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Aqua Eight

8 Lion Street, Ipswich IP1 1DQ, England
+44 1473 218989
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
8 Lion Street, Ipswich IP1 1DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really lovely meal with my girlfriend for her birthday. Great service and great food. Couldn’t do any more for youMore

Thank Regan P
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Regan P It was our pleasure to look after you and your girlfriend, so we're pleased you enjoyed her birthday meal at Aqua Eight. Thanks for choosing to come here, and don't forget our Set Lunch promotions make a great way to enjoy a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fine, the service sometimes not as much as the food. A smile from the service from time to time will be nice. The set menu in the weekend is not too expensive and the location is goodMore

1  Thank Raul I
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Raul I I am glad that you have always enjoyed our set menus and location, and what a shame that on this occasion you felt the team didn't smile enough. It is highly unusual, because we do understand how important it is to make...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited here before and am always impressed. Extensive menu and a change from most Chinese based food. Good quality food and good service. The chefs desert choice is a delight to end your meal. Bar downstairs can be noisy, but otherwise a really...More

Thank daveinkent44
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear daveinkent44 Thanks for returning to Aqua Eight and for your positive feedback of our food and service. Yes, at peak times on a Friday and Saturday the bar can be busy, so anyone wanting a gentler experience will enjoy Tues - Thurs night dining...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife came here for an anniversary dinner and it was amazing!! Greated by friendly staff and balloons on the table. The waiter talked us through the menus and was polite and kind. Food was incredible !! Thank you

Thank chelseaptyke
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear chelseaptyke When we read reviews such as yours, it does make the hard work and long hours well worth it! Thank you for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed your anniversary dinner.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just got back from having a meal at this amazing restaurant. Upon booking, I asked if they could do anything special as it was my Mums birthday. We walked in to balloons and confetti on the table and when dessert came, my Mum...More

2  Thank K M
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear K M Your five bubble review is an absolute treat for us to read, too! Thank you for choosing Aqua Eight for your Mum's birthday, and so pleased everything was "perfect" and "special" for you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten here a couple of times and have often told our son about this place. He has requested many times that we visit, but we have never got round to taking him (and our other two sons). We decided we...More

Thank Steve H
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Steve H It was our pleasure to welcome you for your son's surprise birthday dinner, and to read that you all found the food "fabulous". Thank you very much for the kind feedback and encouraging review.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had had a £60 voucher from parents so decided to go to Agua Eight last week, we booked table on open table so received 20% discount off food. We had a drink first at bar down stairs and was served by a rather 'stuck...More

Thank Jonathan G
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jonathan G Thanks to your parents for choosing to treat you to a meal at Aqua Eight. I am glad you enjoyed the service from our male server and found the food to a very high standard. Thanks also for alerting us that the...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

What a treat, food amazing and service second to none . Recommend the set menu will certainly visit again. One of the best restaurants in Ipswich worth a visit

Thank Fullupnow
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Dear Fullupnow It's a treat to read your five bubble review, thank you! We appreciate the kind feedback about our food, service and Set Menu, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

There was 10 of us and we were told we had to pre order off the set menu. This wasn’t an issue. Once at resturant we asked if we could order 2 different set menus as 4 people wanted the fish option and the rest...More

Thank ChelleTracy
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Dear ChelleTracy Thanks for choosing us for your work colleague's leaving meal, but I was sorry to read that you didn't feel the portion sizes were big enough. Without knowing whether you dined at lunchtime or evening, it's hard to know which of our Set...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to eat the food is excellent as is the service. We had a set seafood meal for 2 it was awesome. It always feels like a special treat to eat here.

Thank louise g
WingCheung, Owner at Aqua Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear louise g What lovely feedback, thank you. Feeling special is exactly what we want of our guests and our Set Menus (particularly the lunchtime one) is a great way of enjoying affordable luxury often.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 54
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Lion Street, Ipswich IP1 1DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 218989
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