We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Agua Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, European, British
61 Grassmarket | 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
+44 800 049 8302
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (5 reviews)
“fixed menu” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Scottish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
61 Grassmarket | 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (161)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We went for a late evening meal after seeing an offer for their fixed menu. The fixed price is for 3 courses including wine for £40 which seems incredible value for Edinburgh and at the weekend. The options on the menu are fairly good with...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We visited the restaurant while we stayed at Apex City; a perfect place for a breakfast and a lunch; the bar is excellent too. I am sure the dinner would be good too we just preferred to have dinners other places. Highly recommended.

Thank Tanja J
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is the restaurant in the Apex City of Edinburgh hotel where we stayed last week. Ate here on the last evening of our holiday and it was the best. I can recommend the deconstructed strawberry cheesecake!

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The prix fixe menu here (3 courses, £20) is a stone-cold bargain. At full a la carte prices - mmmm, not sure. 5 starters, 1 unavailable and another 3 containing allergens for me; 6 main courses, of which I had the sea bream and lentils...More

Thank Fiona A
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a table here last minute on Easter Sunday. We ate from the fixed price menu, £20 for three courses. The good was really nice, loved the haggis Bon bons! Restaurant was very quiet. The service was top class-the Canadian waiter was super friendly...More

Thank Tommy H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Anna our waitress was very friendly, the surroundings were busy, the food was lovely, I had the scone of the week which were vanilla & chocolate served with cream & jam, it was great value for the money.

Thank janetb679
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Dined here Sunday night with my husband and even though its in a hotel there was no resturant feel at all to it, the staff were setting up for breakfast whilst we were eating, food limited not much choice and what i wanted they had...More

1  Thank Kellie Y
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Went to the agua as we were staying at the Apex City of Edinburgh hotel, this is the fourth time we have been here and usually lots of choice, good service etc. Today we were given a set christmas menu with no chance of changing...More

1  Thank Jacquelyn1967
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We visited this restaurant for a family meal. The fixed price menu was excellent value and I find it hard to understand why the place isn't busier.

Thank Happywalker_12
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We visited here after we bought a voucher for 2 courses, food was incredible but the restaurant was quite empty. Only 6 other diners in the whole place which was a shame as the food was delicious and great value for money. Hope business picks...More

Thank Lisa K
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Petit Paris
1,364 reviews
.05 km away
Hula Juice Bar and Gallery
868 reviews
.09 km away
Graze On Grassmarket
225 reviews
.05 km away
The White Hart Inn Restaurant
858 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
5,520 reviews
.17 km away
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
10,029 reviews
.16 km away
The Scotch Whisky Experience
4,432 reviews
.14 km away
Edinburgh International Festival
104 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Agua Restaurant & Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$48
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Grassmarket | 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 800 049 8302
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing