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“Atmosphere is great but food is disappointing and the bar staff are obnoxious!!”
Review of Aqua Kyoto

Aqua Kyoto
Ranked #1,523 of 23,214 Restaurants in London
Price range: $41 - $109
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Soho
Description: Set high above the bustle of Regent Street on the fifth floor of the famous former Dickins & Jones building, aqua london is one of the capital's most unique and exciting drinking and dining destinations with its two restaurants, cocktail bar and stunning roof terraces. Aqua kyoto is a unique Japanese restaurant showcasing chef Paul Greening's innovative cuisine. An extensive menu of beautifully-presented sushi and sashimi is complemented by creative hot dishes combining the highest quality British produce with Paul's contemporary technique. A central sushi bar and open sumibiyaki charcoal grill combine with sleek black and red decor to create a sense of theatre in keeping with aqua kyoto's location in the heart of the West End. Pass the Pamplona bull that seems to charge at you along the sultrily-lit corridor and find yourself in aqua nueva, offering Spanish dining at its finest. Here chef Alberto Hernandez presents a modern take on traditional northern Spanish cuisine, reinterpreting classic dishes in exciting new ways. Meanwhile at London's first dedicated Cava Bar guests can order from a menu of delicious tapas while enjoying a glass of cava from an extensive list. At the heart of aqua london is aqua spirit and its charcoal-ringed bar representing Zen purity. Perennially popular as a destination for beginning, ending or spending an evening, at aqua spirit master mixologists serve up some of the finest cocktails in London. Aqua spirit boasts two hidden gems - outdoor terraces with stunning views over London's rooftops, perfect places to relax and refresh.
Reviewed February 22, 2013

Went for dinner with my husband and the food was very disappointing especially considering the bill was £150. After dinner we met a couple of friends in the bar. After paying just over £50 for 4 drinks I watched as the bar staff purposely wasted time thinking I would get fed up and leave my change. When they realised I was waiting for it they became rude and eventually threw my change down on the bar. I was not impressed.

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Thank HullJAlice
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

went there for valentine dinner....lets put it straight,, it is very expensive but you are having a wonderful time...dishes are great (try the black cod), the service is friendly, the ambiance is top and it is full of good looking men and women who seem to have absolutely no problem in life !!! will be back in summer where we will enjoy the terrific terasse overlooking regent street !!

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Thank bruno t
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Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

The toro was wet and tiny, rather like it had been microwave defrosted
All portions were shockingly small
The mojito is pure theft... 90% ice and 10% liquid
At £750 for 5 people you can find a lot better

The saving points are the ambience is good and service good.

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Thank Ideaz
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

I am very sorry but last Friday the Tuna was brown it was so old and the food was terrible, I will never ever go again! We went to the restaurant across the road we were so disappointed!

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Thank Eiko y
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

enjoy sushy and other japanese food in a very trendy spot in London ! really good quality and perfect location to spend your night. Bar has a great music and drinks. Easy to socialise and talk. To try !!!!

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Thank Stefano R
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