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Aqua Kyoto

240 Regent Street | Fifth Floor, entrance at 30 Argyll St, London W1B 2EL, England
+44 20 7478 0540
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“sushi” (89 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (21 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
240 Regent Street | Fifth Floor, entrance at 30 Argyll St, London W1B 2EL, England
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1 - 10 of 537 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reservation for a group of 6 this previous Friday night, service was a little slow although food was worth it. Atmosphere was nice enoughMore

Thank asiah e
Aqua L, Assistant reception manager at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Asiah, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your feedback and I am thrilled you like our food. We appreciate and value all comments and I have passed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great! We came here for Lunch and enjoyed the beautiful view and the yummy meals specially sushiMore

Thank J0c90
Aqua L, Guest Relations at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear J0c90, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I am thrilled you had such an enjoyable time with us. We appreciate and value all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner took me here for a surprise lunch. The interiors immediately catch your eye: elegant leather seats, flowery panels, games of lights. This captivating ambience will drag you in a wonderful food experience. The food was excellent! Our sushi was nicely presented and flavoursome,...More

Thank Maliarda03
Aqua L, Guest relations at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maliarda, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I am thrilled you had such an enjoyable time with us. We appreciate and value all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if I've been there more than once, this is the first review I write. It's not easy to keep good quality in a restaurant for many years but Aqua Kyoto is able to do it. The terrace for a pre-dinner cocktail is great, especially...More

Thank Gigi180572
Aqua L, Guest Relations at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gigi, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I am thrilled you had such an enjoyable time with us. We appreciate and value all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you step into Aqua, you know you're in for a treat. An elevator takes you up to the 5th floor to the restaurant where you are greeted by gorgeous friendly girls. The bar and the overall vibe is chic, elegant and beautifully...More

Thank Sameera D
Aqua L, Guest Relations at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sameera, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I am thrilled you had such an enjoyable time with us. We appreciate and value all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, nice view. Sushi is very good and the cocktails as well. Would recommend it for dinner!More

Thank Arman S
Aqua L, Guest relations at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Arman, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I am thrilled you had such an enjoyable time with us. We appreciate and value all...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent and loved how they have added a modern twist to tradition Japanese foods. It was a nice surprise seeing the brightly coloured sushi. The staff were friendly but struggled a bit to explain certain ingredients in the menu. Overall we really...More

Thank Qubic77
Aqua L, Reception Manager at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Qubic77, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I am thrilled you had such an enjoyable time with us. We appreciate and value all...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

located just behind regent street this is a good japanese restaurant on the fifth floor. booking necessary, original dishes and nice bar at the entrance. I went there many times, was never disappointed.More

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Aqua L, Reception Manager at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear news2mj, Thank you for taking the time to review your visits at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I have passed your wonderful comments onto the team. When you choose to dine with us again please do not...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

I would not go back solely because the barman was so incredibly and unapologetically rude. My friend and I asked if we could split the drink bill in half and he tutted at us! He then had the audacity to add a service charge!! Will...More

Thank EmilyR96
Aqua L, Guest relations at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello Emily, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit at Aqua Spirit. Your review has left me concerned and I would greatly appreciate it if you would contact me directly on guestrelations@aqua-london.com to discuss the matter further at your earliest convenience....More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We went with some friends and it was a perfect night Drink menu is interesting and food delicious We had to wait at the bar for the table. It is very crowdy so make your reservation with time The place is cool, music as well....More

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Aqua L, Guest relations at Aqua Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello Zuri, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us at Aqua Kyoto. It is a delight to read your lovely feedback and I am thrilled you had such an enjoyable time with us. We appreciate and value all...More

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Danish D
1 May 2017|
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Response from Heaven G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would say any...but never called to ask about dress code...I was wearing smart casual...at the time.May be you would ask them.I personally don't think it matters cause at the time some where in street clothes but... More
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Alyssa P
14 December 2015|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
I'm gluten free and there were plenty of options for me. I don't remember whether I specifically asked for gluten free, but I'd be amazed if they couldn't cater for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$108
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Regent Street | Fifth Floor, entrance at 30 Argyll St, London W1B 2EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7478 0540
  • E-mail
Description
Set high above the bustle of Regent Street on the fifth floor of the famous former Dickins & Jones building, aqua london is one of the capital's most unique and exciting drinking and dining destinations with its two restaurants, cocktail bar and stunning roof terraces. Aqua kyoto is a unique Japanese restaurant showcasing chef Paul Greening's innovative cuisine. An extensive menu of beautifully-presented sushi and sashimi is complemented by creative hot dishes combining the highest quality British produce with Paul's contemporary technique. A central sushi bar and open sumibiyaki charcoal grill combine with sleek black and red decor to create a sense of theatre in keeping with aqua kyoto's location in the heart of the West End. Pass the Pamplona bull that seems to charge at you along the sultrily-lit corridor and find yourself in aqua nueva, offering Spanish dining at its finest. Here chef Alberto Hernandez presents a modern take on traditional northern Spanish cuisine, reinterpreting classic dishes in exciting new ways. Meanwhile at London's first dedicated Cava Bar guests can order from a menu of delicious tapas while enjoying a glass of cava from an extensive list. At the heart of aqua london is aqua spirit and its charcoal-ringed bar representing Zen purity. Perennially popular as a destination for beginning, ending or spending an evening, at aqua spirit master mixologists serve up some of the finest cocktails in London. Aqua spirit boasts two hidden gems - outdoor terraces with stunning views over London's rooftops, perfect places to relax and refresh.
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