are looking for a selfie with a nan bread then this is your place if you are after good quality well...More

Thank KevinBarron
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I like it get visited the same in Manchester. Consistent good atmosphere and have to get a photo with the bread. Maybe if you are looking for your standard take away might not suit as I would say the food is a little more authentic...More

1  Thank Victoria A
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The hotel receptionist recommended akbar to us so we enjoy a good curry so thought we'd give it a go. We were not disappointed service very good waiter very polite and attentive. Food was fresh hot and of good standard. Reasaturent very stylish modern. Food...More

Thank supermam44
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This was our second visit following a previous "mid-week" trip for a concert about a year ago. I now know why it was OK last time, the place was "heaving" and really noisy". Firstly, we booked a table the night before and upon arrival were...More

4  Thank Dave B
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Debbie P
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Response from colin e | Reviewed this property |
small bottles of cobra £3.75 and I think cider was around £4.50 friend had a bottle of rose which was around £15
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PatriciaMiller_12
17 November 2017|
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Response from Dionne T | Reviewed this property |
yes on double yellow lines as long you got blue badge for up to 3 hours
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Deborah M
16 October 2017|
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Not that I saw But I wasn’t driving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Westmorland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 3234
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