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Reviewed 31 October 2020

This is a lovely cafe in the centre of Broadstairs offering the most delicious fish during our short holiday (we tried fish dishes at other venues and this was by far the best). Plentiful parking is available nearby and it's a pleasant walk to the...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

The fish and chips were ok with large portion of tartare sauce. I would have expected Ted a better piece of cod from a beach resort. Not very crispy and bit bland. Very slow to take order and long time for bill. As they were...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 22 October 2020

My wife and I were very pleased to have found Aqua 43. With so many other restaurants and cafes in the Broadstairs area closed, we came across this gem of a place. The restaurant was spotless. Sanitiser on entering, Q code to scan and tables...More

Date of visit: October 2020
trevore677, Owner at Aqua 43, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2020

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review , the young man that served you was my son , Charlie Regards. Trevor

Reviewed 5 October 2020

We visited here although reviews were mixed but there was no que..a mistake perhaps. Fish was bland and not crispy, the chips were oily. Not recommend a visit.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020

Popular fish and chip restaurant found on a cold windy (but delightful) day in Broadstairs. Staff welcoming and happy to assist with seating, high chairs etc. Care taking to clean and sanitise tables before seating. Menu on a blackboard, delicious, appetising options including an extensive...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

I had the roast dinner and it was truly awful. It resembled a school dinner with the meat being incredibly thin and half the plate being peas. It was very obvious that it had all come from frozen and microwaved. Also, they still had their...More

Date of visit: August 2020
trevore677, Owner at Aqua 43, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2020

I’m sorry you had a bad experience in Aqua 43 , you should have said something on the actual day , this would have given us a chance to put things right The Aqua colours , glittery ceiling , blue and cool white lighting and...More

Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

Amazing fish and chips! Drove from the next town just to visit, was totally worth it. Good service would definitely recommend ☺️

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Good service, friendly atmosphere, fantastic food, hand made steak n ale pie, delicious, also scampi very good, Highly recommend, very clean, worth a visit

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 7 September 2020

The Best Fish & Chips are found here! Lovely batter and really fresh fish. The service is good and the outlet is very clean. Would 100% recommend

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020

arrived without a booking, and was happy to sit outside - but the lovely lady who i think was the manager, got a table cleared quickly for us. The fish and chips were delicious and would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: September 2020
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Aqua 43

  • Yes, Aqua 43 offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Aqua 43 offers delivery services.

  • Aqua 43 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5