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Aqua Restaurant

1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
+353 1 832 0690
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“dover sole” (19 reviews)
“chowder” (43 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 West Pier | Dublin, Howth D13 H2V4, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great welcome despite no reservation. Very good menu with nice choices for vegetarians. Wonderful ambiance. Professional efficient and friendly staff. Attended table very well while being unobtrusive. Delicious food. A most enjoyable experience.

Thank Jacinta_loves_travel
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best cod I have ever had. Melted in my mouth like butter...For starters the Oysters, Smoked Fish Tartare, and crab claws. All of those were delicious. The seafood chowder was also amazing. Make a reservation, the place gets busy. Ask for the corner table... 270...More

Thank jakkv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a busy place so make a reservation. Restaurant is on first floor and there is no lift. There is however one of those chair things attached to the stairs that will ‘carry’ you up. Parking spaces plenty available. Food and service outstanding. Smoked...More

Thank mariemaynard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my recent trip to Ireland staying with Friends in Dunboyne Castle we booked this Restaurant on the recommendation of my friends. We were not disappointed we were warmly greeted seated by the window overlooking the Harbor for drinks. But the best was yet to...More

1  Thank Mae494
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh food and stunning setting. Book ahead and request a table by the windows with a sea view. We went for a birthday lunch and ordered from the lunch menu. Good value for fresh seafood. Meat and veggie options too. I would go back and...More

Thank HeatherNolan1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful location & excellent service but the food surpassed all expectations. Delicious Dublin Bay oysters and the best lobster I have ever eaten. So fresh it almost jumped out of the shell! Highly recommended for anyone who appreciates top quality seafood.

Thank Neroli B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant as part of a business gathering. The restaurant is great, the service was excellent and the food was outstanding. The seafood chowder was succulent and the grilled salmon was beautifully cooked. Moreover, we were sat at a table at the back...More

Thank salimsb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We haf a very nice lunch with a see-view in the Aqua restaurant. The oysters was really nice, the crab claws ally good as well. For main we choose the Hake and Risotto with shrimp, all of it tasted very well and portions was fairly...More

Thank Rog Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good restaurant.I went a couple of months ago with my family. The point of view is fab and the venue is amaizing.I recommend it!!!

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was fantastic. The views were stunning, we were so lucky with the weather. All the food was delicious. We had a great time. Thank you so much.

Thank Aisling O
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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
2 March 2017|
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Response from AquaRes | Property representative |
Hi kartel41 during the day, we have many guests visit who have been walking on Howth Hill so attire is certainly casual. As many have said here, our guests do tend to dress a little more formal in the evenings but in terms... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$47
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
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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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