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aqua kyoto

30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB +44 2081281403

((((* Japanese
Average
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.

Fab atmosphere and the food was amazing!

Tiffany Goodman 30 January 2016
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

30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB

Contact +44 2074780540
Reservations +44 2081281403
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Customer reviews for aqua kyoto

4.0 ((((* (based on 202 reviews)
83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (137)
  • trendy (106)
  • romantic (73)
  • luxury (64)
  • views (61)
  • lunch (53)
  • business (47)
  • large parties (36)
  • private dining (31)
  • entertainment (28)
  • value (22)
  • al fresco (16)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • ((*** by from London

    incredibly overpriced. One of the main dishes resembled and tasted like an old piece of salmon in dirty dishwater. The steak was delicious and the starters were quite nice. The portion sizes were not substantial enough to satisfy 3 of the 4 diners on the table. 3 further main courses had to be ordered. The service was courteous and friendly however trying to get the bill took an inordinate amount of time. one of the main courses ordered additionally was also sub par. the prices are Zuma or Nobu like and the food just doesn't live up to that....

  • ((((( by from london

    Great food, service and ambiance

  • ((((* by from London

    Convenient location. Good decor. Staff polite and efficient.My friend and I had the 3 course set menu. Al beautifully presented as expected. Wagyu Beef dish excellent and dessert interesting colours texture. The asparagus tempura was rather tough - younger veg should have been used. Shame no rice was included in the main course as one really cannot count beef on its own as a course.
    Overall tasty

  • ((*** by from London Borough of Southwark

    dark, dingy, a bit sleezy and overpriced especially the wine; over-attentive and uncaring service; appropriate for an oligarch down on his luck. However the food was very tasty.

  • ((((* by from Wmbley park

    The veg dish on the mains offer(£26 offer) which I cannot remember was outstanding.Overall food was good. I thought the drinks were a bit expensive

  • ((((( by from London

    The £26 3 course menu was delicious and excellent value. The staff were solicitous and efficient. The spaciousness of the restaurant is very appealing and the music wasn't too loud, though it wasn't my kind of music at all, very characterless.

  • ((((* by from London

    Food was beautiful, we went for the tea-infusion menu and ordered an extra sushi platter on the side. portion sizes was decent, and the dessert was excellent! perfect end to a meal - so refreshing!

  • (((** by from London

    Atmospheric though music little loud for us mature ladies. Food and service excellent. We had 3 course for £26 - lovely beef and portion good tho overall doubt it was enough for many males.

  • ((((( by from Beaconsfield

    Good atmosphere
    Very tasty food
    But no one asked if we were ok and enjoying it- food was delivered but nothing said
    Small portions and I'm not greedy

  • ((((( by from London

    Food was excellent. The beef was beautifully cooked and the violet ice cream was lovely.

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