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10-11 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NE, England
+44 1273 328672
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (107 reviews)
“tapas” (353 reviews)
“suckling pig” (29 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10-11 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a table booked for 9pm and found that we had to had to wait until 9.15pm for our table. The waitress came about 10mins later to take our drinks order and said she will be back in 5mins to take food. The drinks...More

2  Thank Tony V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called in here late afternoon. Restaurant was fairly quiet. Staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our meal. Menu options were varied with some nice specials. Prices very reasonable for food and drink. Really enjoyed our meal here and would definitely return.

Thank JamesK1975
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was on my own, staying in Brighton for a meeting. I noticed this restaurant was around the corner from my hotel and thought I would try it despite the mixed reviews on Trip Advisor of late. When I arrived 7.30-ish there were only a...More

Thank HSPsensitive
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try this place out on a Thursday night because of some the good reviews on here. I should've took more notice of the bad ones, as mine and my friend's experience was very similar as others have described. Firstly the staff are seriously...More

2  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Tapas but I find most places take shortcuts. This place serves fresh and authentic food that always makes my night. The staff are friendly, funny and happy to see returning customers. P.s. get the black pudding

Thank Rory S
Mezol, Manager at AguaDulce, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments. It's nice to read appreciation for the efforts we are putting in to reviving the place. All the best Rory S

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being struggling finding some restaurant open late, we finally ended in this quirky and nice restaurant, great service, we felt like home since we stepped inside and didn't feel rushed by the waiters despite we started ordering quite late! Food was great, refined ingredients...More

Thank lucignolo24
Mezol, Manager at AguaDulce, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your comments. We will be opening even later once Autumn comes so will always be here when you need a bite. We hope to host you again soon. All the best

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could tell that we were in for a bad time when there was only 1 other table of guests. Food was rushed and obviously microwaved as half was scorching hot and the other half of the dish was ice cold. The black pudding was like...More

1  Thank Ben C
Mezol, Manager at AguaDulce, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ben C It is nice to see that this time you have been able to not insult the waitress making sexual references. Maybe this review won't be removed then. So: - Black Pudding is imported from Andalucia, it's much different than what you might...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are always keen to try new restaurants in Brighton, and although this one was empty we decided to give it a go. We though it was quite expensive for tapas, compared to other restaurants in Brighton. Sadly the food didn't really match up to...More

2  Thank Asgbooth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We simply popped in as we were passing and what a delight we found! Our waiter was charming and the food excellent. We simply had a couple of tapas dishes each, I had Black Pudding which was excellent. We will be back!

Thank Mikey U
Mezol, Manager at AguaDulce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your kind comments. It proves that it is worth to spend a little more on authentic, imported ingredient rather than make other food LOOKING authentic. Hopefully we will have you here again. All the best

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great food, squid ink paella is delicious, so we returned there during this visit to Brighton. Food still great... but what a surprise upon seeing the bill: there was £50 worth food we didn't consume on the bill!!!! When we complained they...More

2  Thank HanneleD
Mezol, Manager at AguaDulce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear HanneleD I feel very sad about your comments. Great that you enjoyed the food, and I could tell when I came by the table as well. A bottle of wine per person over a paella is also a very good sale for us and...More

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Is it suitable for a hen do in the private room?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:45 am
5:00 pm - 11:45 am
5:00 pm - 11:45 am
5:00 pm - 11:45 am
5:00 pm - 11:45 am
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-11 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 328672
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Located on the Kings Road in Brighton, Bar Aguadulce is a bright and buzzy spot popular with locals and day-trippers from the capital who all love the down-to-earth atmosphere and authentic Spanish menu. Serving everything from tapas to fresh fish and homemade puddings, Bar Aguadulce is a good spot for get-togethers and after-work drinks-and-dinner dates.
The restaurant has homely, um-pretentious and informal, with a very chilled vibe and the service is friendly.
Strongly recommended are the Paellas and Rice dishes of which they are absolute specialists.
Pop in for a glass of Sherry from their extensive selection, have it with a little tapa, or for a Schooner of the best Spanish beer imported in to the UK.
Another feature worth mentioning is their menu which can be entirely prepared in a CELIAC friendly way. Gluten-free beers are also available and their gluten-free bread is baked in house by the Head Chef.
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