Review on Akbar's

A handy Indian destination right in the heart of Leeds' city centre, this branch of the highly rated Akbar's group follows the same path as its siblings across the north of England. Part of its crowd-pulling attraction is the colourfully exuberant décor, which comes complete with all manner of OTT designer features in the jam-packed dining areas.

The kitchen has no truck with new wave gestures. Instead it offers traditional North Indian cookery without pretensions. Baltis brought to the table in iron pots make their presence felt forcefully alongside old favourites such as lamb samosas and chicken dhansak.

There are also a few less familiar items, including chicken liver tikka, fish pakoras and chamgidar (three different meats cooked together). Huge naan breads hang suspended from metal frames, and jugs of lassi suit the food if you don't fancy beer or wine. There is another branch at Minerva House, Greek Street, Leeds; also check out Akbar's website for other restaurants in the region.

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Restaurant Opening Times

Dinner: 5.00pm - 12.30am (4.00 - 11.00pm Sun)

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card

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Facilities at Akbar's

  • Private parties
  • Vegetarian menu


15 Eastgate
West Yorkshire

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