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240 Regent Street | Entrance 30 Argyll Street, London, England
020 7478 0540
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Ranked #7,358 of 18,124 Restaurants in London
Price range: $22 - $67
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
Neighborhood:
Soho
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Yes. Location, design, atmosphere, people. Everything's great. However, do not go if : - you want to catch up with friends or spend relaxed time with your partner/husband/best friend. The clock is ticking and you've got 2 hours, not one minute more, at your table. 15 minutes before the final gong, you are politely asked if you want the bill.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Dropped in here for an impromptu early dinner before going to the Palladium, great looking restaurant, very chic, attentive staff, particularly Salvarore. Prices exactly what you would expect them to be. I would reccomend 2 larger dishes per person. All meals were very well presented and tasty in particular the tuna dish, scallop dish and the pork surprise dish. Lovely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a great and fancy venue in the West End, however I do not recommend this place if you want to stuff yourself -the portions are tiny and it is not particularly cheap. Not a bad experience but I would not say this is the greatest Spanish restaurant in London!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We ate here during our recent trip to London The restaurant is located on the 5th floor You enter the restaurant via a rather swanky corridor, watched all the way by a large Bull The restaurant itself has a great vibrant feel. The staff are extremely attentive and helpful with food selection and quantity required We indulged ourselves in several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Wonderful place! Next level of experience in food and drink! Food was amazing, interesting flavours blending together seamlessly. Bar staff were very good! (Made a good Old Fashioned - always a positive! :) ) Staff/Waiters were very attentive, pleasant, polite and knowledgeable in what they were serving. The bar and restaurant decor was modern and beautiful, leading out onto a... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

We held a company dinner recently and it was poor compared to previous events. Good aspects include Location (High Street, tube, local shopping etc) Decor and style, very attractive, feels like a posh event Sommelier knew his wines well. The negatives sadly outweigh these. Slow service, both in listening skills and activity, it was ages before we got food and... More 

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WGC - Hertfordshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visited here for cocktails only to celebrate our daughters 21st birthday. The atmosphere is pleasant and relaxed. There is a wide selection of cocktails, wines and sprits - particularly whiskey. Once we had our drinks we braved the outside terrace on a cold December night! The view of the Christmas lights below was wonderful with no issue of the ice... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I've eaten here several times but not for about 9 months now. It wasnt busy on a mid week lunch. The linen seemed not to be fresh, there was lipstick on two supposedly clean wine glasses and the wine waiter didnt know what a Kir was, we got off to a bad start. The food was very good and well... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Dear All, I would like to take this opportunity in commending Ms Desiree Dill for being very accommodating in assisting me with planning the perfect birthday brunch surprise. She took time out of her busy schedule to meet me a number of times to ensure the day ran smoothly. Ms Dill also liaised with me via text messages and corresponded... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I been there a couple of times to have some drinks and also to enjoy the amazing food. I do love the octopus and the potatoes vip. The services in general is friendly and they look after the client, but not all the staff is as friendly as the waitress.... In the main door of the restaurant is Ali, and... More 

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Address: 240 Regent Street | Entrance 30 Argyll Street, London, England
Phone Number: 020 7478 0540
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Average Prices: USD 22 - 67
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

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