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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” (78 reviews)
“dover sole” (19 reviews)
“creme brulee” (15 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Blondey92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service poor, specifically asked for only 2 checks between 8 persons so not hard to do but still was screwed up. Slow service took 20 minutes between arrival to order and about same for App to arrive then Main to arrive. I love oysters these...More

Thank islanddreamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a guest from Germany, who is very much into seafood and insisted that we go to this particular restaurant. I must admit I was a bit hesitant because when I called to book a table I was told that if I book for...More

Thank CurlySue1371
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant with good quality seafood. Great views overlooking Ireland's eye and Lambay Island. It's great to celebrate a special occasion and I often bring visitors from abroad who are always impressed.

Thank Isobel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on BH Monday. Didn’t have a booking but was squeezed in. At no stage was the Restaurant flat out which is just as well as, if really full, visitors would be sitting on each other’s laps!! Ok, an exaggeration but it is a...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been several times in Aqua by now and have never been disappointed - a superb restaurant, with gorgeous fresh food, excellent friendly service, and the VIEWS!! Even my dairy-free diet was accommodated, which is always a big plus. I usually visit for a...More

Thank Steffi_IRL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aqua After 10 days visiting some of Europe's great cities, we took a half-day trip to Howth just to get out of the city for a few hours and to see a smaller seaside town. We walked the row of restaurants along the water immediately...More

Thank WCGood67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Sunday lunch in Aqua. On the harbour with a bird's eye view of Ireland's Eye, this comfortable, award winning restaurant is excellent. The fish was fresh; crayfish salad to start and for my main course I had deep fried haddock in batter with...More

Thank Orna O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended by different sources so we decided to go for it. It is a very special location overlooking the harbor and the sea. The restaurant is specialized in seafood and this is really good. Lobster, surf and turf as well as only...More

Thank Reli61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here about a year ago and the restaurant itself is beautiful layout and stunning views of Dublin Bay but that's all your paying for really i feel. It's more expensive than every restaurant in Howth and the food in other places is way...More

Thank irishbri2018
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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!
20 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
4 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$45
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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