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) #180 of 1,942 Restaurants in Glasgow €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian,
573-581 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 7PQ, Scotland
+44 141 222 2258
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“balti” (41 reviews)
“naan” (61 reviews)
“lamb chops” (41 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
573-581 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 7PQ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tried Akbar's on Saturday night for the first time and I'm so glad we did! Firstly what an absolutely stunning restaurant the chandeliers are out of this world! We had the chicken pakora to start which was beautiful so juicy and the batter was so...More

Thank Strawberries92
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here during Ramadan as they serve food late so it's great to eat after 10pm ! Location is excellent near charing cross in Glasgow city centre. There is also parking nearby too. Food is fantastic and loved by locals alike. Restaurant also serves alcohol...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The original choices kitchen closed early thus we popped around the corner to Akbars. It had been a year since our last visit, I am sure there have been some alternations since then, looks very stylish. We did not get the famous family naan, but...More

Thank Gerard C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Better than the Indian food in India. Every time I visit Glasgow Akbars is the #1 place to go to. The great hanging naans, the succulent liver, lamb as tender as my mothers heart. The service treats you well decor is light and unintrusive. Go...More

Thank Alexey_Belov
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friends and I had a terrible experience here. The food was not fresh and they tried to mask that by making it very salty. The chicken was reheated old food. Definitely the worst restaurant I've ever been to.

Thank louis1679
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to Akbar's more times than i can remember and the food and service is always first class. Went on Wednesday night again , table for 3 starters of mixed kebab (Seekh,Shami and onion bahji , truly superb lamb chops and masala fish for starters....More

1  Thank paulmcc12016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst restaurant I have visited in my life. From the time I have given a table till leaving the restaurant they did all wrong. As soon as I took the seat they gave us water glasses which are full of dust particles...More

1  Thank Ravin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I see Akbars have recently won Scottish Indian Restaurant of the year and well deserved it is. I've rarely had even an ordinary meal and tonight was no exception. That said my king prawn special at £11-95 plus rice tasted lovely but prawns were hard...More

Thank J1gsj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been this restaurant few times.Latest visit was on 20/05/17 with wife and 3 young kids.Food was good and excellent service. Will go back again.If you like Indian food give a try.Prices are fair as well. Muhammad Razzaq Kirkcaldy Fife

Thank Muhammad R
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been to this place in a few years and wasn't sure it would be as good as I'd remembered. Soon realised this was not the case when I was met by the friendly staff and looked at the menu. Prices are good and any...More

Thank Ironchezels
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Hi, Would i be able to buy a voucher as a gift for a friend for this restaurant?
2 June 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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:30
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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