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Agua Spanish Restaurant

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Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
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4th floor, Nali Patio, 81 Sanlitun Lu, Beijing 100006, China
Name/address in local language
010-52086188-198
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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UK
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298 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

7 of us ate there, all very happy with our choices although like all Spanish restaurants, not a huge choice for vegetarians. great choice of wine, very helpful staff and they even produced a birthday dessert at the last minute

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Thank GayleUK
Hong Kong, China
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162 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

Having used this restaurant over the years and since the chef left was waiting for the replacement which seems never going to come. Service was ok but it was what was brought. The signature dish suckling pig now portioned and when mine arrived the skin was soft and a really amateaur attempt. My wife and son had the cod and... More 

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Thank DEPHUNT
Beijing
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Went there with friends and ordered the famous Seafood Paella, great quality of food. Just feel the restaurant is too dark to read the menu, maybe could adjust the lighting a little bit brighter.

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Thank Nan0526
Paris, France
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

We were very satisfied of the quality of the food, specially the Solomillo Wagyu it was cooked just in the perfect way. The red fish, cheese tapas and the chocolate dessert were also very good. Actually everything. The service was kind and always checking if we needed anything. Only small thing to say is the WC not so clean, and... More 

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Thank AMFAA
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016

1. Yes, it's hard to find. I don't speak Mandarin and I got a taxi but was dropped off on a main street and it took around 30 minutes of walking round to find. My advice would be to get directions from them over the phone. It's on the 4th floor of a little outdoor shopping complex: NB not the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Agua is a reaaly authentic spanish restaurant where you can eat different dishes, but their speciallity is cochinillo, so if you like meat do not gestitate to ask for it. The service is awsome and the price is in accordance with the quality.

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Thank Juanilloao
Vienna, Austria
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2015

I was invited to Agua by my Chinese partner. Unfortunately it was not easy to find the restaurant because it is at the 4. floor. When we arrived we felled very welcome. The interior design was nice but not luxury - simply Spanish. We ordered the daily menu. The offered selection was great. The taste of the food was great... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2015

I came back to Agua after a one year hiatus (moved out of China). Well it's nice to see that some things do not change. As always excellent ham, tapas, best suckling pig, great choice of wine. And very good service in a very comfortable atmosphere. What else do you need?

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Shanghai Region, China
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Went there yesterday with my friend. What can I say? Amazing food: nice tapas (only one porcini carpaccio was worth coming there), fresh and very nice pickled and homemade olives, but seafood platter was spectacular : lobster , tiger shrimps and scallops were perfect cooked and served with nice sauces! Good selection of wines for reasonable prices! Nice and attentive... More 

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1 Thank Natalia K
Agua-Restaurant, Manager at Agua Spanish Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Natalia, thanks very much for the review! We are very happy that you like Agua. We look forward to seeing you next time with new dishes! More 

Beijing, China
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131 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have come both on our own and I groups and we love this authentic Spanish restaurant. The wines are fantastic and reasonably priced. They have a Sunday brunch with great prices that includes a generous selection of tapas. We will return in the future for more of the excellent meat dishes. We never ordered the lobster... More 

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Agua-Restaurant, General Manager at Agua Spanish Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear RT1971, Thank you very much for your kind review on Agua, we appreciate your feedback and glad that you have enjoyed your multiple dining experiences at our restaurant. The lobster rice is one of our most popular selling dishes, so if you like seafood we recommend you give it a try the next time you're here. And we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $55
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th floor, Nali Patio, 81 Sanlitun Lu, Beijing 100006, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighborhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: 010-52086188-198

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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