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aqua kyoto

5th Floor, 30 Argyll Street, London, W1B 3BR +44 2081281403

((((* Japanese
Main course: £22
Food spend: £58
Opening hours
Monday to Wednesday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 22:30
Thursday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 23:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 20:30.

The food and service was brilliant

Sarah Rooney 28 June 2015
from London

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Set in the landmark former Dickins & Jones building, aqua kyoto offers sublime Japanese cuisine. As well as offering breathtaking views over London from the expansive roof terrace, a lowered kitchen indoors gives guests a view of the expert sushi chefs.

Crafted with absolute precision and sumptuously fresh ingredients, the aqua kyoto menu offers innovative flavour combinations bursting with colour and freshness. Contemporary creations at aqua kyoto restaurant include tempura prawn roll topped with grilled eel, or soft-shell crab with avocado. Served sizzling from the charcoal grill, guests can enjoy tender meat cuts of slow-cooked pork belly with red miso and crackling, or chicken thighs with teriyaki.

For Japanese-style indulgence, aqua kyoto in London offers classic European desserts with a twist. Try a smooth sake prune crème brulee, or white sesame parfait with poached cherries, as well as cleansing Japanese teas and native wines.

Blending traditional oriental features and ultra-slick design, aqua kyoto near Oxford Circus sits just 2 minutes' walk from Oxford Circus Tube Station.

aqua kyoto

5th Floor, 30 Argyll Street, London, W1B 3BR

Contact +44 2074780540
Reservations +44 2081281403

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Customer reviews for aqua kyoto

4.0 ((((* (based on 125 reviews)
81% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (84)
  • trendy (65)
  • romantic (43)
  • views (42)
  • luxury (35)
  • business (27)
  • large parties (27)
  • lunch (20)
  • private dining (20)
  • entertainment (18)
  • value (18)
  • al fresco (9)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • (((** by from London

    The portions for the set menu deal were very small.

  • ((((( by from Loughton/Essex

    Overall my experience at Aqua Kyoto was beyond a delight! The staff were so friendly and made my experience so enjoyable.

    The food is exquisite.

  • (((** by from London

    Was ok, staff were well organised and professional, food was great but very much on the small side. They have obviously created a low budget menu for a promotions to bulk up numbers. Restaurant was too rowdy with bar goes passing through with a constant stream to the balcony.

  • ((((( by from London

    The food and service was brilliant

  • ((*** by from London

    It was quite non descript. The entry was impressive and the service. The cocktail was very unpleasant.

  • ((((* by from London

    Everything was presented with a difference, from the complimentary cocktail (non alcoholic option was offered) to the very last dish. The only complaint we had was that there could have been a little more of the main dishes. It was so tasty.

  • ((((* by from London

    Great experience, lovely atmosphere, excellent food, top level staff.

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  • ((((( by from London

    The place is beautifully decorated; very modern with a huge terrace. Summer must be great over there!
    The food is very good and the service as well. Good experience.

  • ((((( by from London

    Delicious food in a trendy place

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