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Aqua Restaurant

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1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
+353 1 832 0690
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A bit expensive but good quantity and very tasty meal. They say they close at 10pm but kitchen was clean at 9pm. They didn't want to dirt it again for our dessert (at least 10 people left in the restaurant yet) so they serve the...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful dining and looking out at the water, lovely ambiance. 100% 5 star service here, very attentive, didn't have to fill my own glass up once! Yummy home made soup, bread was divine, pasta main was delish, desert was nice (had better). This was a...More

Thank PrincessPink653
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 of us including kids went to Aqua for lunch on Easter Saturday. The staff were wonderful, so friendly and helpful. The views are just breath-taking even on a blustery day it was spectacular. We found the food to be of great quality and very...More

Thank EOB100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner for 4 here and totally blown away by the views. Fab. Staff very attentive and made the occasion very special. Starter and main courses were really fab, very tasty, quality food and well cooked. Deserts were nice but slightly below the standards of...More

1  Thank Paullee74
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Five of us went for dinner last night to celebrate St Patrick's day and as we wanted a really nice restaurant we choose Aqua which is local to us. The service was warm and welcoming and with special dietary requirements the staff were really helpful...More

Thank 71dooley
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear 71dooley Thank you for your feedback However, whether your review is helpful to diners or not it is absolutely impossible for us as a restaurant to try and put things right for your dining experience after you have left the restaurant. We would much...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Came for lunch here recently. The view from our table by the window was stunning, overlooking the sea and Ireland's Eye. Staff were excellent-very accommodating and efficient. Food was nice. Good selection on the set lunch menu and we all enjoyed our meal.

Thank Voyager91819
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Voyager91819 Delighted to read your review Thank you for choosing Aqua Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Some of my family were in Dublin for 6 Nations Rugby. Booked a table for 8 in Aqua and it surpassed all expectations. Excellent menu & ultra efficient staff who catered for every need. Sharing starters were split into 2 plates, a very nice touch....More

Thank Philip_Maggs
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Philip_Maggs Thank you for sending us your feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit with us Trust you enjoyed the overall 6 nations A very exciting time for Ireland to take the trophy, needless to say we very much enjoyed the occasion Regards Charles Smith...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent location with a view of the harbor , good & clean facilities . Enjoyed the cannelloni . Highly recommend

Thank KhwajaSaif
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear KhwajaSaif Many thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback Appreciate it Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Tried pheasant here for the first time and it was beautiful . Really enjoyed the setting despite not having a window view. The place could have been a little warmer but overall highly recommend.

Thank Thomwhelan
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Thomwhelan thank you for taking the time to write and submit your review Always happy to read constructive feedback Hope you will visit us again soon Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Aqua Restaurant is conveniently located at the very end of the West Pier in Howth, with lots of parking spaces along the piers and the rest of the harbour. The reception is very courteous without being too formal. The ambience is elegant, with the main...More

1  Thank Irene V
AquaRes, General Manager at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Irene V Thank you so much for such a lovely review. Thrilled you enjoyed all aspects of your visit with us It makes our job worth doing when a guest takes the time to let us know we are doing well Take care and...More

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Denise P
8 April 2018|
Response from Tony28945 | Reviewed this property |
They certainly do vegan mains, not sure about starters but very good at answering queries directly if you ask them!
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$28 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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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
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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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