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Aqua Restaurant & Bar - Bath

#37 of 420 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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88 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BD, England
+44 1225 471371
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent Sunday lunch. Good portions with lots of vegetables. Two for one cocktails! Tempting desserts and a range of menus.

1 Thank Croydonveteran
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

lovely little restaurant (converted church) varied menu to choose from. as it was my husbands birthday we were welcomed with 2 glasses of fizz and he even got a complimentary ice cream complete with candle and team singing happy birthday. the service was very quick, if anything a little too rushed as we like to chat in-between meals but no... More 

1 Thank daygilly
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here on Saturday night ( 4 of us) Lovely tasty food, very friendly efficient staff ( our waiter, Jay was lovely) a nice atmosphere around us and the manager even came over to say and you, Bye and shake hands as we left. We hadn't been there before, so I thought that was a nice gesture. We would definitely... More 

1 Thank sunpookie
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here last night with my wife, food was beautiful, the wine (Vidal) was beautiful, the building's beautiful, the service slapped a cherry right on top. Definitely will be back! Our servers were Harriet and Kieren (? Sorry if that's wrong, we were quite drunk!) so hopefully this gives them some praise!

Thank Mattygrove
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The manager of the restaurant was very accommodating and friendly. We went for my mums birthday and he gave us 2 complimentary glasses of prosecco to kick off the night. The food and drinks were lovely. And we found that the meals were good value considering the quality was so high. The venue is stunning, it is an old church,... More 

Thank Ellie W
Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. My partner enjoyed the sea bass. Lovely setting in a beautiful building. Staff were very friendly and welcoming.

Thank smstvns
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303 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice family lunch in this converted church on Wolcot Street. Popular restaurant in the evening - it was fairly quiet for Saturday lunch. Nice Italian food - and good variety on menu - pizzas, pasta, fish, steak. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

1 Thank Mid-Kate
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything up until the main course seemed fine. The waitress was nice enough, and the venue and music was lovely... Then I popped to the bathroom, (which had no signs directing me to, which was pretty confusing and it too me a while to find). There was also urine all over the seats. On my way back, I was stared... More 

1 Thank Simone L
Solihull, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent, lovely surroundings and excellent service. Only issue, main course came out just as we'd finished the starters, other than that highly recommended.

Thank GlennsTravel
AquaBath, Manager at Aqua Restaurant & Bar - Bath, responded to this review

Hello GlennsTravel, I'm really happy you enjoyed your visit to Aqua! Next time we'll make sure there is a better gap between your starters and main courses! Thank you, Harriet Assistant Manager More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal for 8 of us, pork cheeks were stunning. Everyone was happy with the food, drinks and service and a beautiful setting. Table was a bit restricting for 8 of us with a combo of chairs and a booth so we had a bit of a partition but other than that, can't grumble. Definitely recommended.

Thank Zoe M
AquaBath, Manager at Aqua Restaurant & Bar - Bath, responded to this review

Hello Zoe M, Thank you for your positive feedback about your visit! Unfortunately on such busy nights the table by the door becomes our only table available for tables of 6-10, so i'm sorry that you felt quite restricted! Hopefully next time, with more notice, we can provide you with a larger table with more spacious seating. Regards, Harriet Assistant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Italian, Mediterranean, European, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 471371
Housed in a spectacular former church house, the Aqua Restaurant and Bar is considered one of Bath’s finest Arts and Crafts buildings. The main dining area, gallery and alfresco courtyard provide a theatrical backdrop for the modern European cuisine. Aqua Italia cites a range of Mediterranean influences.In–the-know foodies have long been flocking to Aqua restaurant and bar to enjoy locally sourced produce, Italian coffee, continental beers, Prosecco and Bellini cocktails.

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