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Agua Restaurant & Bar

61 Grassmarket | Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, Edinburgh EH1 2JF, Scotland
+44 800 049 8302
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Scottish, European, British, Gluten Free Options
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61 Grassmarket | Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, Edinburgh EH1 2JF, Scotland
Neighbourhood: Old Town
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the restaurant in the Apex City of Edinburgh hotel where we stayed last week. Ate here on the last evening of our holiday and it was the best. I can recommend the deconstructed strawberry cheesecake!

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The prix fixe menu here (3 courses, £20) is a stone-cold bargain. At full a la carte prices - mmmm, not sure. 5 starters, 1 unavailable and another 3 containing allergens for me; 6 main courses, of which I had the sea bream and lentils...More

Thank Fiona A
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a table here last minute on Easter Sunday. We ate from the fixed price menu, £20 for three courses. The good was really nice, loved the haggis Bon bons! Restaurant was very quiet. The service was top class-the Canadian waiter was super friendly...More

Thank Tommy H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Anna our waitress was very friendly, the surroundings were busy, the food was lovely, I had the scone of the week which were vanilla & chocolate served with cream & jam, it was great value for the money.

Thank janetb679
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Dined here Sunday night with my husband and even though its in a hotel there was no resturant feel at all to it, the staff were setting up for breakfast whilst we were eating, food limited not much choice and what i wanted they had...More

Thank Kellie Y
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went to the agua as we were staying at the Apex City of Edinburgh hotel, this is the fourth time we have been here and usually lots of choice, good service etc. Today we were given a set christmas menu with no chance of changing...More

Thank Jacquelyn1967
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We visited this restaurant for a family meal. The fixed price menu was excellent value and I find it hard to understand why the place isn't busier.

Thank Happywalker_12
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We visited here after we bought a voucher for 2 courses, food was incredible but the restaurant was quite empty. Only 6 other diners in the whole place which was a shame as the food was delicious and great value for money. Hope business picks...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Pleasant experience but with no Scottish staff working in the restaurant not the Scottish welcome expected, just adequate low key service - need a bit more enthusiasm. Food good quality and the set meal is good value.

Thank theairtraveller
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Having eaten at 2 other Apex restaurants in Edinburgh and had a good experience thought we would try Agua. Booked a table for lunch in restaurant as it was Festival time and thought it would be busy. When we arrived were told restaurant was reserved...More

1  Thank susan m
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Grassmarket | Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, Edinburgh EH1 2JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 800 049 8302
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  • This restaurant is at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel