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Aqua Nueva

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240 Regent Street | Entrance 30 Argyll Street, London W1F7EB, England
020 7478 0540
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Description: Epitomising destination dining at its very finest, Aqua Nueva sits on top...
Epitomising destination dining at its very finest, Aqua Nueva sits on top of the former Dickens & Jones department store, opposite the London Palladium. With breathtaking views from the terrace, the restaurant is equally striking inside - a fabulously chic blend of contemporary styles is the setting for acclaimed Spanish cuisine. Tapas delicacies are presented with real artistic flair, and are perfectly matched with a choice of colourful cocktails from the talented mixologists. Aqua Nueva, with its unmatched ambience and flair, has attracted widespread critical acclaim, and attracts celebrity diners regularly.
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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Every mouthful an explosion of flavours

Restaurant has great ambience plus outdoor/upstairs terrace area. Staff very helpful and professional. Tapas-style dishes show great skill with the combination of ingredients - every mouthful an explosion of exquisite flavours! Probably the most consistently tasty meal I've had ...

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda M
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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently took some of my clients here for lunch after my assistant randomly booked it for us and what a hidden treasure! It was a Tuesday (January) and somewhat quiet, I get the impression it is much busier for dinner. The staff were discrete and professional and the food was presented like a piece of art and tasted just... More 

Helpful?
Thank RyanClaira
AliceCrocco, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Nueva, responded to this review

Dear RyanClaira, Thank you very much for taking you time to review our restaurant. I am glad that you have had a great experience, and I look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, Alice More 

Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant has great ambience plus outdoor/upstairs terrace area. Staff very helpful and professional. Tapas-style dishes show great skill with the combination of ingredients - every mouthful an explosion of exquisite flavours! Probably the most consistently tasty meal I've had ...

Helpful?
Thank Linda M
AliceCrocco, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Nueva, responded to this review

Dear Linda M, Thank you very much for taking you time to review our restaurant. I am glad that you have had a great experience, and I look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, Alice More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aqua get it right over and over again... Terrific tapas, amazing atmosphere and sleek service !!! LOVE

Helpful?
Thank Elle W
AliceCrocco, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Nueva, responded to this review

Dear Elle W, Thank you very much for taking you time to review our restaurant. I am glad that you have had a great experience, and I look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, Alice More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our work Christmas party in Nueva in December and since getting back to work in the New Year everyone is still raving about it. We had the restaurant and bar to ourselves which made the night most enjoyable. The canapes were delicious and plentiful, the cocktails unique and tasty and the staff attentive, professional and fun. Here’s the... More 

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1 Thank Alexandra G
AliceCrocco, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Nueva, responded to this review

Dear Georgia T, It's so great to read such a beautiful review. We love doing our best to provide to each guests a wonderful Aqua experience, and I am very glad to hear that you have been having a very good time. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, Alice More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my recent visit to London my friend brought me to Aqua Spirit for some afternoon cocktails. We were having such a lovely time that we decided to dine in the stunning Nueva restaurant. The Food was absolutely delicious and presented beautifully… My fave was definitely Black Truffle Terrine. The service and atmosphere was top quality and our spontaneous evening... More 

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2 Thank Georgia T
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I myself am not the biggest fan of Spanish cuisine, but i was pleasantly surprised by the food. although the portions are small- like tapas- they were delicious! i had the pork and lamb and the stuffed peppers to just name a few. The waiting staff were very friendly and the ladies at the desk were very accommodating when we... More 

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1 Thank Jessica R
AliceCrocco, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Nueva, responded to this review

Dear Lucy B, Thank you very much for taking you time to review our restaurant. I am glad to read that you have had a great experience, and I look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best wishes, Alice More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for our firm's Christmas bash. To be honest I didn't know much about Aqua Nueva but it surpassed all expectations. We had a private dining room with fantastic staff around us. The food was varied, plentiful and beautifully presented. Great wine selection. Not the cheapest but for tapas amongst the best.

Helpful?
1 Thank Spartak55
AliceCrocco, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Nueva, responded to this review

Dear Spartak55, It's so great to read such a beautiful review. We love doing our best to provide to each guests a wonderful Aqua experience, and I am very glad to hear that you have been having a very good time. Therefore, please feel free to contact me directly at alice.crocco@aqua-london.com the next time you would like to come and... More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

My friends and I recently stumbled against Aqua just before going to the Palladium Theatre to see Cats! What a hidden gem... The lobby is absolutely stunning and made so excited to see what was on the 5th floor !!! The staff were so attentive and efficient in keeping us on time but not once did we feel rushed. The... More 

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4 Thank Lucy B
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My husband and I celebrated New Years Eve at the very funky Aqua Nueva and this is such a wonderful night! From the moment we entered the building we felt welcome and special. We had to pre pay tickets (normal for venues like this in London) and it made our night very easy and relaxed. The delicious food just kept... More 

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2 Thank veronica W
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely Saturday night meal at Aqua Nueva. I’d never been before and was surprised at how large the venue was, and the ambience was rather like walking into a Tokyo bar - all dim lighting and dark decor (the lighting in the ladies was definitely too low for me to apply any sort of... More 

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1 Thank SuperluckyDi
aqualondonW1, Manager at Aqua Nueva, responded to this review

Dear SuperluckyDi, It's so great to read such a beautiful review. We love doing our best to provide to each guests a wonderful Aqua experience, and I am very glad to hear that you have been having a very good time. Therefore, please feel free to contact me directly at alice.crocco@aqua-london.com the next time you would like to come and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 240 Regent Street | Entrance 30 Argyll Street, London W1F7EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: 020 7478 0540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 65
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view

Description

Epitomising destination dining at its very finest, Aqua Nueva sits on top of the former Dickens & Jones department store, opposite the London Palladium. With breathtaking views from the terrace, the restaurant is equally striking inside - a fabulously chic blend of contemporary styles is the setting for acclaimed Spanish cuisine. Tapas delicacies are presented with real artistic flair, and are perfectly matched with a choice of colourful cocktails from the talented mixologists. Aqua Nueva, with its unmatched ambience and flair, has attracted widespread critical acclaim, and attracts celebrity diners regularly.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighborhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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