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Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar

153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
+44 117 973 3314
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork cheeks” (13 reviews)
“fritto misto” (9 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
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1 - 10 of 607 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Whether you opt for the excellent early evening menu or the later reservation, you're assured of good food with great service! Our waiter took the time to actually converse with us in a polite and friendly way which sadly is not always the case in...More

Thank happyholsforever
Reviewed 4 days ago

In short, no i wouldn't eat here again. Starters: Meatballs- warm, if a little dry Calamari- good Oysters-good Bruschetta- Ok Main: Chicken Sunday Lunch- Good Pork Sunday Lunch- poor, the pork was unbelievably chewy i couldn't eat it. The roasties could've gone with longer in...More

Thank HandR2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thought this might be a bit of a chain restaurant but how wrong was that! The beef carpaccio to start with tasted of beef, the meatballs were delicious! Main courses so very tasty - try the penne pollo or rabbit ragu! Great professional staff and...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only visited for a coffee, but the service and welcome from server, CRYSTAL was absolutely first class. She made us extremely well and could not have been better if we had ordered a three course meal. Will definitely be returning for more very soon. Next...More

Thank mrhealth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant was really nice, they gave us an upstairs space which catered for 30 people, we were allowed to come in before the meal to decorate the area to our taste. Food was lovely and so were the staff, especially Ffion a lovely girl who...More

Thank NikkiJS76
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi NikkiJS76, I have passed your comments on to Ffion and the team, it is always great to hear that the staff have created a great experience for you. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Charleen Rallis Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely meal at Aqua. Charleen was our waitress and was very attentive and pleasant. Nothing was too much trouble. Will defiantly go back. A very enjoyable evening.

Thank Ge0rgina1234
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ge0rgina1234, I have passed your comments on to Charleen it is always pleasing to hear a member of staff has made such an impression on you. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Chara Rallis Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious dinner but the portions were rather small for the price - pizzas seemed most reasonable; all very nice though.More

Thank Thomas G
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thomas G, Thanks for taking the time out to provide such excellent feedback always pleasing to hear! I apologise the portion size didn't meet your expectations, i will bring this up with the chef's. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Husband and Ate at AQUA Twice. We had lunch for the first day which was a lovely cooked pizza with great chips. After having a great lunch we decided to go back the morning after for Brunch which wasn't as good. Most of the...More

Thank LL2theF
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi LL2theF, I'm saddened to hear about your breakfast experience with us, I will make sure to pass your feedback on to the chef's. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Charleen Rallis Assistant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I started with the meat balls and then followed with the lobster as my main and both were mouth watering, my wife's two course were also outstanding. Really looking forward to returning very soon.More

Thank Michael N
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michael N Thanks for taking the time out to speak about your experience. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your meal at Aqua, i will pass on the feedback to the kitchen. We look forward to seeing you again soon!! Kind regards, Charleen Rallis...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked past this restaurant just stopped and looked at the menu and the staff beckoned us in and what a good choice we made. Food was beautifully cooked and presented staff were very attentive. Restaurant very quickly filled up and was very obviously a popular...More

Thank Tinks957
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tinks957, Thanks for taking the time out to provide such excellent feedback, it's always pleasing to hear! we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Charleen Rallis Assistant Manager

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jujujude
7 November 2015|
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Response from mrhealth | Reviewed this property |
Just confirming other comments -- YES.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 3314
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