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Aqua Restaurant

1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
+353 1 832 0690
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (81 reviews)
“dover sole” (19 reviews)
“creme brulee” (15 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 15:30 Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 730 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting for an evening meal. Great service. Seafood offerings and vegetable plates were spot on. Reasonable wine list. Late afternoon and evening meals have a great western exposure view. Uncomplicated location with little evening traffic. I would come again. Cheers

Thank Emery Lee D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the occasion to celebrate 2 family birthdays and this restaurant turned out to be a great choice. All of the family were very happy with the different fish dishes they tried. From starters to desserts everything was 10 out of 10. The waiting...More

Thank mconleth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit to this restaurant was a special birthday treat for me with Scottish friends who had visited it before and liked it ! Even you don’t like the food 🙄....you could just sit and look out the ‘wall to wall ‘ windows overlooking the...More

Thank BlossomAmbrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again not dissapointed with a Family visit. Good service, friendly, lovely evening and views. Worth it.

Thank Trueblue611
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my Sister's 72nd Birthday and we went there last Saturday. We got a lovely table for 5 overlooking the sea It was wonderful . 3 of us had Prawns and the other 3 had salad , and we all had fish and chips...More

Thank bronauiloing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We organised a visit to the Aqua restaurant for my father-in-law's birthday. We were disapointed as there are so many places to choose from but we picked Aqua. From the photo's and older reviews, this seems like the place for an occasion, but its not....More

2  Thank Eoin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch today at Aqua and it was definitely worth it. I asked for a quiet table when making the reservation and they were kind enough to accommodate my request. We were placed on a corner table,.which allowed us both to enjoy the amazing...More

Thank Semelas
AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Semelas Many thanks for taking the time to review us delighted you enjoyed your lunch with us Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for the first time even if i ve been to howth lots of times. I had calamari and oysters as starters they were fresh and tasty. As main i ordered catch of the day it was fresh and nice. Try also their desserts.....More

Thank Rita P
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rita P delighted to have your recommendation thank you for that Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The picture shows the front of Aqua. We ate upstairs in the back looking over the harbor. Great view and great food. Of course, we had sea food. Service was good in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank smitty237
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Smitty237 Many thanks for the lovely review hope to welcome you again soon to Aqua Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've spent a while figuring out how to sum up our meal at Aqua... Yes the views are incredible but I'm a little stumped after that! I have to agree with other reviews that the service for what you are paying is pretty poor and...More

1  Thank Blondey92
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Blondey92 Very disappointing to read your review. Our Manager recalls your visit and felt that when you were leaving, all was well overall and you left Aqua happy. There are occasions when we might not get things exactly right and I agree that there...More

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Questions & Answers
Denise P
8 April 2018|
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Response from AquaRes | Property representative |
Hi Denise We can offer a vegan starter, if possible when making your booking just mention the requirement and we can make sure the team will take care of you Many thanks for your interest in Aqua Regards Majella
19 June 2017|
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Response from AquaRes | Property representative |
Hi there If you mention to your waiter on the day we will certainly look after you for a coeliac option. It is however recommended to book in advance which you can do via our website or by phone to 01 8320690. We can take... More
Nurain Syakirah M
3 March 2017|
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Response from AquaRes | Property representative |
Hi Nurain We are arrange halal meat if we know in advance If you want to contact my colleague Monika at the restaurant she can sort it for you 01 8320690 Regards Majella
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 832 0690
  • E-mail
Aqua Restaurant offers stunning views over the water at Howth Sound, delicious dining and attentive but unobtrusive service. If you visit once, you will want to return again and again. We have our own kitchen garden & lobster pots sponsored in local waters to deliver our commitment where possible to Irish food. To sum it up 'Seriously good food in a room with a view'
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