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Aqua 43

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Traditional English menu . Our most popular being Fish and chips and Roast dinners , great for families with a vast selection of meals for the kids. A family run business since 1972 .
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Seafood, British
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews fish and chips pies roast dinner salad potatoes pudding burger chicken light and crispy homemade food generous portions friendly waitress other customers pot of tea visit broadstairs the portion size food was lovely
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best Fish and Chips I’ve had in a long time and husband said the same! To offer a GF batter was a pleasant surprise. Both traditional and GF batters were light and the chips were perfection. Tomato ketchup provided in a dish - no...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JupitusWilson
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

At last we found a place that serves good fish and chips at a reasonable price with a smile on the faces of the staff. We have been to lots of fish and chip places in and around this coastline, during the summer the beach...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank valr456
trevor e, Owner at Aqua 43, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review , we are a family business and we do genuinely care about our customers , I’m happy that you picked up the vibes , we do have many regular customers that...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

I love this place. I had heard about it through TripAdvisor - very good reviews - and decided to try it out yesterday with my partner and our four children. Everyone had delicious food and we all had a good time. The portion sizes were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank K9196WBlukec
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

A humble little fish and chip shop with an abundance of Aqua coloured decor! We stumbled upon this place whilst walking about town. We came here for a late lunch and both ordered ham omelette and chips. The chips were tasty the omelette could have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Pandateaparty
trevor e, Owner at Aqua 43, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Hi Pandateaparty?? Not sure what a humble fish and chip shop is as Aqua 43 is a traditional English restaurant with a wide choice of menu , I’m pleased you enjoyed the home made chips and the omelette which came from my own chickens ,...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

A good place for lunch, excellent value, good homemade food. Family run. Always a good size portion. A large selection of different foods. Family friendly. Wheelchair friendly, children’s high chairs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kaym931
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Our first thought was 'by the harbour' but nowhere was inviting, so we stepped back a couple of streets. Aqua 43 is immaculate, friendly and some of the best fish and chips I've had. Glass of wine too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Graham K
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A nice friendly local restaurant. Well worth a try. The food was nice. I had fish and chips it was good. Dont let the the unusual decor put you off.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kyla A
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Good location. Clean and spacious - plenty of seating. Reasonable prices for the quality of the hand made pies and tarts. Staff attentive and friendly. Specials board - good selection inc the cheese, leek and potato tart with new pot and salad, lovely texture. really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Moira K
Reviewed 8 September 2018

First of all, this restaurant is immaculately clean, which I like very much. Secondly, they obviously cook the food to order, so it does take a little time to come, but the service is charming, and nothing seems to be too much trouble. My husband...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Go803145
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We ate here yesterday with our young child who finds it difficult to sit still. Nothing was too much trouble for the waitress, she was probably the most attentive friendliest waitress we have come across for a long time and gave us local history of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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4 June 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth W |
Yes there's gluten free batter for example but it is cooked in the same oil, for more information there is a allergy book for all customers to view on request :)
19 September 2016|
Response from CassandraHolly | Reviewed this property |
Yes it did have home made vegetarian dishes and really good food.
18 September 2016|
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Response from Pascale L | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I have had an email to try and answer your question? Regards
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