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Aqua Eight

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$$$
Asian fusion
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8 Lion Street, Ipswich IP1 1DQ, England
01473 218989
Today
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 282
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Second to none! Fantastic food, service & atmosphere!

We visited Aqua Eight after it had been recommended to us by quite a few of my friends. We were a party of 6 people, two of which has a gluten intolerance. It's not often that ones' expectations are exceeded to such a massive extend as was the case with Aqua Eight! We've heard how good it is before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
christodreyer
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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391 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We visited Aqua Eight after it had been recommended to us by quite a few of my friends. We were a party of 6 people, two of which has a gluten intolerance. It's not often that ones' expectations are exceeded to such a massive extend as was the case with Aqua Eight! We've heard how good it is before we... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

A regular for nights out and going for drinks in town, and pretty much the only place in Ipswich i really want to go to in the evenings. Great bar staff and a great environment. The restaurant speaks for itself, if you want literally some of the best Asian food that you could get outside of Asia itself, then Aqua8... More 

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suffolk
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This was our third visit and we love the place. The food is fantastic and the staff were great! It was my birthday so had a few drinks to celebrate 😉Would like to say a big thank you to the barman who made my birthday very memorable lol! Have booked again to go in a couple of weeks. Looking forward... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

On recommendations from Friends and Colleagues I booked a table at Aqua Eight for my partners birthday we made the reservation about a month in advance as we had been advised weekend slots got very quickly. We reserved the table for 7pm and arrived at 6.50pm we was aked if we wanted to be seated or have a drink downstairs,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

It was for one of the guests in the party hen do and we chose to visit Aqua Eight. Vali went out of his way to ensure we were able to book the table for the evening, table was to be booked for 8 people and at the time was said that there was no room which was to our... More 

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Not visited Aqua Eight for a while, certainly won't be leaving it so long next time. Booked online stating it was a birthday meal and arrived to balloons and table decorations. Service was great and food was fabulous. Best of all, we received 20% off through our online booking. We visited on a Sunday and found the atmosphere very chilled.... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Once again Aqua eight did not let us down. I attended here recently with a group of friends which consisted of cocktails in the bar on arrival and upstairs for dinner. I unfortunately did not stay for dinner and left before then however once again the service from all of the staff was outstanding. We were all greeted on arrival... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Booked a table of 8 for my brothers birthday on arrival we had a drink in the bar which was busy and had a great atmosphere, then upstairs to eat we had mixed starters Duck pancakes and mixed main courses which was excellent couldn't fault anything. Then back downstairs for drinks. Can't wait to go again for my birthday on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Booked a table of 8 for my brothers birthday, we had a drink in the bar which has a great atmosphere before going upstairs to eat. We had mixed starters, Duck Pancakes and various main courses which were all fantastic, then back downstairs for more drinks can't wait for next visit on the 25th April for my Birthday,

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I arranged a meal on Saturday night with a group of friends and I am glad that once again Aqua Eight did not disappoint. The food as always was superb, there are too many dishes to recommend and we did have a lot of food but I would say you need to try the Wasabi Sirloin Steak if you haven't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Lion Street, Ipswich IP1 1DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: 01473 218989

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 40
  • Cuisine: Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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