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Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar

153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
+44 117 973 3314
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork cheeks” (13 reviews)
“fritto misto” (9 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2RF, England
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11 - 20 of 598 reviews

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Aqua for my partners birthday party and the overall experience was great - our waiter was a real star! All of the starters went down well, however, unfortunately the steak and the pork belly dishes were really poor which was a shame....More

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Great location. We called in here for lunch on Saturday, they squeezed us in and we had a really good lunch. The haddock risotto was quality, my mate went for the lamb which was really good too. Top service and lovely cold peroni. Loved it

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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Visited again after a while and nicely surprised. Bit long waiting but it was a Sunday so quite busy, however we still managed to get a table without earlier booking. Really nice surprised with children meals option and the price too! Our little niece had...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We choose this restaurant as we wanted to have some Italian meal to celebrate our first anniversary. The meal as suggested by the waiter ( Pollo Farcitto) from the menu did not live up to my expectation. I was served chicken wrapped in batter with...More

1  Thank Millie O
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Excellent food and excellent, friendly service for my granddaughters 18th Birthday celebration. I am vegetarian and have an allergy to capsicums. The waitress confirmed that the dish I chose had capsicums in it. The cook made me a special sauce without capsicums. It was delicious....More

Thank teremw
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Morning Teremw, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your meal. It is good to hear that you had a fantastic experience. We do try were possible to cater to most allergy's and it is great to know we helped out!...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious, generous and aesthetically pleasing. The decoration is simple but pretty and the staff are lovely and accommodating every time.

Thank Kristal A
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Kristol, Thank you for the review on your dinning experience on Whiteladies Road! See you again soon. All the best Kev

Reviewed 3 June 2017

I visit this restaurant on a regular basis but it is some time since I wrote a review. Why do I visit regularly? Simply because I know what I will get in terms of service and food quality. Today, like other visits, was excellent. We...More

Thank aveagoodtime
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Good Morning aveagoodtime, Loving the name! You will be glad to hear that we update our specials and set menu (lunch and early dinner menu) every 4/5 weeks. Therefore giving you more reasons to come back and enjoy the spoils! Thank you sincerely for the...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This was a trip down memory lane as I used to manage the previous establishment in the building, Colley's Supper Rooms. A superb transformation to the present attractive ambience. From the moment we entered the service was impeccable. Sam was the most attentive, professional and...More

Thank David K
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

David k Thank you David for taking the time out to write a review on your experience at Aqua on Whiteladies Road. It is nice to know that although it has been so many years you are still able to make memories in this beautiful...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here on the recommendation of our niece and were glad we did. From the moment we arrived the service from Amy was friendly and attentive. We shared the calamari and fritto misto to start, both were delicious. Two of us had the fish...More

Thank CardiffCharlie
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

CardiffCharlie I hope you are well this morning, Thank you very much for taking the time to write the review. We really do appreciate this. Next time you will need to try the Cheesecake for dessert! Too die for! See you again soon kev

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My partner and I have been here maybe ten times now. With fail the food is consistently brilliant. So tasty and fresh, the service is second to none. Very attentive staff but not annoying So, the guy who sounds as if he's from Liverpool is...More

Thank sharon c
AquaWhiteladies, Manager at Aqua Italian Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Morning Sharon, The Liverpool lad is Sam, ( Everton fan though :-( ) i will let him know that you have enjoyed his service! As for Aqua we strive to give you the best dinning experiences, so i'm sure we will all share many more....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
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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