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Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar

153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
+44 117 973 3314
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked into Aqua on a recommendation but unfortunately we were very disappointed. We started with calamari starters, which came soggy & chewy, followed by a roast beef Sunday lunch, which arrived cold. We did mention this to the waitress and she took our plates...More

Thank Woody195
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just home from a late afternoon meal. Very enjoyable meal and service. Pleasant atmosphere. My father and I chose from the set menu, very nice although portions a little smaller than the a la carte menu portions, Reasonable prices for Bristol. Very pleasant waitress, cannot...More

Thank Doctor10Bridgend
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was average for the price they charge. Better Italian restaurants elsewhere in Bristol on a price vs quality basis. It all felt a bit rushed

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 5 days ago

my daughter recently planned a surprise birthday party for me, the staff were great in helping her plan it... from the time we walked into the restaurant to the time we left the service was outstanding. The food came out hot and all at the...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the menu at Aqua and we've eaten here many times, the food is always good. We did have to wait a while between our starter and main but the server was apologetic and helpful and the restaurant was very busy. I have given a...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch - the food was fantastic, with plenty of choice between the lunch and early dinner menu and the a la Carte menu. Ciao was great and took care of us really well! I’ll be back in again soon!

Thank BeHe_338124
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at Aqua many times, but was appalled to learn that this restaurant charge their waiting staff 3% of the table cover. The staff are then expected to 'earn' this 3% back from their tips. What an appalling way to treat their staff....More

6  Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a meal at this restaurant on 10/01/18. The food and service was good although the venue was a bit noisy. On the 11/01/18 the Bristol Post newspaper had an article about Aqua. It is alleged that each of the staff serving tables have...More

6  Thank mikecarroll2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten in Aqua a number of times over the last few years, the food has always been delicious and the staff very friendly and professional. Would particularly recommend the Sunday lunch.

Thank HillRa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 4, and I have been to Aqua many times both in Bristol and Bath. Two of our party were very disappointed in the food. I ordered lamb for my main, which was very fatty (to be expected I suppose) but...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 3314
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