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Aqua Restaurant

1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
+353 1 832 0690
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (104 reviews)
“dover sole” (19 reviews)
“creme brulee” (13 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00 Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
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581 - 590 of 699 reviews

Reviewed 30 December 2012 via mobile

Monkfish tough as a rubber eraser and smelled fishy. Waiter told me that monkfish was normally tough. Waiter ignored food allergy. Maybe the wrong time to go. End of December.

3  Thank Traveller1A
Reviewed 30 December 2012 via mobile

I ate here with my family just before Christmas. The location is the first thing that caught my attention, with the dining room jutting out over the sea. It is really magical even during the evening. The food is excellent with the best of produce...More

Thank Gezza123
Reviewed 19 December 2012

we visited this restaurant and on arrival found no heating on, food was ok but we could not get heat into us. we e-mailed restaurant after our visit. instead of dealing with our quey they tried to blame someone going outside for a smoke on...More

1  Thank roomance
Reviewed 13 December 2012

A nice restuarant in a privileged situation, at moderate price. I was surprised for the deep fry calamari, almost as nice as in Andalucía, pity for the tomato sauce at the botton of the plate. Very nice the seafood chowder, a bit to creamy, and...More

Thank Arcadio M
Reviewed 5 December 2012

We returned here to celebrate my boyfriend's graduation. There were 10 of us. I had the fish cakes to start, and cod in batter for main. I also had some of the chocolate brownie. Absolutely delicious! Stunning views of the sea - go when it's...More

Thank Nikkina06
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Aqua has a great location for a restaurant! It rests at the end of a pier and has fantastic views over the sea towards the North West. I would highly recommend booking around evening time about an hour before the sun is due to set....More

1  Thank Pete M
Reviewed 16 November 2012

We were very dissappointed with this restuarant, having heard so much about Aqua, we were delighted to recieve a voucher a gift and made a day trip with a plan to enjoy the walks around Howth and enjoy a meal afterwards. We booked in advance...More

Thank Passie123
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This was our second time in this place and the experience was equally as good as the first. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food on late Sunday afternoon was very well presented and very tasty.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 9 November 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge at our hotel. The location was great. Romantic village/small town just a few miles from the center of Dublin. The food was very good and the seafood selection was extensive but the quality was ordinary. The...More

Thank bariatricrunner
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We were looking forward to going to this restaurant for a while so I may have built it up in my head. The wine was amazing and the calamari was perfectly cooked and a very big portion for starters. I had the monkfish for main...More

Thank Joe B
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Questions & Answers
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$27 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 20:30
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
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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