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Akbar Dynasty

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Stockton Road | Sadberge, Darlington DL2 1SZ, England
+44 1325 337337
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Totally love this place , eat here often because we think it can't be beaten , I've never had a bad experience staff always friendly and attentive and the food is fantastic , we really cannot recommend highly enough

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Thank Sazzyjj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic meal brilliant and friendly staff. Well worth a visit when visting friends and family Will definitely come again

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Thank lisatomo123
Darlington, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal, attentive service. Recommend Akbar Dynasty as an excellent place for a meal. We have been on many occasions and it has consistently been a good place to eat.

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Thank Susan C
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Akbar Dynasty as a large group of around 20-30 and they managed quite well. It's a small place just off the A66 coming from Darlington to Middlesbrough. The meals were all well received and everyone seemed pleased with their choices. I shared a set meal with one of my colleagues and we enjoyed it, although we discovered later... More 

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Thank Jazz H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As ever, absolutely superb. The starters came on a sizzling platter and were delicious. The mains (especially the Lamb Matka) were brilliant. The staff are attentive without being intrusive, and always very welcoming. Best in town.

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Thank Steve B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is amazing, who would have thought that a converted diner on a main road could be so good, from the popadoms to the main course. The service is excellent from putting your coat on to opening the door, we always get a special welcome. Long may it stay

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Thank Bobby S
Hurworth-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Being on the A66 may put some people off, but it really is worth the effort of driving to; and considering how busy the restaurant was on Saturday, it looks like a lot of people would agree with me! Every time we visit the Akbar, the staff are always friendly, and even though they are usually rushed off their feet,... More 

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Thank lynn w
Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The best Indian restaurant, every time we are going there we are over the moon with the food and service, starters and mains are unreall Lamb Pathia is my favorite one. complementary poppadoms every time plus other extras . excelent value

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Thank izabelamiley
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

It's just one of those places you can visit and know your stay will be right. The service is very good and the food is faultless. What more do I need to say......

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Thank William2715
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

For anyone who loves Indian food, Akbar Dynasty is well worth a visit! I had been recommended to go a while ago and wish we had visited sooner! I got a kebab to start made from mince and egg (I wouldn't get it again as it was almost a burger fried in egg), my fiancé got tandoori trout and our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stockton Road | Sadberge, Darlington DL2 1SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 337337

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
over a year ago
co durham
6 months ago

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