Authentic Indian Cuisine

Bradford Café de Akbar

1422-1424 Leeds Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 7AE

01274 664 005

Akbar's Bradford Cafe Menu

  • Seekh Kebabs £3.25 Tender minced lamb with onions, herbs, fresh coriander and green chillies cooked over charcoal.
  • Cheese Seekh Kebabs £3.75 Same as Seekh Kebabs but with cheese.
  • Chicken Seekh Kebabs £3.25 Minced chicken with onions, herbs, coriander and green chillies cooked over charcoal.
  • Lamb Ribs £5.50 Lamb ribs marinated in spices and cooked over a charcoal grill and servered with salad.
  • Chops £4.45 Ghosht marinated in yoghurt, herbs, and spices (ginger, garlic, coriander) cooke over charcoal.
  • Chicken Tikka £4.25 Boneless chicken marinated in yorhurt, herbs and spices (ginger, garlic, fresh coriander, etc.) cooked over charcoal.
  • Liver Tikka £3.50 Chicken liver mixed with special spices including ginger, garlic and fresh coriander cooked slowly under a grill.
  • Masala Fish £5.45 Succulent King Prawns marinated overnight in a special marinade, chargrilled and served with salad
  • King Prawn Tikka £5.45 Succulent King Prawns marinated overnight in a special marinade, chargrilled and served with salad
  • Prawn and Chicken Poori £4.05 Tender prawns and chicken in a rich masala sauce, garnished with coriander and served in a poori (crispy fried bread)
  • Chicken Nambali £4.45 Breast of chicken pieces, marinated, grilled and finally garnished with melting cheese, Served with fried onions, peppers, tomatoes and potatoes
  • Chicken Pakora £3.75 Spiced chicken pieces deep fried in a spicy batter
  • Chicken Wings £2.95 Chicken wings spices in a yoghurt marinade with special spices cooked over charcoal.
  • Keema and Cheese Samosas £2.95 Spiced minced meat and vegetables stuffed inside a crispy pastry.
  • Vegetable Rolls £2.95 Lightly spice vegetables in a thin crispy pastry.
  • Aloo TIkka £3.75 Lightly spiced mashed potatoes with a hunt of garlic and coriander. Coated in egg and then shallow fried
  • Paneer Pakora £3.45 Indian Cheese dipped in a spicy batter and deep fried. Served with fresh salad.
  • Garlic Bread with Cheese £3.45
  • Salt & Pepper Wings £5.50
  • Spicy Chips £3.25
  • Vegetable Samosa Chaat £3.45 Sweet and sour, soft and crispy, pastry and chick pea salad mix.
Rustic Pakistani Mains
  • Karahi Chicken £8.65 Tender chicken cooked with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes with a sprinkling of coriander. This is probably the most popular traditional chicken curry on the Akbar's menu. Add Spinach, Bhindi Dall or Chick Peas for £1.00 each.
  • Chicken Karahi Special £8.65 The highly recommended Karahi style chicken keema dish is truly chef Shabirs cooking still at his best, add spinach, dall or chickpeas for £1.00 each
  • Karahi Chicken and Keema mix £8.95 Combination of karahi chicken and karahi keema cooked together for a unique taste
  • Chicken Tikka Masala Desi £8.95 Chicken breast marinated in yoghurt, herbs and spices. Cooked over a charcoal grill and then pot roasted with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes and a selection of Akbar's spices. Garnished with coriander.
  • Ghosht Handi £8.95 Akbar's signature dish - It's tender, spicy and unbeatable! Add Spinach, Karela, Dall, Chick Peas or Bhindi for £1.00 each.
  • Keema and Peas Masala £7.95 A very traditional combination of mince meat and peas - Just like mum used to make!
  • King Prawn Karahi £10.95 Prawns cooked with onions, pepper, tomatoes, garlic and ginger
  • Karahi Vegetable £7.95 Mixed vegetables cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and green chillies.
  • Karahi Fish £8.95 Fish cooked witn onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, and ginger to create a rich authentic taste.
  • Tarka Dhal £7.45 Our chef will prepare a different type of lentil dish every day - Ask for today's special.
  • Paya £8.45 Traditional, centuries old Mongolian soupy delicacy. Cooked carefully for 8 hours to extract the essence of the sheeps feet. Cooked by many mastered by few!
  • Magaz £8.45 Sheeps brain cooked very delicately and lightly spiced in a masala sauce
  • Hiran £10.95 Venison on the bone.
  • Biriyani £7.95 Traditional popular Indian rice dish.
  • Haleem £7.95 Combination of meat, three varieties of lentils and Mughali spices. Gently simmered for several hours.
  • Nehari £7.95 Lamb shank, stewed overnight with traditional desi herbs and spices until the meat had become succulent and tender.
  • Bakhra On The Bone £8.95 Goat Meat on the bone. Most preferred choice of meat in Pakistan, cooked in a Karahi style.
  • Butter Chicken £8.45 This simple version of the classic Indian chiecken dish used plain yogurt, tomato sauce, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, garam masala and fennel leaves. 
  • Kofta Karahi £8.95 Meat balls cooked in a traditional punjabi style, in a thick rich dry sauce using green chillies, blend of spices, garnished with lemon and corriander. 
  • Lamb Chop Karahi £9.95 Chops grilled and then cooked in a traditional punjabi style, in a thick dry sauce using green chillies, blend of spices, garnished with lemon and fresh coriander.  
Continental - with an Asian twist

