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Aqua Restaurant

1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth 13, Ireland
+353 1 832 0690
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Ranked #3 of 34 Restaurants in Howth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $49
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Aqua Restaurant offers stunning views over the water at Howth Sound, delicious dining and attentive but unobtrusive service. If you visit once, you will want to return again and again. We have our own kitchen garden & lobster pots plus the enviable location of the West Pier guranteeing the finest freshest seafood daily. We are committed to Irish suppliers of the finest fayre..
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london
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Having read and heard many great reviews about Aqua, myself and my party of 4 decided to make this the 'highlight meal' of our short trip to Dublin. The restaurant is positioned in the most idilic of spots in Howth harbour, you can almost taste the fish as you step off the train. We arrived early for our lunchtime table... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Had a very nice lunch with a friend on a Sunday afternoon. The venue is super cool and the sea-view is amazing. It's the perfect choice for those who wants to impress someone special! we had a cold seafood platter to start that was very good, but not impressive. The main course was salmon and despite the fish was excellent,... More 

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, Southern Finland, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The food was great the staff friendly and had a great humor the place it self is worth to see.................

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

For a speciality restaurant I was let down on more than one occasion. The restaurant itself feels cold and drafty. With the interior feeling industrial and sparse. The view however is fantastic make sure to get a window seat. The food is good but relative to the price they are charging has not lived up to what I have expected.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Beautiful morning walking around Howth Village was followed by an excellent lunch at Aqua. We received a friendly welcome from Robert the restaurant manager and were offered pre lunch drinks in the upstairs bar. The views are amazing and there was a nice buzz in the dining room. We both opted to dine from the A la Carte menu but... More 

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UK
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155 reviews 155 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Aqua just never disappoints. We come here every time we visit Dublin and are always extremely happy. The Christmas menu at 35 euro was extremely good value. I think they must have a new chef as the menu choices were very different with emphasis on creamed vegetables and mixtures of flavours. The tuna and crab roll starter was delicious and... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

we had trouble finding the restaurant because we picked the only Dublin taxi driver who didn't know a pier is always out to sea. But once we were settled in the restaurant the evening was delightful. Fantastic views out to sea. A small menu but beautifully formed. Oysters and tuna with spring roll to start. Both delicious. Lobster and sea... More 

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Dunchurch, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch here on Monday. Brilliant venue, seated by the window overlooking the bay. Excellent service. Food was extremely good and well presented. Great company of friends and a relaxing atmosphere - what more can I say!

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AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Roadstechno Thank you for this kind review, delighted to have hosted you and your friends, we strive to deliver excellent food and service whilst guests enjoy the view, thank you for sharing your experience with us here on Trip Advisor Hope to see you again soon Regards Charles Smith Managing Director of Aqua Restaurant More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Love this restaurant very peaceful and romantic place, only been there once but won't be my last. Food is wonderful and staff are friendly.

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AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Binh N Your review is very kind, it means a great deal to have such nice things said about the restaurant, our staff work very hard and to have it acknowledged on a site such as Trip Advisor makes our job very worthwhile Please do visit us again soon Regards Charles Smith Managing Director of Aqua Restaurant More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

What a great place to enjoy a great meal with a fantastic view! Our first restaurant in Ireland, Aqua in Howth, did not disappoint. Hope to return their some day as everything was delicious!

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AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Debbie D You are very good to take the time to submit this review here on Trip ADvisor, means a great deal to us to get such positive feedback. Delighted you chose us as your first restaurant, we too hope you will return Many thanks again Regards Charles Smith Managing Director of Aqua Restaurant More 

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Additional Information about Aqua Restaurant

Address: 1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth 13, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 832 0690
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 26 - 49
Cuisine: Seafood

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