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Aqua Restaurant & Bar

Welshback | Welsh Back Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RR, England
+44 (0)117 915 6060
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Ranked #246 of 1,486 Restaurants in Bristol
Price range: $8 - $61
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, British
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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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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Spent the day in Bristol (SS Great Britain and shops) and called here for dinner because it was near to the car park. Although we had not booked there was no problem getting a table staff were friendly and helpful from the moment we walked through the door. Server (Noemi) was efficient friendly and attended to all our needs without... More 

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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Looking for nice restaurant for lunch so popped into Aqua on Welsh Back. Lovely food well prepared, and served by the lovely and cheerful Anne Marie - thanks, will definitely be back.

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Staying overnight in Bristol for work, went to Aqua for dinner with 3 colleagues.Nice atmosphere and friendly unobtrusive service meant we had a very convivial evening. Location overlooking the water is nice though probably better when the sun is shining than on a cold, wet January night. Food was very competent without being exceptional but pretty reasonable prices so no... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Met up with a couple of friends I hadn't seen in a while and so much to chat about - Just lovely restaurant - fab menu, service and attention. Although quite quiet as it was a Sunday evening - it suited us as we just wanted to chat together - so perfect.

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Lecco, Italy
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We arrived around 8 and the restaurant was very busy, we was seated straight away in the last table free overlooking the river. We ordered Penne Pollo and Pappardelle. The food was amazing and a good size portion! We loved it! The waitress Noemi was really nice and helpful!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Have been here quite a few times - food usually very good and a great location by the river and central to Bristol. Unfortunately the flatbread did not arrive when asked for; by the time it arrived they were trying to serve soup which we asked them to come back with. This seemed to throw the timings for everything and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Ate with a group of friends one evening. Excellent service, fantastic choice of dishes. All had wonderful meals. Definitely worth a visit.

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Had a great lunch here. Service excellent and very comfortable surroundings. Would definitely return.

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Witham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Again a variety of previous reviews of this restaurant but one can only comment on the venue as experienced at the time and for my wife and myself it was a very pleasant evening,from the time we arrived with a very friendly good evening greeting to the non pressured (are you ready to order ) - to the courteous waitress... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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

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Additional Information about Aqua Restaurant & Bar

Address: Welshback | Welsh Back Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RR, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)117 915 6060
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 61
Cuisine: Italian, British

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