Steaks & Burgers

  • Premium beef fillet £14.95 Grilled to your taste - Served with mashed potatoes, vegetable ratatouille (capsicum, carrot and courgette) and a spicy peppercorn sauce.
  • Chicken steak £9.95 Served with basil mashed potatoes and vegetable ratatouille (capsicum, carrot and courgette)
  • Burger (Chicken or Lamb) £6.95 Homemade spicy chicken or lamb topped with salad and cheese, and Akbars own special burger sauce, served with chips and salad.  


  • Seabass fillets £10.90 Spiced pair of pan fried fillets with Thai sweet and sour chilli sauce and vegetable raratouille (capsicum, carrot and courgette). Served with mashed potaties and Asian sour cabbage.
  • Salmon £8.95 Marinated in herbs and garlic, Pan fried and served with a saffron orange reduction, oyster sweet and sour sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and vegetable ratatouille (capsicum, carrot and courgette).

Pasta Dishes

  • Lasagne (or Chicken) £7.50 Layers of delicious lasagne topped with cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Tomato, basil and garlic combined with a traditional recipe of mincemeat and mixed peppers in a homemade sauce. Served with chips.
  • Penne Bolognese £7.50 Penne pasta with asian style bolognese sauce and herb and tomato fragranced cuncusi
  • Chicken and mushroom Taglistelle £7.50 Tagliatella pasta with chicken and fresh mushrooms cooked in a creamy white sauce.
  • Chicken Penne £7.50 .Penne pasta with chicken cooked with tomato, basil, garlic and a touch of Asian spice.
  • Shepherd's Pie £6.90 A traditional recipe with a spicy touch - served with vegetables
  • Vegetable Pasta Bake £6.00 Served with chips & salad
  • Meat Cannelloni £7.50 Homemade meat cannelloni baked in tomato & cheese sauce with a hint or chilli - served with chips & salad.
  • Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni £6.90 Homemade  spinach & ricotta cannelloni, baked in a tomato & cheese sauce with a hint or chilli.
  • Parmasan £8.50 Chicken breast coated in bread crumbs, flash fried, topped with parmasan sauce and Akbar's special filling grilled with a generous helpling of cheese. 
  • Fusilli Chicken Pesto £7.50 Chicken and fusilli in a basil pesto sauce.
Chinese & Pan Asian

Oriental Specialities 

  • Beef in Black Bean Sauce £7.95
  • Chicken Stir-Fry £7.00 
  • Salt & Pepper Wings £5.50
  • Fried Fish £7.95 Served in Sweet & Sour sauce
  • Chicken £7.95 Served in Sweet & Sour sauce
  • Dry Chilli Beef £7.95
  • Chicken Szechuan £7.95
  • Beef Szechuan £7.95

All of the above is served with noodles, egg rice or spicy chips

Thai Specialities  

  • Thai Green Curry £7.95 Choice of chicken, lamb or fish in Thai green curry with coconut milk, bamboo shoots. Served with boiled rice or coconut rice. 
  • Thai Red Curry £7.95 Choice of chicken, lamb or fish in Thai red curry with coconut milk, bamboo shoots. Served with boiled rice or coconut rice. 

Singapore Dishes

  • Singapore Chicken Curry & Noodles £8.50 Cooked with coconut milk, onions & baby potatoes.
  • Singapore Sling & Egg Fried Rice £8.50 Chicken cooked with red chill, spring onions, garlic & peppers.
  • Kulfi £3.00 Homemade Indian Ice cream made to an authentic recipe, garnished with nuts.*
  • Ras Malai £3.00 A traditional, cool refreshing Indian sweet, Served chilled*
  • Ice Creams We stock over 20 flavors of exclusive Swiss Movenpick ice cream. Make your way to the ice cream display and select your combination of irresistable flavours,* then have them mixed with your favourite fruits and sauces
    1 Scoop £1.45
    2 Scoops £2.45
    3 Scoops £3.45

Cookie Dough & Waffles

  • Salted Caramel Crunch Skillet Cookie Dough £5.50 Hand mixed with browned butter, white chocolate pretzel brites, sea salt and toffee pieces-topped with pretzel salt and demerara sugar. Served with a scoop of ice cream of your choice.
  • Akbar's Amazing Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie Dough £5.50 All butter cookie dough is mixed with savoury pretzel balls and morsels of sustainably grown chocolate-topped with pretzel salt and bittersweet, semi-sweet and milk chocolate. Served with a scoop of ice cream of your choice. 
  • Waffles £5.50 Freshly baked light and fluffy waffles, topped with nutella, fresh strawberries, sliced banana, blue berries, ground nuts with a scoop of your favourite ice cream and garnished with whipped cream.

