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 £2.95 Tender minced lamb with onions, herbs, fresh coriander and green chillies cooked over charcoal.
  • Lamb Chops £3.60 Lamb chops marinated in spices and cooked over a charcoal grill.
  • Chicken Tikka £3.60 Boneless chicken marinated in yorhurt, herbs and spices (ginger, garlic, fresh coriander, etc.) cooked over charcoal.
  • Liver Tikka £3.00 Chicken liver mixed with special spices including ginger, garlic and fresh coriander cooked slowly under a grill.
  • Masala Fish £3.60 Succulent King Prawns marinated overnight in a special marinade, chargrilled and served with salad
  • King Prawn Tikka £4.95 Succulent King Prawns marinated overnight in a special marinade, chargrilled and served with salad
  • Prawn and Chicken Poori £3.55 Tender prawns and chicken in a rich masala sauce, garnished with coriander and served in a poori (crispy fried bread)
  • Chicken Nambali £3.75 Breast of chicken pieces, marinated, grilled and finally garnished with melting cheese, Served with fried onions, peppers, tomatoes and potatoes
  • Chicken Pakora £3.15 Spiced chicken pieces deep fried in a spicy batter
  • Chicken Wings £2.75 Chicken wings spices in a yoghurt marinade with special spices cooked over charcoal.
  • Keema and Cheese Samosas £2.75 Spiced minced meat and vegetables stuffed inside a crispy pastry.
  • Vegetable Rolls £2.75 Lightly spice vegetables in a thin crispy pastry.
  • Aloo TIkka £3.25 Lightly spiced mashed potatoes with a hunt of garlic and coriander. Coated in egg and then shallow fried
  • Paneer Pakora £3.05 Indian Cheese dipped in a spicy batter and deep fried. Served with fresh salad.
Main Courses
  • Karahi Chicken £7.65 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.
  • Karahi Chicken and Keema mix £7.65 Combination of karahi chicken and karahi keema cooked together for a unique taste
  • Chicken Tikka Masala Desi £7.95 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.
  • Lamb Handi £7.95 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 £7.65 A very traditional combination of mince meat and peas - Just like mum used to make!
  • King Prawn Karahi £9.95 Prawns cooked with onions, pepper, tomatoes, garlic and ginger
  • Karahi Vegetable £6.95 Mixed vegetables cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and green chillies.
  • Karahi Fish £8.25 Fish cooked witn onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, and ginger to create a rich authentic taste.
  • Dhal £6.45 Our chef will prepare a different type of lentil dish every day - Ask for today's special.
  • Paya £6.95 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 £6.95 Sheeps brain cooked very delicately and lightly spiced in a masala sauce
  • Ojri (Tripe) £6.95 A very traditional and popular Punjabi dish - Distinctly difficult to cook!
  • Gurda Kapoora £6.95 Kidneys and sweet bread cooked in a rich thick masala sauce.
  • Biriyani £6.95 Traditional popular Indian rice dish.
  • Haleem £6.95 Combination of meat, three varieties of lentils and Mughali spices. Gently simmered for several hours.
  • Nehari £6.95 Lamb shank, stewed overnight with traditional desi herbs and spices until the meat had become succulent and tender
Continental - with an Asian twist


  • Premium beef fillet £13.95 Grilled to your taste - Served with mashed potatoes, vegetable ratatouille (capsicum, carrot and courgette) and a spicy peppercorn sauce.
  • Chicken steak £8.95 Served with basil mashed potatoes and vegetable ratatouille (capsicum, carrot and courgette)


  • Seabass fillets £9.90 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 £7.95 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 £6.60 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 £6.00 Penne pasta with asian style bolognese sauce and herb and tomato fragranced cuncusi
  • Chicken and mushroom Taglistelle £6.00 Tagliatella pasta with chicken and fresh mushrooms cooked in a creamy white sauce.
  • Chicken Penne £6.00 .Penne pasta with chicken cooked with tomato, basil, garlic and a touch of Asian spice.
  • Vegetable Penne £5.00 .Penne pasta with seasonal vegetables cooked with tomato, basil, garlic and a touch of Asian spice.
  • Shepherd's Pie £6.00 A traditional recipe with a spicy touch - served with vegetables
  • Vegetable Pasta Bake £5.45 Served with chips & salad
  • Meat Cannelloni £6.00 Homemade meat cannelloni baked in tomato & cheese sauce with a hint or chilli - served with chips & salad.
  • Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni £5.45 Homemade  spinach & ricotta cannelloni, baked in a tomato & cheese sauce with a hint or chilli.
  • Kulfi £2.75 Homemade Indian Ice cream made to an authentic recipe, garnished with nuts.*
  • Ras Malai £2.75 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

Old School Puddings

  • Raspberry Sponge £2.75 A moist, light sponge with a hint of vanilla, topped with sweet and sticky raspberry jam and served with custard
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding £2.75 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 £2.95 An apple fruit filling topped with crunchy crumble, served with custard
  • Raspberry and Coconut Slice £2.75 Lashings of raspberry jam on a shortcake base with a coconut topping and served with custard
  • Cornflake Tart £2.75 Served with custard
  • Jam Roly Poly £2.75 Served with custard


  • Strawberries and Cream Cheesecake £2.95 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 £2.50 A delicious layer of thick caramel on a biscuit base, topped with bananas and cream
  • Oreo Cookie Bash £2.75 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 £2.75 Three layers of mega moist chocolate sponge, filled and topped with fabulous fudge. A mouth watering chocolate challenge! 
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Stack £2.95 Sweet and salty peanut butter crunch, light and creamy milk chocolate and buttery caramel layered twice on brownie cake. Finished with honey roasted peanuts.
  • Continental Chocolate Cake £2.95 A brownie-like chocolate cake covered and filled with a rich chocolate ganache and sprinklled with flakes of milk chocolate- melts in your mouth!
  • Rockslide Brownie £2.75 A brownie with butter luscious caramel brownie cubes, toasted pecans and caramel ganache.
  • Chocolate & Orange Roulade £2.95 Chocolate Pan di Spagne sponge filled with a tangy orange flavoured chocolate cream, coated in a chocolate glaze & garnished with whipped cream & mandarins.
  • Ferrerro Rocher Cheesecake £2.95 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 £2.95 Luxury cream cheese mixed with chunks of delicious hand made cookies topped with a layer of mouthwatering cookie dough mix.
  • Lemon & Raspberry Crumble Bar £2.75 Refreshing tart lemon curd married with raspberries sitting on a buttery cake and crisp crust, finished with crunchy crumbs and a dusting of powered sugar.
  • Chocolate Fondant £2.75 Luscious chocolate sponge ousing with gooey chocolate centre served with a ice cream of your choice. 


  • Berry-go-Round £2.80 Strawberry, raspberry and freshly squeezed orange juice.
  • Pash 'n' Shoot £2.80 Passion fruit, pineapple, mango, and freshly squeezed orange juice.
  • Flu Fighter £2.80 Kiwi fruit, banana, pineapple, low fat yoghurt and freshly squeezed apple juice
  • Go Faster Master £2.80 Papaya, strawberry, banana, honey, low fat yoghurt, wheatgerm and freshly squeezed orange juice.
  • Cardio Angel £2.80 Blueberry, raspberry, banana and apple juice.
  • Acai Dream (a sai ee) £2.80 Acai (one of the most nutritious fruits on the planet), banana and apple juice.
  • Melon Elixir £2.80 Melon, strawberry, mango and apple juice.