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Aqua Restaurant

1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
+353 1 832 0690
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (82 reviews)
“dover sole” (19 reviews)
“creme brulee” (15 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
12:30 - 15:30 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 742 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Aqua for a birthday celebration as we always do. Menu a little limited at present but quality of food excellent. Great ambience with a fabulous night time view of the North Dublin coast and the chance of seeing a seal on the rocks...More

Thank bilboa0509
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had family from Dublin treat us to dinner here and there were no regrets...had the steak and it was excellent...my wife had the fish dinner and enjoyed it no one at the table went away hungry....

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

Dear papasmurfTucson_AZ Hope you will visit us again soon Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here to celebrate a family members birthday. Staff were very obliging and friendly, food was reasonably priced, tasty and fresh. Side portions could be slighted bigger but only a small point. Will definitely be back for another meal

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

Dear Rob T Happy to read you will make a return visit to us, look forward to welcoming you regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a very decent location as you have a nice view on Dublin. Especially the sea food was very good. The staff is friendly and quick.

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

Dear Maik F Many thanks for your kind review Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 9 October 2018

A day trip to Howth is worth the thirty minute train ride from Dublin just to eat here. The food is top notch and the restaurant is spectacular with 360 degree views of the ocean. This is a more expensive restaurant...perfect for a special occasion...More

Thank Ellen050
AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ellen050 Howth has indeed lots to offer any visitor, stunning cliff walks, a pretty village, the bustling harbour and of course many fine restaurants. Thrilled you found us at the end of the West Pier, do visit us again soon Regards Charles Smith Managing...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The place is nice, perfect for dates and the view is amazing. The service is good and the food is good.

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

Dear karimlouis many thanks for your review Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice fish restaurant located at the end of the pier in Howth. We went in the evening so we could not enjoy to views across the bay which during the day or summer evenings would be very picturesque The food was amazing, I consider...More

Thank 588nigelg
AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nigel G Very grateful for your recommendation here on Trip Advisor Definitely worth a return visit for the day time views if I may be so bold to suggest Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Dined at Aqua on our last night of vacation celebrating a birthday! Everything was fabulous. Great attentive service, excellent wine choices and delicious food!

Thank Cali-Em
AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cali-Em Thank you for this lovely review Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We had lunch at Aqua. The view was incredible. While the fish was very fresh, everything was really bland. Someone should tell the chef that there's nothing wrong with a little seasoning. Additionally, my husband and I each got the two course lunch. The waitress...More

Thank CLM554
AquaRes, Owner at Aqua Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear CLM554 We pride ourselves on excellent ingredients cooked simply, it obviously did not suit your personal taste but that is ok. Thank you for the feedback and yes there are many fine restaurants in Howth to try If you wish to visit us again,...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

We arrived at 6 p.m. and were lucky - lucky to get a table as this Restaurant should be better booked in advance, and lucky to find out that they offered an early bird menue which was more than worth the price. The food was...More

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

Dear Hartmut W Wonderful to read that you were motivated to visit us twice during your stay Trust the remainder of your visit in Dublin was also enjoyable and that you are home safe and sound Regards Charles Smith Managing Director

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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
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Roving809452
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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Meals
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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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