Old School Desserts

  • Raspberry Sponge £3.00 A moist, light sponge with a hint of vanilla, topped with sweet and sticky raspberry jam and served with custard
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding £3.00 A deliciout indulgent sponge pudding made with sultanas, chopped dates and golden syrup, topped with a smooth toffee sauce made with real cream and butter and served with custard.
  • Apple Crumble £3.25 An apple fruit filling topped with crunchy crumble, served with custard
  • Raspberry and Coconut Slice £3.00 Lashings of raspberry jam on a shortcake base with a coconut topping and served with custard
  • Cornflake Tart £3.00 Served with custard
  • Jam Roly Poly £3.00 Served with custard


  • Strawberries and Cream Cheesecake £3.25 A touch of creme brulee custard lightens the texture of this super creamy all natural cheesecake while still making it rich and luscious - the just picked strawberry compote provides a tart contrast. 
  • Banoffee Pie £3.00 A delicious layer of thick caramel on a biscuit base, topped with bananas and cream
  • Oreo Cookie Bash £3.25 White & milk chocolate cream starry with Oreo chunks, showered with dark chocolate drizzle. 
  • Millionaires Shortbread Ice Cream Cake £2.75 A million and on reasons why you just have to have a dessert! A winning combination of everyone's favorite caramel short bread served as an ice cool ice cream slice. Layers of Caramel, Dark Chocolate dairy ice cream and sticky toffee sauce sitting on a chunky shortbread biscuit base, topped off with curls of milk chocolate and rich chocolate flavour sauce.
  • Maga Fabulous Fudge Cake £3.00 Three layers of mega moist chocolate sponge, filled and topped with fabulous fudge. A mouth watering chocolate challenge! 
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Stack £3.25 Sweet and salty peanut butter crunch, light and creamy milk chocolate and buttery caramel layered twice on brownie cake. Finished with honey roasted peanuts.
  • Ferrerro Rocher Cheesecake £3.25 Hazelnut infused luxury cream cheese mixed with actual Ferrero Rocher, layers of crispy wafter & hazelnut, covered in milk chocolate and dressed with chocolate sauce.
  • Cookie & Cream Cheesecake £3.25 Luxury cream cheese mixed with chunks of delicious hand made cookies topped with a layer of mouthwatering cookie dough mix.
  • Chocolate Fondant £3.00 Luscious chocolate sponge ousing with gooey chocolate centre served with a ice cream of your choice. 
  • Red Velvet Cake £3.25 A red vanilla cake with a slight hint of chocolate, topped with vanilla cream cheese icing and a sprinkle of the red sponge crumb.
  • Molten Turtle Cake £3.25 Deeply chocolate, enrobed in chocolate, and filled with a dark chocolate truffle. Served wickedly warm, unleashing a rush of molten chocolate to your wild delight.


  • Strawberry Split £2.95 Strawberry & banana. 
  • Berry Go Round £2.95 Strawberry, raspberry & blackberry.
  • Pash 'n' Shoot £2.95 Passion fruit, pineapple, mango, and freshly squeezed orange juice.
  • Flu Fighter £2.95 Kiwi fruit, banana, pineapple, low fat yoghurt and freshly squeezed apple juice
  • Melon Elixir £2.95 Melon, strawberry, mango and apple juice
  • BIG 5 £2.95 Pineapple, mango, kiwi, strawberry & apple juice.
  • Classic Virgin Mojito £3.95 The Uk's number 1 mocktail refreshment with lime, mint and sugar for that refreshing long drink.
  • Raspberry Mojito £3.95 A fruity twist on the classic raspberries, mint, lime and sugar.
  • Passion Fruit & Mango Lemonade £3.95 The tropical fruit flavours of passion fruit and mango makes this offering a delicious combination not to be missed.
  • Pina Colada £3.95 The classic combination of coconut milk, lime, sugar and pineapple juice makes this drink a popular choice for a truly holiday experience.
  • Strawberry Woo Woo £3.95 A strawberry twist on a long drink classic of cranberry juice and peach.