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Aqua Restaurant & Bar

Welshback, Bristol BS1 4RR, England
+44 117 915 6060
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Ranked #259 of 1,458 Restaurants in Bristol
Price range: $2 - $93
Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: "Aqua Restaurant and Bar boasts a superb waterfront location with heated alfresco dining on the river terrace. The menu offers a variety of eating styles: go a la carte for a leisurely experience, or opt for the popular and great value Lunch & Early Dinner fixed-price menu for lunch or pre-theatre dining. Produce is locally sourced and organic where possible: West Country delights include local fillet of beef & oysters.The stylish bar features an exciting cocktail list and generous choice of wines by the glass, including Champagne and Prosecco. Sunday lunch is a special event with proper roast dinners drawing admiring crowds. "
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  • Italian first
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English first
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Lovely Food, efficient service, considering the large numbers, with a special thanks to Ann Marie. Thanks

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CORNWALL
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

When people review and talk about restaurants they quite rightly recommend and comment on the food. But at the top of this one is the impeccable service. From a lovely initial friendly greeting, right the way through, we were waited on PROPERLY. We had various different members of staff, that took care of different parts of the experience, and each... More 

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portsmouth
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We celebrated my sons 18th Birthday at Aqua. It was a large group of 25. I have not been before but the location at the edge of the River Avon and the restuarants bar and eating areas were excellant for our needs. The waitresses Noemi and Maggie looked after us during the stay. The food was good, particulary the sweets.... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We have visited Aqua in Welsh Back, Bristol several times over the years, we have never been disappointed, including on this occasion. We were greeted within seconds of arrival with a friendly welcome, we were escorted to a table of our choice, in the window overlooking the harbour. Our waiter, Carmine, was very attentive and friendly, he helped with menu... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This was a poor night. The lamb I had was 50% fat on top of a small amount of potato all for 13 pounds. The chicken dish was dry and overcooked. I did complain and we got 2 free deserts. My partner almost needed a hammer to get through the chocolate desert and the tiramisu was tasteless. The staff are... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Went today for lunch for my Husbands birthday. Great steak and chips. Lovely staff. Good portions and good price for the quality. Would highly recommend.

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Shrewsbury
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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We were in Bristol for one night only and picked this restaurant from TA reviews for an early supper at 7pm. We were not disappointed. Location is great, central and overlooking the harbour. The food was reasonably priced, there was a varied selection and our choices of fish cakes and goats cheese and fig salad were superb. Wine was also... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Breakfast on a Saturday is a real treat; time to relax read the newspaper and ponder over a meal cooked for you. But it is often a challenge for restaurants with too many ingredients requiring attention at the same time.I specifically requested some eggs when ordering - they arrived hard BUT our waitress was swift to react and followed up... More 

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Midlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Definitely floating above the tide of other Italian Restaurant chains that I have tried recently. The location is appropriate, right next to the dock in the middle of Bristol's business district. The large , attractive, outside seating area must be bliss on a sunny day; inside the decor is modern Italian chic.The menu has a wide range of options, not... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Family bash to celebrate two birthdays and couldn't fault anything. Very friendly reception from all the staff and fantastically looked after by Anne-Marie. Thanks!

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Additional Information about Aqua Restaurant & Bar

Address: Welshback, Bristol BS1 4RR, England
Phone Number: +44 117 915 6060
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 93
Cuisine: Italian

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